mobile games

Take-Two Interactive to Acquire Mobile Game Giant Zynga for $12.7 billion

Game publisher Take-Two has announced that it will be acquiring San Fransisco-based mobile game developer Zynga for $12.7 billion. Take-Two, the publisher behind the likes of Grand Theft Auto, NBA 2K, and Borderlands, will be making a substantial push into the mobile games market following the acquisition of Zynga, developer of FarmVille, Words With Friends,...

TTC Bus Driver Caught Playing Mobile Game While Driving

A bus driver in Toronto was caught playing a mobile game as he was driving his route. The TTC driver can be seen interacting with the screen while the vehicle is in motion. A passenger sitting close to the driver's chair was able to capture the moment on video. The passenger then uploaded the video...

iOS, Android Players Spent $61.7 Billion on Games in 2019

Market analyst Sensor Tower’s latest consumer spending report for 2019 has revealed that iOS and Android mobile players spent nearly $61.7 billion on games last year, a number that is up 12.8% from 2018 and represents 74% of mobile spending for the year (via VentureBeat).  The report also shows that games made up 68% of...

Mobile Games Expected to Reach 60% Market Share in 2019

According to app analytics firm App Annie’s latest report on the state of mobile gaming in 2019 and beyond, mobile games are expected to reach 60% market share in gaming consumer spend this year. The report also points out that while Google Play dominates the install base, the App Store continues to lead in monetization....

Nintendo to Release “Free Mini Games” on iOS [Rumour]

After posting an annual loss of $240 million, Nintendo is rumoured to have plans to lure mobile gamers away with "free-mini-games" for iOS and Android, an unconfirmed Nikkei report reads. After the launch of the 2DS, John Gruber of Daring Fireball said back in September: "I say they should just give in and start making...

Sega Announces Four New Games Coming to iOS

SEGA of America Inc., the American arm of the renowned SEGA Corporation, announced today that it will expand its rich portfolio of games developed for iOS with another five titles optimized for both the iPhone and the iPad. With the rapid growth of mobile gaming, SEGA is among the game developers which optimize their games...