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  • TGE Index Investment Report - Q4 & Year-End 2020

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: US House criticises app store dominance; G-Loot raises SEK500m (£43.3m); and Activision Blizzard withdraws from France. US House criticises app store dominance The US House of Representatives antitrust [...]

  • US House Criticises App Store Dominance; G-Loot Raises SEK500m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: US House criticises app store dominance; G-Loot raises SEK500m (£43.3m); and Activision Blizzard withdraws from France. US House criticises app store dominance The US House of Representatives antitrust [...]

  • Baidu to Invest CN¥500m in Livestreaming; Respawn Opens Vancouver Studio

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Baidu to invest CN¥500m (£58m) in livestreaming; Respawn opens Vancouver studio; and T1 invests in Mobalytics. Baidu to invest CN¥500m (£58m) in livestreaming Baidu executives have announced that [...]

  • Video Games Market to Pass USD$200bn by 2023; Gravity Well Formed

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Video games market to pass USD$200bn (£162bn) by 2023; Gravity Well formed; and Torque Esports completes merger with Frankly and WinView. Video games market to pass USD$200bn [...]

  • Sensor Tower Raises USD$45m; Unity Acquires Bolt

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Sensor Tower raises USD$45m (£36m); Unity acquires Bolt; and Redemption Games receives AppLovin investment. Sensor Tower raises USD$45m (£36m) California-based mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower has announced that [...]

  • Europe Mobile Game Revenue Hits Record High; Riot Acquires Hypixel

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: European mobile game revenue hits record high; Riot Games acquires Hypixel Studios; and esports predicted to withstand recession. European mobile game revenue hits record high March 2020 saw [...]

  • GameStop Surpasses Earnings Expectations; ASOdesk Raises USD$1m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: GameStop surpasses earnings expectations; ASOdesk raises USD$1m (£833,000); and Tribe Gaming raises USD$1m (£833,000). GameStop surpasses earnings expectations Video games retailer GameStop has published its financial results for [...]

  • Jacki Vause on How to Publish Successfully in China

    In this special exclusive contributed piece, Dimoso CEO Jacki Vause considers the fine art of publishing mobile games to China. Vause is a widely respected veteran of the tech, mobile and PR space, has been named one of PCR’s Top-30 [...]

  • Earplay, deltaDNA and the Rising Opportunity of 'Voice-First' Interactive Audio

    Audio-first and audio-only games have to-date offered a fascinating micro niche within the gaming medium. In the late 1990s the visionary musician and game designer Kenji Eno released a game with very few visuals at all for the Sega Saturn and [...]

  • iDreamSky in Leyou Takeover Talks with CVC; Facebook Sues oneAudience

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: iDreamSky in Leyou takeover talks with CVC; Facebook sues oneAudience; and NetEase releases 2019 financial results. iDreamSky in Leyou takeover talks with CVC Mobile developer iDreamSky Technology Holdings [...]

  • The 5 Biggest Feature Trends Shaping the Mobile Game Market in 2020

    In this special contributed feature by Wilhelm Voutilainen, senior game analyst at GameRefinery looks at what we can learn about mobile gaming by looking back to the previous year, pulling insights from the company’s considerable pool of data. — So here we [...]