TIGA GameDev Night Leeds Sept 2012

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The slides to my little talk at TIGA GameDev Night in Leeds (6 Sept 2012). It is sort of an abbreviated version of some I did previously (plus pretty Pegasus)

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TIGA GameDev Night Leeds Sept 2012

  1. 1. Myths & Reality TIGA GameDev Night Leeds, 6 Sept 2012 Volker Hirsch Global Head of Business Development - Games @vhirschhttp://speakingofresearch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/myths.jpg
  2. 2. Myth
  3. 3. RealityWhat you get
  4. 4. Myth
  5. 5. Reality Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex A-9, symmetrical multi-processing 1 GHz RAM 1080p HD HDMI out HTML5 Flash Multi-tasking Scoreloop Social Gaming Tons of Engines and Libraries Premium Stereo Sound ...
  6. 6. (Soon to be) Reality
  7. 7. Myth
  8. 8. Reality
  9. 9. Myth
  10. 10. Reality
  11. 11. Myth
  12. 12. Reality One f***ing day! Michael Schade, CEO
  13. 13. Myth http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fa/Tumbleweed_rolling.jpg
  14. 14. Reality More paid downloads than Android Market. Yankee Research Group 43% more average daily downloads per app than the [Apple] App Store. research2guidance 40% more revenue than Android apps. Vision Mobile 13% of BlackBerry developers make more than $100,000, considerably more than on iOS and Android. Evans Data Corphttp://www.andreandpenny.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/100-Dollar-Bills-HD-Wallpaper.jpg
  15. 15. Big spenders... Average spend on Average spend on paid % have ever made each in-app for app in-app purchase purchase €3.8 42% €4.5 €2.8 35% €3.9 €2.8 36% €3.2
  16. 16. Over 6 million downloads daily.Nearly 30 apps per user.Over 3 billion downloads2nd profitable app store most
  17. 17. Industry-leading reach: AppWorld available in 177 countriesand growing!Carrier Billing with over 40 majorcarriers such as AT&T,Vodafone, Rogers etc andexpanding rapidly!
  18. 18. Games are driving app sales onPlayBook
  19. 19. Social ≠ Social Media...http://gapingvoid.com
  20. 20. 55m+ active users 190m+ usersPowerful social graph Cross-platform (BB10, iOS, Android, Marmalade)Drives usage and uptake by15x on average Profile, leader boards, achievements, challengesSocial discovery, gifting, etc. Cloud storage: save-stateAsynchronous multi-player Virtual currencies & goodsIn-game chat with your (real)friends Modular architectureAPI to integrate into games BlackBerry Game App
  21. 21. Come on board! +44 7795 970 191 @vhirsch vhirsch@rim.com http://vhirsch.com http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_XdP6Lp2ceqY/S9w-2B5I0PI/AAAAAAAAPwk/g5di2eFrGy0/s1600/HD-1900x1200.jpg

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