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Kabam: Adding the prestige to free-to-play

“The traditional publisher/developer model is kind of like the prisoner’s dilemma” says president Andrew Sheppard. In a basement room in a hotel in London, the president of Kabam Game Studios Andrew Sheppard is explaining the art of the magic trick

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Job losses as Kabam closes Imperium: Galactic War

“I will confirm Kabam continues to have about 50 employees in Austin” Kabam has confirmed that there will be job losses at its Austin office after it made the decision to cease operations on Imperium: Galactic War. “We’re not commenting

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Kabam’s newest game is Dragons of Atlantis: Heirs of the Dragon, now available on Google Play

Kabam has already released a few of their popular and large scale free-to-play MMO games onto Android and now we know what their next one will be. Dragons of Atlantis: Heirs of the Dragon is the name of the game

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Kabam lays off ‘small number’ of staff

Mobile transition means cuts, but company expect to add 200 jobs by year’s end. Kabam has laid off a number of employees in a transition to mobile development that it expects will lead to an overall increase in the workforce.

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How game publishers like Kabam and Zynga use mobile ads to get on app store leaderboards

Getting to the top of the app store charts is critical for maximizing monetization. But how do top game publishers like Kabam, Zynga, and Supercell get there … and stay there? “It starts with having a great game,” RTB founder

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TwitchTV and Kabam form partnership to bring Kabam gameplay to TwitchTV

Interesting news today as TwitchTV and Kabam have formed a partnership to bring Kabam game discovery and gameplay to the live game streaming service. This partnership integrates both of those factors not only into the web version of TwitchTV but

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Free-to-play game publisher Kabam opens European operations office in Berlin

Expanding into Europe, free-to-play game publisher Kabam is opening a new office in Berlin today. San Francisco-based Kabam, which is rapidly becoming one of the largest social and mobile game companies, plans to hire 50 multilingual employees at its new

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Kabam exec calls EA layoffs “Darwinism at work”

Last month, Electronic Arts laid off a reported 1,000 employees in the latest attempt to turn the publisher’s fortunes around. In a guest editorial on VentureBeattoday, Kabam president Andrew Sheppard called it “industry Darwinism,” a sign of a changing business

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Kabam’s Kingdoms of Camelot Explodes to $200 Million in Revenue

Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games, today announced Kingdoms of Camelot, one of the top 10 strategy franchises of all time, has surpassed $200 million in gross revenue. This milestone comes on the heels of

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Casual Connect Europe: Achievement unlocked – Kabam lifts the lid on the ‘midcore’ gamer

Kabam’s results? The midcore gamer is 55 percent male, 45 percent female, offering a “much more balanced demographic” than more familiar breeds of consumer. (…)”Midcore gamers tend to enjoy helping others with their gaming experiences, rather than playing competitively,” said

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