game analytics

Idle Game Mathematics

The Math of Idle Games

This article was originally posted on Kongregate’s Developer Blog. Part I I’ve given a few talks in the past about the appeal and general mechanics of idle games, but what if you actually wanted to make one? Theory and patterns are nice, but there’s some complicated math running behind it. And how on earth do […]

Mobile Metrics and KPIs

50+ KPIs to Measure Your Mobile Game or App

What Are Mobile KPIs? So you’ve created an awesome mobile app. The design is perfectly intuitive and visually stunning. It works even better than you thought it would. In fact, you are starting to wonder how you ever lived without it. You’re even starting to see some measurable results based on industry standard key performance […]

Time-Saving Tools for Mobile Game Developers

If you’re anything like us, you’re already thinking ahead to 2017. How will you lower acquisition costs, improve engagement and drive more purchases? Where will you find the time? From basement to studio, game developers manage a growing remit of technical skills… yet the hours in a day stay fixed. For sure, there are thousands of time-saving apps […]

Lumberyard SDK

GameAnalytics Now Available with Amazon Lumberyard

Starting today, you can easily integrate GameAnalytics with Lumberyard, the AAA game engine recently launched by Amazon Web Services. Developers on Lumberyard can start making sense of player behavior to drive engagement and monetization, quickly and easily using the GameAnalytics SDK. The SDK includes full support for Windows, iOS and Android. GameAnalytics plans to offer […]

The power of benchmarking in your game

Benchmarks allow you to determine how well your game is performing compared to similar titles on the app store, without requiring any changes to your code. This knowledge can help you make decisions and focus your development on improving game metrics and making a better game. Your core KPIs are the central metrics that we benchmark. KPIs are particularly important […]

Interpreting Game KPIs

Everything you Need to Know about Interpreting KPIs

There are 12,000 games released on the US apple store each month. More than 400 each day on a single platform. Although they are of varying quality, the concurrence is fierce and it is hard to get visibility. More important even, is the fact that as a team, we want to rely on luck as […]