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Kirill Razumovskiy's Blog


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Posted by Kirill Razumovskiy on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:23:00 EDT in Design, Smartphone/Tablet
Learn about the mechanics used by top developers and create your own

Posted by Kirill Razumovskiy on Tue, 05 Jun 2018 09:46:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet
Which trends are the hottest right now? Which direction is the market moving? What trends can be found within specific genres? To answer these questions, we analyzed 1500 games present on the US Grossing TOP-500 during the lat year

Posted by Kirill Razumovskiy on Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:48:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Smartphone/Tablet
Questions that frequently occur at the stage of developing or supporting free-2-play games are: how should the premium currency purchase window look like and how should the discounts work?

Posted by Kirill Razumovskiy on Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:04:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Smartphone/Tablet
A study of the popularity of primary and additional mechanics in mobile games from US top-grossing lists on Google Play and App Store.

Kirill Razumovskiy's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 06/05/2018 - 09:46]

Before battle royale there were ...

Before battle royale there were survivals Last Day on Earth and mech actons War Robots . And in Top Free there are many small duel action games. The trend is not Battle Royale by itself, the trend is action games for younger audience.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/11/2016 - 10:04]

Hi Alexander. This diagram shows ...

Hi Alexander. This diagram shows the number of games in each category in the Top 300 grossing.