Entries in 'smartphones' (73)

Fallout Shelter is making more than Candy Crush Saga

Fallout Shelter is making more than Candy Crush Saga

Bethesda’s Fallout smartphone experiment is off to an incredibly strong start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
Games dominate Apple Design Awards

Games dominate Apple Design Awards

The winners have been revealed for this year’s Apple Design Awards – and half of them are games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
Konami launches PES Club Manager on iOS and Android

Konami launches PES Club Manager on iOS and Android

There’s another PES game available for smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2015 at 2:57PM in News
Subway Surfer dev launches new endless runner Blades of Brim

Subway Surfer dev launches new endless runner Blades of Brim

Sybo is hoping to replicate the success of its hit mobile title Subway Surfer with a brand new endless runner release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2015 at 12:14PM in News

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo now has his own smartphone game

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo now has his own smartphone game

That former Man Utd winger Cristiano Ronaldo now has his own mobile game is not really a surprise. That it isn’t a football title possible is.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2015 at 10:24AM in News
Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

The success of PS4 and Xbox One hasn’t managed to beat back mobile’s growing dominance of the games market, says research firm Newzoo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 14th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Sega warns of mobile games cull

Sega warns of mobile games cull

Publisher Sega has said that a number of iOS and Android games that “no longer meet its standards” will be pulled from sale in the coming weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 3:40PM in News
Nintendo will release five mobile games in the next two years

Nintendo will release five mobile games in the next two years

It looks as if Nintendo’s foray into smartphone gaming will be slow to bed in.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 10:56AM in News

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Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Research firm Juniper projects worldwide digital content revenue will reach $154bn annually by 2019, with gaming expected to represent the largest share of that total.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 3:44AM in News
Nokia Snake's original creator returns with Snake Rewind

Nokia Snake's original creator returns with Snake Rewind

The mobile game that started it all is getting a touchscreen makeover from its original creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2015 at 2:12PM in News
Jurassic World: The Game stomps onto iOS

Jurassic World: The Game stomps onto iOS

Remember when every big summer movie would get an accompanying triple-A action console game? In the modern games industry, things are very different.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Mobile success no longer exclusive to chart toppers, Warner says

Mobile success no longer exclusive to chart toppers, Warner says

The mobile market has grown to such an extent that revenues are trickling further down the charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2015 at 1:17PM in News

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Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Upcoming movie Pixel will be joined by an associated mobile game from Bandai Namco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:44PM in News
Hearthstone is now available for smartphones

Hearthstone is now available for smartphones

iPhone and some Android owners are now able to play Hearthstone on their mobile phones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist getting smartphone release this summer

PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist getting smartphone release this summer

YouTube kingpin PewDiePie is to star in his very own game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Rovio Stockholm’s general manager has revealed that 2013’s Angry Birds Go has been acquired by more consumers than every Mario kart game combined.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 4:19PM in News

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Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Mobile games firm DeNA wants its partnership with Nintendo to rake in more than $25m a month, the firm’s CEO has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:53PM in News
2K announces WWE mobile game designed to replicate console experience

2K announces WWE mobile game designed to replicate console experience

A ‘proper’ simulation WWE wrestling game is on the way from 2K.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 9:59AM in News
Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Nintendo’s change of mind in deciding to bring its titles to smartphones did not come about because the company believed it had run out of options.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Supercell revenues approach $2bn

Supercell revenues approach $2bn

Finnish start-up-turned-mobile-giant Supercell generated revenues of $1.7bn in 2014.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 24th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
There's a new Driver game coming (it's F2P, on smartphones and you drive speedboats)

There's a new Driver game coming (it's F2P, on smartphones and you drive speedboats)

The next game in the Driver series is almost certainly not what you expect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
Hearthstone on smartphones will cross-play with PC and tablets

Hearthstone on smartphones will cross-play with PC and tablets

The smartphone version of Hearthstone, due out this month, will not segment players from the existing user base.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
I never intended to dismiss smartphone games, Iwata says

I never intended to dismiss smartphone games, Iwata says

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that he’s never dismissed smartphone gaming as a genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:46AM in News
First Nintendo smartphone game due out this year

First Nintendo smartphone game due out this year

Nintendo’s first titles developed specifically for mobile phones should be out by the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Nintendo share price rockets 25% on smartphone news

Nintendo share price rockets 25% on smartphone news

Iwata has relented and given the green light for Nintendo games on smartphones – and the markets are delighted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 3:43PM in News