Game Time: Latest News & Updates from Mobile Game App Industry

Game Time: Latest News & Updates from Mobile Game App Industry

Fortnite’s iOS app grosses $180m, Android version will snub Google Play

The largest-growing Battle Royale game is off to repeat that popularity on mobile as well. Fortnite grossed over $180 million on iOS alone since March, earning Apple $54 million in fees, according to mobile data firm Sensor Tower. When it came to Android devices however, instead of expanding through Google Play, Epic Games made the game available for download through its website directly.

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Angry Birds 2 bookings grow 44 per cent to reach a record $33.9m in Q2 2018

Rovio has posted its financial results for the quarter ending June 30th 2018.

The Finnish studio’s flagship Angry Birds 2 saw gross bookings grow 44 per cent, bringing in $33.9m in Q2. Rovio’s total revenue for the quarter came to $81.9m, a decrease of $10.2m thanks to last year’s revenue peak alongside the Angry Birds Movie.

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The Respawnables mobile game hits 45 million downloads and 2.5 billion matches in 5 years

Digital Legends Entertainment has hit some big milestones with its The Respawnables mobile game after five years: 45 million downloads and 2.5 billion matches played. And the success has given Digital Legends Entertainment the confidence to publish its own mobile games in the future, rather than split the money with other publishers.

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Why Holedown is the hot mobile game of the moment

Holedown is the rare game that everybody seems to love. Game enthusiasts, app-loving commuters, critics and game developers alike have sung its praises since its its debut on the App Store and Google Play in late July.

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Vietnamese mobile game a hit in Korea, China

Caravan War, a strategic game in which players defend their base by building towers that can attack the enemy, hit the Korean Google Play Store on August 8 and was listed as one of the most favorite new games.

The game, made by Vietnamese developer Hiker Games, has also stayed in the top 15 paid games of the Chinese Apple Store since it became available for Chinese users in June.

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The best free and inexpensive mobile games

If you’re a gamer on a budget, you don’t have to drop hundreds of dollars on a console or $60 a pop on the latest triple-A titles. Chances are you already have a fantastic gaming machine in your pocket: your smartphone. While you won’t get the graphics of a high-end PC or the community of PSN, your phone can scratch that gaming itch for a fraction of the price.

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Madfinger Games unveils competitive online FPS ‘Shadowgun War Games’

Shadowgun War Games is a quick 5v5 game with “capture the flag” mechanics. You have to leverage the unique skills of each hero on your team to beat back the opposing side and snag their flag. The trailer doesn’t provide much detail on the gameplay, but it sounds pretty straightforward. Madfinger is clearly hoping this game becomes popular in esports.

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31 best new Android games released this week including Bendy in Nightmare Run, PUBG Mobile Lite, and Hot Guns

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted in the previous week or so. This week, have a dope looking auto-runner with a ’20s cartoon theme, a lite version of PUBG that is only available as a soft-launch title in limited regions

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