The hotel on Mayfair; the rack of letters without a vowel; a stack of armies on Kamchatka… all classic board game problems that have endured for many decades. And the rise of mobile and social gaming hasn’t changed anything in that respect. Most of the classic board games have quite comfortably made the transition to electronic versions – yes, even Twister! And if we needed any more evidence of the enduring popularity of board games we need look no further than London…

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Is Facebook gaming declining? A question that has been asked since a couple of years ago when EA pulled many of its games, the Zynga decline was in full flow, and mobile gaming apps started taking over...

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Most readers will have already chosen between iOS or Android and will have proudly bought the devices to back up their decision - so there’s not much point trying to convince anyone otherwise. But it’s useful to look at where the two mobile platforms are heading with regards to social gaming and what their respective strengths and weaknesses are…

Just completed a big level on your favourite game? Got your new high score? Defeated your deadly enemy? Or maybe you are stuck and need help on completing a game task or need rescuing from a sticky situation? These are the ‘breakthrough moments’ (BTMs) that are important to players, game developers and increasingly to game marketers. Why? Read on…