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We speak to Crash Bandicoot: On the Run creative lead Stephen Jarrett about the marsupial's first mobile outing in over a decade, alongside how the studio looks to continue the success of the IP after three successful hits in four years.
Hypercasual publisher CrazyLabs takes a look at the success of Australian-based developer Crikey, the studio behind simulator Phone Case DIY.
American social games giant Zynga is making its first foray onto consoles with Star Wars: Hunters.
Star Wars: Hunters is a free-to-play online shooter, set between Episodes Six and Seven in the franchise's movie series.
In-play ads appear to be the most exciting format on offer in 2021, according to a report from advertising specialist Admix.
Unsurprisingly, in-play ads are better received by players due to them not taking away from their experience. As such, more mobile developers are looking at this method.
As part of our regular POC in Mobile series, we spoke to LEGO strategic partnerships lead Ankur Suri about his time in the industry and the challenges of obtaining a job when you live in a developing country.