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PUBG Mobile daily users pass 50m, downloads pass 400m

Figures have more than doubled in seven months -- even without a Chinese release

By Matthew Handrahan

Mobile games are losing to video in the battle for users' time

Games still earn the majority of revenue, but App Annie report shows video apps streaking ahead in terms of hours spent

By Matthew Handrahan

Zynga proposes $600m convertible note sale

If successful, it would add to the $600m raised from the sale of its San Francisco headquarters

By Matthew Handrahan

Tencent sells a quarter of its stake in Glu Mobile

Online giant still owns nearly 15% of mobile publisher after unloading about 5% for more than $56 million

By Brendan Sinclair

Konami's PES 2019 mobile game hits 200m downloads

Free-to-play Pro Evolution Soccer mobile title reaches huge milestone

Devs hit Apple with class action lawsuit

Tech giant accused of anti-competitive practices and "profit killing" commissions

By Haydn Taylor

Tencent reportedly gives up on Arena of Valor

Update: Tencent spokesman denies reports overseas marketing and sales team were disbanded

By James Batchelor

Mobile developer DoubleJump accused of cloning

Cannon Brawl creator Theresa Duringer claims Canadian studio copied her competition entry

By James Batchelor

YoYo Games closes publishing division

Also halves mobile licence cost in hopes of attracting more developers

By James Batchelor

Niantic discontinues Pokémon Go for Apple Watch

Support for the app will end on July 1, Niantic said

Ten years after Farmville, Zynga's still standing | Opinion

Zynga's rapid rise was matched only by the speed of its fall from grace -- but its turnaround in recent years has been a dramatic third act

By Rob Fahey

Take-Two head likens free-to-play publishing to gambling

"If we're going to play in that space, we need to have some angle that leads us to believe we'll have a different hit ratio," Zelnick says

By Brendan Sinclair

The clash between storytelling and selling in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Jam City president Josh Yguado on the challenge of monetising the world famous franchise responsibly

By James Batchelor

Google Play mandates odds disclosure for loot boxes

Android storefront also tweaks rules regarding hate speech and sexual content

By Brendan Sinclair

Google introduces stricter Families policies to protect younger players

Android developers will now need to declare their target audience and ensure their title does not unintentionally attract children

By James Batchelor

Zynga sells San Francisco headquarters for $600m

Building sold to real estate firm but Zynga will still operate there, sharing with AirBnB and more

By James Batchelor

Pokémon Home adds cloud service to series

The Pokémon Company also announced new mobile titles, including one that tracks sleeping patterns, and more plans for China

By James Batchelor

Riccardo Zacconi to step down as CEO of King

Zacconi has been in charge of the Candy Crush developer for 16 years

By Matthew Handrahan

WeQ acquires Booster Studios

Mobile ad firm rebrands developer to WeQ Studios, will offer publishing and player acquisition services

By Brendan Sinclair

Subway Surfers passes 2.5bn downloads

Seven years after release, endless runner remains one of the most download mobile games of all time

Record quarter for Garena Free Fire with $90m revenue

Top five mobile battle royale game adds 73 million new players, reports Sensor Tower

By Haydn Taylor

Playtika aims for cheaper, faster development with internal Games Lab

After a spate of acquisitions, Israeli company establishes first internal game dev studio

By Matthew Handrahan

Minecraft Earth gives franchise a Pokémon Go twist

Microsoft launching free-to-play augmented reality mobile game in closed beta this summer

By Brendan Sinclair

Games2win launches $1.4m fund for Indian startups

The Replay Gaming Fund offers funding, mentorship, and exposure

By Haydn Taylor

Apple ruling opens a can of worms for digital storefronts | Opinion

The Supreme Court ruling could open the floodgate to consumer lawsuits for digital stores -- including the content of developer agreements

By Rob Fahey

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