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Download free games initiative adds Candy Crush to its roster as it leaves beta

Chinese games market expected to reach $42bn revenue by 2022

Increase in number of female users puts China on path to 720 million gamers

By Haydn Taylor

Supercell: Meet the industry's "least powerful CEO"

Ilkka Paananen on the value of leaving power in the hands of developers, and Supercell's ambition to create a "truly global" mobile hit

By Matthew Handrahan

PUBG most downloaded mobile game last quarter, but revenue flags

Sensor Tower Data Digest: Total mobile game downloads up to 2.4 billion on iOS and 7.23 billion on Android

By Haydn Taylor

Mail.Ru acquires controlling share of mobile developer Bit.Games

"[Bit.Games] is one of the most talented studios in the industry," says Mail.Ru head of gaming

By Haydn Taylor

Fortnite pulls in fives times more revenue than PUBG on iOS

First week of monetisation for PUBG Mobile sees combined platform revenue reach only one third of Epic Games' offering

By Haydn Taylor

New Nintendo president targets Ľ100bn mobile business

Incoming chief Shuntaro Furukawa believes a Pokémon Go-style hit will transform the platform holder's fortunes on smart devices

By James Batchelor

Google confirms new social gaming startup

Arcade is an "experiment" that will reportedly release its first game this summer

By Matthew Handrahan

What separates China and the West in mobile?

GameRefinery compares the traits of the top 100 grossing mobile games in China and America, including one feature found in 29% of top Chinese games completely absent in the US

By GameRefinery

Glu's fiscal year "off to a great start" with $81.4m revenues

First quarter results also show losses down 70% to $7.2m, thanks to Design Home and Kim Kardashian

By James Batchelor

Nintendo yet to achieve "satisfactory" profit on mobile says company president

Games continue to perform well, but still fall below Nintendo's expectations

By Haydn Taylor

Global games market to hit $137.9 billion this year - Newzoo

Market intelligence firm expects industry revenues to be just over 50% mobile, 25% console, 24% PC

By Brendan Sinclair

People have figured out premium mobile - Ken Wong

Designer of Monument Valley and Florence sees increased competition in the market, reflects on what connects his games

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo bringing new IP exclusively to mobile

Platform holder acquires five per cent stake in development partner Cygames

By Haydn Taylor

Snapchat launches "Snappables" series of AR games

Snap Inc commits to releasing new mini-games on a weekly basis

By Matthew Handrahan

How Space Ape eschewed convention to make its most profitable game

Simon Hade and Nicolas Boulay discuss growing Fastlane: Road to Revenge from $5,000 ad revenue a day to $45,000 in four months

By Haydn Taylor

Rovio and Sony confirm a new Angry Birds movie for 2019

The first film earned $352 million since it opened two years ago

By Matthew Handrahan

Capcom sunsets Puzzle Fighter after eight months

Mobile game will be pulled from the app stores on July 1, and close for good on July 31

Fortnite breaks $25 million in first month on mobile

Revenue could pass $500 million this year, Sensor Tower suggests

By Haydn Taylor

Spending on games up by 13% among US iPhone users

Games account for largest share of apps installed on average user's device

By Haydn Taylor

Ex-EA, Walking Dead developers form new mobile studio Ordinal Games

Company split between Los Angeles and Shanghai, will focus on interactive fiction

By James Batchelor

Google Play faces allegations of market abuse in South Korea

South Korean FTC begins survey of mobile companies to uncover alleged abuses

By Haydn Taylor

Tencent opens up WeChat to external game developers - report

Messaging platform's one billion MAUs can now play third-party games

By Matthew Handrahan

Rovio investor relations boss leaves after seven months

Rauno Heinonen only joined in September ahead of IPO, second major exec to depart this year

By James Batchelor

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