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AudioMob-launches-beta-program-to-better-monetize-games

AudioMob launches beta program to better monetize games


Thursday, July 16, 2020 by

AudioMob has launched its open beta, following a deeply successful closed beta that attracted participation from both high-profile studios and global advertising brands. Rewarded Audio, as an ad format, is a natural successor to rewarded video. It only differs from rewarded video by running the ads in the background of a game, while the player continues to play on, u...


Atari-partners-with-Robot-Cache

Atari partners with Robot Cache


Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by

Atari® announced a partnership with revolutionary PC video game distribution platform Robot Cache to integrate the Atari Token into the Robot Cache digital storefront where customers can buy or resell digital games. Through this partnership, customers reselling and buying digital PC titles through Robot Cache will be able to utilize Atari's blockchain-based cryp...


Atari-partners-with-Unikrn

Atari partners with Unikrn


Friday, June 12, 2020 by

Atari® has announced a partnership with Unikrn. This agreement promises to accelerate the adoption of the Atari Token by incorporating it into Unikrn's already thriving cryptocurrency ecosystems - which offers shopping, betting, and gaming. Through this new partnership, Unikrn will gain access to Atari's unrivaled catalog of gaming classics like Centipede...


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Business solution built for Unity 3D


Tuesday, April 21, 2020 by

One of the greatest challenges faced by game-makers is balancing precious resources: it is the tension between creating what they and their players love, and the need to include complex business functionality. Launching today, Beamable is a new enterprise that enables game-makers to turn their products into scalable, sustainable businesses by incorporating best-of-class...


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John Choi has joined as Vice President of User Acquisition (UA)


Friday, January 24, 2020 by

ConsumerAcquisition.com announced that John Choi has joined as Vice President of User Acquisition (UA). Choi joins the company with a wealth of experience in user acquisition from his most recent role as Head of UA at Zynga overseeing games like Words With Friends, CSR Racing, Zynga Poker, and his previous UA roles at Kabam, Glu Mobile and CAPCOM.  Choi will b...


Mobile-gaming-industry-benchmarks-offer-fresh-look-on-industry

Mobile gaming industry benchmarks offer fresh look on industry


Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by

Mobile game industry benchmarks report has been released by GameAnalytics, offering a fresh look at how gamers play and pay on their smartphones. The report highlights performance benchmarks for key metrics across the top 16 genres, including retention, session length, stickiness, conversion rate, ARPPU, and ARPDAU. In this report, GameAnalytics has also partnered with ...


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Gaming industry trends released ahead of GDC 2019


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by

The 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the seventh annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the game industry ahead of GDC 2019 in March. The survey compiles responses from nearly 4,000 game developers and reflects that nearly half of game developers support game industry unionization, as well as uncertainty around Steam...


Sony-acquires-audio-engineering-company-AudioKinetic

Sony acquires audio engineering company AudioKinetic


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and Audiokinetic, Inc., a provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the gaming and interactive media industries, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for SIE to acquire Audiokinetic. With this acquisition, SIE will tap into Audiokinetic’s vast audio engineering expertise, adding significant value to the ...


What-game-developers-can-learn-from-Fortnite

What game developers can learn from Fortnite's rise


Friday, December 28, 2018 by

Fortnite took over the video game world in 2018 and reached over $1 billion in sales, reaching every gaming fan with experiences on all the major consoles, mobile operating systems and even streaming platforms like Twitch. However, Fortnite seems to have reached a plateau with a recent study by StreamElements revealing viewership of the game has steadily declined since ...


GDC-2019-adds-five-new-members-to-the-advisory-board

GDC 2019 adds five new members to the advisory board


Monday, July 30, 2018 by

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 has announced five new additions to the Advisory Board of the upcoming conference, which will help further bolster its Programming, Business & Marketing, Design, and Production & Team Management Tracks. The new additions to its Main Conference Advisory Board span creators & contributors to titles such as the Ratch...


Game-Developers-Conference-is-now-accepting-submissions

Game Developers Conference is now accepting submissions


Monday, July 23, 2018 by

UBM Tech Game Network, the organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019, are accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels and tutorials from now until Thursday, August 16th at 11:59 PM PT. This will be the 33rd edition of GDC, the world’s largest and longest-running event for game developers, and organizers are keen to feature cutting-...


Why-you-should-make-your-gameplay-fast-(or-game-over!)

Why you should make your gameplay fast (or game over!)


Monday, June 12, 2017 by

Countless mobile game publishers have tried to formulate the winning recipe for successful mobile games. Some of them seem universal and straightforward, while others are controversial or genre-specific. Not surprisingly, the indisputable ingredient that is both fundamental and critical to a mobile game’s success is simply performance. It affects every stage and each co...


Game-developers-and-crunchtime

Game developers and crunchtime


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by

Lets admit it, game development (for most of us) is far more exciting than working out some business logic problem with databases and custom views - right? But it's not all fun and "games". As with every avenue of programming and design, there are deadlines, and things that keep you at the office late. But crunchtime and game development seem to be joined at the hi...


GDC-says-HTC-Vive-outpaces-Oculus-Rift-as-the-most-popular-VR---AR-platform

GDC says HTC Vive outpaces Oculus Rift as the most popular VR - AR platform


Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the fifth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2017 this February.  Here are some of the many learnings from the survey of more than 4,500 game developers who have attended GDC in the last three years.Game Makers are feeling optim...


Cross-channel-game-advertising-and-the-holistic-approach

Cross channel game advertising and the holistic approach


Thursday, December 1, 2016 by

Surprisingly for a mobile-centric world and an industry dominated by mobile games, game marketers are still spending a hefty amount of marketing dollars on television ads. TV isn’t dead yet, but ‘cord-cutting’ is a phenomenon among the millennial generation that can’t be denied. For those still tuned in to TV programming, their attention is increasingly divided bet...


Unity-to-Host-Women-in-Gaming-Educational-Workshop-Series

Unity to Host Women in Gaming Educational Workshop Series


Thursday, May 12, 2016 by

Unity has announced the launch of a "Women in Gaming" workshop series that includes female leaders and executives offering their views on best practices for strategic thinking, influencing, and career navigation.Each event will feature game industry leaders who will share experiences and provide insights and tips they’ve gathered on a topics geared towards helping women...


The-Impact-of-Windows-10-on-the-Game-Industry

The Impact of Windows 10 on the Game Industry


Monday, August 17, 2015 by

I recently discussed the impact of Windows 10 on the game publishing industry with Ethan Clark, Game Insight’s North American Manager of Strategic Partnerships. Founded in 2009, Game Insight is one of the world’s leading innovators of mobile and social games, creating exceptional gameplay experiences across casual to hardcore titles. With more than 300 million play...


Small-Giant-Games-Hits-It-Big-With-Debut-Title-Hitting-One-Million-Downloads-in-Six-Days

Small Giant Games Hits It Big With Debut Title Hitting One Million Downloads in Six Days


Monday, May 25, 2015 by

Oddwings Escape, a debut mobile app game title by Finnish developer Small Giant Games, has hit the one million players mark globally since its launch in the App Store on Thursday May 14th. The game is available as a free download and has been topping the App Store charts around the world, reaching the top 10 iPhone games chart in 73 countries and the top 10 iPad games c...


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Winners Announced at Game Developers Choice Awards Ceremony


Thursday, March 5, 2015 by

The annual Game Developers Choice Awards winners for 2015 were announced at the Game Developers Conference during an awards ceremony held at the Moscone Center.Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was named Game of the Year and mobile puzzle game Monument Valley won two awards including the Best Visual Art, Innovation and Best Handheld/Mobile Game.The Game Developers Choice A...


A-Look-Back-at-Golden-Age-of-Atari-at-the-Game-Developers-Conference

A Look Back at Golden Age of Atari at the Game Developers Conference


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by

One of my favorite parts of GDC was a look back at the decidedly old school tech that could be seen, touched and played at the GDC Atari museum exhibit which was set up and sponsored by the Videogame History Museum. As the US and Russia fought a cold war in the 1970’s, the US video game industry was born with the huge commercial success of Pong, which spring boarde...


Game-On!-2015-Game-Developers-Conference-(GDC)-Early-Registration-Opens

Game On! 2015 Game Developers Conference (GDC) Early Registration Opens


Thursday, October 2, 2014 by

2014 is officially going out the door as Christmas items are rolling into stores and events are opening registration for next spring’s renditions. In that spirit the Game Developers Conference (GDC) has announced that discounted attendee registration for the is now open, with the steepest discount in prices for early registration purchases ending January 21, 2015. ...


Autodesk-Acquires-Bitsquid-AB-Game-Engine-with-Plans-to-Utilize-the-Technology-Outside-the-Game-Industry

Autodesk Acquires Bitsquid AB Game Engine with Plans to Utilize the Technology Outside the Game Industry


Tuesday, June 17, 2014 by

Autodesk has acquired Bitsquid AB, the creator of the Bitsquid game engine. The acquisition allows Autodesk to tap into the expertise in 3D game development and technology that will enable Autodesk to enhance its portfolio of tools for game makers through the development of a new 3D game engine. The new technology will also be incorporated into solutions ...


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Interview with Alexander Vashchenko, President of Production at Game Insight


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by

Alexander Vashchenko is President of Production at Game Insight which has offices in Moscow and San Francisco and consists of 15 development studios spread out across Eastern Europe. While working in the game industry, Alexander has launched a number of financially successful products, such Legend: Legacy of the Dragons and Juggernaut, which garnered mill...


Your-Complete-Guide-to-the-2014-Game-Developer’s-Conference-(GDC)

Your Complete Guide to the 2014 Game Developer’s Conference (GDC)


Saturday, March 15, 2014 by

If you plan on attending the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) you better get plenty of sleep this weekend because the event each day is packed from the crack of dawn to late in the night.We thought we’d provide a highlight of what to see and what to do.GDC Store: Monday – Friday , March 17 - 219:00am - 6:00pmSouth Hall, Street LevelBreakPoint Books is the official book...


Discounted-Game-Developers-Conference-Registration-Still-Available-

Discounted Game Developers Conference Registration Still Available


Monday, March 3, 2014 by

If you haven’t registered for The Game Developers Conference (GDC) which is only a couple of weeks away, you still have time to get discounted admission. Just visit the registration page to register and receive the discount.GDC is the worlds largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event. It will be held at the Moscone Center in S...


Crytek-Selects-Live-Gamer-to-Power-Micro-Transactions-and-Payments-for-GFACE-and-Warface

Crytek Selects Live Gamer to Power Micro Transactions and Payments for GFACE and Warface


Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by

Live Gamer Elements platform offers Crytek advanced monetization tools and global payments for its gamer social network and acclaimed first-person-shooterLive Gamer, Inc., “LGI” (www.livegamer.com), a provider of digital commerce solutions for the interactive entertainment industry, has completed a white-label integration of its Elements™ platform with Crytek’s Warface ...


App-Developers-Conference-Survey-Finds-Piracy-and-Discoverability-are-Big-Problems

App Developers Conference Survey Finds Piracy and Discoverability are Big Problems


Monday, September 30, 2013 by

Piracy and discoverability are the top issues facing app developers today, according to new research conducted by the organizers of the inaugural App Developers Conference (ADC). In order to paint a picture of the app development landscape as it stands right before ADC, more than 250 app creators were surveyed on topics ranging from targeted platforms and app stores to...


CODAME-Targets-App-Developers-with-“ART+-TECH”-Events

CODAME Targets App Developers with “ART+ TECH” Events


Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by

San Francisco based indie event promoter CODAME has three upcoming events on the schedule for the rest of the year. CODAME celebrates the integration of hardware, software, and physical/digital mediums with an emphasis on artistic expression and creativity to celebrate the intersection of Art and Technology.  Upcoming events include CODAME Games to ...


Leadwerks-3-Brings-Native-Code-to-Mobile-Games

Leadwerks 3 Brings Native Code to Mobile Games


Thursday, April 18, 2013 by

Leadwerks Software today announces today Leadwerks 3, their new development platform for building mobile games with native code. Based on the technology developed for their successful game engine for PC, Leadwerks 3 brings a totally new approach to mobile game development. Applications built with native code are optimized to work with each platform. Games written with L...