2016 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the games market in China,†with revenue from PC online, mobile and console games rising to more than $26 billion. Here are Niko Partners' top 14 predictions for digital games in China for 2016.
Japan's mobile gaming industry, at US$7.5 billion the world's biggest according to Deutsche Bank , is undergoing a radical shift. The consolidation the sector is seeing right now can be interpreted as a sign of things to come in other mature markets.
Mobile game revenue is overwhelmingly in-app purchase-based in recent years, but for several reasons, many AAA publishers are still selling their games as premium paid apps. Here's 3 proven IAP revenue strategies which don't hurt gameplay worth trying.
Games investments, M&As and IPOs deal value dropped†81% in 2015 vs 2014. Games investment value fell 30%, games M&A deal value dropped 75% (excluding Activision-Blizzard/King which hasnít†closed yet), with games IPOs at the lowest level in a decade.
This article introduces Chinese mobile giant Tencent's new mini console. Is Tencent after something big?
This weekend, developers from nearly 80 countries will gather to create over 5000 games in 48 hours at Global Game Jam. Here are some lessons I've learned from being a mentor for the past four years, to help you get around the most common pitfalls.