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There are over 1,000 new mobile games released every week, yet only a small percentage of these become profitable, and far fewer become hits. In this talk, Sebastian Kriese, corporate development, details Wooga's approach to developing hit mobile games using the "Hit Filter." The approach sees the company create upwards of 40 prototypes a year, stopping most at various stages of production, and releasing only a handful they deem to have hit potential. Sebastian will talk about what it means to be in the business of killing games and why all projects are important to the company's success, even if they didn't quite have the X-factor.
Sebastian will give insights on Wooga's publishing strategy, and he will explain why managing difficulty curves, striking the right balance between skill and luck for a mass market audience, and rewarding players is important for creating a puzzle game with hit potential.
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule.
Step 1. Create an account. Use the "Create Account" button at the top of the right-hand corner.
Step 2. Choose a view. Select either the "List" or the "Grid" icon. (It's the same data, just a different view of the sessions.)
Step 3. Choose your sessions. Click the "Add" or "Remove" button next to each session to add it to, or remove it from, your personalized schedule.
Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.
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