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Facebook pulls Instant Games from Messenger, Zynga taps classic major IP and whatever happened to Wizards Unite?

Facebook pulls Instant Games from Messenger, Zynga taps classic major IP and whatever happened to Wizards Unite?

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Whatever happened to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite?

Our contributing editor Jon Jordan speaks to our expert group of Monetizer Mavens to discuss what why Niantic’s Harry Potter: Wizards Unite failed to light the world on fire like its licensed predecessor.

Facebook pulls Instant Games from Messenger

Facebook is pulling the Instant Games platform from Messenger and migrating the platform to the social network.

Zynga taps classic major IP for newly soft-launched FarmVille 3 - Animals

US mobile games publisher Zynga has soft-launched FarmVille 3 - Animals, the latest entry in the popular social farming sim series.

Tilting Point invests $30m in UA for Cat Game

Tilting Point has put together its largest user acquisition deal yet after backing developer Mino’s collection title Cat Game to the tune of $30 million.

Supercell pulls games out of Vietnam in face of regulations

Clash of Clans developer Supercell has pulled its games from the App Store and Google Play in Vietnam due to infringing local regulations.


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Matthew Forde is a freelance writer from Yorkshire, who's work has been published for Tech Radar, Nintendo Life, Kotaku UK and more. He regularly attends Smash Bros. tournaments, while trying to keep up-to-date on everything pop culture related - particularly superheroes. You can find him on Twitter @Forde999.

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