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114 Flips | 2 Magazines | 969 Followers | @Dubit | Dubit is a children’s entertainment developer and consultancy. Dubit’s consulting, marketing, and digital services are used by some the biggest names in kids’ entertainment, including PBS Kids, Disney, Cartoon Network, and Mind Candy. The company’s digital team create iOS and Android apps, HTML5 games, and virtual reality experiences for kids. The consulting team delivers business strategies, future scoping, and market research services.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition hits 30 million downloads

The mobile version of one of the most popular games of all time hits a huge new milestone.<p>Minecraft: Pocket Edition recently crossed over the 30 million downloads mark, a number that developer Mojang jokes is “bigger than Texas” and “23 times hotter than the sun.” This is a true sales landmark as …

Academics to explore how pre-school children use apps to learn and play

Academics from Sheffield and Edinburgh are to carry out a study looking at which kind of apps for tablets promote play and creativity.<p>University …

PewDiePie, Zoella and who else? What the UK watched on YouTube in 2014

Who were the biggest stars on YouTube for British viewers? Gamers and vloggers, according to a chart published by the video site as part of its end-of-year Rewind review.<p>The list of channels, ordered by the number of new subscribers they added in the UK, is led by Brighton-based gamer PewDiePie – …

Threes and Monument Valley are Apple's games of 2014

It's that time of year again: Apple has named its top apps of 2014, recognizing <i>Threes</i> and <i>Monument Valley</i> as the best iPhone and best iPad games of …

5 Emerging Gaming Channels on YouTube - VideoInk

Gamers have long been drawn to YouTube, both as creators and those who follow them for “expert” tips on their favorite games. However, as Ken …

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'Clumsy Ninja' Creator's Eight Rules For Building Record-Breaking Mobile Games

Torsten Reil co-founded NaturalMotion as an Oxford University spinout in 2001 to commercialise dynamic motion synthesis animation technology. The firm’s Endorphin virtual motion capture system helped make films including <i>Troy, Spiderman</i> and <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, while its Euphoria animation engine is …

The Beano's Dennis, Gnasher and Walter join Minecraft

By Emily Thomas <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>Minecraft players need to watch out for "softy" Walter and his stinky pants.</b><p>Walter, Dennis the Menace and his dog Gnasher, from The Beano, can now be added to PC versions of the game.<p>Players can make a sausage for Gnasher and use all of Dennis' best pranks, including …

Blizzard’s, players’ top 10 World of Warcraft quests offer adventure, nudity, and tears

<i>Many of these quest descriptions contain spoilers –Ed.</i><p>For 10 million World of Warcraft players, Sunday marked 10 years of epic stories.<p>Quests rank among the main reasons why players keep coming back to the massively multiplayer online role-playing game for a decade: the missions that tell the story …

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Guest Post: Lessons Learned From 100 Negative App Reviews

Prototest digs into App Annie’s Reviews Ratings to show how you can grab insights from others’ mistakes to improve your apps. From word-of-mouth, to …

How Daniel Rosenfeld wrote Minecraft's music

The creator of Minecraft’s memorable sound effects and background score explains how limitations led to the game’s unique audio features<p>Daniel Rosenfeld is an endearingly chaotic public speaker. At the GameCity festival in Nottingham, he is supposed to be telling an audience about how he wrote the …

Inside The Game: Launch marketing and User Acquisition 101

<i>PocketGamer.biz has partnered up with US developer Pixelberry Studios to highlight its candid stories on the trials and triumphs of a startup game</i> …

Average age of mobile gamer drops seven years as kids and teens grab smartphones

New research shows just how prevalent mobile gaming is in modern life, with the average age of mobile gamers coming down markedly in the last year.<p>According to the 2014 Deconstructing Mobile & Tablet Gaming Report from EEDAR, there are 142 million mobile gamers in North America, up from 111 million …

Google featured our indie Android game: How Battlestation: First Contact got a nice boost of downloads.

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Mobile gaming exits hit $18 billion in 12 months

Mobile gaming investors saw $18 billion in exit returns in the year leading up to Q3 2014, according to new data from Digi-Capital.<p>In fact, the only …

Stella series to fly worldwide

A new fearless flock of animated characters from Rovio Entertainment will be introduced to the world tomorrow (November 1) when <i>Angry Birds Stella</i> …

Developing Games with Random Number Generators

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

What’s in a name? Choosing a name for your iOS app

Shakespeare may have had a point when he wrote "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."<p>But he wasn’t an …

Games, Graphs and Glory: How Teachers Bring Digital Play to the Classroom

Technology in School<p>Games, Graphs and Glory: How Teachers Bring Digital Play to the Classroom<p>By Tony Wan     Oct 20, 2014<p>Joan Ganz Cooney Center<p>"Life …

Inspiring Creativity: The Development of Night Zookeeper

<i>This is a guest post by Josh Davidson, founder and MD at Night Zookeeper. Their game, Night Zookeeper is a new online game that looks to inspire</i> …

2014 has seen virtual reality go from laughing stock of the ‘90s to the most exciting thing to happen to gaming in ages. Over the past month Facebook …

2014 has seen virtual reality go from laughing stock of the ‘90s to the most exciting thing to happen to gaming in ages. Over the past month Facebook …

2014 has seen virtual reality go from laughing stock of the ‘90s to the most exciting thing to happen to gaming in ages. Over the past month Facebook …

2014 has seen virtual reality go from laughing stock of the ‘90s to the most exciting thing to happen to gaming in ages. Over the past month Facebook …

2014 has seen virtual reality go from laughing stock of the ‘90s to the most exciting thing to happen to gaming in ages. Over the past month Facebook …

2014 has seen virtual reality go from laughing stock of the ‘90s to the most exciting thing to happen to gaming in ages. Over the past month Facebook …