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Mobius Final Fantasy shutting down after five years

Japanese version of the game has already ended; global service to conclude in June 2020

By Rebekah Valentine

The RuneScape franchise reached a record peak of 1.1m paid subscribers in 2019

Old School RuneScape on mobile also achieved a new milestone of 8m installs

By Rebekah Valentine

NPD: Growth of mobile gamers slows while revenue continues rising

Research firm finds number of US and Canada mobile users playing games was up just 2% last year, but revenues jumped 24% to more than $11.82 billion

By Brendan Sinclair

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Mobile gaming projected to surpass $100b in spend in 2020

App Annie: Mobile games now bring in more spending than all other game types combined

By Rebekah Valentine

Valve Index out of stock around the globe ahead of Half-Life: Alyx launch

Prospect of VR exclusive Half-Life drives sales of high-end hardware, despite $999 price tag

By Haydn Taylor

HTC Vive Pro gets $200 price cut

VR headset on its own now going for $599, Starter Kit for $899, and Full Kit for $1,199

By Brendan Sinclair

Call of Duty Mobile reached 180m downloads in launch quarter

Sensor Tower: It's the most-downloaded mobile game of Q4 2019, and the second-most-downloaded of the year

By Rebekah Valentine

2019 was Pokemon Go's best year ever

Niantic's location-based game brought in $894 million last year, even more than its 2016 launch year

By Rebekah Valentine

Clash of Clans sees first year-over-year revenue increase since 2015

Sensor Tower: Supercell's leading game brought in $722m in 2019, in part thanks to new "Gold Pass"

By Rebekah Valentine

On Christmas, mobile game spending reached $210 million

Sensor Tower: Games accounted for 76% of all mobile in-app spending that day

By Rebekah Valentine

Analysts dole out 2020 predictions

Panel of industry watchers call their shots for the upcoming year in games (and assess how their 2019 calls turned out)

By Brendan Sinclair

Mobile's fast risers of 2019 could be leaders in 2020

Call of Duty and Mario Kart fell away in November, according to Sensor Tower, while Playrix' Township and Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle were ascendant

By Craig Chapple

N3twork acquires Funko Pop! Blitz

The game, along with several key developers, picked up from defunct NBCUniversal gaming arm

By Rebekah Valentine

Brawl Stars brought in $422m in its first year

Sensor Tower: Supercell's multiplayer arena brought in $94m in South Korea alone

By Rebekah Valentine

Apple Arcade now has a cut-price annual payment tier

New subscription option gives a year's access for the price of ten individual months

By Matthew Handrahan

Subway Surfers is the top mobile game of the decade by downloads

App Annie: Clash of Clans was No.1 in consumer spend from 2010 to 2019

By Rebekah Valentine

Animoca Brands acquires Power Rangers developer nWay

Studio behind mobile fighting game Legacy Wars purchased for $7.69 million

By James Batchelor

A (Magic) leap backwards | Opinion

The woes experienced by the over-hyped AR firm were easily predictable -- but the backlash will cause headaches for the sector at large

By Rob Fahey

PUBG Mobile earned at least $1.3 billion in 2019

Sensor Tower points to Chinese rebrand as catalyst for growth, but the figure excludes third-party Android stores

By Matthew Handrahan

High Fidelity lays off half of staff, pulls plug on open-source VR platform

Company cuts headcount for second time this year, says it is refocusing on new project early in development

By Brendan Sinclair

Mobile games made 15 times more revenue than entertainment apps in a single year

Liftoff report on app industry shows games leading the way in downloads, in-app revenue and number of new releases

By James Batchelor

Gameloft partners with Blacknut on mobile cloud gaming service

New service will be available on smartphones, smart TVs, set-top boxes and PC

Voodoo acquires Gumbug

Mobile publisher picks up London-based developer of Smash Supreme and Notorious 99

By Brendan Sinclair

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