The same games are topping the revenue charts even as new titles invade the most-downloaded list for iOS and Android.
The top five ranks for top mobile publishers remain the same from February to March, according to App Annie.
While the iOS app store has well over 800,000 active apps and Google Play sports more than 600,000, the Amazon app store has only about 75,000.
That's a very good thing -- if you're an app developer.
Google Play is quickly catching up to Apple's App Store, both in download numbers and in revenue.
Despite fewer recent downloads, Puzzle & Dragons is one of the highest-grossing iOS and Android games.
And what the data shows is that the top apps on Amazon are very, very different than Google Play.
With over 20 billion games downloaded across all smartphone and tablet platforms in 2012, the mobile gaming market is shifting inexorably away from dedicated handheld consoles.
December saw an astounding increase in revenues and downloads for mobile games.
Apple's app store is still bigger than Google Play and still earns much more revenue. But while Google's app store grew revenue 200 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, Apple's iOS app store grew only 20 percent.
Asia loves apps, apparently. Especially if they're games.
You know the old story about statistics and liars, right? Statistics lie, and liars use statistics, or so the old saw says. There's a good reason for that: statistics are so damn easy to lie with. Even when you don't mean to.
This morning App Annie released a new global index report on app store revenues, which included statements like "iOS revenue contracted 0.7 percent" and "iOS revenue growth has been modest this year at just 12.9 percent." Apple contacted me this afternoon to call bullshit on those numbers.
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App Annie is a gosh-awful name for a really great service (the company provides app store data to developers and others), and it’s just announced a $6 million round of funding.
Is the iTunes app store the World of Warcraft of the mobile industry?
App Annie, a provider of app-store analytics, announced today that it has launched its free and premium products for Google Play, the Android App Store.
That should result in improved analytics information and all-important intelligence for mobile-application publishers. With the …