Tribute to developer Kings, Tencent Rides Gaming, advertising surge to beat quarterly estimates

Tencent beat forecasts with a 29 percent jump in second-quarter profit, helped by an increase in popular game revenue and growth in online advertising sales. Strong demand for games like Honor of Kings and PUBG Mobile offset a decrease in revenue from their Battle Royale Peacekeeper Elite title. Net income for the three months to … Read more

Skyrim’s iconic introduction ‘You’re finally awake’ shared by game developer

Even if you haven’t played The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, you probably still would have seen the iconic “You’re Finally Awake” stroller intro in some meme or other. While the scene is fondly remembered, a former developer at Bethesda Game Studios has now detailed how the scene upset the team during its creation. In a … Read more

iPhone FlickType Keyboard Shutdown for the Blind, Developer Shares Highly Loaded Topic on Twitter

FlickType, the iOS keyboard app for the visually impaired, is phasing out, its developer announced on Twitter. In a thread on the microblog platform, developer Kosta Eleftheriou announced that he is forced by circumstances to discontinue the iPhone app’s keyboard functionality. He wrote that his decision comes after several “irrational” Apple App Store rejections against … Read more