• Infographic: Performance Of Mobile Gaming Apps On The iOS Platform

    As part of its “Index” infographic series, mobile advertising provider Mobclix has published its latest one that details the performance of mobile gaming apps on the iOS platform. Among the many nuggets of information, some stood out — including the fact that since in-app purchasing has become so popular, developers are focusing more attention on action …   Read More

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    Score Media Acquires Competition with Purchase of Mobile App SportsTap

    Score Media, the company behind popular multi-sport apps like ScoreMobile, has announced its purchase of rival SportsTap. The company says its purchase reinforces Score Media’s position as a definitive market leader in smartphone sports apps. Score Media plans to operate SportsTap as a stand-alone application. By Score Media’s own admission, SportsTap was one of the …   Read More

  • mHealth: Poison Control Goes Mobile for Safety Education with iPhone App

    California Poison Control has launched a new iPhone app dubbed “Choose Your Poison,” a poison education effort undertaken through an innovative mobile health (mHealth) initiative. The organization is rolling out the new (and free) iOS application this week, which is packaged as an informative game for kids available in both English and Spanish. According to …   Read More

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    EA Continues Aim to Corner Mobile Gaming Market with the Acquisition of Firemint

    Electronic Arts is making another major move in the mobile gaming market, this time with the company’s announced acquisition of Firemint Pty Ltd., the world’s leading independent mobile development studio. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Firemint will deliver no shortage of talent and mobile gaming expertise to EA. Firemint is behind such original hits as Flight …   Read More

  • FarmVille Creator Zynga Announces Acquisition of Mobile Gaming Firm Wonderland Software

    The royal wedding isn’t the only significant partnership that’s becoming official in the UK this week. On Thursday, Zynga Inc., one of the digital world’s biggest social game developers, announced its acquisition UK-based mobile game developer Wonderland Software. Wonderland, which was founded in 2009, is behind the likes of GodFinger for the iPhone, iPod Touch …   Read More

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    EA Launches Holiday Weekend Mobile Games Firesale

    Electronic Arts has rolled out a holiday weekend sales bonanza that has scores of the game-maker’s most popular iOS gaming apps (some for Android too) on sale for $0.99. The phenomenally cheap prices will only be around through the Easter holiday weekend, ending Monday, April 25th. All told, games are enjoying at least a 70% …   Read More

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    Is There a Mobile App Developer Shortage?

    It seems the mobile world can’t get enough of a good thing. And, in this case, the good thing is a talented mobile app developer. According to a new report published by The Wall Street Journal, the “talent pool” of devs isn’t overflowing by a long shot, despite the escalating demand for developers and their …   Read More

  • Century 21 Looks for Promotion, Branding Potential in Mobile Games

    The folks at Century 21 are apparently interested in the rich promotional value of mobile gaming’s real estate. The world’s largest residential real estate sales organization announced this week that it is the first brand to buy real estate in ngmoco’s “We City,” a leading mobile game that draws heavy engagement from today’s consumers. It’s …   Read More