The release of 2048 was a flashpoint; the low-budget free-to-play Threes! ripoff became more popular than the game it stole from, starting a conversation about the viability of paid games in the mobile space. Fun fact: the version of 2048 on the App Store wasn't made by the original developer of 2048. Show More Summary
Ubisoft has purchased Ketchapp for an undisclosed sum, giving them a much wider publishing platform in the mobile arena.
Video game piracy is a major concern for publishers and developers alike. While musicians can still hope that fans who steal their albums will spend money on merchandise or tickets for live shows, the opportunity for profit is lost when someone steals a game. Show More Summary
Ubisoft now owns the company responsible for 2048, the clone of a clone of a clone of premium iOS game Threes that stirred controversy among developers in 2014....
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Serena Williams is joining the ranks of outspoken athletes using their platforms to raise awareness and spark dialogue about police violence in America. In a Facebook post published Tuesday afternoon, the tennis superstar and arguably...Show More Summary
Ubisoft was already a pretty prolific developer in the mobile space, but today they've given themselves a major shot in the arm by acquiring the even more prolific mobile developer Ketchapp. Ubisoft has released a number of mobile games that leverage their popular AAA console and PC brands, as well as licensing popular television IP
This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. One minute and 22 seconds were spent on climate change and other environmental issues in Monday’s presidential debate—and that was pretty much all Hillary Clinton talking. Show More Summary
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Ubisoft is expanding its presence in mobile. The French publisher announced today that it acquired mobile game studio Ketchapp. Ubisoft did not disclose the details of the deal, but the purchase will go through during the company’s fiscal third quarter that ends December 31. Ketchapp is responsible for free-to-play games like Risky Road, Stack, and […]
Mobile game publisher Ketchapp is an absolute force on the App Store. Since 2014, they’ve released a salvo of arcade-y hits like 2048, ZigZag, Stack, Stick Hero, Twist, and Jelly Jump. However, they’ve also been accused of cloning games on a handful of occasions. Read more...
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By Yasmin Anwar Living in unabashedly racist communities can shorten the lives of both blacks and whites, according to new research published in Psychological Science. Researchers compared the racial biases of nearly 1.4 million people nationwide to death rates in more than 1,700 US counties. Show More Summary
Primary Wave Music Publishing made two announcements today that could position it to dominate the market for film, TV, digital, and advertising rights to the most popular songs of the 1960s and 70s, and 80s. The independent publishing...Show More Summary
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England manager Sam Allardyce and the FA have “mutually agreed to terminate his contract,” one day after The Telegraph published the results of a hidden-camera investigation in which Allardyce advises “businessmen” on how to get around third-party ownership rules. Show More Summary