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Hyperbeard pays FTC penalty for using kids' data without consent

Full $4 million penalty reduced to $150,000 due to Hyperbeard's inability to pay

By Matthew Handrahan

I Expect You to Die has earned over $2m on the Oculus Quest

Schell Games' VR title has also sold nearly 100,000 copies on the platform

By Rebekah Valentine

Playrix acquires Croatian PC developer Cateia Games

Cateia shifts to mobile development, rebranded Playrix Croatia

By Haydn Taylor

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Rovio acquires Danish mobile studio Darkfire Games

RPG specialist will rebrand as Rovio Copenhagen in acquisition for undisclosed sum

YouTube now the top mobile game discovery path for kids

Interpret study finds video platform has surpassed recommendations from friends or family as the top way for children under 13 to learn about new games

By Brendan Sinclair

Zynga to acquire Toon Blast developer for $1.8bn

Acquisition of Peak Games expected to increase Zynga's global audience by 60%

By Haydn Taylor

Magic Leap CEO Ronny Abovitz to step down

Abovitz will continue as CEO until a replacement is found, and remain on the board after the transition

By Matthew Handrahan

Mobile gaming sees record weekly downloads amid COVID-19 lockdown

Average weekly installs reached 1.2 billion as downloads increase by 35% from January to March 4

By Haydn Taylor

HTC co-founder reveals new VR headset and social platform

Priced at $599, Mova headset offers hand-tracking and 5G while social platform Manova makes big promises

By Haydn Taylor

African mobile startup Carry1st raises $2.5m

Latest funding round brings total investment to $4 million in startup's bid to develop African games industry

By Haydn Taylor

Seven Deadly Sins push Netmarble Q1 revenues up

The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross became the mobile publisher's second biggest game less than a month after worldwide launch

By Brendan Sinclair

Scott Warner to lead Tencent's new TiMi Studios location in LA

Former Halo, Battlefield designer to head up TiMi's first studio in North America

By Rebekah Valentine

More than $100m has been spent on Oculus Quest content

Ten games have earned more than $2m in revenue, including PolyArc's Moss and Cloudhead Games' Pistol Whip

By Matthew Handrahan

How the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the mobile games market

Revenue and downloads continue to climb during the pandemic, according to Sensor Tower data, and the impact could be lasting

By Craig Chapple

Fortnite surpasses $1b in lifetime spending on App Store alone

Epic's battle royale sees mobile spending rise with Google Play launch

By Rebekah Valentine

Playrix sees best month ever as Gardenscapes lifetime revenue nears $2b

Sensor Tower: Mobile games publisher has surpassed 1.1 billion downloads across its entire portfolio

By Rebekah Valentine

VR could seize its moment -- if the big players would cooperate | Opinion

VR has an opportunity to break out, but the mess of competing standards is holding back the whole sector

By Rob Fahey

Zynga COO: We could work from home forever if needed

Matt Bromberg says the social gaming company hasn't skipped a beat because of social distancing

By Brendan Sinclair

Zynga continues to post soaring revenues and deepening losses

For the fifth straight quarter, publisher says the bottom line has been hurt by success of 2018 acquisitions

By Brendan Sinclair

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp enjoys halo effect from New Horizons

April was the mobile title's highest ever month for revenue, according to Sensor Tower's data

By Matthew Handrahan

AppLovin invests in Redemption Games

San Diego studio takes strategic investment in its title, Sweet Escapes

Valve ends SteamVR support for Mac

Team instead to focus on Windows and Linux

Sensor Tower receives $45m investment

Private equity firm Riverwood Capital invests following record year for Sensor Tower

By Haydn Taylor

Scopely acquires Scrabble Go studio PierPlay

Strong early performance of Scrabble Go led to acquisition of the Los Angeles-based mobile developer

By Matthew Handrahan

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