mobile games

Zooba maker Wildlife Studios raises $60 million to expand its mobile game empire

Zooba maker Wildlife Studios raises $60 million to expand its mobile game empire

Wildlife Studios has quietly reached more than 2 billion mobile game downloads in the past eight years. It has raised $60 million in funding.
Apple picks its best iOS apps and games of 2019

Apple picks its best iOS apps and games of 2019

Apple revealed its own editors' picks for the best apps and games and the most powerful trends that drove app culture in 2019.

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang’s 2.0 update gives it big social media boost

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is catching on, with its U.S. YouTube channel earning over 76 million cross-platform (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube) views in October 2019.

Teatime Games’ One Word fights loneliness through social gaming

Teatime Games' One Word is a word game that is aimed at fighting loneliness by helping people make friends through social games.
App Annie: 5 predictions for mobile app and gaming success in 2020

App Annie: 5 predictions for mobile app and gaming success in 2020

Mobile apps and games are growing at 20% a year in revenue for 2019, year-to-date. And App Annie expects even more growth next year.
Minecraft Earth Lands in the US—Let the Block Party Begin

Minecraft Earth Lands in the US—Let the Block Party Begin

The augmented-reality game isn't just Microsoft's most ambitious mobile title to date; it's a play to change the way we interact with the world and each other.

Litesprite’s game for managing depression gets an endorsement from Bayer’s startup accelerator

Litesprite's Sinasprite is a mobile game that helps patients manage their problems such as anxiety, depression, and other mental challenges.
This Week in Apps: Photoshop for iPad bombs, Google Play’s new rewards program, iOS bug fixes

This Week in Apps: Photoshop for iPad bombs, Google Play’s new rewards program, iOS bug fixes

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support, and the money that flows through it all. What are the developers talking
Niantic enables small businesses to sponsor events in location games

Niantic enables small businesses to sponsor events in location games

Niantic, the creator of Pokémon Go, will enable small businesses to sponsor in-game locations and events to drive traffic to their locations.
Clash Royale League World Finals take place December 7 with $400,000 purse

Clash Royale League World Finals take place December 7 with $400,000 purse

The 2019 Clash Royale League (CRL) World Finals will take place on December 7 before a live audience at Los Angeles’ landmark Shrine Auditorium.
This Week in Apps: iOS 13 complaints, Q3 trends, App Store ratings bug

This Week in Apps: iOS 13 complaints, Q3 trends, App Store ratings bug

Welcome back to This Week in Apps — the easiest way to keep up with everything that happened in the world of apps over the past week — from the breaking news to the trends and all the other
Star Trek: Fleet Command publisher Scopely raises $200 million for acquisitions

Star Trek: Fleet Command publisher Scopely raises $200 million for acquisitions

Mobile game publisher Scopely has raised $200 million in a fourth round of funding so that it can have a war chest for acquisitions and investments.
Apple Arcade isn’t the only subscription: GameClub revives old iOS games

Apple Arcade isn’t the only subscription: GameClub revives old iOS games

The service is curated by TouchArcade's Eli Hodapp.
Apple Arcade isn’t the only subscription: GameClub revives old iOS games

Apple Arcade isn’t the only subscription: GameClub revives old iOS games

The service is curated by TouchArcade's Eli Hodapp.
Hasbro closes Backflip, studio behind DragonVale and Transformers mobile games

Hasbro closes Backflip, studio behind DragonVale and Transformers mobile games

Hasbro has shut down its Backflip Studios (maker of DragonVale) mobile game business in Boulder, Colorado, according to social media posts.
Inside the magical '80s art of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Inside the magical '80s art of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

1p>David Nakayama has been a comics mainstay for years, known for his work on Marvel Adventures: Hulk and package illustration for Hasbro. He's drawn covers for nearly every major property, from
Adjust panel: The state of user acquisition for mobile games

Adjust panel: The state of user acquisition for mobile games

Acquiring users for mobile games isn't the sexiest part of the game industry. But it's a critical one that we addressed in a panel at Adjust's recent event.
The Best Mobile Games For Your Hectic Commute

The Best Mobile Games For Your Hectic Commute

Whether you’re holding the handrail, cradling an infant, or guarding a bag, these one-handed games will make your crowded ride a little more bearable.
Call of Duty Mobile Is Fun Even For Hardcore Players

Call of Duty Mobile Is Fun Even For Hardcore Players

Call of Duty: Mobile is an addictive multiplayer game that even the most casual mobile player can enjoy, but also one that even hardcore console players like myself might find to be surprisingly

Call of Duty: Mobile racks up amazing 100 million downloads in first week

Call of Duty: Mobile enjoyed the best launch of any mobile game yet, with more than 100 million downloads in its first week. Figures released by app analytics platform Sensor Tower show that CoD: