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Oct13 Issue: Bringing Old School Games Into the New World of Mobile Apps

Inside the October issue, Peach tells us what not to name your app, a reader tip on why ASO isn't the only choice for marketing, learn why poor analytics can kill your game launch, we talk Microsoft and Nokia, and we give you 5 reasons why HTML 5 might be the right choice for your next app development project, plus loads more don't miss it!

Nov13 Issue: Developer Showcase McPepper Games

Get the most from your app with incredible how to's and articles in our November 2013 issue which includes articles on Performance Testing, App Loyalty, Platform Choice, Requirements Gathering, and tons of other great tips and articles, along with industry spotlights that will help you maximize profits this holiday season.

Dec13 Issue: Developer Showcase: Peak Games

In this issue we wanted to highlight some year-end topics as well as help propel you forward and prep for 2014! We have some great developer interviews with tips from them on how to stay successful, how to manage your app project, FTC and mobile issues coming, Retail Apps in 2013, LUA language musings, and loads more.

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Developer news items we found relating to games

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-The-true-potential-of-blockchain-as-seen-from-Ethan-Beard

The true potential of blockchain as seen from Ethan Beard


Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by

Ripple offers the most advanced blockchain technology for global payments that reaches a trusted, growing network of 300+ financial institutions across 40+ countries and 
six continents. Ripple’s open-source developer platform for money, Xpring, allows both crypto and non-crypto developers to integrate payments into any mobile application—with a wallet, new ...


How-gamifying-security-improves-cooperation-with-developers

How gamifying security improves cooperation with developers


Monday, May 11, 2020 by

Scaling security across development challenges the most seasoned professionals. Regardless of company size or industry, risks can no longer be comfortably managed across an organization as a centralized function. Security leaders need people in other departments to understand risks and help their teams remediate and reduce them for security to be successful. Last month,...


Developer-survey-report-from-HackerEarth

Developer survey report from HackerEarth


Monday, May 4, 2020 by

HackerEarth released its first-ever developer survey report titled “Behind the Code: HackerEarth Developer Survey 2020.” The report gives employers and recruiters a look into the minds and motivations of today’s most hard-to-recruit and highly coveted talent and provides developers with insights on upskilling and career development. The survey resul...


How-developers-feel-during-COVID-19-crisis

How developers feel during COVID-19 crisis


Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by

As a developer-focused company, InfluxData is always interested in how the community is doing. During the first two weeks of April, InfluxData conducted an online survey to find out how developers are handling life and work during the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 324 self-identified software developers/engineers from across the world responded (46% from North America, ...


Business-solution-built-for-Unity-3D

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...


Google-announced-product-updates

Google announced product updates


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by

As an avid gamer, every year I look forward to spending time with developers at GDC to celebrate together and learn from their successes. We are all disappointed that this year's conference was postponed, but we applaud the organizers for taking steps to protect our global community. Although we won’t be gathering in person this year, the Google team is hos...


Adjust-hires-Ville-Mikkola-as-Head-of-CAAF

Adjust hires Ville Mikkola as Head of CAAF


Monday, March 23, 2020 by

Adjust announced a new senior hire to spearhead its Coalition Against Ad Fraud (CAAF). Ville Mikkola joins as Head of CAAF, the industry-wide alliance founded by Adjust to tackle ad fraud.  Ad fraud stands as one of the biggest threats to marketing success, having claimed an estimated $42 billion of ad dollars in 2019. Founded by Adjust in 2017, CAAF is a coalit...


GDC-2020-virtual-awards-and-talk-schedule

GDC 2020 virtual awards and talk schedule


Thursday, March 12, 2020 by

The organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) announced plans to stream talks during the week GDC 2020 would have taken place, March 16-20. Thanks to submissions from many of the original speakers who had talks accepted for GDC 2020, organizers will be streaming speaker-recorded versions of the talks they would have given in person, for free all week (from 9...


Brainly-appoints-new-Chief-Product-Officer

Brainly appoints new Chief Product Officer


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Brainly recently appointed Rajesh Bysani as its new Chief Product Officer (CPO). While Brainly has succeeded at establishing itself as one of the United States’ leading digital education resources, last school year the platform achieved a major landmark in its global growth: it now reaches 15 million monthly users in the U.S., which means that 20% or one-fifth ...


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

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...


Global-gaming-industry-in-2019

Global gaming industry in 2019


Thursday, January 9, 2020 by

Mobile is on track to dominate the estimated $152 billion global gaming industry in 2019, accounting for 45% of the market. To help app developers and advertisers take advantage of this meteoric growth, Adjust, the industry leader in mobile measurement, fraud prevention, and cybersecurity, has become the first mobile measurement partner in Unity Technologies’ Veri...


In-game-advertising-extends-beyond-casual-games

In game advertising extends beyond casual games


Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by

The fifth annual In-Game Advertising Study by deep-data analytics and player management company, deltaDNA, finds that 94% of Free-to-Play (F2P) games now feature some form of in-game advertising (up from 87% in 2018). While the number of developers making between 40-100% of their revenue from ads has increased by 21% year on year.  The study, which is based...


Mobile-game-players-earning-big-money

Mobile game players earning big money


Thursday, December 19, 2019 by

The highest-earning US mobile game player, Brian Dragatto, earned a whopping $290,000 from tournaments - five times what the average American gets in a year. In second place is Randy Pfohl, earning $125,000 from mobile game tournaments. The game of choice for the top American mobile game players is Turbo Racing League, with 6 out of the top 10 US players earning ...


Ad-monetization-app-launches-from-ironSource

Ad monetization app launches from ironSource


Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by

Mobile monetization and marketing company ironSource announced the global launch of its comprehensive, mobile app for developers. The app allows developers using ironSource’s growth solutions to get an instant and granular view of revenue and campaign performance in the palm of their hands. In the first stage of its release, the revolutionary app provides rea...


Developer-ecosystem-insights-for-Q2-2019-report

Developer ecosystem insights for Q2 2019 report


Monday, November 18, 2019 by

The data from the Developer Economics survey give all the answers in the recently published State of the Developer Nation Q2 2019 report, which - as always-  is now available for free download! What’s new in the developer ecosystem?  The report highlights the latest insights from the developer ecosystem, based on responses from 19,000+ softwar...


Phase10-now-available

Phase10 now available


Friday, October 25, 2019 by

Mattel163 announced Phase 10: World Tour is now available on iPhone, Android, and Facebook worldwide. Like UNO! Mobile before it, Phase 10: World Tour features exciting new twists on a classic family card game and introduces it to digital platforms for even more fans to enjoy. Phase 10: World Tour features 30 unique levels set in the Amazon Jungle for players to puzz...


Tech-program for-teenage-girls-in-the-UK-gets-help-from-Sony

Tech program for teenage girls in the UK gets help from Sony


Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by

InnovateHer is teaming up with Sony’s PlayStation brand to expand its eight week tech program for teenage girls to more locations across the country. The Digital Bootcamp program aims to give girls aged between 12-16 key tech and interpersonal skills whilst encouraging them to consider STEM subjects and careers in tech. Currently, girls make up only 2...


MEGAFANS-new-advertising-strategy

MEGAFANS new advertising strategy


Monday, October 14, 2019 by

MEGAFANS Inc. (Mobile eSports Games Fanatics) has launched a new self-sustaining advertising strategy, unlike anything eSports companies have done so far they say. The new strategy involves utilizing the freemium model employed by gaming studios in order to monetize consumers who aren’t converting to eSports. Operating in a $68 billion market, this self-susta...


The-fastest-growing-app-markets-in-2019

The fastest growing app markets in 2019


Thursday, October 10, 2019 by

Adjust has released its inaugural Mobile Growth Map. The global report which draws on data from nearly 3,500 apps released in 2018, charts growth, retention, and other key metrics. It also breaks data down across 31 countries and four industry verticals (E-commerce, Entertainment, Gaming, and Utilities) to reveal how well the apps have performed. Faste...


Oculus-Connect-6-announcements

Oculus Connect 6 announcements


Thursday, September 26, 2019 by

Oculus Connect 6 unveiled Facebook Horizon, an interconnected and ever-expanding social VR world where people can explore new places, play games, and build communities - launching in beta in 2020. They announced hand tracking on Oculus Quest, which will enable natural interaction in VR using your own hands, all without the need for a controller, external sensors, gloves...


Unity-buys-deltaDNA-but-it-will-operate-as-a-separate-entity

Unity buys deltaDNA but it will operate as a separate entity


Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by

Unity Technologies announced the acquisition of deltaDNA. Under the terms of the acquisition, deltaDNA will continue to operate as a separate entity, providing its engine agnostic player lifetime management tools to developers worldwide. “Today’s acquisition of deltaDNA builds on Unity’s commitment to enabling developer success at all stages of the ...


How-game-developers-can-drive-more-revenue

How game developers can drive more revenue


Monday, September 23, 2019 by

Game developers tend to follow standard templates for monetizing their apps. Mid-core publishers focus on IAP and time-gated ads to be shown at a later date, usually based on their studios' recommendation. Meanwhile, hyper-casual ones go all-in on advertising, while casual games fall somewhere in between. These default strategies leave money on the table 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 ...


Splunk-acquires-software-company-Omnition

Splunk acquires software company Omnition


Friday, September 6, 2019 by

Splunk, a stealth-mode SaaS company that works in distributed tracing and improving monitoring across microservices applications recently acquired SignalFx, and now they have acquired the software company Omnition.  "Today, we’re happy to announce that Splunk has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Omnition, a stealth-mo...


MobilityWare-acquires-Jump-Ramp-Games-including-Lucktastic-brand

MobilityWare acquires Jump Ramp Games including Lucktastic brand


Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by

MobilityWare, the original app developer for the game of Solitaire and creator of many other games, has announced the acquisition of Jump Ramp Games. Jump Ramp is a leader in enabling its clients to understand, engage, and acquire customers within its data-driven Performance Marketing Network. As part of the acquisition, MobilityWare will take over Jump Ramps ...


Mobile-game-Warhammer-Odyssey-coming-soon

Mobile game Warhammer Odyssey coming soon


Friday, August 30, 2019 by

Games Workshop and Virtual Realms announced Warhammer: Odyssey, an MMO that brings the conflict and intrigue of the Warhammer Old World to Android and iOS devices. Morrslieb the Chaos Moon grows large in the skies above the Old World, under its wicked visage doomsayers take to the city streets and those creatures who would bring the walls of a man crumbling down...


Sprint-5G-phones-include-Hatch-Premium-and-cloud-gaming

Sprint 5G phones include Hatch Premium and cloud gaming


Thursday, August 29, 2019 by

Sprint customers can enjoy instant access to unlimited mobile cloud gaming with Hatch Premium and True Mobile 5G. Hatch, a game-streaming experience specifically designed for mobile 5G networks, will be preloaded on Sprint 5G smartphones. Plus, customers will receive a complimentary three-month subscription to Hatch Premium. Sprint 5G customers will experie...


Decentralized-DevNet-released-into-the-wild-from-SKALE-Labs

Decentralized DevNet released into the wild from SKALE Labs


Friday, August 23, 2019 by

SKALE Labs announced the launch of the Fuji DevNet. The Fuji Devnet is a decentralized DevNet that is run by a global community of validators. It will go live with partnerships including top validators Blockware, Certus.One, Chorus One, Dokia, Figment Networks, Hashed, Staked, StakewithUs, and Stake X, as well as key infrastructure player Bison Trails. “It&rsqu...


Hot-Wheels-Infinite-Loop-mobile-game-released

Hot Wheels Infinite Loop mobile game released


Friday, August 23, 2019 by

Mattel, Inc. released the Hot Wheels Infinite Loop, a new digital racing game that brings the legendary Hot Wheels catalog to mobile devices for the ultimate smash-and-crash speed competition. With an introduction timed to Gamescom, Europe’s leading trade fair for digital games culture held in Cologne, Germany, Hot Wheels Infinite Loo...


What-your-zodiac-sign-says-about-your-gaming-personality

What your zodiac sign says about your gaming personality


Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by

No two gamers are alike. Everyone has their own unique interests and approaches to playing their favorite mobile games. Fascinatingly, a person's zodiac sign can often point to certain traits that not only affect your personality in real life, but also your gaming style!  The folks at Fort Mason Games— the female-run mobile gaming company that brought ...


How-to-create-effects-like-Game-of-Thrones

How to create effects like Game of Thrones


Friday, August 16, 2019 by

Red Giant is once again taking on what is arguably one of the greatest TV series ever made with the latest edition of its popular YouTube tutorial series, Cheap Tricks, diving into the mind-blowing visual effects of Game of Thrones. In part one of the series, Action Movie Dad Dan “Hashi” Hashimoto demonstrates how to create magic fire effects like the many s...


American-attitude-towards-restaurant-technology

American attitude towards restaurant technology


Monday, August 5, 2019 by

When we Americans eat out there are certain luxuries we've come to expect, and some that we are astonished haven't made it to our favorite dive yet. According to a Forbes report in 2018, One-third of Americans on average eat out every night. OnBuy.com surveyed 1,689 Americans about their attitudes towards restaurant technologies as they exist today. Here’s...


Playable-gaming-ads-lands-from-Luna-Labs

Playable gaming ads lands from Luna Labs


Friday, August 2, 2019 by

Luna Labs has officially launched the Luna toolkit, which allows developers building in Unity to streamline the development process, and easily create lightweight experiences for HTML5 game platforms and the next generation of playable ad creation.  “Luna was born in a gaming studio, where we saw first hand that there was an increasing need for HTML5 conte...


Independent-Games-Festival-2020-now-accepting-submissions

Independent Games Festival 2020 now accepting submissions


Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by

Informa Tech, the organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2020, are now accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, and panels for the Core Concepts part of the event, taking place from Wednesday through Friday of the GDC week. Proposals will be open from now until Thursday, August 15th at 11:59 PM PT. GDC 2020 marks the 34th edition of the con...


Video-and-social-platform,-MashApp-now-available

Video and social platform, MashApp now available


Thursday, July 11, 2019 by

MashApp announced it is now available for iOS and Android mobile devices. MashApp is a new way for users to socialize, in private groups, via creative and interactive video punchlines. Users move away from the passive consumption associated with traditional social media and step into a creative world of conscious video interactions. Existing social media platforms ta...