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Tencent reportedly canceled unannounced Nier mobile game

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Without a proper monetization plan and licensing fees to pay, Tencent pulled the plug on Nier's second mobile spinoff.

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Google Play Games aims to capture Android and iOS mobile game revenue on PC

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Google Play Games is a defense strategy against competing storefronts that host PC ports of mobile games, ensuring Google continues to capture revenue from users who abandon mobile to play on PC.

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Take-Two struggling with mobile post-Zynga acquisition

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Despite wanting to be a big player in the mobile games industry, acquiring Zynga to achieve those dreams may have come too late for Take-Two.

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Mobile publisher Nordcurrent acquires River End Games

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With River End under its belt, Nordcurrent aims to get deeper into the console and PC game market while maintaining its strong mobile presence.

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Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile will have cross-progression between Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone

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Warzone Mobile's cross-progression means players always have Call of Duty, and can spend money on it wherever they like.

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Playtika buys mobile game dev Innplay Labs

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Months after it swore off releasing new mobile games, Playtika has bought up Innplay to create "exceptional gaming experiences for our players."

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Sony and NCSoft form "global partnership" focused on console and mobile games

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NCSoft and SIE plan to partner on a number of "global businesses.across and beyond genres and regions," including the mobile games space.