The transition from Facebook/web to mobile continued to shape publisher fortunes in Q4 of 2015, writes Adam Krejcik from Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, with performances boosting full-year estimated global revenues by 19% to US$3.3bn.
IBIS Capital published its 2015 review of the global gaming market this month. The research focuses on video, social and other mainstream games and includes case studies on esports and the monetisaiton of social and mobile games.
The Pechanga Development Corporation, the board that manages the Pechanga Resort & Casino in the US state of California, has entered into a partnership with social casino games publisher Ruby Seven Studios.
The social casino sector experienced a second consecutive period of sub-par growth in the third quarter of 2015, with some publishers adapting better than others to the ongoing transition away from Facebook/web gaming to mobile, writes Adam Krejcik of Eilers Research.
Imperus Technologies has cited its acquisitions of the Akamon Entertainment and Diwip social gaming brands as two of the key reasons behind its revenue performance during the three months to December 31, 2015.
Imperus Technologies Corp, a specialist in social networking, mobile and real-money gaming, has confirmed that it is to drive through its acquisition of social gaming company Akamon Entertainment Millennium by November 16.
Zynga has reported a significant year-on-year increase in revenue during the three months to September 30, while also confirming that chief financial officer David Lee has resigned with immediate effect.
Video game developer Activision Blizzard has announced that it has struck a deal to acquire King Digital Entertainment, the interactive gaming company behind the ‘Candy Crush Saga’ brand, for $5.9 billion (€5.4 billion).