Supercell: "2016 Was Our Best Year So Far"

Despite 2016 being a year of flat growth, Supercell CEO Ilkka Paananen told reporters that 2016 is the company's "best year so far." I think I would be happy too if my stagnation meant only reeling in $2.3 billion. But Supercell raked in $1 billion before taxes, up from $897 million from the previous year. I'm sure Tencent is pleased. Supercell faced stiff [...]

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SuperData's 2015 Stats Place League of Legends And Clash Of Clans At The Top

Another year has passed which means it's time for new stats from SuperData Research. The year 2015 saw an impressive 8% year-over-year increase in the "worldwide digital games market" with total revenues of $61 billion—a record high. Digital console games are up 34% year-over-year. Mobile is up 10% year-over-year, accounting for a staggering $25.8 billion of that revenue. "Social games" [...]

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Game of War Tops US Mobile Revenue Charts

New revenue numbers gathered by SuperData reveal the continued growth in mobile gaming. The combined revenues of the top 15 mobile games totaled $3.75 billion USD in the 12 month period between November 28, 2014 and November 27, 2015. That's a 5.5% growth in revenues compared to the same period last year. SuperData reports these numbers with Black Friday of each year [...]

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