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"When it launched on Facebook no-one thought much of puzzle games, big-budget console games were seen as ‘the big games’ and casual games were something you didn't really talk about. Being part of that zeitgeist and making that happen has given it a permanence in people's minds," said Candy Crush co-founder Sebastian Knutsson.
Nintendo has passed the milestone less than a year after the program was launched. It had previously passed 9.8 million members back in April.
American DJ Marshmello has partnered with developer Gamejam on a new mobile title called Marshmello Music Dance. The artist's new album Joytime III was available exclusively in the app for 24 hours before its public release.
In 2014 the industry had 133 games companies, employing 1,133 staff. By 2018 this had more than doubled to 276 games companies employing 2,731 staff.
We speak with SYBO Games CEO Mathias Gredal Nørvig about how the company has kept Subway Surfers one of the consistently most downloaded mobile titles over the last seven years.