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Spotlight: Mario goes mobile

Nintendo, the gaming company that gave birth to Mario, has finally decided to develop mobile games.

Infographic: Mobile app usage set to explode

Mobile app downloads are expected to soar to 269 billion by 2017, up from 180 billion this year, according to stats compiled by Forbes and Statista in an infographic.

Italy probes Apple, Google and Amazon over 'free' mobile games

Italy's antitrust and competition authority is investigating Apple, Google, Amazon and French game developer Gameloft for unfair commercial practices regarding their "free" mobile games, which use in-app purchases to generate revenue.

Fees for downloading mobile games will disappear, predicts EA

Paying a fee to download a mobile game is "slowly disappearing," says Blake Jorgensen, chief financial officer at gaming firm Electronic Arts.

Are you a mobile addict?

Do you launch mobile apps more than 60 times a day? Then you are a mobile addict, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry.

Zynga quits real-money gaming in U.S., reports dismal Q2

Social gaming company Zynga said it won't pursue a license for real-money gaming in the United States, and will instead refocus on its existing free-to-play social gaming business. The action appears to be one of the first strategic decisions by Don Mattrick, who took over Zynga's CEO position from longtime chief Mark Pincus earlier this month.

Gameloft reports 125M mobile users thanks to free-to-play trend

Paris-based mobile gaming powerhouse Gameloft reported notable increases in sales in its second-quarter earnings report, and predicted continued successes throughout the rest of this year. Specifically, the company said sales in the second quarter grew 10 percent year-over-year to $73 million, and that 125 million people across the world played one of the company's games during the past month.

Verizon curates must-have apps for Android, iOS

Verizon Wireless introduced The Top 20 Must-Have Apps and Android App Reviews by Verizon, a pair of online tools to help subscribers identify carrier-endorsed applications for devices running Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

NPD: Parents downloading more mobile apps, games for their kids

Children spend approximately five days a week accessing mobile apps and games on their parents' smartphones and tablets, with the average session lasting just under an hour, according to a new report