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Google Play boasts more downloads, half the revenue of App Store

The Google Play store saw 25 per cent more downloads this past quarter than Apple’s App Store, but was still behind in revenue by 50 per cent. The figures come from App Annie’s Q3 2013 report, which states that new markets in Brazil and Argentina have had a major influence …

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Puzzle & Dragons finally arrives in the UK

One of the most successful video games of recent times is finally available on iOS in the UK. Puzzle & Dragons, from Japanese developer GungHo Entertainment, quietly slipped onto the Apple App Store on Wednesday night to surprisingly little furore. Indeed, there’s a chance you’ve never heard of it despite …

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Apple and Amazon settle lawsuit over rights to ‘App Store’

Apple and Amazon have settled a lawsuit over the rights to the term ‘app store’ for use in the companies’ respective distribution platforms. Reuters reports a US district judge dismissed the case earlier this week at both firms’ request. A trial previously was scheduled to start on August 19th. Apple …

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Happy 5th Birthday, Apple App Store

One of the most influential forces in the modern games market will turn five tomorrow. Apple’s iOS App Store arrived in 2008 and has gone on to redefine the world of digital gaming and force significant changes to the core games market. Nothing like the App Store existed before and …

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iOS App Store turns five, hit games go free to celebrate

Infinity Blade II and Tiny Wings are just some of the games you can download for free today as part of the iOS App Store’s 5th birthday celebrations. The App Store launched on July 10th, 2008 and its impact on the video games market cannot be understated. Now mobile publishers …

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