What games are you currently playing?
Right now we’re doing Destiny – I’m playing Destiny. Not very much; I wish I was playing more.
My kids get on a lot! They play Minecraft. The oldest one is a huge Minecraft fan. She’s got it on her iPad, her iPhone, her PS3, and her PS4. And has worlds on each one of them. She’s totally sucked in.
I was looking forward to Driveclub, and was super disappointed when I heard it wouldn’t be out on Playstation. And then of course, Grand Theft Auto 5. I’m excited for the first-person shooter implementation, popping in and out to third person as you choose. They basically had to rebuild it from the ground up. The arms, all the textures you wouldn’t see, the animations… I’m excited.
The life of an independent developer is a constant learning experience. One of those many “aha” moments happened rather recently when we were researching how to expand our reach.
Most everyone in our office uses an iOS device. That being said, it means that our knowledge of Android is a little sparse. With Apple, whenever you want to look up and app or download one, you go to the app store. I want to emphasize THE app store. One. One app store. Any app you want to download for your Apple device is right there.
This is not how Android works.
Unlike Apple, Android offers a variety of stores. There is the common Google market, but not everyone uses it or can use it and not all apps are offered there. Automatically, this means not all users have access to your app. Additionally, by offering multiple stores, it has allowed certain ones to cater to a particular type or content, already creating a target audience for you. Continue reading I Bet You Didn’t Know This About Android App Marketing→
The title says it all! We finally got one in iOS! Though we are still waiting for Red Sea Exodus to be approved, we are very glad to announce that Solar Roller is now available to all you Apple users. The game is still available to Android, and we use a variety of Android stores in order to get it to you, including GooglePlay, Aptoide, Opera, and a few others. Don’t see it in a store you use? Let us know, and we’ll get it there!