There’s a reason kids in the ‘80s used to keep stuffing quarters into arcade machines. The psychology is still the same, but the games are different. Find out how to keep your gamers coming back to your mobile game over and over again with these retention tips!
Archives for November 2015
Apple has chosen to reject a new app to the iOS App Store that uses the iPhone 6s’ 3D-Touch feature in a unique way. The app, called ‘Gravity’, allows users to accurately weigh items placed on the screen itself. The creators of the app, Chase McBride, Brice Tuttle, and Ryan McLeod, tried to appeal Apple’s […]
If you want to get conversions based on your app listing page, then you’ll need to do some experiments. Kongregate, a successful free-to-play mobile gaming developer, has some great advice for developers who are looking to run some app store experiments to determine how to create the best app listing page. Kongregate suggests that companies […]
Want to keep up with the hottest new trends in mobile gaming? Check out which gaming apps are dominating the market and how they’ve managed to reach the top!
Apple has quietly introduced landscape-orientation screenshots in the iOS App Store. The addition of landscape screenshots will help many developers more accurately display the content of their apps, but the new format is proving to be a little rough around the edges. Some apps that have a mix of landscape photos and portrait-orientation videos are […]
Millennials are drastically altering the TV landscape by watching TV on laptops and mobile devices in record numbers. TV watchers aged 16-24 watch 57% of their TV on a laptop, 45% on a smartphone, and only 40% use a set-top box. With numbers like this for young viewers, it’s likely that traditional TV viewing will […]
Marketing an app can be just as important as designing it. Take some time to learn the best ways to roll out your brand new app!
When it comes to creating a viable in-game economy based on virtual currency, there isn’t any tried and true formula quite yet. Many developers who introduce a virtual currency are not seeing users take advantage of it. This could be due to confusion of how to acquire and use the currency or because users don’t […]
There are many factors to consider when a developer lists their app on the various app stores. There’s the thumbnail, the screenshots, the description, the reviews, etc. However, there are three facts that all developers should know about the app store before publishing their app. Turns out only 1% of people actually read the full […]
What’s in the forecast? Lots of money. IBM has acquired all of the Weather Channel’s mobile apps and data, which puts it in a great position to make it rain
Nintendo, the powerhouse gaming company behind Mario and Zelda, is breaking into the mobile gaming world. The company announced that it will be releasing its first mobile game, called ‘Miitomo’, in the spring of 2016. The game will be free-to-play but feature in-app purchases. The company has been tight-lipped about what the game will be, […]
Is the new Apple TV the device that cord-cutters have been hoping for? Not quite. Apple executive Eddy Cue is describing the Apple TV as an ‘add-on’ device for most households. The device will still require users to authenticate their cable service to access certain apps like ABC, CNN, and WatchESPN. However, Cue believes that […]
Twitter has a problem – it’s stuck. The company can’t manage to bring new users to the platform, which could spell trouble. Here’s how the company is trying to solve the problem.