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Blog: 2016 Mobile Gaming Trends Report

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 5:11am

SEGA Networks and Sensor Tower present the 2016 Mobile Gaming Trends Report: an analytical look at market segmentation and trends in the mobile gaming market. ...

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Kalypso Media appoints new strategic advisor

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 5:00am
Jürgen Goeldner joins Tropico publisher from Square Enix
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“We're not competing with Devolver. We're really not that brave”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:44am
New UK publisher The Irregular Corporation explains why it's avoiding the crowded indie space and focusing on the niche
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Runescape sets fundraising target of £150,000 for mental health charities

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 1:08am
CPSL Mind, The Prince's Trust and YMCA Right Here to be supported by fund
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DICE veterans form Fall Damage

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:36am
Stockholm studio partly funded by Goodbye Kansas Game Invest
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Super Mario Run nearing 150m downloads

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:20am
Nintendo's mobile platformer has been installed on nearly 72m devices since January
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Nintendo announces New 2DS XL

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:56pm
"All Nintendo 3DS software can be played on New Nintendo 2DS XL, including New Nintendo 3DS software, in 2D."
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Sony expects PS4 sales to slow as console nears 60m units

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:36pm
Game profits up 50% with 20m PS4s sold in the fiscal year, but Sony predicts 18m for the year ahead
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GREE's Q3 net sales rise to $142.9m

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:35pm
Japanese mobile firm shows quarterly growth, but still down year-on-year from $151m in 2016
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Breathing In: The Industry in Consolidation

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:00pm
Vivendi, Tencent, Softbank, Activision; the list of companies with billion-dollar shopping lists continues to grow. Is Disney next?
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Xbox Live lifts Microsoft's Q3 Gaming revenue by 4%

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:27pm
Xbox Live users up 13% to 52 million in the third quarter, but other Gaming figures were thin on the ground
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Get a job: Microsoft is hiring a Senior Technical Artist

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:51am

Microsoft's Xbox Design Studio is looking for an experienced Senior Technical Artist to join its Avatars Team in Redmond, Washington. ...

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Longtime Nintendo game and hardware designer Genyo Takeda to retire

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:34am

Genyo Takeda, the influential producer and hardware designer behind a number of Nintendo innovations, is retiring after 46 years with the company. ...

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Don't Miss: Dealing with malicious game clones

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:38am

What happens when your game earns its own ad-ridden malware clone? We explore the issue on the basis of Robot Gentleman's experience with a clone of 60 Seconds!. ...

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Capcom looks to boost digital sales as revenue and profits rise

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:11am

Capcom reported year-over-year increases in both net sales and profit for the fiscal year ending March 31, thanks in part to the success of its 'Digital Contents' video game arm. ...

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Join us as we stream the original Morrowind today at 3 PM ET!

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 9:26am

Next week marks the 15th birthday of Bethesda Game Studios' sprawling odd-world RPG The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. To mark the occasion, we thought it might be fun to stream it for a bit. ...

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Sarkeesian finishes Tropes vs. Women in Video Games

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 9:24am
Feminist Frequency founder reflects on five years of harassment and progress as she brings video series to a "bittersweet" close
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Blog: The making of Streams of Nurture - Part 1

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 8:52am

A blog post detailing the pre-production phase of Streams of Nurture, a salmon aquaculture Ren'Py visual novel that I wrote, coded and designed throughout my senior year in college. ...

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It's time for animators to get more ambitious, says Wonder Boy dev

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:02am

"Basically I would like to see better animation. Because most of the time, even in really big productions, you see animations you don't believe in." ...

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Mobile start-up Mech Moca raises $5m

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 6:48am
Bangalore-based mobile studio will be targeting India with its games
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