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  • Glu Mobile launches Britney Spears: American Dream

    Glu Mobile launches Britney Spears: American Dream

    Glu Mobile, the maker of games like “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood”, “Deer Hunter”, and “Diner Dash”, is today unveiling another celebrity-branded game. This time, we’re taking a caricatured look into the life and times of pop queen Britney Spears with “Britney Spears: American Dream.” As with these types of games, the exact goal is unclear. Read More

  • Glu Mobile Pins Its Hopes On New Taylor Swift Game

    Glu Mobile Pins Its Hopes On New Taylor Swift Game

    Glu Mobile, the mobile gaming company behind recent app store hits like the once-viral “Kim Kardashian” Hollywood,” and who recently took a stake in top trivia game QuizUp, is hoping it has another potential breakout title on its hands thanks to a newly announced deal with pop star, Taylor Swift. According to news unveiled this week, Taylor and Glu will work together over… Read More

  • Glu Mobile To Invest Up To $7.5 Million In QuizUp, With Option To Acquire

    Glu Mobile To Invest Up To $7.5 Million In QuizUp, With Option To Acquire

    QuizUp, the Icelandic company that put trivia in an app, has announced that it is receiving up to $7.5 million in funding from Glu Mobile, with an option to call to acquire. This comes in the wake of a partnership forged between NBC and QuizUp, announced in October, with the network looking to turn QuizUp content into a proper TV show played both in studio and at home through the app. The… Read More

  • Tencent Will Pay $126M For A 14.6% Stake In Glu Mobile, Maker Of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

    Tencent Will Pay $126M For A 14.6% Stake In Glu Mobile, Maker Of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

    Tencent, one of China’s biggest Internet companies, has agreed to purchase a 14.6 percent stake in Glu Mobile, the San Francisco game developer probably best known for “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.” Shares of Glu rocketed 23 percent in after hours trading as investors showed their approval for the deal, as well as its strong first-quarter earnings report. Read More

  • Glu Mobile Releases Diner Dash On iOS And Android

    Glu Mobile Releases Diner Dash On iOS And Android

    Glu Mobile, the same company behind Kim Kardashian: Hollywood fame, just released Diner Dash in the App Store and on Google Play. Originally published by San Francisco-based PlayFirst, Diner Dash has received over 550 million downloads, making it one of the most popular downloadable video games ever. Read More

  • Ngmoco Partners With Glu Mobile To Bring Gun Bros To Mobage

    Ngmoco Partners With Glu Mobile To Bring Gun Bros To Mobage

    Following its November partnership with TinyCo, social games outfit ngmoco (now a DeNA-owned company) is partnering with game publisher Glu Mobile, Inc. The deal will brings Glu’s popular Gun Bros game to ngmoco’s Mobage gaming platform for Android. No word yet on whether the rest of Glu’s titles – many of which are more well-known than Gun Bros – will port… Read More

  • Glu to Develop and Publish the Price Is Right and Family Feud Mobile Games

    Glu signed a deal with FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) to bring two popular games shows your mobile phone. The agreement gives Glu a multi-year and exclusive rights contract to develop mobile games based on The Price Is Right and Family Feud franchise. The games will be released in North and Latin America. Drew Carey took over hosting The Price Is Right from Bob Barker recently. The Price… Read More

  • Mobile Gaming News Roundup


    Each week MobileCrunchArcade compiles the biggest news from the world of mobile gaming. This week saw the first ever national mobile gaming championship that took place at the AT&T Plaza in Dallas, Texas. 48 thumb calloused competitors pounded their mobile keys while they played The Fast & The Furious: Fugitive. Ian Estes sped seamlessly through each level to take first place and… Read More

  • Mobile Game News 9-19-07


    Each week MobileCrunchArcade compiles the biggest news from the world of mobile gaming. This Week’s Headlines: Save the World With Heroes; Stewie’s Arsenal Set to Ambush; Skyzone Scoops Out the Action; Glu’s New Political Knockout; EA Hits the Board; Konami’s Contra Contest Read More

  • Mobile Game News 9-12-07

    Each week MobileCrunchArcade compiles the biggest news from the world of mobile gaming. This Week’s Headlines:
    Gameloft Dealt In; Greystripe Allows Gamers to Get Hands-On Titles; Pandemonium at Eidos; I-play Plays It Casual, Glu Sticks To Inc 5000 Read More

  • Diner Dash 2 Serving Up This Fall

    Glu Mobile Inc, the publisher that brought you Diner Dash, plans to release Diner Dash 2 around the world this fall. This will be Glu’s third title developed and published with its partner, PlayFirst, Inc., a publisher of casual games. The original Diner Dash went mobile in 2006, and over one million people have been slinging electronic hash ever since. “The Diner Dash franchise in… Read More

  • Glu Mobile Sticks with PopCap Games

    Mobile game publisher Glu Mobile is sticking with PopCap Games, the two companies announced today. Under the this new multi-year partnership Glu will continue to publish three of PopCap’s most popular titles including Zuma, AstroPop and Insaniquarium for new mobile handsets, and carriers throughout the world. “PopCap has pioneered the online casual game space and was one of the… Read More

  • Glu Opens New Offices in Europe and China

    Glu Mobile is set to take on the world, or so it seems. We’re hearing that the company has opened a new development studio in Beijing, China, which is headed by Kim Daniel Arthur, former head of the Glu studio in London. This will allow Glu Mobile to expand in China and other Asian markets. Additionally, Glu Mobile is set to open offices in Milan, Italy and Madrid, Spain. It’s a… Read More

  • Mobile Games Insider Show

    A handful of stakeholders in the $3.3 billion mobile games industry have gotten together to organize an event to gather movers and influencers in the space. Digital Media Wire, I-play, Nokia and Qualcomm will host Mobile Games Insider on July 10 in Santa Monica, CA. The afternoon event’s goal is to explore the $3.3 billion mobile games industry and highlight the opportunities. It will… Read More

  • More than Meets the Eye on Mobile This Summer


    With content that promises to be “More than Meets the Eye” the TRANSFORMERS will arrive on mobile phones this summer in time for the big-screen movie from director Michael Bay. Glu Mobile Inc, a global publisher of mobile games, today announced that it will release the mobile game and personalization content based on the film on July 4, 2007. “As buzz builds for the… Read More

  • Game Companies Come Together in the UK

    Cooperation is the buzzword of the day with the UK video game industry. Mobile Entertainment is reporting that a new era of cooperation in the mobile game sector is beginning as EA, Glu Mobile, Gameloft and I-play have agreed to release individual games simultaneously across all five UK operators. The deal came together thanks to the efforts of the industry trade body the ELSPA… Read More