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Microsoft calls it quits on Windows Phone hardware and features

After years of largely fruitless effort, Joe Belfiore confirms what many had long assumed

By Matthew Handrahan

Scopely to open Barcelona office

LA-based mobile publisher going international after receiving $60m investment earlier this year

By Haydn Taylor

Spreading social acceptance through a mobile game

Accidental Queens discusses the impact of exploring social themes in A Normal Lost Phone and Another Lost Phone

By James Batchelor

Plague Inc surpasses 100m players

Mobile strategy game has seen users wipe out all human life on Earth 1.5bn times

Rovio discontinues IPO due to oversubscription, confirms $1bn value

Angry Birds developer receives over 11,000 new shareholders, nets $35.4m for growth strategy

By James Batchelor

Champions of the Shengha introduces moneyback guarantee

BfB Labs offers full refund after ten days for 40 heart-tracking mobile game

By James Batchelor

Razer developing gaming smartphone for release by the end of year

Device part of wider strategy to capture Chinese market as firm prepares to go public on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

By Haydn Taylor

Taking the Bait: How to survive the VR market

Tommy Palm shares takeaways from possibly the most popular VR game ever, and how retention can help VR studios endure the market's growing pains

By Brendan Sinclair

Supercell, Rovio, Zynga, Remedy, EA and more on board for One Special Day

More than 30 major mobile game developers raising money for charity by donating 100% of UK revenue for 24 hours

By Haydn Taylor

iOS 11 App Store changes aim to improve discoverability

New editorial content, developer search and more detailed product pages introduced with today's update

By James Batchelor

How to launch a mobile game in multiple countries

Tappx CMO Ignasi Prat offers advice to developers hoping to release their app in as many markets as possible

By James Batchelor

Reality Gaming Group secures $3.5m via ICO

Funds from token sale will be used to develop augmented reality mobile FPS

By James Batchelor

App Annie adds Chinese Android market to metrics

Firm now able to offer insights into top apps from world's largest games market

Disruptor Beam: Big name IP is about player retention, not acquisition

CEO Jon Radoff shares takeaways from making mobile games for Star Trek, Game of Thrones, and The Walking Dead

By Brendan Sinclair

Rovio values itself at $1bn ahead of IPO

Mobile games giant sets preliminary price range at €10.25 to €11.50 per share, subscription begins next week

By James Batchelor

Fallout Shelter passes 100m users milestone

That's across phones, tablets, PC and Xbox One, with more than 7.5 billion game sessions played

Apple unveils iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X

iPhone X has A11 Bionic chip, edge-to-edge OLED display, & launches on November 3 for $999; also thatgamecompany to debut Sky on Apple platforms

By James Brightman

Bandai Namco on the hunt for mobile mergers and acquisitions

Japanese publisher hopes to expand mobile business as it pursues global growth strategy

By James Batchelor

Nazara's $550m plans for India's first games industry IPO

Mumbai-based mobile games publisher preparing for public listing

By James Batchelor

Axing 32-bit apps won't cost Apple much

Mobile intelligence firm Sensor Tower says phasing out support for older apps risks less than 1% of App Store revenue

By Brendan Sinclair

Rovio IPO: A stark lesson in timing

Once the biggest company in mobile gaming, the Angry Birds creator now plans an IPO far more modest than its past ambitions

By Rob Fahey

1m first week downloads for Hutch's Top Drives

Mobile collectible card car game reaches No.1 in its category across 121 countries

By James Batchelor

Women In Games Mobile Awards winners revealed

Plus Anita Sarkeesian given honourary Hall of Fame prize

By James Batchelor

Channel 4's games publishing arm breaks out, goes independent

All 4 Games will be spun out as an independent publisher, although still retain ties with UK broadcaster

By James Batchelor

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