Mobile market grows to $59.2B, PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds makes $712M in eight months, YouTube’s gaming video content revenue plummeted by 50%, and more revealed in report
NEW YORK– January 30, 2018 – Last year saw the mobile games market surge, free-to-play maintain its hold, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds soar to become a breakout hit, as revealed in the 2017 Year In Review report from SuperData Research. The report digs into data and trends in digital games and interactive media, including the year-end figures for mobile, PC, console, and esports games, as well as gaming video content.
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Asmodee Digital Brings Camel-Trading Card Game to Digital Platforms
PARIS – May 24, 2017 – Asmodee Digital today announced the public release of Jaipur for iOS and Android. Jaipur is a fast-paced card game for two players with a blend of tactics, risk and luck. Originally a two-player card game released by Swiss publisher GameWorks Sàrl, the mobile version developed by Meeple Touch introduces solo play, a campaign mode, and new game modes, including two multiplayer modes – online cross-platform, and local pass & play. Now Jaipur fans and new players alike can experience the game anywhere for the special launch price of $2.99. Continue reading Jaipur Now Available on iOS and Android
Debut title from 231 Play coming soon to Android
BERLIN – January 26 – Test your brain and save Pair-a-dise in Peppy Pairs, the debut game from 231 Play! Peppy Pairs is a bright and fun re-imagining of a classic memory matching game – players will need to tackle head-scratching challenges and avoid perilous pitfalls to match quirky characters. Peppy Pairs is perfect for fans of puzzle games, memory challenges, and brain training. The game will launch on Android next week, and can be downloaded for free on iOS below:
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Chinese Mobile Entertainment Titan Establishes Independent Entity to Pursue Development of Globally Accessible, IP-Based Games
BURLINGAME, CA — Feb. 1, 2016 — Publicly traded Chinese mobile gaming company Linekong Interactive (“Linekong Interactive”; HKSE: 8267) today announced that the company is investing $20M USD to expand its presence in the global mobile game market by establishing a western arm, Linekong US, Inc. This investment will help Linekong US establish partnerships and achieve its mission of building vibrant, globally-accessible mobile games that unite the best of western and eastern game design. Continue reading Linekong Turns to Global Market Opportunities, Invests $20M in Linekong US, Inc.
Leading Chinese Game Publisher Shines at E3
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – June 19, 2015 – NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES) hit an all-time high in its stock price on Wednesday, June 17, during one of the gaming industry’s top conferences, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). With its focus on online game research and development, NetEase Games dominated the #1 spot on the Chinese App Store. The company was also recognized as the fifth largest mobile game publisher in the global App Store by revenue as of April 2015, according to App Annie.
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First major update allows guilds to compete against each other
SAN FRANCISCO — May 14, 2015 — ZeptoLab® is happy to announce the launch of Guild Battles in King of Thieves, the first major update for its popular multiplayer game for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. The new game mode vastly expands the social aspect of the game by pitting two guilds with similar ratings against each other in a competition. Battles run on a repeating cycle of three days, during which the guild that steals more gems is declared the winner. Additionally, the most active players of the winning party will be awarded with in-game currency.
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Chart-topping Japanese Puzzle Combat RPG Going Global on iOS and Android
TOKYO, Japan – March 12th, 2015 – Game publisher Acquire, known for such video games as Tenchu, Akiba’s Trip, and Fort Raiders SMAAASH! today revealed a worldwide release date of March 19th for its “panel-action RPG” Road to Dragons. Originally released in Japan in 2012 with 3 million downloads to date, Road to Dragons incorporates a unique game mechanic that has players laying ground tiles to create paths for their party through maps of quests, monsters and dragons. With JRPG art style and gameplay optimized for the touchscreen, gamers will experience a combination of adventure and wits made for on-the-go sessions. The game will be available on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android smartphones as a free download with in-app purchases. Continue reading Find Your Path in Acquire’s JRPG Road to Dragons, Coming March 19th
Lords of the Fallen Developer Brings AAA Production to Popular Shooter Franchise, Slated for 2016 Launch
WARSAW, Poland – December 16, 2014 – Internationally acclaimed game developer, publisher and distributor CI Games today revealed that it is deep in the development of Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3, marking the popular tactical shooter franchise’s first AAA production effort. Due for release in the first half of 2016 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is being created from the ground up by an all-star development team that includes Steve Hart, former senior producer of Rebellion’s Sniper Elite V2, as well as combat veteran and former Marine Paul B. Robinson, who has an extensive resume of game development reaching back over 20 years.
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