Week that was

Nintendo and DeNA break the internet, King of Thieves examined, and anticipation mounts for PGC Bangalore

Nintendo and DeNA break the internet, King of Thieves examined, and anticipation mounts for PGC Bangalore

The big mobile gaming story this week kicked up an inevitable stink, as Nintendo backtracked on its dismissal of free-to-play by forming a strategic alliance with DeNA.

We covered the initial news, as well as Iwata's claim that Nintendo remained a firm committed to the console business.

Furthermore, editor-at-large Jon Jordan shared his scepticism about the alliance, and predicted that it is doomed to fail.

Outside of the all-consuming Nintendo-DeNA news, we wrapped up our serialisation of the So... You Want to Make Video Games ebook and explored the monetisation and top grossing chart position ZeptoLab's King of Thieves. 

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Matt is really bad at playing games, but hopefully a little better at writing about them. He's Features Editor for PocketGamer.biz, and has also written for lesser publications such as IGN, VICE, and Paste Magazine.

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