Ulyana Chernyak's Blog
Xsolla works to deliver the best payment + billing services to video game publishers and developers around the globe. Xsolla 8-year experience in the gaming industry and partnerships with over 1000 games, helps the company bring the best practices to its technical products and comprehensive support services.
Xsolla offers its partners:
- advanced technical solutions designed to increase conversion
- over 565 local payment options and prices in local currency
- complete anti-fraud and chargeback management services
- tax and legal support for games entering new markets
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The US digital games market kicked off 2015 with a bang as sales reached an astonishing $1.1 billion, continuing it’s prosperous trend upwards. (SuperData Research)
“Many developers aren’t approaching the business design early enough in the cycle.” – Ethan Levy
(Indie Game Developer/Monetization Design Consultant)
Leading Question: Why is it important to focus on your business model early on?
Discoverability for the mobile and casual markets is becoming increasingly more difficult and today's post looks at how the ones who are already on the top are leveraging advertising to continue their dominance of the market.
Piracy is a serious concern for game developers and today's post looks at some of the options available to designers to try and combat piracy.
Today's post examines how the PC Indie market has been combating the issue of cloning that has plagued mobile development thanks to a focus on quality. However what has helped against cloning also makes it hard to release titles on the mobile market.
Cloning is a big problem facing mobile developers and today's post looks at what it is and why it's also very hard to stop.
Ulyana Chernyak's Comments
[Blog - 11/24/2014 - 03:52]
Educated gamer refers to a ...
Educated gamer refers to a consumer who follows the market beyond just playing one game or genre. To put it another way, it 's the difference between someone whose only experience with a car is driving from point A to point B and someone who knows what 's going on ...
[Blog - 07/02/2014 - 07:29]
The problem with surveys is ...
The problem with surveys is that it 's hard to get accurate data from them even if you offer incentives. If you try to force people to take surveys Like Dungeon Keeper they either wont ' do it or they 'll give you all 5 stars or no stars just ...
[Blog - 07/01/2014 - 12:43]
In my opinion, they would ...
In my opinion, they would still fall into the area of restrictive as you are spending money to get around some in game barrier. Much in the same way that the IP boosts work in League of Legends