Friday Night Forum: A Holiday of App-ortunities

As consumers purchase the latest devices for the holiday season, app developers have a huge opportunity to boost their downloads. Fast Company recently published data from Apptopia, a marketplace for mobile app acquisitions, that revealed some pretty optimistic numbers. Apptopia predicts that 1.2 billion downloads will take place on Christmas week, with a spike on Christmas Day (a speculated 410 million downloads for iOS and Android combined).

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Seven Steps to Game Concept Development (Guest Post)

Gonzalo Borriero is the CEO of Tekko Games, a Uruguay-based studio that developed the recent Corona App of the Week – Thief Job. The game was recognized for its polished and entertaining gameplay as well as the impressive graphics and character development. Based on his team’s experience developing Thief Job, Gonzalo shares seven steps for creating a well thought-out game concept.

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Cyber Monday: Buy Corona SDK Pro, get 60% off Kwik 2 ($150 in savings!)

Cyber Monday is here and Corona Labs is celebrating with the biggest promotion we’ve offered yet. For Corona developers, designers, illustrators and creatives: here’s your chance to purchase Corona SDK and snag Kwik 2, a super popular Photoshop plugin, at a bargain!

Purchase a Corona SDK Pro subscription on Monday, November 26, 2012, and receive 60% off on a Kwik 2 license ($150 in savings).

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