Niantic's highly anticipated AR game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now live on iOS and Android. While the game is performing well in terms of revenue and downloads, its success lingers behind Pokémon Go due to AR's increasingly mainstream success.
The NPD Group's May 2019 report reveals the video game industry's spending amounted to $641 million this past May, which is an 11% decline compared to May 2018. Both hardware and software sales declined, with the latter reaching its lowest point since May 2013.
The device's initial success not suggests a promising start for a standalone VR headset, although it remains unclear if the product will usher in the next step forward for mainstream VR.
The specialty retailer was hit hard by declining software and hardware sales, prompting it to suspend dividends.
After an immensely successful Kickstarter in 2016, French developer Novaquark is funding its MMORPG Dual Universe with an additional $11.2 million investment while also planning to "bolster its presence in Canada" through hiring at its Montreal studio.
The layoffs are just the latest in a series of serious financial setbacks for the Swedish developer, which has been selling its publishing rights and making cuts in an attempt to stay afloat.
CEO and Co-Founder of Tipalti, Chen Amit, discusses the importance of considering the player experience while successfully monetizing a game from development to launch and beyond.
Candy Crush maker King is starting to rebuild its user base after sliding for seven straight quarters.
A new report from IHS Markit shows a post-restriction Chinese mobile market beginning to make waves, but older titles still smother competition.
The top grossing title is not Fortnite, according to the researchers at Sensor Tower.