MGF Venture Den: Moon Jump leaps away with the prize

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MGF London 2017 once again played host to the uber competitive Venture Den. Five companies pitched their businesses in just five minutes to our expert panel of investors and publishers – Keith Katz from Execution Labs, LK Shelley of Affiniti Ventures, Saad Choudri of MiniClip and Shanti Bergel from GREE – to see if they were ready for the big … Read More

Mobile Gaming Year In Review: January – June 2016

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It’s been another hugely busy year in the mobile gaming industry. In fact, 2016 has been such a busy year that there’s a pretty solid chance that you’ve forgotten a whole load of things that actually took place in it. So to give your memory a thorough kick, we decided to summarise the top stories for the year in two … Read More

Get in the game: Five tips to help you create a mobile eSport

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eSports are becoming a big deal on mobile. The success of Clash Royale and the promising soft launch for team based FPS Critical Strike suggests that the time is ripe for mobile eSports to break out. But how can you go about creating your own mobile eSport? Here are five tips to get you started.

The Nintendo Switch: Five ways it could change the mobile gaming industry

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Nintendo finally revealed the details of its new console on the 20th October. The Switch, previously codenamed the NX, is a modular console that allows players to dock it with a TV screen, use it separately as a handheld console in a similar way to the Wii U tablet and even allow two players to use it simultaneously by undocking the … Read More

Five Mobile Games To Get You In The Mood For MGF Seattle

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MGF Seattle is a little over a week away and we’re looking forward to seeing everyone in the US on the 18th-19th October. But what’s the best way to get in the mood for our wonderful mobile gaming conference? The obvious answer is to play some of the games that our expert speakers will be speaking about at the show. … Read More

Special Effect Becomes First Mobile Games Forum Charity Partner

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The Mobile Games Forum is delighted to announce that Special Effect will be the official Charity Partner for both MGF Seattle in October 2016 and MGF London in January 2017. MGF will be supporting the charity, which helps individuals with physical disabilities to play video games, by giving them the chance to show their life changing technology off to leading mobile games … Read More

Forget Pokemon Go: Why 2017 Will Be Nintendo’s Big Year On Mobile

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Pokemon Go has been a huge success. As revealed by Sensor Tower earlier this week, the game has crossed the $200m revenue mark. That makes it the most successful mobile game launch in history. But, contrary to what a lot of casual observers believe, the game has had little positive effect on Nintendo. After the initial hype flurry that followed … Read More