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It (Finally) Happened - The Most Downloaded Games in December

Unlike apps, games saw the exact opposite trend in December with downloads moving up instead of down, in part thanks t...


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Candy Crush is... Crashing - The Highest Earning Games in December

Let's continue with games and get the full picture. In addition to downloads, this week I also crunched the numbers an...


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This Week in Apps - Remember These Trends?

#144 - This week's roundup includes AI art apps, which is having a moment, a look at BeReal and Wordle! the hottest trends from earlier this year, and new all-time highs from Peloton and Etsy.


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Remember the Other Wordle? Here's Where it is Now

Another big trend that happened this year is Wordle, the word game that took off in late December of 2021 and turned e...


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This Week in Apps - The Top of the Top!

#143 - This week we're looking at the most downloaded and highest-earning apps and games, all at the same time. And Snapchat.


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Candy Crush Continues to Grow! The Highest Earning Games in November

This week I crunched the numbers and ranked the highest-earning games in the US, where all the money is, and before yo...


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Subway Surfers Takes a Hit - The Most Downloaded Games in November

This week I also crunched the numbers and ranked the most downloaded games (and apps, in just a bit) for the month. W...


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Another Record Crushed! The Highest Earning Games in October

Last week we looked at the most-downloaded apps, which means this week, it's time to rank apps and games by revenue. ...


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This Week in Apps - Looking for Stability?

#139 - Gas is making money, the most downloaded apps and games, and the rise of cheap shopping (again).


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A Bit More Casual - The Most Downloaded Mobile Games in October

I crunched the numbers and ranked the most downloaded mobile games in the world for October, and it's safe to say ATT'...


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This Week in Apps #137 - Mixed Signals

NFTs are making a comeback, Snapchat's revenue isn't exciting, the Mac App Store, and more.


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The First Million - Did Marvel Get Monetization Right with Snap?

Marvel recently launched Snap, a card battler with your favorite MCU characters. Many like Snap's simpler approach to ...


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This Week in Apps #135 - It's a Big Shuffle!

BeReal has been dethroned, and not by TikTok. China continues its US takeover, and Uber sees the most growth in new drivers ever.


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Candy Crush is Unstoppable! The Highest-Earning Games in September

This week I crunched the numbers and ranked the highest-earning games in the US in September, and unlike downloads, th...


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This Looks Weird - The Most Downloaded Games in September

This week I rounded up the most downloaded games in the world in September and... There are a few weird things here. ...


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This Week in Apps #131 - China Takes Over the App Store

Who's using App Tracking Transparency? Why is TikTok cloning BeReal? Also, Widgets and games.


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One of the Highest Earning Games Broke a Record in August

This week I ranked the highest-earning games in August, and while downloads decreased in August, revenue didn't. Well,...


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This Week in Apps #127 - It's (Almost) All About the Money

Some apps and games are seeing massive revenue growth, showing there's a lot more to come!


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Diablo Immortal Hits a New Milestone Sooner Than Expected

A few weeks ago, Diablo Immortal, the mobile version of the game that shaped many childhoods, hit a new milestone. I...


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This Week in Apps #125 - Another Overnight Success

MD Vinyl took over the App Store, Jackpoket won the lottery, the highest earning games made more money in July, and more!


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This Week in Apps #124 - Was that a Mistake?

Instagram's in trouble, streaming's still a battle, React Native vs. Swift, India, and more!


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The Real Reason India Banned Battlegrounds Mobile India

Earlier in the week, the government of India forced Apple and Google to remove Battlegrounds Mobile India from their s...


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This Week in Apps #122 - Mergers Or Acquisitions?

App Tracking Transparency continues to (re)shape the mobile game world, yet in-app revenue continues to grow. That and more in this week's episode.


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This Week in Apps #119 - That's a Lot of Money!

NGL continues to dominate, authentic beats traditional, the highest earning apps and games, and more.


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