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CCP takes aim at mobile games

CCP to muscle into mobile games development

CCP, developers of the acclaimed EVE Online, have long held a presence as one of the titans of the massively multiplayer online (MMO) game sector. EVE Online launched in 2003 and has since grown to become one of the most popular online games in the MMO genre. CCP has succeeded where other developers have failed in this field and the company’s flagship title continues to grow and attract gamers from MMOs that had been unable to satisfy their needs. CCP is well attuned to the popularity of online games and believes that mobile games could benefit from some MMO flare. As such, the developer has begun moving into the mobile space.

Company sees promise in mobile space

CCP has announced that it beginning the learning process of getting involved in mobile games development. The company currently envisions an array of small development teams that will eventually be devoted to creating mobile games. These games are likely to be linked to the massive universe of EVE Online in much the same way CCP’s recent console title, Dust 514, is. It may be years before CCP produces its first mobile games, however, as the company is not known for rushing content to the market for the sake of generating revenue.

Shift toward mobile games will be a learning process

CCP has admitted that it knows very little when it comes to mobile games. The developers working at the studio have moderate Mobile Games - CCPexperience in the mobile space in their personal ventures, but the company as a whole has never shown any significant interest in mobile games of any kind. Over the past few years, CCP’s interest in the mobile space has revolved around mobile applications that can be used to augment the EVE Online experience.

CCP may succeed in bringing MMO elements to mobile games

There are a vast multitude of mobile games that can be played online, so CCP will not be the first to develop a game that has such a feature. CCP does have significantly more experience in online gaming that most other development studios, however, so the company may be able to bring some high quality MMO elements to the mobile games space.

Mind Commerce report highlights emerging trends in mobile space

Mind Commerce ReportMind Commerce publishes new report on mobile opportunities

Mind Commerce, a leading market research and consulting firm focused on the mobile sector, has released a new study concerning the development emerging in the mobile device market and the trends seen in smart phones and tablet computing. Mobile devices have become an integral part of the lives of consumers all over the world. As these devices become more advanced, consumers are relying on them more heavily in their daily lives. The Mind Commerce study aims to shed some light on the trends that are emerging in the mobile field and how companies and consumers are responding to these trends.

Study draws upon information from wide range of reports

The study, titled “Wireless/Mobile Devices and Applications: Solutions and Market Opportunities,” highlights numerous trends that exist in the mobile market. The study itself is comprised of a wide variety of reports coming from Mind Commerce itself, as well as other sources. The study focuses on several sectors within the overarching mobile space and identifies some of the emerging trends therein that may represent significant opportunities for companies.

Mobile gaming and marketing highlighted in study

One of the aspects of the mobile space covered in the Mind Commerce report is mobile gaming. Mobile gaming is quickly becoming an integral part of the mobile experience. Gaming applications represent a major source of entertainment for consumers, many of whom are willing to spend significant amounts of money to get the kind of games they are interested in. Beyond mobile gaming, mobile marketing is seeing new trends emerge in location-based services offered through social media platforms, such as Facebook and Foursquare.

Professionals could benefit from information contained in study

The study from Mind Commerce offers a variety of information concerning these trends, much of which is targeted toward mobile network operators, mobile application developers, infrastructure providers, and mobile device manufacturers. This information could help these parties develop better strategies to engage consumers around the world by taking advantage of the trends that are emerging in the mobile space.