The opportunities and challenges facing alternative app stores

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While Apple and Google may have been able to dominate the mobile market, change is afoot. With the advent of the EU’s Digital Markets Act, things are shaking up. We have already seen the big announcement that the Epic Game Store will be available on […]

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45 top mobile games in soft launch: CSR 3, Plants vs. Zombies 3, LEGO Hill Climb Adventures, Candy Crush Blast, and more

Developers and publishers alike champion the need for thorough design documents at every stage of the development cycle, but it all counts for nothing if the players don’t want to, well… play! Now a near-essential part of the modern games-as-a-service approach, the soft launch process […]

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New release roundup: The best new mobile games from Disney denizens to a gen AI puzzle solver

Produced alongside our friends at PocketGamer.fun – THE place to discover your next favourite mobile games – here’s our pick of the best fresh-this-week titles. While the deals and the stats of the gaming world are important, nothing would happen without the research, funding and, […]

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Xsolla’s Andrey Kalugin talks web shops tips to get users out of mobile “jail”

“Whales don’t want to save money,” said Xsolla  regional director Andrey Kalugin . He shared this insight among his many key learnings from 150 web shop launches, and revealed the tips and tricks to moving players away from mobile “jail” during his presentation at the […]

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Apple allows retro games on iOS at last. Here's what you can and can't do

Alongside the latest titles, retro gaming is a never-to-be forgotten sub-genre of games that – thanks to millions of fans worldwide – just won’t quit. Retro gaming communities work hard to deliver the classic games that ignited and inspired today’s gaming greats and – potentially […]

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8bitdo M30 Bluetooth 2024 Review – One of the Best Fighting Game Controllers for iOS, Switch, Steam Deck, and More

Over the last few years, I’ve been buying and using quite a few controllers across different consoles, PC, and mobile platforms. Some of them have been mediocre while others have been amazing. I also use these controllers across a variety of game genres and have […]

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End of an era: Nintendo 3DS goes offline, but what does this mean for mobile?

It’s a bad day for game preservation as Nintendo  has closed down its 3DS and Wii U online servers for good. As a result, midnight last night marked the dawn of a new age for online handheld play – an age in which the Nintendo […]

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Hot Five: New VC funds for mobile, Turkish investments, and Baby Shark makes a splash in Brawl Stars

Start your week right with our quick take on the stories that are impacting the mobile industry right now. To help get you primed and ready for another week in mobile gaming, we’ve curated the biggest stories you need to know from the last seven […]

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Week in Views – a mobile classic turns 10, investment bounces back and your gaming questions get answered

The games industry moves quickly and while stories may come and go there are some that we just can’t let go of… So, to give those particularly thorny topics a further going over we’ve created a weekly digest where the members of the PocketGamer.biz team […]

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New release roundup: The best new mobile games from bad botanists to bunny befrienders

Produced alongside our friends at PocketGamer.fun – THE place to discover your next favourite mobile games – here’s our pick of the best fresh-this-week titles. While the deals and the stats of the gaming world are important, nothing would happen without the research, funding and, […]

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