April 9th, 2013

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Social games publisher Kabam has created a $50m fund to help Japanese game developers break into the North American and European markets. The Wall Street Journal reports the fund will help Japanese developers...

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February 14th, 2013

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Midcore gamers are predominantly male – but only just – play games on their smartphones and enjoy helping out other gamers, according to Kabam Studios president Andrew Sheppard. Sheppard, who was speaking...

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February 7th, 2013

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Mega film franchises Star Wars and the Fast and the Furious both have new mobile games on the way. Pocket Gamer reports that Zen Studios is preparing to launch Star Wars Pinball on iOS and Android later...

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January 29th, 2013

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Social games publisher Kabam posted more than $180m in gross revenue in 2012, up 70% on 2011, with mobile the biggest growth sector. The company’s co-founder and CEO Kevin Chou said that Kabam’s free-to-play...

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December 12th, 2012

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Hollywood studio Warner Bros liked its partnership with social games publisher Kabam so much, it bought a stake in the company. Kabam has confirmed a new funding round from Warner Bros and another Hollywood...

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November 2nd, 2012

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Kabam has unveiled a new mobile game based around The Hobbit, after signing a deal with film producer Warner Bros. in September. The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth is a freemium multiplayer strategy...

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September 26th, 2012

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Without wanting to sound too clichéd, the combination of The Hobbit and gaming is likely to be a pretty potent one. And with the first of the Hobbit Trilogy films set for release this autumn, it is no...

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September 25th, 2012

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Two of the most popular Facebook/iOS social games, Bingo Bash and Kingdoms of Camelot, have now made the leap to Android. Bingo Bash is the work of developer BitRhymes, with 2.3m monthly active users...

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August 29th, 2012

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Apps money-making network Chartboost has secured a big fish from the mobile games world: Japanese firm Gree. It's one of four new publishers signing up for its platform, with the other three being Kabam,...

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