APAC Region Accounts for 60% of Mobile Gaming Revenue

According to new research, the APAC (Asia-Pacific) region accounted for the lion’s share of the mobile gaming market, coming in at 60%.

Verizon Look Forward: Streaming and Mobile Gaming Big Pandemic Winners

Verizon’s Look Forward report has a number of important insights, including the growing importance of streaming TV and mobile gaming.

How AI Is Changing The Mobile Gaming Landscape

Mobile gaming has been hugely popular even since the days of snake on your old flip phone. Once smartphones became more prevalent we started to see the rise of games like Candy Crush and Words with Friends.

Gamers May Actually Prefer Freemium, Shows Report

For the past few years a new pricing model has begun creeping into the games industry. Beginning on mobile devices, the so-called “freemium” model gives players a taste of a game for free while plastering the title with ads or…

‘Trials Frontier’ Comes to iOS on April 10

The PC beta for Trials Fusion began last week and fans of the twitch-skill 2D motorbike puzzle games are now the game’s new tracks, modes, and features. The game is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and…

Twitch Streaming Arrives For iOS

Twitch today announced that Asphalt 8: Airborne will be the first iOS game to have built-in Twitch streaming capabilities. Using the feature, players will be able to use their iPhone 5S, iPad Air, or iPad Mini to stream gameplay to…

Handheld Consoles Facing Competition From Mobile Peripherals

The February NPD numbers were released this week, showing that handheld console sales are still lagging far behind the segment’s historical highs. One bright spot was that Nintendo 3DS exclusive Bravely Default cracked the top 10 software sales chart for…

“Epic” Angry Birds Game Teased by Rovio

Despite the rise of games such as Clash of Clans and Candy Crush Saga, the Angry Birds franchise still remains one of the biggest brands in mobile gaming. Rovio last year kept the avian train running with the release of…

The Mobile Game Bubble is Still Growing

With the rise in smartphone and tablet sales, suddenly millions of consumers who would never touch a video game console have found out that games are fun. This has led to a rapid increase in mobile game sales as new…

Turn-Based ‘Hitman’ Mobile Game Announced

2012’s Hitman: Absolution was relatively well-received by critics, yet still didn’t live up to Square Enix’s sales expectations. Especially considering the huge marketing push the publisher made for the game. Now Square Enix is giving Hitman the same treatment so…

‘Angry Birds Stella’ to Focus on the Pink Bird

Rovio, the developer behind the popular Angry Birds series of games, today announced a new spinoff of the Angry Birds series. Titled Angry Birds Stella, the new series will revolve around the pink bird (named Stella) and her avian friends.…

Mobile Gambling Hit $10 Billion Last Year

As more video game publishers focus on the large smartphone and tablet install base, monetization schemes on mobile platforms has begun to evolve grow. Microtransactions are now normal for new mobile game releases, encouraging players to pay small amounts of…

Tablet Gaming Linked to Motion Sickness

Tablet and smartphone gaming has become a billion-dollar industry in just a few short years. With the massive install base these devices represent, game publishers are now targeting mobile users with a wide variety of monetization schemes. The only problem…

Mobile, Online Games To Make Up Majority Of Market By 2017

Mobile gaming is huge. The ability to play games whenever you want on a device that’s always on your person has attracted millions of people to a market that was at one time propped up solely by consoles and PCs.…

‘Final Fantasy VI’ Out Now For Android

For the past two years now, Square Enix has been trading on its storied past, releasing classic Final Fantasy games on mobile platforms. The publisher this week finally reached Final Fantasy VI, which can now be bought for $16 through…

‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” For Mobile Gets a New Trailer

It’s been nearly a decade since Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was released for PlayStation 2, but Rockstar Games today is highlighting the game in a brand new trailer. The video comes just as San Andreas is now available for…

‘Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed’ Out For iOS

It’s only been a few weeks since Rovio released its Angry Birds Go! kart racing game, and now Sega is jumping into the mobile racing genre with the release of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed for iOS. The game is…

‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ Gets New Levels, is Being Removed From Facebook

Angry Birds Star War II was released just weeks ago and already developer Rovio has shifted its focus to its new downhill kart racing game, Angry Birds Go!. That doesn’t mean, however, that old Angry Birds titles have been abandoned.…

‘Angry Birds Star Wars 2’ Gets Battle of Naboo Update

Angry Birds Go! hit mobile platforms this week, taking the Angry Birds franchise in an entirely new direction with its downhill kart racing mechanics. While the new game has been the focus of Rovio marketing for weeks now, the Angry…

‘Angry Birds Go!’ Characters Still Being Teased

Angry Birds Go! was released yesterday and fans are already flinging their upgraded karts downhill. For some reason, though, Rovio, the developer of the Angry Birds series, is still teasing the characters from the game. During the past week the…