mobile games

HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

After hearing yesterday’s news that HQ Trivia was penniless and abruptly shuttering, host Matt Richards paid $5 out of his own pocket so its last show could have some sort of prize for viewers who
HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

After hearing yesterday’s news that HQ Trivia was penniless and abruptly shuttering, host Matt Richards paid $5 out of his own pocket so its last show could have some sort of prize for viewers who
HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

After hearing yesterday’s news that HQ Trivia was penniless and abruptly shuttering, host Matt Richards paid $5 out of his own pocket so its last show could have some sort of prize for viewers who
GameSnacks, from Google’s Area 120, brings fast, casual online games to developing markets

GameSnacks, from Google’s Area 120, brings fast, casual online games to developing markets

A new project called GameSnacks is launching today from Google’s in-house incubator, Area 120, with the goal of bringing fast-loading, casual online games to users in developing markets. Billions of

AdColony: 89% of mobile app and game publishers use video ads

Mobile marketing firm AdColony said in a report that 89% of mobile game publishers use some form of videos ads to market their games.
Liftoff: 2020 may be the year Android app revenue eclipses iOS

Liftoff: 2020 may be the year Android app revenue eclipses iOS

2020 is the year Android could generate more app revenue than iOS, according to a report by mobile app marketer Liftoff.

Arcade sports mobile game maker Bit Fry Game Studios raises $3.5 million

Arcade sports mobile game maker Bit Fry Game Studios raised $3.5 million to make more games like Ultimate Rivals on Apple Arcade.
The Good Luck You Get Returning To Gacha Games Is Undoubtedly Bullshit

The Good Luck You Get Returning To Gacha Games Is Undoubtedly Bullshit

Gacha games rightly have a reputation as dangerous cash grabs, rife with tricks to lure players into spending gobs of money on new characters or items. If you’re a gacha player, you’re part of a

This Week in Apps: Apple antitrust issues come to Congress, subscription apps boom, Tencent takes on TikTok

Welcome back to ThisWeek in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever with

Disney sells mobile game studio FoxNext Games to Scopely

Disney announced today it has sold the game studio FoxNext Games Los Angeles, the makers of “MARVEL Strike Force” and other titles, as well as Cold Iron Studios in San Jose, to the interactive
Apple Arcade’s Kings of the Castle turns a trope on its head

Apple Arcade’s Kings of the Castle turns a trope on its head

Kings of the Castle from developer Frosty Pop has debuted as the latest mobile game on Apple Arcade. It was made by a team of five people.
Tencent’s TiMi J3 studio cracked the code on adapting Call of Duty for mobile

Tencent’s TiMi J3 studio cracked the code on adapting Call of Duty for mobile

Activision turned to China's Tencent and its TiMi J3 Studios team in Shenzhen to make Call of Duty: Mobile. It has turned out to be a huge hit.
Cocos Play lets mobile developers create hypercasual games inside their apps

Cocos Play lets mobile developers create hypercasual games inside their apps

Cocos makes a popular 2D game development engine for mobile titles, and today the Chinese company is announcing Cocos Play.
The 20 Best Mobile Games You Probably Have Not Played Yet

The 20 Best Mobile Games You Probably Have Not Played Yet

Your smartphone is a pretty decent gaming machine, which you might forget about when streaming videos, sending emails, or taking photos. In the last two years alone, 20 amazing games have launched on
App Annie: Mobile game spending will top $100 billion in 2020

App Annie: Mobile game spending will top $100 billion in 2020

The mobile game industry is expected to generate $100 billion in revenue in 2020, up from $90 billion in 2019, according to App Annie.
Rainway lets you play your PC games on mobile devices or web browsers

Rainway lets you play your PC games on mobile devices or web browsers

Rainway has figured out a way to let you play PC games that you already own on iOS and Android devices, as well as the web.
Consumer spending on mobile games grew 8% to $210 million on Christmas

Consumer spending on mobile games grew 8% to $210 million on Christmas

Consumer spending on mobile games grew 8% to $210 million on Christmas, according to a report by mobile analyst firm Sensor Tower.
Facebook: Mobile gaming is going tribal and global

Facebook: Mobile gaming is going tribal and global

Facebook recently produced a report on game marketing that represented its latest effort to understand the evolution of both gaming and gamers.
The top mobile apps and games of 2019

The top mobile apps and games of 2019

Mobile consumers worldwide will have downloaded a record 120 billion apps from Apple’s App Store and Google Play by the end of 2019, according to App Annie’s year-end report on app trends. This
App Annie: The biggest apps and games of 2019

App Annie: The biggest apps and games of 2019

Free Fire and Facebook Messenger were the most downloaded game and app (respectively) of 2019, according to mobile market data and analytics firm App Annie.