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Welcome to the GameAnalytics blog, where we try to help game makers build more engaging experiences through a strong understanding of their core metrics.

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Development tips

Tips and tricks every game developer needs, from starting you game from scratch, to reducing your player churn and perfecting your core gaming loop.

21 Free Learning Resources For Game Developers

From programming to game design, here are 21 essential resources to take your game development to the next level.

Softly Does It: 3 Steps to Mastering your Game’s Soft Launch

In one of the largest supermarket outlets in the whole of the UK, just down the road from where your…

5 Game Analytics Metrics To Consider For Selling More Games

Did you know game analytics metrics can be used for more than just improving your games? They can also be used for selling more of those games. You’re probably already…

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Exploring Games from the Creator’s Perspective

There are a few ways we can go about improving our understanding of game design. We can read books, articles,…

16 Reasons Why Players Are Leaving Your Game

In order to improve player retention you need to understand why players are leaving your game. Here are 16 common causes of player churn.

Interpreting Game KPIs

Welcome to the GameAnalytics blog!

We’re truly happy to have you! You’re in superb company. The GameAnalytics Blog has more than 30,000 monthly readers, and…

Quit the Grind: Other Ways to “Level”

In many RPGs you reach a point when battles are neither novel nor challenging, when you’re just going through the…

If Vainglory Doesn’t Make it, No One Will

Michail loves Vainglory, and thinks it could revolutionise the way that MOBA games are played on mobile forever. Let's find out why.

2014: Digital Games Year in Review

Goodbye to 2014 - a great infographic summing up the digital games year.

PvP Could Increase Your Game Revenue by 510%

The key to success and drawing revenue for any game is to be fun to play. Shocking huh? I’m sure…

User Analytics Persona

10 Great Resources on Game Analytics

Anders Drachen has put together another list of great new and older resources about game analytics, monetization, prediction and design,…

Common GameAnalytics Questions

10 Great Articles on Game Analytics

Anders Drachen presents a mix of old and new works that will bring you up to speed in the field…