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Articles tagged with "In App Purchases"

In-app gaming turns serious cash for developers

There are 101 million mobile gamers in the U.S., according to a recent study from Newzoo, with a whopping 91 percent of revenue coming from in-game purchases. Android plays a big role in the rising number of mobile gamers, though iOS games tend to rake in more revenue than Android titles. The succes ... Full Article »

May 2, 2012 9:36am

Android App Video Review: MiniGame Paradise

The kind of games you'll find here include a top down endless runner in which you must avoid the walls by tapping to switch directions, a downward scrolling ski game in which you must pass through the marked goals, a sidescroller in which you simply avoid enemies, and so on. Also, like Puzzle Family ... Full Article »

April 18, 2012 2:59pm

Amazon now allowing in-app purchases greater than $20

A restriction placed on app developers setting in-app purchase prices for their products in the Amazon Appstore has been lifted, allowing devs to offer IAPs that cost more than $20. According to an email reportedly sent by Amazon to app developers and obtained by TechCrunch, Amazon lifted the ban o ... Full Article »

April 17, 2012 12:40pm

Android App Video Review: SAMURAI vs ZOMBIES DEFENSE

This game is a strange mix between a more traditional castle defense like Cartoon Wars and the more innovative Paladog. You still upgrade your castle’s defenses and send out units to stop the enemy’s progress, but you also take direct control over a very powerful samurai. Like Paladog, letting t ... Full Article »

April 11, 2012 12:39pm

EA, Amazon Appstore bet big on Android games

With games being one of the more established sectors of the mobile space, it seems my weekly roundup of Android game news is increasingly revolving around the expanding ecosystem. From browser to mobile, mobile to TV, there’s more ways than ever to play your favorite games. EA is well aware of thi ... Full Article »

April 11, 2012 9:38am

Android App Video Review: Epic Defense - The Elements

Despite that, the concept is interesting and the game is free, so you might as well try it for yourself. The tower building mechanics in this game are like a simplified version of that found in GemCraft, the popular Flash game turned iOS game. You place basic, empty towers around the field, and then ... Full Article »

April 5, 2012 8:30am

Amazon better for generating app revenue than Google, Flurry says

Developers looking to make some money on their Android apps might want to look toward Amazon’s Appstore instead of Google Play, according to new data from Flurry Analytics. The analysis focuses on apps that make their money using in-app purchases and compares apps in the iTunes App Store, the Ama ... Full Article »

April 2, 2012 2:16pm

Google not forcing Android developers to use Wallet service for in-app purchases, despite claims

According to an exclusive report from Reuters’ Alistair Barr yesterday, Google has been pressuring some developers in the Google Play Store to use their own Google Wallet payment service for in-app purchases instead of other popular ones like PayPal, Zong and Boku. Developers claim that Google is ... Full Article »

March 9, 2012 9:42am

Amazon to launch in-app purchases for Appstore ‘soon’

Amazon is preparing the latest salvo in its fight to create an alternative app store to Google’s Android Market, but it’s not quite clear when the online retail giant intends to fire it. That salvo is in-app purchases, a feature that, by all rights, would be a big addition to the features it of ... Full Article »

March 2, 2012 1:26pm

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