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This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between April 23 and 28. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, April 30 EA PopCap hops on the merchandising wagon Emerging free iOS apps: Logos Quiz Game, Cannon Cat and Smash...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network
Gree's search for the billion-dollar game, from its swanky SF headquarters (interview)

Emerging top grossing iOS apps: Kingdoms of Camelot, Crime City and Slots Journey

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Kabam and Playtika lead this week’s roundup of top grossing iOS apps. Both developers have held the No. 1 spot at one time or another in the past several weeks and neither have been far from a top 10 ranking since April. Kabam’s Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North has...
Emerging top grossing iOS apps: Kingdoms of Camelot, Crime City and Slots Journey

Developers say Facebook Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped

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Facebook’s top developers say the company’s payments infrastructure and virtual currency Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped a year ago. Facebook made it mandatory for developers to use its payments platform in canvas games in July. That meant developers on the platform had to start handing...
Developers say Facebook Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped

GREE beefs up its US development team after buying App Ant Studios

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Japanese mobile social gaming giant GREE has continued to beef up its development team in the US after announcing that it has picked up Bay Area-based App Ant Studios on undisclosed terms. The development studio is well known to GREE, having teamed up to develop Dino Life — which is notable...
GREE beefs up its US development team after buying App Ant Studios

Japanese Gaming Giant GREE Just Dropped $210 Million On An iPhone Game Maker

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t looks like Japanese mobile gaming giant GREE Is on a shopping spree for mobile game makers. When we talked to founder Yoshikazu Tanaka last month, his company had just made an investment in IUGO, a Canadian mobile game maker. Now, GREE has spent $200 million to acquire Funzio, the developer...
Japanese Gaming Giant GREE Just Dropped $210 Million On An iPhone Game Maker

Apps Rush: Paper, The Jungle Book, Zite, Fibble HD, Crime City, Fitocracy, Brick Buddies and more

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What's new on the app stores on Friday 30 March 2012A selection of 12 new apps for you today:Paper by FiftyThreeThere is lots of buzz this week around Paper, an app for sketching and writing that mimics pen and paper. Well, pens: new virtual tools are sold in-app for £1.49...
Apps Rush: Paper, The Jungle Book, Zite, Fibble HD, Crime City, Fitocracy, Brick Buddies and more

Slot City, Duck Hunting and Osmos HD and more on this week’s Android app charts

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Once again, the Android charts were lead by many apps we’ve seen before. DeNA’s Rage of Bahamut continues to hold the No. 1 spot on the top grossing app chart, further adding to its already impressive streak and likely making DeNA a lot of money on the platform. Japanese social...
Slot City, Duck Hunting and Osmos HD and more on this week’s Android app charts
Ubisoft’s Chris Early chases Ghost Recon fans on multiple platforms (interview)

Mobile Gaming Startup Funzio Is Raising $50M At A $350M Valuation

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In what will be a bellwether for the mobile gaming industry after Zynga’s deal to buy OMGPOP, Funzio is looking to raise $50 million at a $350 million pre-money valuation, according to sources familiar with the talks. The company declined to comment. Funzio is the maker of Crime City and...
Mobile Gaming Startup Funzio Is Raising $50M At A $350M Valuation

Emerging popular Android Apps: Rage of Bahamut, Instagram and Shark Dash

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Nothing was out of the ordinary on the Android charts this week, with games and photography apps once again proving to be the most popular types of apps. DeNA’s hit game Rage of Bahamut proved to have some serious staying power, turning in its second week in the No. 1...
Emerging popular Android Apps: Rage of Bahamut, Instagram and Shark Dash

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between May 7 and 13. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, May 7 Emerging free iOS apps: 100 Floors, GifBoom and Race or Die 2 Rovio’s revenues jump 963% year-on-year to...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

GREE reveals first English language sports game MLB: Full Deck

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Japanese mobile-social gaming giant GREE announced today its first major sports game MLB: Full Deck for iOS, featuring officially licensed MLB teams and players from MLB.com and the MLBPA. From the makers of Monster Quest and Crime City, the Tokyo-based company’s MLB: Full Deck allows users to build a team...
GREE reveals first English language sports game MLB: Full Deck

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between April 16 and 21. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, April 16 Reach for the skies with Airport City on Android Emerging free iOS Apps: Slide to Unlock, Design this...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

Emerging popular Android apps: Zynga Poker, Crime City and Where’s Waldo Now?

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Games were the dominant force in the week’s Android roundup, although utilities like Instagram and Amazon’s free Kindle app did well on the free Android app charts. Zynga lead both the top grossing and top paid app charts this week, thanks to a surge in popularity for Zynga Poker and...
Emerging popular Android apps: Zynga Poker, Crime City and Where’s Waldo Now?

GREE acquires game maker Funzio for $210M

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Funzio is the San Francisco startup behind such freemium game titles as Crime City and Modern Warfare. [Read more]...
GREE acquires game maker Funzio for $210M

Japan's Gree Buys Mobile Social Game Developer Funzio for $210 Million

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Gree, the Tokyo-based company that bought OpenFeint for $100 million earlier this year and is trying to build a global mobile social network, has now acquired games for its network. Late today, it announced the acquisition of Funzio. Funzio, which is based in San Francisco, has developed a number of...
Japan's Gree Buys Mobile Social Game Developer Funzio for $210 Million

Emerging top grossing iOS Apps: Draw Something, Tiny Zoo Friends and March Madness Live

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OMGPOP claims the top grossing spot on the iPhone charts this week with the paid version of its incredibly popular app Draw Something. Not surprisingly, the game also topped the free and paid charts this week. Elsewhere on the iPhone charts, Funzio’s Crime City and Storm8′s World War both put...
Emerging top grossing iOS Apps: Draw Something, Tiny Zoo Friends and March Madness Live

Japanese gaming giant GREE thriving in the US, where revenues rose 38% QoQ to $16.87m

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Japanese mobile gaming giant GREE is ramping up its international presence which, most recently, saw it move into a London office and announce plans for a development studio in Vancouver, Canada. With that in mind, the company has given an indication of how its plans for world domination to reach 1...
Japanese gaming giant GREE thriving in the US, where revenues rose 38% QoQ to $16.87m

GREE's Q3 2013 sales declined quarter-over-quarter to $370.9M, profits down 24 percent to $105.7M

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Mobile-social gaming giant GREE today reported 37.9 billion yen ($370.9 million) in revenue and 10.8 billion yen ($105.7 million) in operating profit for the third quarter of 2013, a quarter-over-quarter decline of both sales and profits. Sales fell 4 percent and profits 24 percent. Year-over-year, revenues are down 18 percent...
GREE's Q3 2013 sales declined quarter-over-quarter to $370.9M, profits down 24 percent to $105.7M

Emerging top grossing iOS apps: Zynga Poker, TurboTax and Tap Paradise Cove

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This week’s top grossing iOS app is Zynga Poker. Despite being a solid performer, the app hasn’t been at the top of the iOS charts for over a month as it fell behind the heavily buzzed Draw Something and Angry Birds Space. Speaking of Angry Birds Space, the game drops from No. 3...
Emerging top grossing iOS apps: Zynga Poker, TurboTax and Tap Paradise Cove
GREE goes after adults with Monster Quest

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between April 23 and 28. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, April 30 EA PopCap hops on the merchandising wagon Emerging free iOS apps: Logos Quiz Game, Cannon Cat and Smash...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

Kihon Games takes $1.5M in round led by Playdom co-founder Rick Thompson

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Tuscon-based Kihon Games just picked up $1.5 million in a round led by one of mobile and social gaming’s most prolific angel investors, Playdom co-founder Rick Thompson. The funds will go toward Kihon’s second game, a physics-based title called Dojo Danger that will come out next quarter. It’s a strategy...
Kihon Games takes $1.5M in round led by Playdom co-founder Rick Thompson

Forget Path, Games Startup Funzio Just Raised $50 Million At A $350 Million Valuation

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Gamesmaker Funzio just raised $50 million at a $350 million valuation, TechCrunch's Kim-Mai Cutler reports.  Funzio made hit iOS games Modern War and Crime City. Funzio games are free, in the hopes that users will download them, get addicted, and then pay small amounts of money to make them easier....
Forget Path, Games Startup Funzio Just Raised $50 Million At A $350 Million Valuation

Emerging top grossing iOS Apps: Galaxy Empire, The Daily and Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy

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This week’s top grossing charts were once again lead by OMGPOP on the iPhone, a testament to the enormous popularity of the $1.99 paid version of Draw Something. At last count, the game had been downloaded more than 30 million times . Aside from Draw Something, the most interesting development on the...
Emerging top grossing iOS Apps: Galaxy Empire, The Daily and Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy

Chartboost expands its Kiosk program with four new big-budget offers from Booyah, Kabam, Crowdstar and GREE

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Mobile game cross-promotion service Chartboost has added four new advertisers to its Kiosk program, announcing today that GREE, Booyah, Kabam and Crowdstar are now using the service to advertise their games. While each of the Kiosk program offers announced today are unique, the common factor between all of them is...
Chartboost expands its Kiosk program with four new big-budget offers from Booyah, Kabam, Crowdstar and GREE

Japan’s GREE buys game developer Funzio for $210m, sharpens its focus on Western markets

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Mobile gaming firm GREE has upped its efforts to appeal in Western countries and produce more of its own titles with the aquisition of social game developer US-based Funzio for $210 million. The Japanese firm, which provides both a mobile social gaming platform and develops titles itself, is eyeing the...
Japan’s GREE buys game developer Funzio for $210m, sharpens its focus on Western markets

Funzio's Big Exit to Gree Fueled by Only Three Hit Game Titles

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Funzio’s $210 million sale to Tokyo-based Gree this week makes it the second mobile game company with a relatively short operating history to be snapped up recently. In an interview, co-founder and President Anil Dharni said the company was founded two and a half years ago, but it didn’t make...
Funzio's Big Exit to Gree Fueled by Only Three Hit Game Titles

GREE buys Crime City developer Funzio

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Japanese mobile social game company GREE has bought Crime City developer Funzio. The terms were not disclosed. Developing....
GREE buys Crime City developer Funzio
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