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Did crowdfunding survive 2016? Kickstarter seeing steep decline in money pledged to video games in 2016, says analysis - Polygon. Kickstarter seeing steep decline in money pledged to video games in 2016, says analysis. State of crowdfunding for games - first half of 2016 - ICO Partners. The dynamics of crowdfunding. The Untold Story Behind Kickstarter Stats [INFOGRAPHIC] See the full infographic below.

The Untold Story Behind Kickstarter Stats [INFOGRAPHIC]

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Kickstarter failures that were difficult to find because Kickstarter intentionally prevents failed campaigns from being indexed by the search engines…and how I managed to find (what turned out to be) about 59% of the unsuccessfully funded projects. My article generated a lot of attention, including Mashable and VentureBeat (which republished my post). I’d like to think that it was all this attention that finally led Kickstarter to launch a stats page with data and basic metrics about the projects.

I was wrong. Kickstarter failures revealed! What can you learn from Kickstarter failures? [INFOGRAPHIC] See the full infographic below.

Kickstarter failures revealed! What can you learn from Kickstarter failures? [INFOGRAPHIC]

For the first time ever, the Kickstarter failure numbers are revealed.* I recently came across Dan Misener’s article, Kickstarter hides failure, where he talked about how Kickstarter makes it difficult for you to see/find failed projects. Kickstarter in 2015 - Review in numbers - ICO Partners. Steam Spy: The missing manual – Steam Spy – Medium. Steam Spy had grown a bit out of control lately.

Steam Spy: The missing manual – Steam Spy – Medium

I’ve been adding new features without paying attention to user experience and now I feel that Steam Spy requires a manual to use. Of course what it really needs is a proper UI overhaul, but writing several tips is much easier, so I’ll start here. BAG group stage results.xlsx. Think Gaming Content Is Niche? Think Again. Gaming has woven its way into all areas of pop culture—sports, music, television, and more.

Think Gaming Content Is Niche? Think Again

Its appeal goes far beyond teenage boys (women are now the largest video game-€“playing demographic!). So it's no surprise that gaming content has taken off on YouTube. Why? As one gaming creator put it, "You don't have to play soccer to enjoy it on TV. " From an advertiser's perspective, gaming content is a rare breed—one that delivers engagement and reach. Quit my full time corporate job. Built an iOS game. It became #1 in the App Store. Here are revenue numbers and what I learned. : startups. Some things you should know about Steam – Steam Spy – Medium. The information in this article was gathered with the help of the tool Steam Spy that I’ve developed.

Some things you should know about Steam – Steam Spy – Medium

Steam Spy acts a bit like an automated exit poll — it queries random user profiles to then extrapolate this data and create a whole picture. This method has its limitations, but it is pretty accurate for owners’ data and usage patterns. This article is based on the talk I gave at DevGAMM 2015. It was originally published in “Making Games” magazine. Geography. Kickstarter and Games - September 2012. New mobile game statistics every game publisher should know in 2016.

While the mobile app market is more competitive than ever, the opportunities remain huge.

New mobile game statistics every game publisher should know in 2016

For example, new smartphone owners install mobile games more than any other type of app in the first week of ownership. Source: Admob, “The App Developer Business Kit”