GungHo Tops Mobile Device Gaming Revenue in 2013, App Annie Says

Co. leads all other game app makers by revenue for mobile devices using iOS and Google Play last year, researcher App Annie says in a report released today. * GungHo (3765)’s “Puzzle & Dragons” was top game by sales * King.com’s “Candy Crush Saga” was second followed by Supercell’s “Clash of Clans” and “Hay Day” * App Annie didn’t disclose amount of revenue generated by the games * iOS App Store and Google Play generated three times the amount of money of handheld video game devices such as Nintendo’s 3DS and Sony’s PS Vitas in 3Q: App Annie *NOTE: Japan surpassed the U.S. as the top-grossing market for apps in Oct. App revenue in Japan more than tripled from a yr earlier, according to a report last month by App Annie

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