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  • Statistics from the mobile games forum

    If you missed some of the best figures from the Mobile Games Forum, either because you weren't there or because you were too busy networking, don't worry. GAMESbrief has you covered.

    • Posted 12 years ago
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  • Android users will pay to play

    We released on Android using the simple "just buy it" model, that seems to be going out of fashion these days, with some trepidation. There is a lot of hate on the internet about piracy and miserly...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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  • What is Facebook for?

    The writings are on the wall. Zynga has won Facebook. Facebook is over. And Facebook is very afraid. At the Social Games Summit, it was generally agreed that virality never comes for free anymore, and the rising...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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  • Spilt Milk Studios Development Diary 14 – Part Man, Part Machine

    It’s been a mad 3 weeks since last time! Last week’s update got delayed because of all of the catching up that I needed to do after spending 4 days at the Indie Games Arcade stand in...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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  • Smartphone revenues likely to gross $1 billion in 2011, and Nintendo’s hurting

    This is my third post inspired by Flurry’s most recent release of free-to-play data. (The others were on free-to-play ARPPU and how whales dominate IAP revenues on smartphones.) This data shows just how successful smartphone gaming is...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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  • 51% of IAP revenue comes from customers spending $20 or more in your game

    Continuing my analysis of Flurry’s amazing statistics, 31% of revenue generated by in-app purchases for iOS and Android games comes from transaction sizes of over $20. Look at this chart provided by Flurry: It shows a pattern...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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  • Freemium wins: the average in-app purchase is worth $14

    Regular readers will know that I am a great believer in the free-to-play model, the future of games (and possibly all media) is about satisfying the power-users and superfans (otherwise known as whales) and the anyone pursuing...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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