02 Oct Mobile Gaming Roundup – 10/02/2015
PewDiePie on The Late Show; Amazon bans Google & Apple TV; Google doubles max app size.
Industry News for the Week Ending September 25, 2015. Welcome to E-Link’s weekly roundup of mobile gaming news. We curate what’s relevant to those in the mobile gaming industry.
- Gamasutra: Pepe Agell’s Blog – 4 Soft Launch Metrics That Matter to the Success of Your Mobile Game – Article recommends Retention, ARPU, ARPPU, Conversion.
- Gamasutra: Yura Yashunin’s Blog – Mobile Games User Acquisition in Asia: China, Japan, Korea – See China metrics iOS vs Android. Plug: Good supplement to E-Link’s overview (www.elinkent.com/how-to-
- Gamasutra – Android game devs, rejoice: Google Play doubles maximum app size
- 5 things we learned at Unite Boston | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- The monetisation of Dawn of Steel | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- Mobile Gaming Didn’t Kill The Vita — Sony Did
- Pewdiepie’s Game Tries Way Too Hard – a chart-topper
- DomiNations surpasses 3 million downloads in Japan, Taiwan, and Korea after only | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz
- Google is copying two features advertisers love about Facebook | Business Insider India – Lookalike audiences!
- YouTube Prepares to Launch Two Subscription Services in One | Re/code
- Gamasutra: quantum potato’s Blog – iOS Game Discovery is Broken – Game Discovery is frustrating. Plug: Can’t just blame the store, the product needs to shine through and sometimes you need some UA to get some eyes on it.
- Gamasutra: Florent Pitoun’s Blog – Rise of the Smart Toys Market
- Samsung Pay goes live in the US – CNET
- Google Unveils New Devices to Connect Smartphone and TV – The New York Times
- Windows Store Now Has Nearly 700,000 Apps, Boasts Microsoft: ‘Hundreds More Added Each Day’ : PERSONAL TECH : Tech Times
- Gamasutra – Chromecast levels up as a game-streaming device
- Nvidia Shield TV Launches In UK And Europe From £150 Or €200
- Gamasutra: E McNeill’s Blog – Comparing VR Hardware: The Convenience-Quality Spectrum
- Oculus Rift will cost more than $350 | GamesIndustry.biz
- Amazon to ban sale of Apple, Google streaming boxes | GamesIndustry.biz – Surprising yet not really.
- Humble Bundle introduces subscription service | GamesIndustry.biz
- Facebook is bringing profile photos to life with 7-second videos – That wasn’t long since Apple’s Live Photo revealed.
- Facebook goes down for the third time in 3 weeks
- Obama and Putin met again. As always, it was awkward.
- Stephen Colbert Interviews Pewdiepie, Nails It – Gaming gets more and more mainstream
Top Games on October 2, 2015 (iPhone, US)
header image: pewdiepie.com