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Crossy Road studio Hipster Whale is now a publisher

The Australian developer behind 2015 mobile hit Crossy Road, Hipster Whale, is making a move into publishing. The studio will continue to work on its own projects, but is also looking for external games. It describes publishing as the ‘natural next step’, and that it is looking for games that …

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New Apple TV arrives next month, adds gaming functionality

Apple has officially unveiled its newest iteration of the Apple TV, which will bring gaming into the fold for the digital media player. At an event earlier today in San Francisco, the company confirmed recent speculation that the next version of the hardware will introduce gaming functionality when it launches …

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Crossy Road gets its own official merchandise store

Street-traversing simulator Crossy Road has become the latest mobile hit to earn its very own branded merchandise. The free-to-play title was launched last November by developer Hipster Whale, and has gone onto attract more than 90 million players. Inspired by the voxel-laden style of the game and its zoological roster …

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Hipster Whale joins $500,000 funding for Halfbrick veterans’ start-up

The duo behind Crossy Road studio Hipster Whale has helped to fund a new developer in Australia. Prettygreat has completed an early stage round of seed funding to the tune of $500,000, with key investors including Matt Hall and Andy Sum. The new studio was founded in February by three …

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Crossy Road has more active players than Clash of Clans or Candy Crush, reports claims

Hipster Whale’s Crossy Road is currently beating some of the biggest names in the mobile market in terms of active players. Touch Arcade reports that App Annie data suggests Crossy Roads had more active players during Q1 2015 in the UK than either Clash of Clans or Candy Crush Soda …

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Crossy Road has generated $1m in-game ad revenue

Smartphone hit Crossy Road has proved that in-game ads can still pay the bills, even in games that have IAPs. The Guardian reports that, according to Unity, Hipster Whale’s title has made in excess of $1m from in-game ads alone since its launch on iOS in November 2014. And that …

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Crossy Road hops onto Google Play store

Smartphone hit Crossy Road is now available to download via the Google Play Store. Hipster Whale’s title arrived on iOS in later November and then hit Android via the Amazon Appstore just before Christmas, but this is the first time is has been available to download from Google. The Google …

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