Gameloft’s second quarter growth gives hope to the mobile market, Mike Minotti VentureBeat | Poker & eGaming News | Scoop.it

French publisher Gameloft sales in the second quarter were up 35 percent from the same period last year. This is a boost from a 14 percent increase between the 2011 and 2012 first quarters. Combined, Gameloft reports its profits rose 24 percent during the first half of the 2012 financial year, and it is now expecting total sales for 2012 to reach €200 million (slightly more than $240 million).

 

Smartphone and tablet game sales drive much of this business, and were up 119 percent compared to 2011′s second quarter.

 

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