Game Monetisation News
Today in Game Monetisation: 96% of the top-earning Android apps are free of charge, according to a report in Mashable.
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We’re thrilled to announce a major new partner cash for our ground-breaking cash skill gaming platform.
London, UK, 18 August 2013 – Cashplay.co, the global platform for online and mobile game monetization via player-versus-player cash tournaments, has announced a partnership with multiplayer mobile gaming platform Nextpeer. The deal will enable Nextpeer’s network of over 1,000 iOS and Android games developers and studios across the globe to access new revenue streams by integrating cash tournaments into their games. Continue reading
Your game’s ready to go and one of the few things that stands between you and an audience of millions is your app store description. Get it right and you could have a hit. Get it wrong and all those long hours of development will count for naught.
Luckily, help is at hand, in the shape of George Osborn’s PocketGamer.biz post, 5 Simple Steps to the Perfect App Store Description.
Jarrod Epps, founder and CEO of cashplay.co, looks at skill gaming and why it’s win-win for gamers and developers
It’s the ultimate power-up for developers: a monetization method that not only allows them to make more money from their games but also make those titles more attractive to gamers.
Skill gaming is rapidly becoming one of the video gaming industry’s key discussion points, especially as big brands such as Virgin Gaming and Xbox cash in on console-gaming cash tournaments.
But what is skill gaming? Simply put, it’s a system that allows player-to-player games to include a cash prize, the winner of which is determined by game-playing ability rather than mere chance. Like an offline tennis tournament where the players pay an entry fee for the chance of winning the top prize, mobile-skill gaming allows two or more friends to play a game they love to play and win money based on the outcome.
Israeli games community brought together to find innovative solutions to mobile game monetization.
London, UK, 8th August 2013 – Cashplay.co, the platform for integration of cash tournaments in mobile and online games, is hosting an event for the Israeli game development community to discuss the various methods of mobile game monetization and increasing user engagement.
Recent research has found that gamers are more likely to call themselves gamblers than non-gamers. So, are gamers naturally more leant towards risk taking or are they just competitive? If the majority of gamers enjoy competing when there is cash at stake, perhaps the idea of integrated P2P betting in games would augment their gaming experience.
The psychologies between gaming and gambling certainly have crossover. Although, as Peter Gray in this Psychology Today article tells us, the idea that people can get hooked on video games in a similar way to gambling is misleading.