News Mobile Games Trends Report 2011 out now

Currently available with 10% discount Mobile Games Trends Report 2011 out now
Into its third year of publication, the first Mobile Games Trends report for 2011 is now available.

Created by the editorial team plus top industry commentators, the 78-page report covers all the key developments in the mobile games industry.

Analysis is provided across leading platforms such as Apple iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7, as well as other hardware players like Nokia and RIM.

Disruptive plays including social gaming, premium game pricing, and novel marketing and distribution methods, while key areas such as freemium gaming - design principles, retention tactics and monetisation methods - and cross platform development are investigated in specific indepth briefings.

Movers and shakers

The wider industry comes under scrutiny as the leading publishers are analysed and compared, ranging from their financial performance to their cross platform mobile strategies.

The full list of content companies covered is EA Mobile, Gameloft, Glu Mobile, DeNA, THQ Wireless, Com2uS, Gamevil, Chillingo, PopCap, Capcom Mobile, Namco Bandai Games, Backflip Studios, Crescent Moon Games, PlayFirst and Big Fish Games.

We also drill down to reveal the titles that matter, citing the top 50 games of the year, and using the power of numbers revealing the Quality Index's best reviewed iPhone games of the year and the highest rated publishers.

Further access is provided into what developers and publishers are thinking in our 10-page industry survey, revealing attitudes from budgets and team size to platform support and business confidence during 2011.

The PocketGamer.Biz Mobile Games Trends 2011 is now available. Normally priced £499, it's currently available at a 10 percent discount of £449.

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A Pocket Gamer co-founder, Jon is Contributing Editor at which means he acts like a slightly confused uncle who's forgotten where he's left his glasses. As well as letters and cameras, he likes imaginary numbers and legumes.