January’s top mobile game downloads

Find out how the regular top performers are trending, plus new entries like Attack Hole, Eggy Party and Makeover & Makeup. All data pulled from Appmagic.

January’s top grossing mobile games

Appmagic data suggests Goddess of Victory: Nikke and CrossFire rank among the top ten earners with Eggy Party and Royal Match on the rise, too.

Merge Inn maker Original Games acquires Mergedom from Bigger Games

“We are actively looking at additional roll-up opportunities as well as the best timing to release our next casual game,” Original CEO Arseny Lebedev tells us.

Rovio is now officially in talks with Playtika – and others – about a sale

Early discussions have begun after Playtika’s unsolicited takeover bid and “expressions of interest” from other companies.

Jobs weekly: moves at Warner, Playstudios, Dubit, Rovio, Embracer and more

There are also ins and outs at Plarium, Metacore, Kolibri, Gram, Tactile Games, Carry1st this week, plus a new studio from a King and Playtika veteran.

How Playtika fumbled its $600m acquisition of Redecor

As its unsolicited bid to acquire Rovio goes unanswered, we take a look at Playtika’s handling of another Finnish studio.

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