Global Casual Games Top 10

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  1. spellcaster

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    Do you have any figures what games whre download from what part of the world? The main reason I'm asking is because I'm interested to see whether there are any differences between American, Japanese and European casual players.

    Since we don't know what portals you chose - how many of these portals have different language versions? And what languages are most commonly used by the visitors? (In other words: How many different languages should my game support? If certain genres aren't that successful in, say, Spain, having a Spanish translation wouldn't be that useful, for example).
     
  2. Grey Alien

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    I'm pretty sure the Reflexive site which has a bestsellers button is accurate too, it's all coming from a database ordered by sales.
     
  3. Spaiz

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    Well, 40% of portals have multi-language pages, most popular are:
    English
    German
    Japanese
    Spanish
    If you need more info on multilanguages you can look through portals list It's not only TOP 15 major portals list, it's more...a lot of little and middle portals here, check it.
     
  4. Spaiz

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    Global Casual Games Top 10. Week 3

    Okay, here is the week3 Global Casual Games Top 10.
    As usual more info about TOP you can read here.
    Short version.week3:

    1 Cake Mania
    2 Mystery Case Files: Huntsville
    3 Fish Tycoon
    4 Diner Dash
    5 Luxor: Amun Rising
    6 Feeding Frenzy2
    7 Family Feud
    8 Mosaic: Tomb of Mystery
    9 Snowy Lunch Rush
    10 Atlantis Quest

    Full version and some short analisys you can read here
    Comments are welcome!
     
  5. Spaiz

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    Global Casual Games Top 10. Week 4

    It's time for Global Casual Games Top 10.week4. Today we have a new leader.
    As usual more info about TOP you can read here.
    Short version.week4:

    1 Mystery Case Files: Huntsville
    2 Cake Mania
    3 Fish Tycoon
    4 Feeding Frenzy2
    5 Treasure Island
    6 Diner Dash
    7 Mosaic: Tomb of Mystery
    8 Family Feud
    9 Ocean Express
    10 Qbeez 2

    Full version and some analisys you can read here
     
  6. Spaiz

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    Global Casual Games Top 10. Week 5

    Week 5 Informer:
    Short version:

    1 Mystery Case Files: Huntsville
    2 Cake Mania
    3 Fish Tycoon
    4 Feeding Frenzy2
    5 Pirate Poppers
    6 Family Feud
    7 Gold Miner Vegas
    8 Mosaic: Tomb of Mystery
    9 Diner Dash
    10 Treasure Island

    Full version
    Happy Mayday!
     
  7. Spaiz

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    Yesterday we released overall month Top 10.April edition. So here it is:

    1. Mystery Case Files: Huntsville
    2. Cake Mania
    3. Fish Tycoon
    4. Feeding Frenzy 2
    5. Diner Dash
    6. Mosaic: Tomb of Mystery and Family Feud
    7. 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
    8. Pirate Poppers
    9. Luxor: Amun Rising and Treasure Island
    10. Plantasia

    This Top 10 based on data from previous Global Casual Games Top 10 releases. We gonna prepare full archive with weekly Top's, Graphs, Charts etc...full analisys...but i wonder what format is preferable for masses: .pdf or excel?
     
  8. Arthur[VD]

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    Excel is better
     
  9. Desktop Gaming

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    Completely off-topic...

    Arthur[VD],

    You could perhaps think about changing your name - OK, maybe 'VD' in this context means Voodoo Dimension, but VD is also a common abbreviation for a particularly nasty sexually transmitted disease. :eek: 'Arthur[VD]' could mean you're trying to tell us something. :D
     
  10. Spaiz

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    2 Arthur[VD]: yeah, i think we'll stick with Excel, thanks.

    Time for week 6 results:

    Short version

    1 Mystery Case Files: Huntsville
    2 Cake Mania
    3 Mystery Case Files: Prime Suspects
    4 Fish Tycoon
    5 Feeding Frenzy2
    6 Pirate Poppers
    7 Tropix
    8 Ocean Express
    9 Gold Miner Vegas
    10 Family Feud

    Full version and more info as usual at Logler.com blog
     
  11. Spaiz

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    Week 7 (08.05.2006 - 15.05.2006)

    Last week was very interesting, here are the results:

    Week 7 (08.05.2006 - 15.05.2006).short version:

    1 Mystery Case Files: Huntsville (Big Fish Games)
    2 Cake Mania (Sandlot Games)
    3 Mystery Case Files: Prime Suspects (Big Fish Games)
    4 Diner Dash 2 (PlayFirst)
    5 Fish Tycoon (Big Fish Games)
    6 Feeding Frenzy2 (PopCap Games)
    7 Tropix (Big Fish Games)
    8 Mystic Inn (Big Fish Games)
    9 Family Feud (iWin)
    10 Gold Miner Vegas (Intermix Media)

    Full version here
    Five games by BFG, looks like monopoly...dont you think?
     
  12. Arthur[VD]

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    OMG :eek: Thanks for indicating this :)
     
  13. Stu

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    #7 Tropix is not a Big Fish Games title. I think it was a Real Arcade exclusive for awhile. So perhaps Gamehouse?
     
  14. Fabio

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    That's a game that is going to sell, by the way, IMO..
     
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    Tropix was developed by Robot Super Brain.
     
  16. lakibuk

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    Could also mean that you are putting too much weight on BFG's charts.
     
  17. Spaiz

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    No, BFG doesn't have too much weight, i think it is because BFG has great game distribution over the major portals and good PR, people buy their games, more over, people search them by titles through various search engines.
     
  18. Spaiz

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    Thanks for correct info!
     
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    Time for the week 8 results, some developers data corrected:

    Week 8 (15.05.2006 - 22.05.2006).short version:

    1 Mystery Case Files: Huntsville (Big Fish Games)
    2 Cake Mania (Sandlot Games)
    3 Diner Dash 2 (PlayFirst)
    4 Mystery Case Files: Prime Suspects (Big Fish Games)
    5 Fish Tycoon (LDW Software)
    6 Feeding Frenzy 2 (PopCap Games)
    7 Tropix (Robot Super Brain)
    8 Family Feud (iWin)
    9 The Da Vinci Code (Sony Interactive)
    10 Gold Miner Vegas (Intermix Media)

    Full version here
     
  20. Spaiz

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    Wow! Time runs really fast! It's already 9th week edition of Global Casual Games Top 10, here is the short version line-up:

    1 Diner Dash 2 (PlayFirst)
    2 Cake Mania (Sandlot Games)
    3 Mystery Case Files: Huntsville (Big Fish Games)
    4 Mystery Case Files: Prime Suspects (Big Fish Games)
    5 Fish Tycoon (LDW Software)
    6 Mystic Inn (Big Fish Games)
    7 The Da Vinci Code (Sony Pictures Digital)
    8 Super Collapse 3 (Gamehouse)
    9 Tropix (Robot Super Brain)
    10 Feeding Frenzy 2 (PopCap Games)

    Full version as usual you can read here at Logler.com
    Next week we going to launch Weekly Developers Top based on data from GCG Top 10 and pretty simple a-la Formula One Constructors Cup scheme.
     

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