February 22, Beijing time, well-known Fastcompany magazine recently voted for the top 10 in the most innovative company in the field of game development. The angry birds creators of Rovio, China’s biggest Internet company Tencent, the developer of the call of duty Activision (Activision) and the developer Valve the full list of counter strike.
1.Rovio–subversive entertainment media company
It is most proud of the angry birds craze of the world, total download count of over 1 billion times, for which Finland has brought about high-tech companies 200 million dollars in revenue. As-level products, effects of the angry birds have led to many peripheral products, like toys, game character models merchandise such as dolls, clothes and candy. Best selling of these commodities and the reaction to the game itself, so that it becomes more known, and was applauded, and ultimately of the angry birds occupy a variety of games for a long time top ranking position. Next, Rovio will launch a 3D animation cartoon series, which role will no doubt be the amusement park in the world comeback.
2. backed by Tencent, Tencent games–millions of millions of users
As China’s largest Internet company, Tencent has over 300 million registered users. Such a large fan group multiplayer games and games for its platform provides a natural advantages. As early as two years ago, Tencent, have resolved to well known game developers Take-Two Interactive has launched the Network Edition of the NBA 2K, and earlier in the year, Tencent and another gaming giant Activision long-term cooperative relationship and finally bear fruit–free games in the call of duty online has launched operations in China.
3.Activision–real of toys through digital means of arriving at the virtual gaming world
Skylanders series the adventures of Spiro (Spyro’s Adventure) and its companion volume, the Giants (Giants) game of virtual toys are available through the computer, television or smart phone to interact with toys in the hands of the player. Now, not only is the Skylanders series games single beautiful world, even to the end of 2011, modelled on the Spyro’s role in the Adventure of toys around the fire with joy. As of to date, these products have sold more than 30 million. It is worth mentioning that, since launching the first game of the 2011 small Rungs Rhoda adventures to the present, the series had reached $ 500 million in sales.
4. Microsoft–home entertainment revolution
When fruit powders were waiting for the Apple TV, then, believe Microsoft is thinking about how to let users enter it by creating the digital living room. Microsoft has released a free game system last fall, it to Windows devices, Xbox gaming platform and Kinect peripherals by SmartGlass smart glasses as a single entity, will move your portable device into a remote control and screen, thus increasing the game’s fun. Microsoft’s gaming system has attracted more than 90 companies cooperating with, say, HBO, Nike, and Time Warner, they will mutually beneficial Alliance in gaming and Microsoft.
5.Nintendo–handheld gaming device the gaming experience and comparable to game consoles and Wii u
This Tablet size and Nintendo handheld gaming machines: the “asymmetrical multiplayer” mode, so users can select games or networking with others fighting.
Ouya is a Android Games hosts, this “crack” console not only look nice, but cost is also acceptable to the majority of gamers. The host by the well-known designer Yves b é Har tries their best to build, price is only $ 99 and is expected to released in June this year.
7.Telltale Games–adventure, mystery of the game experts
Telltale Games computer games design team, is known for adventure game and Lucas. Works that make SB famous Zombie (The Walking Dead) is a 3D animation rendering of terror game, featuring the United States play changed the game of the same name are naturally winning with drama. This game has been pushing the five steps, clearance takes 3 hours, PC and game console versions priced at $ 5, Apple users through App Store paid download. As of today, the game has been downloaded 8.5 million times.
8.Valve–bring the game into millions of households
Last year, launched a new Valve for gamers free animation tool called Source Filmmaker, so any material can be used to author animation in the game, and do not need to render the scene to reduce rendering time, so that each player can produce comparable to the Pixar Studio’s animation effects. Moreover, through the Teach with Portals built in tool software, Valve can reinvent a very popular series of games, this process can teach children knowledge of physics, mathematics and game design, as well as entertaining. In addition, in August last year, Valve has announced “Steam Greenlight” plan, with the plans, game developers can interact with the player community – developers at any time directly through the Steam release gaming news, screenshots, videos and demo content, listening to player feedback and suggestions.
9.Imangi Studios–successfully created a freemium business model
Imangi Studios is a three-man team of Studio, members are a couple case · Xie Pode (Keith Shepherd) and Nataliya·lukeyanuowa (Natalia Luckyanova). The couple of games in their own success in the temple fled into what is known as purchase mechanism within the application. In 2011, the Temple of flight landed in Apple’s App Store. A start it has not caught on because of the price of $ 0.99, instead download slightly low. Later, Keyes and his wife decides to transform it for free downloads of games, and purchased by application (IAP) acquisition of enormous returns. In February 2012, the sequel of the temple escape 2 officially released less than 24 hours, reaching 6 million downloads, in less than two weeks time, it created a total of 50 million downloads of the new record.
10.Kabam–the senior players into a steady stream of gold deposits
Kabam is a massively multiplayer social game development companies, development of massively multiplayer online games, including the Kingdoms of Camelot and the famous Dragons of Atlantis. Kabam of games usually are relatively long and intricate plot, the player must withstand the test of time. For example of the Kingdoms of Camelot, which released games are still three years ago is one of many players preferred and cumulative Kabam contributed more than US $ 100 million in revenue. Before Kabam revenue principally from the Facebook platform, but since last year, Kabam have punch on Google+, PC, Android, and IOS platforms, with great success. At present, more than 100 countries in the world, has more than 4 million players each month enjoy Kabam works by 16 languages.