How TikTok helped Stacky Dash achieve 100,000 downloads a day | Pocket Gamer.biz

With discoverability in the gaming market becoming increasingly difficult by the day, we’ve decided to shine a light on the many amazing and incredibly interesting indie developers out there. So welcome to the Indie Spotlight, where each week a developer tells us about their life and work, and the challenges facing indie developers in the modern mobile and handheld market. This week, we spoke to Born2Play founder Stan Mettra and programmer Denis Hiezely on the formation of the studio, partnering with publisher Supersonic Studios, and the launch of Stacky Dash. PocketGamer.biz: How…

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‘Laid-Back Camp Virtual Lake Motosu’ Based on the Laid-Back Camp Series Releases This Week for iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, and More – TouchArcade

After announcing a brand new adventure game based on the Laid-Back Camp (Yuru Camp) series titled Laid-Back Camp Virtual, Gemdrops confirmed that the two games will release for iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, and PS4 beginning March 2021. Laid-Back Camp Virtual Lake Motosu was confirmed for this month while Laid-Back Camp Virtual Fumoto Campsite releases next month. Today, Gemdrops confirmed that Laid-Back Camp Virtual Lake Motosu will release on March 4 for all platforms. Laid-Back Camp Virtual Lake Motosu supports both VR and non VR devices. On iOS and Android,…

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KamaGames forms partnerships with All Elite Wrestling | Pocket Gamer.biz

Social Casino games specialist KamaGames has formed a partnership with All Elite Wrestling (AEW). The pair will launch a new app for mobile devices dubbed AEW Casino: Double or Nothing through the partnership. The application, at launch, will include 10 different casino games from across KamaGames’ library, including poker, 3D blackJack and slots. Moreover, there will be weekly tournaments available for the titles found within AEW Casino: Double or Nothing. However, the company already has plans to add even more titles. Overall, KamaGames has seen 150 million unique users across…

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Lost Soul’ Now Available (Mostly) Worldwide Alongside ‘Cardfight!! Vanguard’ Crossover Event – TouchArcade

In August of last year we noted the soft launch of card-based fighting game Invictus: Lost Soul from developer True Axion and publisher Bushiroad, who are more than familiar with the world of card battling game both physical and digital. Invictus had previously been in soft launch in 2019 as well, and in general the developers have been working for a long time trying to whip the very promising looking game into shape. Well it appears that they’ve done just that as today Invictus: Lost Soul has officially launched worldwide,…

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Microsoft is testing 1080p resolution for xCloud | Pocket Gamer.biz

Microsoft has begun testing 1080p resolution for its xCloud games service. As reported by Windows Central, should Microsoft upgrade xCloud from its current 720p resolution, it would be on par with the likes of Google Stadia. The publication was sent screenshots from the “Xbox streaming test tools for developers” from trusted sources, demonstrating the difference between the current and potential resolutions. It is said that Microsoft wants to upgrade its cloud servers from that of the Xbox One to the Series X, making better visuals possible for mobile devices. In…

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‘Pac-Man’, ‘VOEZ’, ‘Sneaky Sasquatch’, ‘Rules of Survival’, and More – TouchArcade

Hello everyone, and welcome to the week! It’s time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. There are definitely a few things in here that you’ll know about already if you’re a diligent TouchArcade reader, but I’ve mixed enough other things in here that you should still get at least half a breakfast’s worth of reading out of it. Of course, you can keep an eye out for updates yourself using AppShopper or by participating in the TouchArcade forums. This weekly summary…

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Behind The Frame paints its way to victory at the Big Indie Pitch at Pocket Game | Pocket Gamer.biz

It feels like an age since we began hosting digital pitches in response to the global situation. However, despite the circumstances that necessitated this move, our digital pitches have only gone from strength to strength. Allowing us to host an ever-increasing range of diverse brand new gaming experiences from some of the world’s most exciting indie developers. Most recently that meant hosting our most recent Big Indie Pitch at Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #5 sponsored by Kwalee, in order to highlight the best and brightest indie developers we can both discover.…

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Seriously’s Petri Järvilehto takes over CEO role | Pocket Gamer.biz

Mobile games specialist Seriously Digital Entertainment has a new CEO. As confirmed via LinkedIn, company co-founder Petri Järvilehto has taken over the chief exec role from fellow Seriously founder Andrew Stalbow, who held the role for more than seven years. Previously, Järvilehto served as the company’s chief creative officer. “Glad to share that I’ve taken the point responsibility as the CEO of Seriously Digital Entertainment,” said Järvilehto. “It’s been an amazing journey so far building up the company with Andrew for the last seven years, and while he’s now starting…

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‘Genshin Impact’ Hu Tao Story Quest and Banner Release This Week, Gameplay Trailer Released – TouchArcade

Following the release of Genshin Impact (Free) version 1.3 ‘All That Glitters’ that brought in support for controllers on iOS 14 and a lot more, miHoYo have been showcasing Hu Tao ahead of her banner and story quest going live. Hu Tao is the 77th Director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor and she is joining Genshin Impact beginning Tuesday with her banner available until March 16th. The Hu Tao story quest in Genshin Impact titled ‘Papilio Charontis Chapter’ will be available permanently beginning tomorrow. You will be able to unlock…

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Wappier release player retention guide for developers and publishers | Pocket Gamer.biz

Wappier has launched a new guide to aid developers in maintaining its player base. The new guide, dubbed Mobile Game Retention: The Ultimate Guide, is a downloadable ebook and features practices designed to both capture and keep players’ attention. The mobile market is highly competitive and is set to experience exponential growth over the coming years. If a developer or publisher wishes to stay on top and capitalise on a growing market, using tools and understanding practices is essential. Mobile Game Retention: The Ultimate Guide features advice on each stage…

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