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Topic: Mobile games

Bomb Gaza and 6 Other Mobile Games Banned by App Stores

Mideast conflict just the latest inspiration for hard-core software

The Israel-Palestine conflict is playing out in app stores with games like Bomb Gaza being used as a new kind of information warfare. In fact, Google started pulling apps from…

'Help, I'm Addicted to Kim Kardashian's Game'

Signs this vapid app is ruining your life

Kim Kardashian’s game is starting to take its toll. People are crying for help on anonymous social networks like Whisper to confess their addiction to this mindless app. The Kim Kardashian:…

Ad of the Day: This Rube Goldberg Device Promotes a Video Game by Bringing It to Life

Another creation from OK Go's collaborator

While always interesting to watch, intricate Rube Goldberg devices in ads rarely seem connected to the products they're supposedly selling. But this is quite the exception. Brett Doar, the man behind…

Gamers Are Not Who You Think They Are, Study Finds

Twitch says their profile has changed in last decade

A new study commissioned by gaming-themed online video platform Twitch finds that today's gamers do not live in their parents' basements, and are, for all intents and purposes, just average…

GameSpot Ranks Interest in Upcoming Video Games

New list tells marketers, publishers what's hot

To give brands, consumers and publishers more insight into which video games are being geeked out over, top gaming information site GameSpot will rank interest in upcoming games in real…

What Fast-Growing Trivia App Didn't Have an Android Version Until Today?

QuizUp looks for more users

QuizUp, the mobile trivia game, launched on Android today after becoming a fast hit on the iPhone last year. The Iceland-based Plain Vanilla Games also launched QuizUp on the iPad…

Coke Runs First All-Digital Effort, Focusing on Teens and Mobile

Beverage giant debuts multi-year initiative

Coca-Cola has emerged from an extensive round of teen panels and believes it knows what those kids want from the brand—fun, "snackable" digital experiences that center on mobile consumption over…

Mobile Gaming Ad Network Chartboost Raises $19 Million

Launching in-app commerce product this year

Over the past two years, Chartboost has built its own business by helping mobile game developers run ads in each others’ games to attract players and revenue. That business can…

Mobile Apps Compete for Holiday Downloads

Facebook emerging as key app discovery engine

Christmas morning is a gift to app developers. Once folks unwrap their new tablets or smartphones, among the first things they do is load them up with apps. “My understanding is…

Facebook, Zynga Loosen Ties

Gaming company gains autonomy outside of social network

Facebook and Zynga used to be best friends. Now the social gaming company is looking to reduce Facebook’s role when users play its games like Words With Friends outside of…

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