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N3twork's Legendary: Game of Heroes celebrated its fourth anniversary.
Therefore, as part of our live and kicking series, we spoke to N3twork production lead Danil Monsur.
Chinese strategy games are on the rise in the US, as they make up 56 per cent of the genre's revenue.
The most popular sub-genre is the 4X, games that focus on exploration, expansion, extermination and exploitation.
While the market may be evolving, there is still an opening for hypercasual games, especially as the genre has developed in recent years.
As such, Lion Studios president Nick Le explained that hypercasual titles have become more of a business model rather than a genre.
Given the current state of the market, Crazy Labs COO Guy Tomer believes that now is the time to dive into hypercasual.
With 78 per cent of the top 20 most-downloaded games released in 2019 being hypercasual, there is clearly a market for the short-form titles.
Recently, Zynga launched its new match-3 title, Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells. Featuring 1,000 levels, and a constantly updated events system, the game is set to be the biggest game launched by the American firm.