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Diving into TabTale's hyper-casual business, Miniclip acquires Masomo, and Apex Legends could get mobile cross-play

Diving into TabTale's hyper-casual business, Miniclip acquires Masomo, and Apex Legends could get mobile cross-play

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Apex Legends battle royale could get mobile cross-play

EA and Respawn’s free-to-play battle royale is blowing up on PC and console. EA CEO Andrew Wilson said the company is looking at the potential for cross-platform play for the title and across its portfolio - including on mobile.

Miniclip acquires Head Ball 2 dev Masomo

Mobile games publisher Miniclip has added the Head Ball IP to its large portfolio with the acquisition of Masomo. The Head Ball franchise has generated 60 million downloads to date.

TabTale on the state of hyper-casual and how it’s found success

This article dives deep into TabTale’s hyper-casual business, where it’s found success, and how.

More games, more M&A, more growth: Why Zynga CEO Frank Gibeau is bullish for 2019

Zynga says its turnaround from the dark days of its lengthy mobile transition are now over. We caught up with CEO Frank Gibeau on how it got there and what the company’s plans for 2019 are.

EA Mobile downbeat on year-end earnings in face of “increasingly challenging” market

EA Mobile is struggling. Bookins fell 22 per cent year-on-year in the publisher’s latest financials, with Command & Conquer Rivals failing to make its mark despite an apparently promising successful soft launch.

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