Tag: mobile games

Sweet Escapes comes from Cookie Jam veterans at Redemption Games

Redemption Games is launching Sweet Escapes, the first mobile game from the new studio that a cadre of Cookie Jam veterans founded. The free-to-play iOS and Android game has cute characters and a candy theme, riffing off the sweetness of Cookie Jam and Candy Crush Saga. But Sweet Escapes has different gameplay that’s been baking […]

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AppAnnie: Consumers downloaded 11.2 billion games on iOS and Android in Q2

Mobile gaming hit new heights in the second quarter as consumers downloaded 11.2 billion games on iOS and Android, according to mobile data and insights firm AppAnnie. Games accounted for 35% of global downloads in the quarter, but they made up nearly 75% of consumer spend across iOS and Google Play. Mobile apps overall had […]

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Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall is a strategy RPG for Android and iOS

Behaviour Interactive, HBO, and Gaea have unveiled Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall, a collectible strategy role-playing game on mobile devices. It will come out this year on Google Play and iOS, and it will hopefully help fans of the HBO show deal with the absence of Game of Thrones television episodes. You can think […]

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Synative lets game developers build playable Google Play demos

Synative has announced that developers can use its Synative Playable Studio to create playable game demos — a relatively new form of advertising — for a free trial. Hong Kong-based Synative allows developers to build their own “try now” demo for the Google Play Store. These demos are like ads for the games. They let […]

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NBCUniversal’s Chris Heatherly — The future of interactive storytelling

Chris Heatherly, executive vice president of games and digital platforms at NBCUniversal, has seen storytelling evolve in mobile, console, and PC games in the past few years. But he doesn’t think it’s dead. Heatherly directed a panel on the “future of interactive storytelling” at our recent GamesBeat Summit 2019 event in April. He quizzed Michael […]

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