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Boom Beach: A lesson in how to overcome game addiction

  Living in the shadow of George Yao I came across the story of George Yao, Clash of Clans player extraordinaire (until he retired last year) after attending this year’s Gaming Analytics Summit conference in San Francisco. An eagerly sought after lunch had me sit next to a developer from Sony’s PlayStation ...Read More
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Family Guy mobile game launch party – Adam West runs for mayor!

I attended the TinyCo launch party for its Family Guy mobile game (The Quest for Stuff) in downtown Hollywood. Turning the Happy Endings Bar and Restaurant into the Drunken Clam was a treat and made for quite an evening of entertainment, food, and booze. The F2P mobile game is set to debut ...Read More
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Family Guy mobile game sneak peek preview pics

I was lucky enough to get some advanced game pics from the upcoming Family Guy mobile game. If you’re a fan of the hit show, than I don’t think you will be disappointed. The animations are pulled from in-game content created by TinyCo, in collaboration with 20th Century Fox.   ...Read More
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Byron Gordon – featured apps judge at Big Indie Pitch San Francisco 2014

From exploring the strange tale of #FlappyBird to discussing how best to secure a feature with Apple, Pocket Gamer rocked the Gaming World stage at Apps World SF 2014. And yours truly was at the center of it. My words of wisdom to mobile app developers: Technorati’s Byron Gordon added, “Give plenty ...Read More
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Dong Nguyen’s Flappy Bird in 2014: Be careful what you wish for

AppsWorld I just came back from the recent AppsWorld held at Moscone Center West in San Francisco. I played judge on a big Indie Pitch panel. Developers came up one by one and had three minutes to pitch their latest mobile app. Some came very prepared with a polished product. Others were ...Read More
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2014: The year of mobile…or not?

The year of mobile? Guess what? It’s the year of mobile. Yes, you thought it was the year of mobile back in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, but no, this time it’s really the year in mobile. In-App mobile spending reached 3.5 billion in 2013 and according to Juniper Research, In-App ad spend ...Read More
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