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Disney Interactive begins “targeted reduction" of Club Penguin workforce

Posted by admin 2 days ago News — Disney Interactive has begun the process of laying off staff from its web and mobile Club Penguin brand. While Canadian news site Castanet would not confirm its sources, it says that approximately 30 people were laid off from the original team in Kelowna, Canada. Ousted from the club More staff are reported culled in Los Angeles, while it’s claimed that the entire Club Penguin office i Read More
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97.6 percent of all YouTube game views are bagged by fan-made channels

Posted by admin 2 days ago News — New research has revealed that only 2.4 percent of views pertaining to gaming related content on YouTube come from official channels. Newzoo and Octoly released figures for March 2015  that show 97.6 percent of all gaming views come from official “fan-made” streams – despite the fact that view raking content like game trailers are usually hosted on publisher owned chan Read More
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Pocket Media is moving beyond CPI

Posted by admin 2 days ago News — Given the growth of the mobile ecosystem in recent years, it's no surprise that the mobile advertising sector now measures its scale in billions per day of ad impressions. A couple of years ago this was only in the mid-50 million range. But is volume the optimal metric on which to base future growth? One company which thinks the future is about quality not volume is Pocket Media. With office Read More
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Inside the Game: How we gave High School Story players a voice and increased engagement

Posted by admin 2 days ago News — has partnered up with US developer Pixelberry Studios to highlight its candid stories on the trials and triumphs of a startup game studio whose debut title High School Story   stayed in the top grossing top 100 chart for a year. This series of articles will provide a mix of drama, detailed learnings, and actual numbers from their experience launching and supporting Read More
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Google favour mobile-friendly sites with changes to search

Posted by admin 3 days ago News — Mobile optimised websites will take top spots Read More
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Soft launch your game as soon as possible, says Zeptolab

Posted by admin 4 days ago News — Zeptolab CEO and co-founder Misha Lyalin was keen to stress at Pocket Gamer Connects Bangalore that delaying soft launch is a mistake made too often. "Today your global release should really be your soft launch," he advised on stage. "You will never realise your potential until you launch on a global scale. You get data that you would never otherwise receive." Using this data, Lyalin says th Read More
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MergeVR announces $129 headmount and controller

Posted by admin 4 days ago News — While Google is stealing a march  on Occulus and Sony in the VR stakes, the market in thirdparty headmounts continues apace. New entrant MergeVR has announced its play in the market in the shape of its $129 mount and controller combo. Due for release for iOS and Android devices this fall, the goggles are made from a proprietary foam, while the 9-axis motion wireless controller is offers Read More
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EU opens Android probe as Google charged with antitrust violations

Posted by admin 5 days ago News — The European Commission has charged Google with exploiting its dominance of the search market Read More
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