Social Gambling & Gaming Summit is right around the corner! This two-day conference, focused on casino-style social games, mobile gaming, and virtual goods, will explore recent issues and successes within the industry.
Taking place at the MGM Grand Las Vegas on December 10-11, the Social Gambling & Gaming Summit will feature panels and discussions concerning the interaction between social games and online gambling, user experience, the evolution of mobile social casino development and more. View the full agenda here. (more…)
With the mobile app market set to hit $27 billion in 2014, there is no better place and time to set your mobile strategy than at Inside Mobile Apps conference in New York City on December 3-4, 2013. Gain insight and advice for your mobile strategy alongside other mobile app experts and innovators, and register before December 3rd to save $250 on on-site registration prices.
Mobile apps continue to play a larger role in mainstream culture; and Inside Mobile Apps is the perfect venue to explore the opportunities and challenges the successful yet growing industry faces. The two-day conference will provide insight, analysis, and opinion on the key areas defining the mobile and social app ecosystem.
Attendees of Inside Mobile Apps will have the opportunity to network and engage with the impressive roster of speakers, including Evan Schwartz, CEO and Founder of ActionX; Jill Duffy, Technology Analyst and Writer of PCMag.com; and Gary Delfiner, President of Digital Distribution at Screen Media Ventures.
One of this year’s featured speakers will include David Pakman, Partner at Venrock, who will discuss what investors are looking for in potential developers during his session “Investing in Mobile Apps”. Joining Pakman in this panel discussion are Brad Farkas, General Partner at i-Hatch Ventures; Daniel Keoppel, Executive Director at Verizon Ventures; and Eric Goldberg, Managing Director of Crossover Technologies.
Featured sessions include:
Emerging Trends in Game Design
Mobile Health Apps/Games
Mobile Monetization: How to Convert Free-to-Play Users into Paying Customers
Mobile Apps in International Markets
Platform Choice for Developers
As the mobile video messaging craze continues to grow, app developers must add something new or unique to make their video messaging app stand apart from the rest. That’s what Viddi, Inc. has tried to do with its take on the idea, ViddiPops, which focuses on video themes as its “hook.”
The Social Gambling & Gaming Summit is quickly approaching! On December 10 and 11, attendees will take a deeper look at the intersection of gambling and social gaming at this exciting and innovative event. Gaming enthusiasts who are interested in discussing the future of social gambling are encouraged to register before November 6th and SAVE $350 on admission.
In addition to in-depth debates on real-money gaming, attendees will have the opportunity to hear intriguing panels and keynote presentations given by industry leaders.
Backflip Studios has announced the launch of the newest game in its popular NinJump series, turning the vertical endless climber into a side-scrolling endless runner. Ninjump Rooftops sees players jumping across multiple levels of rooftops, collecting coins to purchase power-ups and other items in the store.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Investigating Monetization in Top App Platforms,” with the show offering in-depth discussions and analysis on topics including monetization, design, marketing and growth. The conference focuses on mobile platforms like iOS and Android, but will also analyze Facebook, among other platforms.
According to a new joint market analysis effort by marketing platform AppLift and market research firm Newzoo, the mobile games market will grow 27.3 percent annually to double in 2016, reaching a $23.9 billion level globally. According to the pair’s findings, tablet revenue will increase by 400 percent in that time period to $10 billion, with tablet revenue accounting for 47.6 percent of the overall mobile games revenue.
Rovio has today released the official gameplay trailer for its upcoming Angry Birds Go!, which takes the now-classic game of birds-vs-pigs in a new direction: 3D kart racing. Angry Birds Go! stars all of the game’s popular bird and pig characters, and sees players controlling their character of choice on downhill courses, collecting coins, power-ups and more as they race for the No. 1 spot.
Just days following the announcement that Gamevil had acquired Com2uS, the Korean mobile game company has announced another acquisition, this time of mobile game developer Nine Wheels. In addition, Gamevil has made equity investments in two other developers, Everple and DBros, all in an effort to increase its reach and status on a worldwide stage.
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