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Google Play blocks anti-fascist game for Nazi references
Attentat 1942 is a a historically-accurate adventure about the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia. When working on the title, the developers at Charles Games consulted historians at the Czech Academy of Sciences. The game came out on PC in 2017 to critical acclaim and very positive user reviews.
Sensor Tower: user spending on mobile games in Europe to reach $12.9 billion by 2022
Europeans will spend around $23 billion on apps in 2020 across the App Store and Google Play. Spending on mobile games will also increase from 2019, but their share of the total revenue generated on mobile will decrease compared to non-gaming apps.
Tim Sweeney calls Google’s IAP policy illegal
Epic Games and Google had another opportunity to disagree over the predominant revenue share model. Epic wants to release Fortnite on Google Play, but is not prepared to give the store 30% of the game’s revenue. The developer called this kind of revenue split “illegal.”
Google Play Needs Better Age Rating System to Protect Children
Wired has found and reported 36 games on Google Play that are rated as suitable for children despite objectionable content. These games feature violence, social casino gaming, and vaguely disturbing imagery like removing a panda’s bad tooth, with pandas, of course, responsible for general child-friendliness.