We have an incentive system at work in the apps ecosystem. Angry Birds has been downloaded one billion times, Temple Run over 150 million. Other developers see the potential for great financial reward with their work, which encourages further development, risk taking, and invention. This benefits not only developers but also smartphone owners and our economy.
Are tablets the next big gaming platform? We had a chance to talk with Josh Hartwell, CEO of Mobile Deluxe, who says there’s a real possibility that tablets could be the next big thing for gaming. Mobile Deluxe has been in the mobile arena since 2003, focusing on casual titles such as Solitaire Deluxe(10 million downloads) and Big Win Slots “With the ascension of the tablet we’re looking at mobile 3.0. With more power and screen real estate, there’s a real possibility that tablets will supplant the console as the future of the living room.” says Hartwell.
It’s that time of year: time to make astrology-like generalities in the guise of concrete predictions for 2013. My charts were decent last year, so I’ll try to repeat that performance, hopefully with a tad more specificity. This is (most likely) not an exhaustive list of all that will happen in 2013. Some notable omissions include developments that will take place in consumer privacy, patents, the broader economy, and the startup scene (such as LA being THE hotspot for venture capital this year).
What does the world have in store for the mobile games market, and how do mobile games developers look at the world? SocialTech.com sit down with Josh Hartwell, CEO and Founder of Mobile Deluxe to find out …Read More
Who says you can’t have some fun while supporting a great cause? Certainly not the folks at Mobile Deluxe, creators of Bliss HD+. Fifty-percent of the proceeds from the purchase of this game are donated to Breast Cancer Awareness …Read More