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Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime to retire

Long-time Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime is to retire in April. Fils-Aime has been with the company for 15 years, starting out as executive VP of sales and marketing in 2013. In May 2006 he was named president and COO. During his time he’s played a key role in the launches of […]

Chinese publisher East2West opens its USA branch in San Francisco

Chinese publishing platform East2West has opened doors on its new USA branch in San Francisco. East2West has established a position for years as an outlet for bringing Western-developed games into China, including The Escapists 2, Chuchel and This War of Mine. Now, the publisher has launched East2West USA as a means to take its model […]

New Design Resources Now Available

Make sure your iOS and watchOS apps continue to deliver outstanding user experiences. Take advantage of new Siri Shortcuts design templates, the SF Compact Rounded font for watchOS, and the watchOS design kit for Adobe XD. You can also get updated design templates for iOS Home Screen, Notifications, Widgets, and Home Screen Quick Actions. Learn […]

Jurassic World Alive grosses $40 million in nine months

Ludia‘s location-based ugmented reality game Jurassic World has grossed more than $40 million globally since launching in May 2018, according to Sensor Tower. The title currently considered the second-best challenger on the market to Niantic’s juggernaut Pokemon Go, which reportedly made $785 million from in-app purchases alone in 2018. Compared to other AR games, Jurassic […]

Razer lays off 30 staff as mobile future is put in doubt

Dedicated games phone manufacturer Razer has laid off 30 staff after shutting down projects as part of what it calls a “company realignment”. The news surfaced after the company announced that it will be closing its official game store. A blog post was uploaded to the site stating that operations will cease on February 28th, 2019. […]

Samsung unveils first foldable phone Galaxy Fold

Samsung has unveiled its first foldable phone at its Samsung Unpacked event in San Francisco, California. The new Galaxy Fold is the company’s first foray into the foldable mobile market and features a 7.3-inch infinity flex display. This allows the phone to fold out into a bigger widescreen (akin to a tablet) before being folded […]

Keywords’ latest acquisition is Dutch UA tools provider GetSocial

Technical services provider Keywords Studios has acquired viral user acquisition tools provider GetSocial. The GetSocial platform works with iOS, Android and Unity apps, providing a layer to connect games and social networks. Current clients include Ubisoft Mobile Games, Sega, Truly Social Games and Kolibri Games, who have used GetSocial to enhance customer acquisition, customer retention and […]