Mobile

Hearthstone had over 23.5 million active players in 2020

Blizzard Entertainment has released a new infographic showing Hearthstone‘s big numbers for 2020. That digital card game attracted over 23.5 million players during year. Above: Hearthstone 2020 data. Image Credit: Blizzard “With Battlegrounds launching late in 2019, we saw growth year-over-year and we continually see interest across all our game modes,” Hearthstone production director Nathan […]

Mobile

Zynga beats Q4 2020 expectations with bookings of $699 million, up 61%

Beyond the app store: Why mobile games need a multi-platform strategy Learn how to go beyond the tried-and-true pathways to improve discoverability, create community, and scale your mobile business. View On Demand Zynga beat analysts’ expectations today, reporting its highest-ever bookings and revenues in the fourth quarter ended December 31 thanks to the strong performance […]

Gaming

Best new board game apps of 2020

Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The 2020 global pandemic might seem like an ideal time for new board game app releases, but the increasing development time for more complex games means we’re going longer between initial announcements and final releases than […]