mobile games 2017

Mobile games spending exceeded all the rest in 2017

According to the Gaming Spotlight, 2017 Review, a special joint report released by App Annie, a leading mobile app data and insights company, and International Data Corporation (IDC), Direct spending on mobile games exceeded the combined spending total on home console, PC/Mac, and handheld games by more than one third in 2017, up from a single-digit margin by the same…read more →

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StarCraft 2

StarCraft II is going free-to-play this November 14

After more than seven years after its launch, developer Blizzard Entertainment is making StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, the famous RTS game and its first campaign, free-to-play. The announcement came during BlizzCon 2017 held this week, in a move that will open StarCraft 2 up to a broader audience.

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~ 2.6 Billion Gamers Worldwide Now!

According to KPCB, there are 2.6 billion gamers worldwide – that’s 2.6 billion people turning to video games for relaxation, entertainment or to kill time on the bus or metro. The Institute for the future estimates that gamers spend well over 3 billion hours per week playing games on smartphones, laptops, PCs, hand-held devices, and gaming consoles like Microsoft’s Xbox…read more →

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About World Game Expo



World Game Expo – WGE is one of the largest events for the video games and digital entertainment industry in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.

WGE is the perfect platform for meeting and networking with interactive entertainment developers, publishers, distributors, service providers, platform providers, localization providers, payment solutions providers, investors, government officials, and retailers from the MENA region.

WGE aims to showcase wide varieties of video games, online games, mobile games, edutainment & infotainment software, game related hardware, and next-generation platforms.