Tencent claims record 100M daily users on mobile game Honor of Kings

At its five-year anniversary gala graced by celebrities, esports stars and orchestras, Tencent’s mobile game Honor of Kings said it has crossed 100 million daily active users. The title has not only broken user records but generated other unprecedented accomplishments along the way. For one, it consistently ranks among the top-grossing mobile games worldwide, jostling…

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Best mobile games to play this Halloween while you’re stuck inside

Halloween is almost here, although it’s safe to say it’ll be unlike any spooky season we’ve seen before, with people taking precautions amid the coronavirus pandemic. The horror genre is a staple in the month of October, but a good mystery (with a dash of suspense) can be equally satisfying. If you’re staying in this…

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Will Mobile Games Become Even More Popular in 2021?

The past few years have seen app development become a leading source of mobile game apps for users. Developers have also benefited from an increase in gaming revenue, occurring from game purchases and in-app advertising. Statistics indicate that most of these users fall into the ‘eighteen to thirty-five years’ age group. Over the past year,…

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Facebook’s cloud-gaming offering focuses on free-to-play mobile games

Facebook is the latest tech giant to follow the likes of Microsoft, Google, and Amazon into the game-streaming space. But Facebook’s effort differs from the competition by focusing exclusively on the kind of free-to-play games that are “typically played on mobile devices.” Facebook VP of Play Jason Rubin lays out the thinking behind this move…

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GAMES OF THE WEEK – The 5 best new mobile games for iOS and Android

It’s that time again! Time for another entry into our long-running GAMES OF THE WEEK series. If you’re looking for the best 5 games which have hit the iPhone, iPad or Android stores this week then you’ve landed yourself at the exact right place at just the right time. Lucky, lucky you. With this article,…

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Scopely raises $340 million at $3.3 billion valuation as mobile games thrive during pandemic

Scopely, the publisher of games like Star Trek: Fleet Command and Marvel Strike Force, has raised $340 million to continue its mobile growth plans as players embrace games during the pandemic. The deal values Scopely at $3.3 billion (according to a source close to the matter), post-money, and it gives the company a war chest…

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