Monthly Archives: February 2014

• Mobile: Smartphone games account for 75% of app store spending in 2013

Google Play and iOS games accounted for 75 per cent of app store spending in 2013 according to reports from Deccan Chronicle and App Annie. Source: Deccan Chronicle, App Annie, IEM Consulting  

• USA / Europe: Wedbush Securities forecast the games market to grow at a 4 percent annual rate over the 2014 – 2016 period

According to Wedbush Securities latest report combined U.S. and European software markets are forecast to grow at a 4 percent rate over the 2014 – 2016 period. The report sees the new consoles spurring big growth for the industry as software sales take off in the next several years.  The most important trends is the […]

• Global: DFC Intelligence predicts the games industry will approach around $100 billion in revenue by 2018

In its new report, the researchers at DFC Intelligence have raised their worldwide game revenue forecast to $77 billion in 2014 (up from $68 billion in 2013), and by 2018 the firm believes the industry will be fast approaching $100 billion, reaching about $96 billion. Source: DFC Intelligence, Gamesindustry.biz, IEM Consulting