The main materials of the last week (19.11-23.11)

The most interesting articles and materials from App2Top last week: how to become a millionaire by developing games and apps for the App Store; who are American mobile app developers really are; why card games are so popular and much more. 

1. Denis Wittman: how to become a millionaire in the App Store?

Denis Wittman from the company “Erd” not so long ago on “Habra” published a fascinating and very informative post “How to become a millionaire in the App Store or a few formulas about promotion and sales”. We couldn’t pass it by and published it at home.

Here is the first part, and here is the second

2. The secret and reasons for the success of card collectible gamesThe Russian gaming press avoids talking about mobile card games today.

Along with it, Russian developers also bypass them. At the same time, these games are one of the most promising current trends.

3. Svyaznoy: our iPhone sales in 2012 amounted to 70 thousand devicesInformation has been confirmed that the Svyaznoy group has become a direct seller of Apple smartphones in Russia, Kommersant reports.

In an interview with the newspaper, the group’s CEO Denis Ludkovsky also reported on Russian sales and ARPU of iPhone operators.

4. Most American apps are created as a “hobby”The majority of mobile developers in the United States are engaged in creating applications in their free time from their main work, Evans Data found out.

5. Gamers on Windows Phone spend more than on other platformsWindows Phone users spend much more money on games than owners of iOS and Android devices, according to EEDAR specialists.

6. The success story of Angry Birds in picturesThe PocketGamer portal presented a chic infographic dedicated to the three-year anniversary of the “bird” saga and, at the same time, the recent appearance of Angry Birds Star Wars on mobile showcases.

7. Jolla has introduced a new Sailfish OSOn November 21, at the Slush conference in Helsinki, the Finnish company Jolla presented the Sailfish mobile operating system based on the MeeGo platform.

8. Chillingo: Fragmentation is our friendEd Rumley from Chillingo, in an interview with Inside Mobile Apps, talked about how long they have been working with projects, and also noted that fragmentation is in his company’s favor.

9. Five reasons for the success of Telltale Games or “about the bright future of the single on mobile platforms”It is believed that a single–player game with a good plot, designed for a single passage, as a phenomenon has not really caught on on mobile platforms.

The experience of Telltale Games suggests the opposite. We decided to reflect on this topic.

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