Jesse Freeman calls it his "Zelda." It was a game he'd created called Super JetDroid , and it required players to complete tasks within a certain time limit while making strategic use of their oxygen, resources and energy. Like anyone who's getting serious about the casual gaming market, however, Freeman eventually reached a point where he took a look at Super JetDroid and asked himself, "Is this casual enough?"
Zynga's Draw Something 2 is struggling to match the success of its blockbuster predecessor, according to new data from BTIG Research.
Worldwide consumer spending on mobile games optimized for Apple's iOS has eclipsed total spending on titles for dedicated gaming handhelds like the Sony PSP and Nintendo 3DS, according to a new report issued by researcher IDC and mobile analytics firm App Annie.
Rovio Entertainment launched a new game publishing program, Rovio Stars, which promotes mobile titles from third-party developers, a first for the mobile gaming giant. The first title to be launched through the initiative is Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage from Nitrome Ltd. No release date was given for Icebreaker .
Google is expanding its Android gaming efforts, introducing a series of multiplayer and social features to rival Apple's Game Center platform for iOS, Android Police reports.
Electronic Arts reported fiscal fourth quarter revenues of $1.04 billion, up from $977 million in the year-ago period. Revenues from mobile games, online offerings and other digital channels increased 45 percent year-over-year to $618 million.
Annual revenues generated from content delivered to mobile phones and tablets are on pace to surge roughly $25 billion over the next three years, reaching $65 billion worldwide by 2016, Juniper Research forecasts.
Rovio Entertainment unveiled Rovio Account, which enables gamers to save their progress on one device and resume playing on another device.
An iOS game available for download from Apple's App Store contains an embedded Trojan horse, Macworld reports.
Rovio Entertainment is rolling out Angry Birds Friends , a new version of the blockbuster physics game franchise integrated with Facebook to support new social interactions.