25 Oct Mobile Gaming Roundup – 10/23/2015
10$ for YouTube!? | iOS9 at 60% | Apple TV next week
Industry News for the Week Ending October 23, 2015. Welcome to E-Link’s weekly roundup of mobile gaming news. We curate what’s relevant to those in the mobile gaming industry.
- IAPI: The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- The monetisation of Minions Paradise | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- Apple opens up submissions to its tvOS App Store for Apple TV | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- King Zynga EA Gameloft Glu DAU MAU revenue analysis | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- iOS 9 is on 6 out of 10 of Apple’s mobile devices – CNET
- 82% of Brazilians 18-59 play games – NPD | GamesIndustry.biz
- Defiance TV show cancelled, game will continue | GamesIndustry.biz – (The series that was both game & show at launch)
- Valve: Ads on Steam “would be a bad business decision” | GamesIndustry.biz
- 12 arrested in eSports match fixing scandal – Report | GamesIndustry.biz
- Fishlabs Hibernum deal | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- Apple TV will be launching next week | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- Microsoft is crushing it with its web and mobile apps, data shows | Business Insider India
- Vivendi raises stake in Ubisoft to 10.4 per cent | GamesIndustry.biz – More rumours of Vivendi wanting to take over Ubisoft/Gameloft.
- YouTube intros $10 subscription for ad-free videos | GamesIndustry.biz – Called YouTube Red, can also download vids.
- Instagram’s Top 5 Gaming Brands | alistdaily – Razer, consoles, and Clash of Clans!
- Facebook is unleashing universal search across its entire social network | The Verge
- Gamasutra – Twitter upping its Unity game with tweeting and Crashlytics support
- Nexon sells shares in NCSoft, ending takeover bid | GamesIndustry.biz
- Korean Soldiers Find A Way To Play Hearthstone During Military Service
- Nintendo NX goes mobile | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- USA Today travels ‘Back to the Future’ with front page from the film
- ‘Star Wars’ Stormtroopers on China Wall as ‘Force Awakens’ in Country – Hollywood Reporter
Top Games on October 23, 2015 (iPhone, US)