There are only a few gaming studios in the world that are capable of releasing back-to-back global blockbuster hits. Supercell used to be the Western poster child with five consecutive releases of billion dollar titles — Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, Clash Royale, and Brawl Stars. miHoYo is now on a similar trajectory…
In this issue, we unpack how games team can better master the player’s journey, and we dissect our game of the week: Armored Core VI.
This mobile F2P genre report is the first of many in Naavik’s Open Gaming Research Initiative. Every alternate month, we will perform a qualitative and quantitative analysis of a certain mobile F2P genre to suss out various current state observations, interesting new subgenre trends, potential future genre predictions, and more. This report was written by…
In this issue, we’re looking a closer look at what catalyzed the current moment for TV and film adaptations of gaming IP and what it means for the industry’s future.
We examine the state of Fortnite’s UGC economy following the announcement of UEFN and Fortnite Creative 2.0.
Roblox’s gift card program is an interesting case study for the rest of the games industry — it circumvents the App Store tax, brings in new & repeat spend, and provides customer value. Should more games be looking at this ostensibly successful payment method?
In this issue, we share our analysis on the mobile Match subgenre. We also take a look at how PlaySide Studios is using TikTok to cost-effectively turbocharge downloads and leave you with several best practices.
This week’s issue is a bit different. To kick off 2023, we’ve gathered predictions from across the Naavik team to forecast how this year may change the gaming industry as a whole. Do you have a bold prediction of your own?
In Naavik Pro’s inaugural mobile F2P genre report series, we tackle the Shooters market. It covers the big picture genre data, digs into the key subgenres, discusses how the market has changed over the past year, and makes predictions on where it goes next.
This week we write-up a half-year report about the mobile games market, as well as cover the launches of Chimeraland and Friends & Dragons. We also round up all the key market updates.