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Street Fighter and me: Yoshinori Ono on the future of the fighting game

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The Street Fighter producer, now recovering from a recent illness, tells us about his aims and ambitions for the legendary series, and reveals his favourite Tekken characterIf you're a fighting game fan, you'll have seen the videos. Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono and his Tekken equivalent, Katsuhiro Harada, at the...
Street Fighter and me: Yoshinori Ono on the future of the fighting game

DeNA partners with Peter Molyneux's 22cans for Godus

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Japanese mobile-social gaming giant DeNA and 22cans today announced a partnership to publish Godus, a God game from game studio 22cans. 22cans, which is led by game industry veteran Peter Molyneux, chose to partner with the Tokyo-headquartered DeNA to distribute and market Godus when it launches for Android and iOS....
DeNA partners with Peter Molyneux's 22cans for Godus

Millennial Media: Android platform accounts for 64% of games impressions, 12 percent higher than the ad network's platform average for Android

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Unlike other Mobile Mix reports of Millennial Media’s, its latest report focused specifically on mobile game apps and developers on its platform, finding that smartphones as well as Android’s operating system (OS), in particular, saw the majority of impressions for game apps on the ad network’s platform. Millennial Media broke...
Millennial Media: Android platform accounts for 64% of games impressions, 12 percent higher than the ad network's platform average for Android

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

Under-pressure Japanese gaming giant DeNA posts record annual revenues – $1.82B sales, $794M income

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DeNA is one of a number of mobile gaming firms under pressure in Japan — where authorities look set to rule a lucrative social game genre illegal — but, casting that aside, the company has announced record annual revenues of $1.82 billion in sales and $794 million in operating income,...
Under-pressure Japanese gaming giant DeNA posts record annual revenues – $1.82B sales, $794M income
God Complex: Peter Molyneux Kicks Off First Kickstarter With Project GODUS -- A Grand Plan To "Recreate The Entire God Game Genre"
Adventure Bar Story shows players an RPG world from another perspective

Japan's DeNA undergoes a corporate reband to unite its global businesses

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Billion-dollar Japanese mobile gaming firm DeNA has been working to grow its international presence in recent times and now the company has taken stock and undergone a corporate makeover that it says will unite its global business. DeNA, which has offices and development studios in 18 cities across 11 countries and regions...
Japan's DeNA undergoes a corporate reband to unite its global businesses

Peter Molyneux departs Lionhead Studios and Microsoft to found 22 Cans

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Peter Molyneux, one of the most recognizable names in the video game industry, has announced today that he will be leaving Lionhead Studios, the company he founded 15 years ago. Taking his place will be the studio co-founder Mark Webley. Molyneux also held the position of creative head at...
Peter Molyneux departs Lionhead Studios and Microsoft to found 22 Cans
Ubisoft ships 13M dance games and 7M copies of Assassin Creed title
Disney to launch Animal Kingdom Explorers hidden-object social game

30 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Bubble Island, Theme Park, Hellfire, Zombie Driver THD, Peppa Pig and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of new games for smartphones and tablets, this time covering iOS, Android and Windows Phone.The week's pick of new and notable games includes racing, bubble-popping, theme-park-managing, LOTS of...
30 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

Storm8 launches Fruit Blast Mania for iOS, CEO Perry Tam says no plans to go public anytime soon

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Mobile-social game developer Storm8 today launched tile-matching game Fruit Blast Mania for iOS from its casual social label TeamLava, the third social arcade title from the Redwood City, Calif.-headquartered company. “When we decide to enter a genre, we decide not to be a one-hit wonder and will create multiple hits...
Storm8 launches Fruit Blast Mania for iOS, CEO Perry Tam says no plans to go public anytime soon

Exclusive: Apsalar analyzes the correlation between mobile game engagement and monetization by genre

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Mobile analytics provider Apsalar drilled down into its iOS data to determine which mobile game genre developers should build their free-to-play games around in order to maximize revenue. The company, which offers a free mobile app SDK that provides in-app and campaign attribution analytics, discovered that certain game genres show...
Exclusive: Apsalar analyzes the correlation between mobile game engagement and monetization by genre

Project Godus reaches Kickstarter goal just under the wire

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Peter Molyneux is likely sleeping a little easier these days. The Kickstarter for Project Godus, Molyneux's effort to revive the largely ignored god game genre, has passed its £450,000 ($732,510) funding goal. After a rough start that seems to have put a dent in Molyneux's usually boundless enthusiasm, the project...
Project Godus reaches Kickstarter goal just under the wire
BYOT Episode 2: The comedians of the gaming world
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition review: Flawed, but still classic

Mojang and Humble Indie Bundle collaborate for charity

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In a blog post Wednesday, Mojang noted that they’ll be creating a new game in 60 hours starting Friday, Feb. 17, with the proceeds going to charity. Even more interesting, the development will be streamed live through the Humble Indie Bundle website for all to see. They’re asking for donations, which...
Mojang and Humble Indie Bundle collaborate for charity
Funium's Family Village game brings your family history into a social game (exclusive)

Peter Molyneux: 'The god-game genre was almost invented for free-to-play'

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Veteran games designer talks Kickstarter, freemium gaming and shows off latest project GodusPeter Molyneux didn't make his name in the games industry by shying away from ambitious, risky projects, from god games Populous and Powermonger through Black & White, the Fable games and prototype Kinect title Project Milo.2012 saw him...
Peter Molyneux: 'The god-game genre was almost invented for free-to-play'

20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

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Fluid Football, Marvel War of Heroes, My NBA2K, Symphonica, Global Outbreak, Super-Fluid and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of new games for smartphones and tablets, this time covering iOS, Android and Windows Phone.The week's pick of new and notable games includes football, superheroes, music conducting, zombies, demons and baseball....
20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

Peter Molyneux to quit Lionhead and Microsoft

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The veteran games designer will leave development studio Lionhead and his position at Microsoft after the completion of current project, Fable: The JourneyPeter Molyneux has revealed that he will leave Lionhead after the completion of the studio's current project, Fable: The Journey. The veteran games designer will also give up...
Peter Molyneux to quit Lionhead and Microsoft
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