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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

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

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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

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

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

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

Rovio slashes user acquisition spend to improve profits in Q1

Cost savings lead to 50% profit increase despite declining revenues

By Matthew Handrahan

Sensor Tower revises European mobile game spending projections

COVID-19 impacts lead to expectations of slightly lower games revenues by 2022 across App Store, Google Play

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic relents, puts Fortnite on Google Play

Company says it took 18 months to realize Google puts apps from outside its own Android storefront at a disadvantage

By Brendan Sinclair

European mobile game downloads growing faster than spending

Sensor Tower finds March new installs were up 19% over February while spending grew 12%

By Brendan Sinclair

Superplus Games raises $4.7m

Finnish studio currently working on multiple casual, PvP-focused mobile titles

By Rebekah Valentine

Pokemon Rumble Rush shuts down

Service will end July 21, 2020, just over one year after launch

Berlin studio Starberry raises €1.3m in seed funding

ByFounder and Play Ventures both invested in the Idle Coffee Corp developer

Mobile games spending expected to see minimal impact from COVID-19

Sensor Tower: Spending expected to reach $72b in 2020, near $100b by 2024

By Rebekah Valentine

Lightheart Entertainment closes €1.3m seed round

Funding from Galaxy Interactive will be used for the global rollout of mobile title Mr Autofire

By Matthew Handrahan

Pandemic has led to spikes in mobile gaming, says ironSource

App monetization firm reports daily average users, new game installs up in regions under lock down

By Brendan Sinclair

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