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Steam Link finally available for iOS

Valve's streaming up launches a year after Apple rejected it

By James Batchelor

Record-breaking Q1 revenues for Nexon at $840m

Korean publisher exceeds forecasts thanks to stronger-than-expected performances for Dungeon&Fighter and MapleStory

By James Batchelor

Google Play ratings system overhauled to account for recent scores

Google's storefront will keep a single rating, but recent reviews will have more influence starting in August

By Matthew Handrahan

Supercell invests €3.4m in Swedish startup Luau Games

Malmö-based mobile dev was started by art directors from King

By Matthew Handrahan

Niko Partners: Chinese mobile gaming revenue up 29% last year despite license freeze

Though PC revenues declined slightly, mobile rose to $15.6 billion last year, led by giants Tencent and NetEase

By Rebekah Valentine

Germany considers new youth protection guidelines for mobile monetisation

Deliberately broad draft guidelines leave questions hanging around enforcement

By Haydn Taylor

Niko Partners: China online PC gaming revenue saw slight decline in 2018

Domestic revenue dropped by approximately $300m from 2017 in the face of game license freeze

By Rebekah Valentine

Phoenix Games' first acquisition is UK developer Well Played Games

Leamington Spa-based team of ex-Exient devs joins international group of games firms, led by Flaregames founder Klaas Kersting

By James Batchelor

GameClub raises $2.5m for premium mobile game development

Studio is currently working to revitalize and update over 50 classic titles

By Rebekah Valentine

Activision Blizzard looks to esports, mobile, free-to-play during company transition

Call of Duty's city-based league sells first five franchise teams; company staffs up for numerous mobile initiatives

By Rebekah Valentine

Google removes Do Global Games from Play Store

Developer with over 100 apps and 600m installs banned following reports of concealing ownership info, ad fraud

By Rebekah Valentine

Hatch Entertainment wipes nearly €2m off Rovio's Q1 profit

Rovio still posts solid results as newly launched Angry Birds Dream Blast becomes its second biggest title

By Haydn Taylor

Mario Kart Tour steps closer to launch with closed beta test

Nintendo's upcoming mobile game was delayed from March 2019 launch due to concerns over its quality

By Matthew Handrahan

Adult gaming portal Nutaku launches Android storefront

Restrictions on Google Play and App Store demanded new measures to "improve accessibility" for mobile users

By Matthew Handrahan

Sega Hardlight integrated into publisher's European pillar structure

New studio director Neall Jones will oversee transition, but Sonic Dash studio will still focus on mobile

By James Batchelor

Supercell partners with child safety organisation Internet Matters

Clash of Clans developer is the first mobile games firm to join effort to protect kids online

Disney reportedly offered controlling stake in Nexon

Search for a buyer continues as Korean publisher's founder meets with high-ranking Disney exec

By James Batchelor

Over half of HQ Trivia staff tried to oust CEO

Co-founder Rus Yusupov survived demands for his removal, but the search for a replacement chief has begun

By James Batchelor

Apple invested a reported $500 million in Arcade partnerships

Financial Times' sources reveal the high price of Apple Arcade subscription service

By Matthew Handrahan

Animoca Brands to acquire Skytree

Mobile publisher will take 75% stake in Hong Kong studio, which specialises in collectible card games

Google Play hosting inappropriate games with kid-friendly ratings

Free-to-play games featuring violent content and gambling hit the platform thanks to reliance on developers to rate their own titles

By Brendan Sinclair

Jam City establishes foothold in Europe with 231 Play acquisition

Founders of Berlin studio will join Jam City, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery dev now has eight studios

By James Batchelor

Flaregames founder launches Phoenix Games group ahead of multiple acquisitions

Serial games investor Klaas Kersting wants to create a "formidable group of international game developers and related service providers"

By James Batchelor

Apple's Arcade can succeed - if it aims at families | Opinion

New service can avoid joining a decade of “noble failures” trying to create alternatives to F2P by focusing on children and parents

By Rob Fahey

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