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With mobile games expecting to edge out console-based games, it is a key market segment to follow.
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Mobile Game Localization: Countries, Numbers and Statistics | Frozax Games Dev Blog

Mobile Game Localization: Countries, Numbers and Statistics | Frozax Games Dev Blog | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it
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Global Smartphone Market Share Trends: Android, iPhone Lead, Windows Phone Struggles | Tech-Thoughts

Global Smartphone Market Share Trends: Android, iPhone Lead, Windows Phone Struggles | Tech-Thoughts | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it
In the last few days, we have seen reports detailing the state of the smartphone market in numerous countries. This was led by none other than Kantar Worldpanel, which listed the smartphone market share trends in 7 different countries.
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7 ways to boost app downloads – for under $1000

7 ways to boost app downloads – for under $1000 | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it
Editor's note: This is a guest post by Iris Shoor, a co-founder at Takipi, a new startup looking to change the way developers work in the cloud. Previously, she was co-founder at ...
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Top 25 US developers account for half of app revenue | Canalys

Top 25 US developers account for half of app revenue | Canalys | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it
A small number of developers, almost entirely game companies, continue to generate the majority of revenue at the leading app stores - Apple’s App Store (iPhone only) and Google Play.
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Niko estimates Chinese mobile gamers to reach 192 million in 2012

Niko estimates Chinese mobile gamers to reach 192 million in 2012
Mobile gamers surpass the number of PC online gamers, mobile games revenue surges.

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Infographic: How big an issue is Android fragmentation?

Infographic: How big an issue is Android fragmentation? | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it

Being an Android developer isn't easy, with thousands of devices to cater for. Android users aren't just spread across a physical divide, though - the software they run fragments the market just as much as the hardware.

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Emerging Markets: India

Emerging Markets: India | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it

Alter puts the number of smartphones in the country at 30 million, but the number of people with active mobile phones is on the far side of 800 million. Smartphone penetration doubled last year, but Alter expects it to go "much, much faster now." That means the rise of social networking, more refined and secure e-commerce, and, of course, the emergence of a huge market for videogames.

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China remains world's top video game market: analyst

China remains world's top video game market: analyst | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it

The worldwide gaming market will continue to expand this year, with China accounting for the largest number of gamers in the online PC game and mobile game segments. China is the largest consumer of mobile games, with 160 million mobile players.

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U.S. Video Game Market Loses 12 Million Players

U.S. Video Game Market Loses 12 Million Players | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it

Mobile gamers are the largest gamer segment, but they are even “edging out core gamers,” rapidly rising from “9 percentage points to 22% of total gamers.”

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Gamasutra: Ibrahim El-Mouelhy's Blog - Know your Android market: high-end Hong Kong and low-end India, January 2013

Gamasutra: Ibrahim El-Mouelhy's Blog - Know your Android market: high-end Hong Kong and low-end India, January 2013 | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it
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China becomes the world's largest smartphone market

China becomes the world's largest smartphone market | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it
The U.S. isn't going to take the No. 1 spot back.
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Android captured almost 70% global smartphone market share in 2012, Apple just under 20%

Android captured almost 70% global smartphone market share in 2012, Apple just under 20% | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it
Apple may be winning the smartphone battle stateside, but Android is winning the global smartphone war being fought all over the world.
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How to Launch Your App in an International Market

How to Launch Your App in an International Market | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it
Many developers create smart, innovative mobile apps that have near-universal appeal, but how broad is too broad?
For instance, developing apps only in English prevents your st...
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The importance of App translations

Useful maps and statistics of mobile games and languages by country.


Via Elizabeth Sánchez León
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Smartphone growth set to double the Asia-Pacific games market to $30bn by 2016

Smartphone growth set to double the Asia-Pacific games market to $30bn by 2016 | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it

Asia Pacific's growing smartphone market is tipped to drive the region's digital gaming industry to more than double its current value by 2016, according to new research from Ovum.

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Emerging Markets: Brazil

Emerging Markets: Brazil | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it

In terms of both development and retail, Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing markets for smartphone gaming. At present, there are an estimated 240 million mobile devices among the country’s 200 million citizens. Only 10 per cent of that number are smartphones, but that’s rising all the time: according to Naoki Yamamoto, head of GREE’s Latin American business, it will reach 35 per cent by 2015 – around 80 million devices.

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Korea Creative Content Agency - Mobile Game Facts

Mobile is the 3rd largest platform in Korea, behind online and PC and held 4.8% market share in 2011, though market penetration is expected to increase rapidly with “the spread of smart devices.”  In fact, the mobile growth estimates are significant – 49.4% increase in 2012, 45.1% in 2013, and 37% in 2014, surpassing online games in terms of yearly growth.

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2011 UK Gaming Stats Infographic | 1000Games.co.uk 1000 Games – Game Reviews, Walkthroughs, Cheats & Competitions

2011 UK Gaming Stats Infographic | 1000Games.co.uk 1000 Games – Game Reviews, Walkthroughs, Cheats & Competitions | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it

Check out the 2011 UK Gaming Stats infographic from 1000Games. Some of the 2011 UK gaming stats might just surprise you!

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Global Mobile Games, Apps and Social Networking: Trends and Forecast

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New Reports Forecast Global Video Game Industry Will Reach $82 Billion By 2017 - Forbes

New Reports Forecast Global Video Game Industry Will Reach $82 Billion By 2017 - Forbes | Mobile Game Facts & Trends | Scoop.it

A series of new reports from DFC Intelligence forecasts that the global market for video games is expected to grow from $67 billion in 2012 to $82 billion in 2017.

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