Layden

Shawn Layden leaves PlayStation after 32 years

Shawn Layden is stepping down as CEO of SIE Worldwide Studios and leaving the company. The announcement came via Sony’s Twitter account, with no explanation as to the reason for his departure.

Talking Tom

Talking Tom: 10 billion downloads in 10 years

Outfit7 Limited, the studio behind the Talking Tom and Friends franchise, is celebrating its tenth anniversary and a whopping 10 billion downloads of the the company’s mobile games (including lesser-known titles Swamp Attack and Jigty Jigsaw…

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Developers concerned over Google Play Pass royalty system

Following the launch of its mobile subscription service, Google said: “Developers earn a royalty that incorporates time subscribers spend in their app and captures how users value all types of content (from weather apps to…

App Annie

App Annie acquires Libring and rebrands

App Annie’s CEO Ted Krantz announced today the acquisition of analytics firm Libring. The expansion will allow App Annie to deliver mobile market data and advertising analytics side by side.

xCloud

Project xCloud public test to begin in October

Since announcing Project xCloud last year, Microsoft has been testing it internally among its employees. Now it has opened the streaming service for a public trial in the United States, United Kingdom and Korea.