PGC London 2024 celebrates 10 year anniversary
Thursday, November 30, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Pocket Gamer Connects will celebrate its 10th anniversary this upcoming January at Pocket Gamer Connects London 2024. Hosted at the city's familiar Brewery venue, this conference will be the ultimate knowledge-sharing and networking event for the games industry.
Starting in the UK in 2014, the Pocket Gamer Connect event series has transformed from its modest...
Mobile gaming cross platform Pley brings games to the web
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Pley, the cross-platform solution that makes mobile games playable on the web, announced a partnership with Tilting Point to distribute its farming simulation game Homesteads: Dream Farm. Pley’s complete solution has enabled Tilting Point and game developer Enixan to port and distribute the title on Pley’s "native web" browser platform, e...
Crypto and mobile gaming intersect says adjoe report
Friday, November 17, 2023 by Richard Harris
Adtech solutions provider adjoe unveils insightful data on mobile gaming behaviors among crypto app users.
In this analysis, adjoe utilized first-party data and shared behavioral insights from over 20 million crypto wallet users worldwide, spanning January to July 2023. The study explored users’ time spent in crypto wallets, their interactions with mobile gamin...
ADC 2023 schedule
Thursday, November 16, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
The highly anticipated 9th Annual Audio Developer Conference (ADC23) is just a week away, and limited in-person tickets remain available for this groundbreaking event. The conference kicks off next week from November 13-15, 2023, offering a unique opportunity for professionals and enthusiasts alike to delve into the latest advancements in audio development. Fo...
Future of game development report from Xsolla
Thursday, November 9, 2023 by Richard Harris
Xsolla released its inaugural edition of "The Xsolla Report: The State of Play." This resource is designed to serve as a strategic compass for everyone involved in the ever-evolving gaming industry and game development community.
Xsolla announces game-changing insights for the future of gaming and game development: A preliminary analysis of 2...
Virtual field trip exploring XR from Discovery and Verizon
Thursday, October 26, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Discovery Education and Verizon today announced a new virtual experience 'Bridge to the Future: A Virtual Field Trip into Extended Reality' showing students in grades 6-12 the possibilities of the immersive world. This virtual field trip builds upon Discovery Education’s immersive learning suite of resources, including a multi-year partnership with Ve...
Forge beta launches to reward gamers for their achievments
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Forge, the video game platform that connects and rewards gamers for their gaming achievements and ongoing play has opened to players in beta. The platform announced a $11 million seed funding round, led by Makers Fund, BITKRAFT Ventures, and Animoca Brands, with participation from Hashkey Capital, Polygon Ventures, Formless Capital, and Adaverse. Forge’s...
Premium app recommendations delivered to Xiaomi users
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by Richard Harris
Digital Turbine recently announced the expansion of its partnership with the International Internet Business Department of Xiaomi. Users purchasing new Xiaomi devices in most markets in EMEA, LATAM, APAC, and MENA will enjoy premium app and mobile games recommendations delivered to the palm of their hands. Digital Turbine’s technology is already delivered to over ...
Piracy for streaming admitted by 44 percent of Asian consumers
Monday, October 23, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Faced with a cost-of-living crunch, half of Asian consumers (59%) say they can no longer afford all of their subscription services. As a result, 44% now access content via illegal piracy sites. That’s according to a new Bango study, exploring subscription trends and the rise of Super Bundling in Asia.
Bango’s study incorporates data from over 6,000 consum...
Galactic Acres mobile game anticipated to launch early 2024
Monday, October 23, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Good Gaming, Inc. has announced its first mobile game from its strategic partnership with ViaOne Services. Galactic Acres represents a definitive leap forward for our company. With addictive gameplay, community-building initiatives, and cutting-edge Web3 experiences, Galactic Acres aims to revolutionize the mobile gaming landscape. We will offer a plethora of ...
Mobile gaming ad platform AdInMo expands product team
Monday, October 23, 2023 by Richard Harris
AdInMo has expanded its product team with the appointment of Samuel Siqueira as Director of Data Science and Meraj Kunarajah as Strategic Advisor. Both come from DSP MediaMath and boast years of adtech and buy-side expertise.
The appointments are timed perfectly as AdInMo’s platform pulls further ahead to enrich both its targeting and pioneering audience insigh...
Gamesforum North America October 2023
Thursday, October 19, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
The highly anticipated Gamesforum North America 2023 is set to take center stage at the Bell Harbour International Conference Center in the vibrant city of Seattle, where industry leaders, and innovators in the realms of UA, Ad Monetisation, ASO, and Product will come together for one of the most important events on the games industry calendar. With a mission to foster ...
App security threat report results from Digital Ai
Thursday, October 19, 2023 by Richard Harris
Digital.ai announced the results of its 1st annual Application Security Threat Report, illuminating and quantifying the risks to applications in the wild. The results reveal that 57% of all monitored apps are under attack, with gaming (63%) and FinServ (62%) the most likely to be attacked. The study found no correlation between an app’s popularity and likelihood o...
Slime Rancher 2 gets major updates
Monday, October 16, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Slime Rancher is a life simulation adventure video game developed and published by Monomi Park. First released in 2017, the game is available for multiple platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
In Slime Rancher, players take on the role of Beatrix LeBeau, a rancher who travels to a distant planet known as the "Far, Far Range...
The mobile app market is still growing to hit 571 billion by 2030
Monday, October 16, 2023 by Richard Harris
The increasing status of other mobile devices and smartphones, the rising demand for mobile apps in various industries, such as healthcare, gaming, education, and retail, the growing adoption of mobile payment and other mobile commerce solutions, the increasing use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in mobile apps. The mobile app market is also expected to ...
Top 10 video game soundtracks of 2023
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 by Richard Harris
Music has always been an essential part of the gaming experience; therefore, video game developers always place great importance on the soundtrack selection for each game. Gaming experts at SecureCheats have compiled a list from the IMDB of the 50 most popular video games. Spotify data was then found for 29 of the games; as every game soundtrack has a different number o...
Most popular 2D game in America is Sonic the Hedgehog
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Sonic the Hedgehog is the most popular 2D video game in America, a new study has revealed.
The research, conducted by online gaming experts Indivisible Game, analyzed Google search data to determine which 2D game is the most popular in America. After devising a list of more than 200 games, the study combined five common search terms related to 2D games to reveal the ...
Influencer platform Infuse unlocks opportunities for advertisers
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Fluent, Inc. announced the launch of Infuse, a proprietary influencer platform designed to help brands reach incremental audiences through the trusted voices of creators.
Led by a team of influencer marketing veterans, Infuse connects brands with a growing community of creators, influencers, and affiliates eager to promote exclusive brand offers. Streamlining the par...
Accelerate development environments by 10x with AI
Friday, August 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
We recently caught up with Rod Cope from Perforce and chatted about the 10x environment mindset for AI and how new AI tools like generative AI are increasing the efficiency and speed of developers and improving visual effects for animation pros. Even more, he explains how Perforce came up with the 10x concept, the opportunities that exist for incorpo...
African gaming market continues to grow driven by mobile game revenues
Friday, July 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
New data released from Newzoo and Carry1st reveals that the African gaming market is set for continued growth, driven by increased mobile gaming revenues.
According to this latest report commissioned by African company Carry1st, the Sub-Saharan Africa gaming market is projected to reach over $1 billion by 2024 and will continue to grow in the following year by a...
Redditors mixed reactions on Apple Vision Pro
Friday, June 23, 2023 by Richard Harris
Apple's Vision Pro, the mixed-reality headset unveiled at the June 2023 Worldwide Developers Conference, has created a substantial buzz in the tech industry. This excitement translated into a notable increase in Reddit discussions during the second week of June. Among Redditors, there is a divergence of opinions regarding the device. While some are enamored with its...
Web3 Accelerator Program from Cronos Labs
Friday, May 26, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Cronos Labs, a blockchain startup accelerator focusing on decentralized finance, blockchain games, and the development of the Cronos ecosystem, has announced the second cohort of the flagship US$100M-backed Cronos Accelerator Program. First launched in June 2022, the program targets early-stage crypto projects and provides them with mentorship and funding opportunities ...
Best alternative app store of the year award goes to AppGallery
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 by Richard Harris
AppGallery has won 'Best Alternative App Store of the Year' at the Mobile Games Awards (MGA) 2023 at an industry gala event held at BAFTA in London. A prestigious recognition that celebrates the very best in mobile, this award is an acknowledgment of AppGallery's commitment to users and developers. Not only is it an avenue where users can easily downloa...
Most popular games to earn cryptocurrency
Monday, April 17, 2023 by Richard Harris
Public interest in cryptocurrency and everything tied to the digital landscape has seen exponential growth in recent years, garnering interest from long-term investors, traders, and global brands. The power of Web3 has been blurring the lines between physical and virtual, allowing people to earn money digitally through online games.
Renowned crypto gambling experts C...
Gamers attitudes towards misleading GamePlay Ads
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Nexters Inc. released the results of its research exploring gamers’ attitudes toward Non-core GamePlay Ads.
To conduct the research, Nexters asked its audience to fill in the survey form distributed right in the games, 5212 respondents across the USA, Europe, Japan, and Brazil participated in the research.
The key findings from Nexters Research of gamer...
NFT API requests are surging
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
BitcoinCasinos.com has been following the latest trends on NFTs. Recent research revealed developers and consumers are increasingly interested in NFT products. API requests grew by more than 1000% YoY in the last quarter of 2022 and by over 132% QoQ.
"Although talk of NFTs has just about died down, activity in the space hasn't. The numbers show that develope...
Compile CUDA Quantum with Qristal from Quantum Brilliance
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 by Richard Harris
Quantum Brilliance has released a new version of its open-source Qristal software able to compile quantum programs written in CUDA Quantum, NVIDIA's newly announced open-source programming model.
Announced at NVIDIA GTC, a global AI conference, Quantum Brilliance's new release of Qristal heralds a major step forward in hybrid quantum-classical computing.
In game audio ads platform Odeeo sees growth in active users
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Odeeo, the global audio ads in games platform has recorded 300% year-on-year revenue and daily active user (DAU) growth in 2022, and served over a billion ads, with 10B ad opportunities created.
Odeeo connects advertisers to the world's 2.9B mobile gamers. Its record growth is driven by its technical innovation and its timely exploitation of the burgeoning audio ...
Most profitable mobile games from 2022
Monday, February 27, 2023 by Richard Harris
According to the data gathered from Statista.com, Honor of Kings was the most profitable mobile video game in 2022. The MOBA game earned $2.2 billion from in-app purchase revenue. Honor of Kings is widely popular in China, and most of its revenue is generated in the country.
Battle royale game PUBG Mobile continues to be popular in the Asian market. PUBG Mobile earne...
NFTs are making a comeback
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are clawing back to life after an awful year, but the aftermath of the prolonged crypto winter is brutal. The trading volume for NFTs across all sectors, from art to gaming, is still deep below the values seen last year, and NFT collections have lost billions of dollars in value.
NFTs are making a comeback
According to data presented by ...
Huawei and Samsung see drop in market shares
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
A popular mobile operating system, Android, has over 2.8 billion active users, and most prefer Samsung devices. Although the South Korean smartphone manufacturer remains an absolute leader in the market, both in terms of revenue and users, there have been changes in the market shares of top Android players.
According to data presented by CasinosEnLigne.com, Samsung, ...
Online gaming connectivity solution from Edgegap
Thursday, February 9, 2023 by Richard Harris
Mathieu Duperre explains what Edge computing is, how Edgegap is helping game developers solve connectivity issues, and reduce latency and lag, plus what the limitations are for large publishers that use traditional infrastructures. Even more, he goes into depth about the findings from the 2022 Online Gaming Connectivity Report which had responses from over 2000 gamers i...
AI is a game changer
Monday, February 6, 2023 by Christian Hargrave
Even though the industry has been talking about AI for many years, the trifecta of massive amounts of data available through the rise of the internet, the dramatic increase in processing power fueled by GPUs originally designed for gaming, and steady advances in software algorithms to analyze and use that data will result in the power of AI is more fully realized across...
Developers and brands must make mobile apps far more secure
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 by Christian Hargrave
The bad guys are still breaking digital windows and kicking down digital doors, so to speak, and will continue well into 2023 and beyond!
Consumers through experience or gut instinct will demand that their mobile app providers deliver key security features including trying to stop the increasingly prevalent "man-in-the-middle" attacks. The latest techn...
Nintendo Switch error monitoring from Bugsnag
Wednesday, December 28, 2022 by Richard Harris
SmartBear announced that its error monitoring and app stability tool Bugsnag now supports the Nintendo Switch system, giving gaming studios visibility across platforms and devices. With Bugsnag, developer teams can achieve better collaboration, faster deployments, and more stable applications to ensure every end-user has a next-level experience. Earlier this year, Smart...