Tag Archives: Mobile
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 | 22:56 BST
The NPD Group has found more kids play console and PC games than mobile, but that’s likely to change next year. Over the last four years, the number of children playing games on tablets and smartphones has increased by a factor of eight, while console and PC gaming in the same space has seen a steady decline.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 15:32 BST
Unauthorized in-app purchases by British children charged to parents’ accounts without their knowledge could total a whopping £30.9 million monthly according to a new study.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | 10:30 BST
A Google Play update will allow users to place items on a wishlist for later purchase. The update is slowly being rolled out on a per-account basis. If you have version 3.9.16, a bookmark option will be added to the top right of you screen when on an app page.
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 | 18:10 BST
Leaked online, the Square-Enix title line-up for Gamescom will include the first showing of Final Fantasy 7 PC, and more from both Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution, among others.
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 | 09:38 BST
Gameloft has released a teaser trailer for its upcoming Dark Knight Rises tie-in game, launching on iOS and Android devices this summer. The teaser suggests an open-world setting and is heavy on combat; check out the full 36-seconds of mobile bat brutality through the break.
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 | 20:59 BST
A source familiar with Zynga’s operation told the Reuters news service that Zynga will be filing for an initial public offering on Thusday.
Sat, Mar 14, 2009 | 19:37 GMT
The gaming industry is expected to reach $40 billion in annual revenues globally by 2012, according to market research firm TMNG.
The mobile games market is expected to grow 24.6 percent annually through 2012.
When researching mobile and regular modes of gaming platforms, TMNG discovered that increased network access and faster broadband offerings played a huge role in overall growth.
“Despite the current economic downturn, gaming has proven to be resilient in these trying times and is the leading entertainment segment that is fueling growth,” said TMNG’s Rich Nespola.
“The expansion of casual games, simpler user interfaces and the proliferation of innovative business models is broadening the gamer demographic. The timing is ripe for service providers to hedge the business cycle.”
Research also revealed that the player demographic is changing in general, with women making up 50 percent of the overall user base.
The average age of gamers was discovered to be a median average of 33 years of age.
Tue, Jan 29, 2008 | 10:19 GMT
Newly-struggling THQ, battered by the market after last week’s confirmation of a studio closure and loss of a couple of franchises, has come out fighting today with an announcement of a “multi-year Playboy agreement” to produce “multiple Playboy-branded, lifestyle themed, non-nude mobile games featuring bikini-clad Playmates to be released worldwide. The first title, Playboy Games: Pool Party, is scheduled to launch in summer 2008.”
It doesn’t get much better than this. More hot mobile gaming Playboy news as it breaks.