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PUBG Mobile's revenue reaches $30 million

Users globally spending about $650k daily over the last month, nearly triple the amount for the previous month

By Rebekah Valentine

Japanese tech firm Line Corp acquires controlling stake in NextFloor

Merger will enable “enhancement of management efficiency and fortification of business capabilities”

By Haydn Taylor

Fortnite daily mobile revenue reaches $2m

Launch of Season 5 sets new record of $3 million revenue in a single day

By Haydn Taylor

Candy Crush Saga revenue spikes 18% in Q2 to over $200m

King's six-year-old game ranked No. 7 for global app spending and No. 6 for games

By Haydn Taylor

Next Games looks to The Walking Dead for growth after €7m H1 loss

Revenue halved in H1 2018, but The Walking Dead: Our World may reverse the decline in H2

By Matthew Handrahan

Six app store optimisation techniques to get your game noticed on mobile

Spil Games's Francisco Belloch shares tricks and shortcuts that speed the process of ensuring your smartphone title stands out

By Francisco Belloch

Google Play continues to widen global download gap with iOS

Android storefront saw over 20 billion app downloads in Q2, iOS downloads around 8 billion

By Rebekah Valentine

Niantic acquires VR and mobile developer Seismic Games

Deal marks fourth acquisition by Niantic since November 2017

By Haydn Taylor

HTML5 game developer FRVR secures $3m funding

Seed round led by Accel, Makers Fund and angel investors, will be used to enter Asia and other new markets

By James Batchelor

AppLovin' takes $400 million investment

KKR & Co investment is based on a $2 billion valuation of the mobile marketing firm

By Matthew Handrahan

Earn while you play start-up Blast secures $12m seed funding

"If you can attach a positive outcome to something that people already do and love, like gaming, you can change lives"

By Haydn Taylor

Pokémon GO Fest draws 21,000 visitors in its second year

Returning event ran more smoothly than its controversial debut last year

Mobile game spending up 19 per cent in H1 2018 - Sensor Tower

Tencent's Honor of Kings led mobile spending on Google Play and the App Store, PUBG Mobile led downloads

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo lawsuit against Colopl won't block developer's Switch release

Platform holder says ongoing patent dispute and defendant's games business are “completely separate matters”

By James Batchelor

Arena of Valor revenue passes $3m seven months after US release

Western release fails to find same traction as multi-billion-dollar Chinese original

By Haydn Taylor

Warner Bros acquires Plexchat

Publisher instigates its plan to grow mobile business by taking on gaming communication platform

By Rebekah Valentine

Niantic's Ingress to get Netflix animated series later this year

Series based on Pokémon Go forebear will be used to introduce upcoming sequel Ingress Prime

By James Batchelor

Fate Grand Order drives $1.8 billion revenue for Sony-owned Aniplex

Mobile RPG's global rollout helped double revenue in the last fiscal year

By Matthew Handrahan

The European TV channel making documentaries with video games

Arte project manager Adrien Larouzée tells us why games are the perfect storytelling media to spread culture from the continent

By James Batchelor

Games account for 94% of Google Play revenue in South Korea

Messaging and communication apps only bring in 2.2%, even less from social media and dating apps

By Rebekah Valentine

Todd Howard: Service-based Fallout 76 doesn't mark the future direction of Bethesda

"Anyone who has ever said 'this is the future and this part of gaming is dead' has been proven wrong every single time"

By Haydn Taylor

Pokémon Quest generates $3m in first week on mobile

Becomes No. 1 most downloaded free game on Japanese App Store

By Haydn Taylor

Clash of Clans iOS players have spent over $4 billion

Popular mobile strategy game is the highest grossing iOS title over last nine years

By Rebekah Valentine

Rovio's Wilhelm Taht resurfaces on Animoca Brands board of directors

Angry Birds dev's ex-EVP of games now a strategic advisor for mobile firms

By James Batchelor

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