Tag Archives: games
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$143,000 from 3 casual download games made in 6 months

Good post mortem from an indie game developer.

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Working with brands, utilizing player emotion, and other lessons in game monetization

Nice recap of the SF Game Monetization meetup group’s “Maximize Your Virtual Goods Revenue” event. Summaries and links to slides from presenters.

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Crowdfunding Nets Millions For Game Developers

More about kickstarting and indie game developers.

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Game Engines for Indies

Nice overview of several game engines available.

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Tips to get your iOS game published

Getting help to get your Indie game out there.

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Majority of customers install games first on iOS devices

I’m not sure this is news breaking, but at least it’s quantified (and jokingly self deprecating from the source).

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Insurgent Games Makes All Games Free, Releases Everything as Open Source

If you’re looking to see how other people do it–and really, who isn’t–Insurgent Games is realeasing the source code for all their iOS and Android games as open source. Found through iOS Developer Weekly you should subscribe to his newsletter too.

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Indie Game Makers Dominate iOS and Android

Speaking of not all categories being equal, Games dominates with 52% and Social Networking comes in second with 22%. That leaves the rest to squander over 26%.

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How (not) to sell your indie game

A retrospective on things to do better.