The growth of technology has changed the use of mobile phones from being devices of making calls and texting to become devices that provide much more. One area where mobile devices are used is for entertainment by playing games. This has led to the development and growth of mobile and social games providers. Below are some of the developments in this market.
Bingo goes mobile
Bingo.com has added mobile operations to help increase revenues. The company, which is known for online bingo, is optimistic that the mobile operations will improve its revenues that have been taking a dive. Jason Williams its Chief executive revealed this information after the posting of quarter two results that had a 12 % decline in revenue.
He attributed the reduction in revenue to a reduced spending in marketing ahead of launching the planned social casino and a mobile channel that will feature Trophy Bingo. The mobile operation is available in multiple currencies and languages.
Plaor launch two social games
Plaor Inc. a subsidiary of CrowdGather Inc has launched two new social casino games titled The Power of Zeus, which has been developed, by Multicommerce Game Studio and Frogs and Flies developed by Lightning Box Games Ltd. The titles are five reel video slots and are available to players in Mega Fame Casino and Slots, on iOS, Facebook and Android platforms.
CrowdGather’s Chief Operating Officer, Richard Corredera said that the company is proud to produce two popular video slots to social players those of Mega Fame Casino. He also said that the goal of Plaor is to build an extensive and entertaining portfolio of content in social casino.
Launch of an Australian social casino
Royal Wins Studios has introduced a new social casino is under the brand Mojikans Kash Karnival. The Sydney based studio launched the casino after a widespread research and testing program in 2013. The games are free to play, casino social and wagering games.
According to the CEO of Royal Wins, Robert Fong, the casino will carry 4 unique games at first, which will be split between skill and traditional luck based casino games. He also said that the company believes that the players of social games should have rewards for the skill they possess. He noted that often, traditional games players get mediocre game experience.
The new games address these two issues of rewarding skill and introducing new styles to traditional casino games and slots, which had been basic and uninteresting. The players can access the games using the Kash Karnival hub where they play as patrons and can interact with avatar features and characters.
Players move up the ladder from the Royal hub where they explore the Adventure Casino or Skill District and eventually become Kash King or Queen, the members of the royal family. The launch of the games on Facebook is meant to build the player base of over 10,000 players. Plans are there to release other versions for mobile and tablet platform.
The company is staffed by experienced game developers from well-known studios such as konami and NextGen gaming. The real money version is up for release by the end of the year.