Kabam Receives $120 Million in Funding from Alibaba Group

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Mobile and social game company Kabam has announced its partnership with Alibaba Group to bring Kabam’s titles to mobile gamers in China. As part of the partnership, Kabam will receive an investment of $120 million from the Alibaba Group.

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Glu Mobile Announces Q2 2014 Financial Results, Acquires Cie Games

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Glu Mobile has announced its financial results for Q2 2014, seeing non-GAAP revenues of $35 million, up 51 percent year-over-year from $23.2 million in Q2 2013. GAAP revenue was $40.9 million for the quarter, up from $24.4 million in Q2 2013.

In addition, the company has announced its acquisition of Cie Games. The developer of Racing Rivals (pictured) and Car Town has been acquired for $100 million ($30 million in cash and $70 million in common stock), with the acquisition expected to close in August.

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Chartboost Partners with Chukong Technologies to Expand Into China

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Mobile game discovery and monetization platform Chartboost has announced its partnership with mobile games company Chukong Technologies to expand its reach into Asia, providing Chinese developers with the tools necessary to find new players and monetize their games to achieve increased revenue and higher user retention.

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Tapstream Launches ‘Word of Mouth’ to Boost Mobile App Sharing

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Tapstream, a growth platform for mobile apps, has today announced the launch of its “Word of Mouth,” a new product that helps apps increase user acquisition via the social sharing of existing app users. When users recommend apps to their friends, those who download tend to be more engaged and higher-value users than others. Through this launch, Tapstream will help developers capitalize on that trend.

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Think Gaming Launches Advertising Data Co-Op for Mobile Apps

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In its continued quest to help app developers create top-grossing products, Think Gaming has announced the launch of its first mobile advertising co-op. The platform encourages mobile app developers to work together and share advertising data that allows all parties to find the best paying users for their apps and games.

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Kamcord Expands Mobile Gameplay Recording Social Networking App

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Mobile gameplay sharing network Kamcord has announced the launch of Version 2.0 of its social networking app, which allows users to view gameplay videos recorded with Kamcord in a variety of mobile games. In the new version of Kamcord, users have the ability to chat with their fellow gamers, post “likes” and comments on videos, and follow the best players from their favorite mobile apps. It’s like Instagram, but for mobile game videos.

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Pac-Man Friends, Pac-Man CEDX Announced for Mobile

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Bandai Namco Games has announced the development of two new mobile titles in the iconic Pac-Man franchise: Pac-Man Friends and Pac-Man Championship Edition DX (CEDX). Both games will hit mobile before the end of the year, and fans of the series will recognize Pac-Man CEDX from its previous release on other platforms.

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Bandai Namco Announces Outcast Odyssey for Mobile

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Magic Pixel Games and Bandai Namco have announced Outcast Odyssey, the pair’s upcoming mobile card battle game that takes players to a fantasy world where they’ll explore dungeons and other locations throughout a series of floating islands.

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Emojis Among Us – The Documentary

Emojis are evolving into their own language and are gaining just as much popularity as selfies. Isn’t it time they got their own documentary? This one is not even two-minutes short, but it captures the future growth of emojis, their potential assimilation into our lives, and their vague, graphical symbolism. (more…)

Fonhandle: a Phone Attachment That Gives You a Handle on Your Phone

fonhandlePerhaps I am alone in this sentiment, but this Fonhandle resembles a fly swatter with a smart interface: the ergonomic grip, the long handle capable of great swinging, and of course, the solid square surface that’s able to capture a video of the deadly bug encounter. (more…)

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