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  • What Games Are: Games Need Their Nielsens

    What Games Are: Games Need Their Nielsens

    With Facebook deciding to hide monthly and daily active users, we have lost the one game platform that could give us reasonably objective data about game performance. We are back to the Dark Ages of vanity metrics as a result. This is something that needs to change. Read More

  • Google Play Narrowing The Gap On iOS For Mobile Revenue, But iOS Still Brings In 4X The Money

    Google Play Narrowing The Gap On iOS For Mobile Revenue, But iOS Still Brings In 4X The Money

    According to a new report from mobile app analytics firm App Annie, Google’s Play software store is gaining on rival Apple’s iOS app marketplace. The revenue gulf between the two stores is often cited as a reason why Apple is able to attract more top-tier developers and quality titles, so a lessening of the gap between the two in that respect is particularly significant. Read More

  • See what’s hot in the iTunes app store with Medialets

    Looking for the perfect site for tracking the stats of all the apps in your Fantasy iPhone League? Do such leagues even exist?? Who knows?! At any rate, a site called Medialets.com has up to date stats on which free and for-pay iTunes apps are being downloaded with reckless abandon. You’ll see by the above image that “Super Monkey Ball” is WHITE HOT in the for-pay category. Read More