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There isn’t a better example than Pokémon Go to highlight the crucial role of mobile in the gaming industry. Several of the...
Starting in your home market is not necessarily the best way to success, a lesson Iraqi-founded Apps Lab learned the hard way.
After 18 years of activity French gaming giant Ubisoft has announced it will close its Casablanca studio, leaving 48 developers looking for...
The profits to be made in gaming are not to be sniffed at. But that's generally for countries outside of the Middle East.
Such a large market, with a few hurdles still. (Images via
Sourena Game Studio)
Yesterday I shared some
statistics on who is using the...
the reaction when students first tested Epic VR in an event at the
American University in Cairo. (Images via Epic VR)
With nearly 80 million people in Iran you can imagine there is a huge internet audience waiting to be pounced upon.
The gaming industry in the Middle East and North Africa is growing. More than 40 gaming startups from Europe, MENA and Turkey...
Disclosure: the author was present at the Lebanon jam site as a participant with team Groovy Antoid, who produced the game Ugnug...
The next generation of star athletes from the Middle East and North Africa recently gave spectators a glimpse of the future of...
Makersbuilders with parents and children filling up In5 in 2014. (Images via Makersbuilders)
Gaps in the market, children...
A Lebanese, a Briton, a Dutchman and an Italian walk into a London investment firm. They bond over hip hop. One year later they launch a...
Ask around for the latest stats on mobile app markets and most
professionals will point to research group App Annie as the...
[Update]: Ibtikar released a new trivia
game called HEXA, with tens of thousands of questions in more
than 15 different fields...
Palestine has joined Game Zanga’s 72-hour design
competition as game developers converged on Ramallah over the
weekend to try and beat the c...
As game developer Sami
Khanfor stood in front of a large crowd and pitched his startup, he
was very aware of the tough journey he had taken...
Abdullatif andHani El-Akel
have a passion for gaming and in 2010 the Egyptian
entrepreneurs decided to take a risk and found their...
Still from the Aurora game. (Image via Wixel Studios)
Despite a growing tech-healthcare sector - which by now has hundreds of...
Getting down to business. (Images via Cogite)
Tunisia’s young gaming community came together from May 1st
through 3rd at the Cogite c...
The bar for producing games in the Arab region is at its highest point yet, as more developers enter the market. But a cool idea is not...
The coloring is taken to a whole other level.
Are you a child between 4 and 10? Do you want to meet
Patrick the Horse, Pablo the...
Sten Selander of Media Evolution (Sweden) briefs Arabic Game
As a kid, I had two main hobbies: drawing and
No matter how you slice it, the gaming industry in the Middle
East lags behind European, Asian, and American markets when you
For the gaming industry of the
Middle East to grow, developers need to expand to other markets.
Equally, the region needs to present a...