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User engagement, competition and top verticals in mobile

  Cheetah Ad Platform has recently released some staggering findings in user engagement, competition in markets and popularity of verticals with mobile applications. The platform interpreted data from over 52 million Android phone users and determined an average worldwide...

Hungry Shark World reaches 10 million downloads in just 6 days

Gaming giant Ubisoft has released its financial report for FY16 and it shows some pretty staggering results. In just under six days, their new hit title Hungry Shark World was downloaded more than 10 million times. The newest edition to the Hungry Shark family of games is in the...

Super Evil Megacorp Takes Home Best Mobile Game at 2016 GLOMO Awards

The US developer Super Evil Megacorp has a mission to “make deeply engaging and technically outstanding games”. The company, which was founded in 2012 has raised a staggering $41 million in funding to date. The company is formed by key industry developers from gaming giants such...

King Acquired by Activision Blizzard for $5.9 billion

UK/Swedish developer King has recently been acquired by gaming giant Activision Blizzard, purchasing all outstanding shares for $18, making the deal worth a staggering $5.9 billion. Part of the deal is said to have been made from an existing credit agreement, with the rest made...

EA Mobile’s sales up 3%

Electronic Art’s Q3 FY16 financials have now been released for the period ending three months before December 31, 2015. The financials have shown that the GAAP revenue was down 5% year on year at a total of $1.1 billion. It also showed that the non-GAAP revenue reached $1.8...

Bing Updates Its Mobile Apps

  Bing by Microsoft has recently released its latest updates for its mobile apps that target iOS and Android devices. The updates are said to assist users in saving money while traveling or shopping. As an example, users with an Android device can now utilise the barcode...

Gram Games hit game Merged! Reaches 1 million downloads in under a week

The 1010!  developer Gram Games is in high spirits with records showing that in less than a week, their hit game Merged!  surpassed 1 million downloads. The company that is based in Istanbul, launched the hit game on January 28, with its millionth download being recorded on...

Finnish Developer Next Games raises $10 million

Next Games has recently announced that it has closed a $10 million funding deal after the huge success of their hit game The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land. The funding round was led by Jari Ovaskainen and IDG Ventures, and backed by IDG Capital, Lowercase, AMC Networks and...

Best Fiends reaches $25M in sales

The puzzle game Best Fiends, which was launched by the Finnish developer Seriously in 2014 has achieved its largest revenue month to date. It has been reported by Seriously that in December the game produced over $3 million in revenue, bringing its total gross revenue $25...

Users App Store Spend Sky Rockets Over The Holidays

  The 2015 holiday season proved to be the App Store’s busiest time as it reached record breaking sales. On in-app purchases and downloads, App Store customers spent more than $1.1 billion over the two weeks end Jan.3 2016. This includes weekly back-to-back records for...