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Kamcord wins strong financial backing

kamcord wins financial backingKamcord aims to revolutionize mobile gaming

Being able to record and share gameplay, especially from a mobile device, is a very alluring concept to a large number of gamers. Sites like YouTube, Twitch, and Own3d offer users the ability to stream their gameplay sessions, which can be seen by thousands of game enthusiasts around the world. The ability to record and share gameplay has been largely absent from the mobile space until very recently. Kamcord, a company that specializes in recording mobile gaming,  has managed to bring new services to gamers that have been eager to record their gaming session on their favorite mobile devices.

Mobile gaming continues to dominate the game industry

Mobile gaming has become a major part of the game industry. The high penetration of mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets, has provided game and application developers with a promising opportunity to engage a huge number of consumers around the world. Streaming services have established a strong foothold with gamers, many of whom have shown intense interest and support for mobile gaming.

Kamcord received $1.5 million in funding

Kamcord has announced that it has raised a total of $1.5 million in seed funding that will help it further enhance its mobile gaming recording services. Earlier this year, Kamcord introduced its mobile game recording SDK to developers, which was well received. Backed by new funding, the company is keen to continue developing innovative services and platforms for those interested in recording their mobile gaming experiences.

Funding may help Kamcord move into Android platform

The funding that Kamcord received comes from Google Ventures, Tencent, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, and Andreessen Horowitz. The money may help Kamcord tackle the Android platform, which it has avoided thus far. Kamcord is comprised of a small team, which has limited the company’s focus on the iOS platform. Kamcord has interest in entering the Android space in the future in order to provide better services to a wider range of gamers.

MobileSTAT releases new report on mobile gaming

mobile gaming reportMobile gaming traffic reaching new highs, according to MobileSTAT

MobileSTAT, a leading provider of mobile advertising services, has released a new report concerning mobile gaming. Mobile gaming has become a major part of the game industry, largely due to the prevalence of mobile devices like smart phones and tablets. The report from MobileSTAT highlights the traffic that mobile gaming continues to see and forecasts the gains the industry can see through the introduction of affordable and more advanced mobile devices.

Report highlights promising sectors of game industry

According to the MobileSTAT report, mobile gaming does not appeal only to young consumers. A wide range of age groups enjoy mobile gaming applications on an equally varied array of mobile devices. The report notes that mobile gaming traffic is highest in Washington D.C., with a weekly average of 29 mobile gaming requests per resident, which is five times higher than anywhere else in the U.S. The popular Angry Birds franchise continues to prove that it is one of the most popular mobile games of all time.

iOS preferred over Android

The report shows that gamers prefer the iOS over the Android. Apple devices are some of the most popular pieces of mobile technology in the world. Apple fans have access to a huge amount of mobile games covering numerous genres. The Android platform also boasts of a massive offering of mobile games, but consumers seem to favor their iPads and iPhones over the Samsung Galaxy devices and the Kindle Fire.

Evening hours most popular among gamers

Approximately 68% of mobile gaming traffic occurs in the evening, according to MobileSTAT. This may be valuable information to advertisers that aim to connect with consumers through in-app marketing campaigns. Mobile gaming continues to prove that it can it is not a sector that should be taken lightly, especially among advertisers. The mobile gaming space is filled with potential that has gone largely untapped.