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Gaming smartphones penetration to hit 6.5% by 2021 in India: Report

The demand for better hardware to cater to advanced mobile gaming is attracting PC gaming manufacturers such as Razer and ASUS.

Nov 09, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

Google removes over 500 'spying' apps from Play Store

Google has removed over 500 apps that included mobile games for teenagers from its Play Store on account of a spyware threat.

Aug 23, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Pokémon GO: New Pokemons coming next week

Players will now be able to catch creatures like Mewtwo or even the next generation Pokemon creatures.

Dec 08, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

Facebook brings mobile games to Messenger

Facebook on Tuesday unveiled “Instant Games” allowing users of the world’s biggest social network to play from its Messenger application or directly on their news feeds.

Nov 29, 2016, 23:14 PM IST

This could be the best reason to play Pokemon Go – it extends your life by 41 days!

As weird and strange as it may sound, playing Pokemon Go regularly may add an extra 41 days to your life, a new study has claimed.

Oct 13, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Dutch freeze court action against Pokemon Go makers

Dutch authorities said today they have suspended plans to sue the US makers of Pokemon Go after the company deleted its virtual pets from a protected beach in The Hague.

Oct 11, 2016, 21:27 PM IST

9Apps, Disney tie-up to offer 300 mobile games in India

9Apps, part of Alibaba Group has announced its tie-up with Disney India`s Interactive business to host and promote over 300 popular mobile games from its gaming catalogue.

Sep 30, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

Patti becomes top grossing card game app on Google Play

Ultimate Teen Patti recently generated weekly revenues higher than popular mobile game Candy Crush.

Dec 22, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Behold Predator 6, a gaming smartphone from Acer

Much in the line with its gaming tablet Predator 8, Acer have launched the Predator 6 smartphone aimed at gamers.

Sep 03, 2015, 20:07 PM IST

Angry Birds maker Rovio says profit fell 73% in 2014

Mobile games maker Rovio reported its operating profit fell 73 percent last year due to a drop in its licensing business, a latest sign its breakthrough Angry Birds brand is losing its appeal.

Mar 19, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

Reliance Entertainment plans to acquire Western game studios in 2015

Reliance Entertainment plans to begin acquiring North American and European mobile game studios starting in early 2015, in hopes of becoming a significant global player in the fast-growing mobile games industry.

Nov 15, 2014, 08:30 AM IST

Alibaba invests $120 mn in Kabam in latest US deal

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has invested $120 million in San Francisco-based mobile games studio Kabam.

Aug 01, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

John Abraham to promote football World Cup in India

Bollywood actor-producer John Abraham, who is a self-confessed soccer fan, is all set to promote the upcoming FIFA World Cup in India.

May 14, 2014, 20:47 PM IST

How Candy Crush, Angry Birds get your money

They are free to download, fun to play, and fiendishly addictive: mobile games like Candy Crush Saga, Angry Birds and Clash of Clans want to get you hooked, then get your money.

Feb 25, 2014, 11:44 AM IST

Flappy Doge gives you Flappy Bird-like gaming experience

Since, the original Flappy Bird is out of the App Store and Play Store, users reportedly have an option of playing the addictive game with a little help from doge, instead of threatening of murdering the poor developer who couldn`t take fame.

Feb 11, 2014, 12:09 PM IST

More parents learning internet, mobile games from kids

Did you learn how to play the new mobile game or how to chat with friends on social media from your kid? You are not alone.

Jan 25, 2014, 11:53 AM IST

John Abraham planning film on motorcycle racing

Actor-producer John Abraham, known for his love for the mean machines, is currently planning a film on motorcycle racing.

Dec 25, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

‘Games, apps market in India to touch Rs 2,700 cr by 2016’

Mobile games and applications in India are expected to be a Rs 2,700-crore market by 2016, driven by strong smartphone growth and expanding 3G user-base, a report by Avendus Capital said Sunday.

Sep 29, 2013, 18:45 PM IST

John Abraham features in new mobile game

Bollywood actor John Abraham, who is an avid biker, has now become the face of a new mobile game `John Abraham Drag Racer`.

Sep 22, 2013, 20:33 PM IST

Now a mobile game on `Krishna Aur Kans`

Animated movie ‘Krishna Aur Kans’ has inspired a new mobile game, launched for the occasion of Janmashtami Friday.

Aug 09, 2012, 13:52 PM IST