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Mobile Game Market Predicted to Overtake PC with $37 Billion in Revenue for 2016
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Newzoo has released the latest quarterly update of its “Global Games Market Report”, which predicts that the total game market revenue in 2016 will be just shy of $100 billion ($99.6 billion) up 8.5% when compared to 2015. For the first time mobile game revenue will overtake PC gaming with $36.9 billion, up 21.3% globally. Regionally, APAC continues to lead all reg...
New Report Provides Insight into Top Earning Games and the Role of Regionalization
Friday, August 15, 2014 by Richard Harris
For mobile apps, the game category is dominating revenue and the game user base is having a huge impact on the various app markets. But what may be even more important than the games themselves, is the types of games and what that success means. And even more important than that may ultimately be how regionalization may be changing the “game” for mobile games.App Annie ...
Latest Window Store Trends Show Developers Best App Monetization Opportunities
Friday, February 28, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Microsoft has released a report detailing its latest findings as part of a recurring series that provides details about recent trends in the Windows Store across categories, markets, and more. The report was provided by Bernardo Zamora, Senior Business Manager, Windows Store and Windows Phone Store.Included are statistics about the categories, country differences, ...
The Importance of IAP and How Minigames Fit in to Help Developers Maximize App Monetization
Friday, February 14, 2014 by Ilya Nikolayev
It is an exciting time in the world of mobile with record device sales and high-profile developer successes, including Supercell’s 51% exit and King’s upcoming IPO. But, despite the glitter of the industry’s overall metrics, it is important to be aware of the underlying shifts that are occurring. As a developer, these tectonic changes will impact what you need to do to ...
App Annie Report Shows Japan Exploding in App Usage Growth
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
In a recent report by app analytics company App Annie, Japan’s app store spending has exploded, exceeding growth in other major markets, with Japan now the top-grossing country across iOS and Google Play combined.
Major aspects of the report include the finding that Japan is the only major company where Google Play is on equal footing with iOS on revenue terms. The rep...
App Annie Releases Q3 Portable Gaming Report Shows iOS App Developers Still Make More in Gaming Revenue
Friday, December 6, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
App Annie, in partnership with International Data Corporation (IDC), has released its third quarter 2013 edition of its Portable Gaming Report.
Included are a variety of charts and analysis of the changes seen in smartphone market share, as well as the overall performance of apps by downloads and revenues on mobile devices as they relate to games.
The report de...