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Kongregate thriving under GameStop

Kongregate co-founder Jim Greer has revealed significant growth since Gamestop’s acquisition of the online gaming portal and social network back in July 2010. Greer tells VentureBeat that Kongregate doubled the number of virtual goods-based games on the site, subsequently tripling virtual goods revenue in the last year — adding that …

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GameStop sales to hit $1.5bn in 2014

US games retail giant GameStop is expected to reach revenues of $1.5bn in 2014 due to an increased digital push. Financial research firm Baird predicts sales volume from GameStop properties will grow from $500m this year, with a growth rate of 50 per cent each year going forwards. It came …

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Kongregate returns to Android marketplace

The Android version of the Kongregate Arcade app is now available to download again. The app was originally pulled by Google when the firm claimed Kongregate was using the Android marketplace to advertise another app store. Kongregate CEO Jim Greer said he was shocked” by the decision, explaining that Arcade …

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Kongregate shocked by app removal

Kongregate CEO Jim Greer has declared he was shocked” by Google’s removal of his firm’s Kongregate Arcade app from the Android Marketplace. The app allows consumers to play games from the GameStop-owned Flash games portal, but was pulled within hours of going live on Android, with Google claiming the marketplace …

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GameStop launches Kongregate Arcade on Android

GameStop’s browser portal Kongregate has launched what it claims is the largest ever collection of free games for Google’s Android mobile platform. The company said ‘Kongregate Arcade’ will feature over 300 free games based on Abobe Flash technology, resplendent with achievements, profiles and a robust navigation layer to create the …

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