Featured Development articles

Yu-Gi-Oh drives record year for Konami with profits up 25% to $626m

Publisher generated $2.3 billion in revenue, expects further growth across the board next year

By James Batchelor

Mastering predictive lifetime value in the iOS 14.5+ era

Adjust's Katie Madding explores how to make accurate LTV predictions in a post-IDFA world

By Katie Madding

Xbox partners with Epic to bring Fortnite to the cloud

Browser-enabled play will let iPhone and iPad users access the battle royale for the first time since 2020

By Danielle Partis

Latest Development articles

Bernard Kim to leave Zynga, named new CEO of Match Group

Company president and industry veteran announces his departure from the games industry

By Danielle Partis

AppLovin buys earlier Wordle game

Developer Steven Cravotta previously donated $50,000 to charity after viral word game boosted his app

By James Batchelor

Rovio sees 26% increase in group revenues to €85m

Mobile firm sees another record rise in earnings driven by Angry Birds franchise

By Danielle Partis

Have we 'ad' enough of in-game marketing? | Podcast

Latest episode available now, also discusses Apple's plans to cull older apps if developers don't update them

By GamesIndustry Staff

PlayStation hires former Kabam and Zynga executives to mobile business

Firm names Kris Davis as senior director of mobile biz dev and Olivier Courtemanche as head of mobile product

By Danielle Partis

Apple to remove apps that haven't been updated in a "significant amount of time"

"Outdated" apps have 30 days to submit an update for review or they will be deleted from the App Store

By Marie Dealessandri

Superbloom on evolving mobile games for women

Founders Emily Yim and Ksusha Zito discuss market stereotypes, and creating a space for working parents

By Danielle Partis

Fusebox Games opens LA studio

New studio to be headed by veteran writer and producer Michael J. Cinquemani

By Marie Dealessandri

Mobile studio Spoilz Games raises $693,000

The funds will go towards expanding the Riyadh-based studio's portfolio

By Marie Dealessandri

Rovio surpasses 5bn downloads across all games

That's across its entire portfolio of mobile titles since 2009

Former Jagex CEO Rod Cousens resurfaces as co-CEO of Huuuge Games

Industry veteran will share role with mobile publisher's founder Anton Gauffin

By James Batchelor

New Android rule requires old apps to be updated or lose discoverability

From November, existing apps will require target API level within two years of major OS update

By Danielle Partis

Legendary Play raises $4m for esports-themed mobile titles

The funding round was co-led by Bitkraft Ventures and MTG

By Marie Dealessandri

Mobile studio Superbloom raises $3m

Team led by former EA and Zynga execs aims to make games for women

By Danielle Partis

Niantic acquires former Magic Leap developers NZXR

New Zealand studio will help design multiplayer AR experiences for Pokémon Go firm

By James Batchelor

Mobile studio Games24x7 raises $75m

Indian developer's latest funding round earns it a new valuation of $2.5 billion

By Danielle Partis

Bombay Play raises $7m in Series A

Bangalore-based mobile publisher brings total capital raised to $9.5 million

By Danielle Partis

40% of mobile companies in US and UK suffer losses post-IDFA

75% of those who lost revenue said they felt that the changes "put the future of their business at risk"

By Marie Dealessandri

Any use of mobile devices while driving is now illegal in UK

Exceptions include calling emergency services, or using contactless payment at a drive-through

By Danielle Partis

Sony discontinues Uncharted: Fortune Hunter

The 2016 mobile title can no longer be downloaded, with Naughty Dog saying users can continue playing offline until it's "removed"

NDreams receives $35m investment

VR developer says that the funding from Aonic Group will be used to expand its staff and game offerings

By Jeffrey Rousseau

EU may force Apple to allow sideloaded iOS apps

Digital Markets Act would open up of large tech platforms, mandate interoperability with large messaging services

By Brendan Sinclair

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