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[Gamesbriefers] Is it dangerous to focus on whales?
Teut Weidemann has criticised the way that we present the data, saying: "This suggests whales is everything. But you simply don't tell that 50% of the revenue is done by the rest of the users, no you even...
- Posted 191 days ago
How user clusters are changing game design: after the Game Design Conference
I spent yesterday at the Game Design Conference in San Francisco as a media partner. When I first signed up to attend, I had a certain idea in my head of what kind of content it would...
- Posted 243 days ago
Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater – has Bigpoint just made a big mistake?
Bigpoint today took a a broom to its management and its business. Out are Bigpoint veterans Nils Holger-Henning and brothers Philip and Tobias Reiseberger. Out too is the entire mobile business with the loss of 29 jobs. Everyone...
- Posted 304 days ago
Bigpoint does sell the Tenth Drone for 1,000 EUr, but may not have made EUr 2 million from it
My post earlier this week quoting Bigpoint CEO Heiko Hubertz and DarkOrbit producer Simon Davis on the success of the sale of the 10th Drone got a lot of Internet attention. A lot of people just flat out...
- Posted 541 days ago
Bigpoint sells 2,000 spaceship drones. For 1000 euros each. In just four days.
If you needed evidence that whales exist in online gaming look no further than Bigpoint. The company is on course to deliver €200 million in revenue from virtual goods in 2011 from over 215 million registered users.It's...
- Posted 543 days ago
Bigpoint’s revenue growth
I’ve just been going back through some old blog posts for GAMESbrief Unplugged: Volume 2. What struck me was the impressive revenue progression of Bigpoint, the browser-based games company that makes free-to-play games mainly aimed at core...
- Posted 699 days ago
The real numbers behind Bigpoint’s $350 million deal
Congratulations to Heiko Hubertz, Simon Guild and the rest of the team at Bigpoint. They’ve just sold a majority stake in Bigpoint for $350 million. But if you play Bigpoint’s games, and are hoping for a new raft...
- Posted 754 days ago