Eight Tips for a UX Newbie

Recently, we see a growing interest to game usability from both major developers and startups. How to find experienced designers? Where to learn the basics? Can an ex-game designer become a UX developer? Looking through the FAQ from UX newbies, we suggest some tips to success in this challenging career path.

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What Do Angelina Jolie and Skyforge Have In Common: Sound Production Team Shares Behind-the-scene Stories

The secret is out! Today, we’ve decided to give you a peek into the work of the sound production team responsible for the sound design of Allods Online, Skyforge, Cloud Pirates and Armored Warfare. In this article, we’ll tell you all about who speaks for the Elves, screams for the Orcs, and how to bring together all that sound diversity together. Here we go!

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Rules for Creating Great UI Design in Mobile Games

What is the secret of designing mobile games? Everything a player can possibly need should be placed in one window: primary and secondary information, a nice header, tracery, and some art. The problem is that you will run out of the screen space with just the first thing. 

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Russian Online Mobile Game Developers Earned Over 10 Billion Rubles in 2015

Our experts estimated Russian online games market. In 2015, its volume totaled 51.9 billion rubles (+2% compared to the previous year). The number make it perfectly clear where the growth lies: mobile games segment has increased by 20%.

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Computer Games Players Overview by My.com

My.com presents the analysis of foreign market player profiles. The analysis is based on a study carried out in July 2015, using an online poll of 1947 gamers aged 13-44 from France (480 respondents), Germany (458 respondents), Britain (492 respondents) and the USA (517 respondents).

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Join Us in a Video Game Marathon For Charity

Update: The World of Speed time slot is 11:00 a.m. (Pacific), October 24.

My.com is excited to  participate in the Extra Life gaming marathon, October 24 & 25 – an annual event where the video game industry comes together in a 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for children’s hospitals. Last year, the event raised over $4 million.

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Iron Desert – Our Newest Mobile Game is Here

Get ready to brave the desert! Today we released Iron Desert, our latest mobile game for iOS and Android.

This free cross-platform tactical combat game drops you in the midst of a brutal war to dominate the desert. You can work alone or with friends to defeat the ruthless invader, Iron Dragon and his underling, Commander Scar. Build up your military base, do battle with other players and blow their bases to smithereens. Or team up with friends to create your own clan to grind into dust all those who stand in your way.

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Local Car Enthusiasts Check Out World of Speed

About 20 local car enthusiasts joined us in our Mountain View office for an afternoon of car racing competition with World of Speed. Fueled with pizza and beverages (non-alcoholic of course because they were driving) each team of four used a variety of skills such as multipliers, drifting and track shortcuts, to increase their team scores.

While racing, the team kept track of their achievements, total points and that of their competitors on-screen.  Joshua Morris, a My.com game producer, reminded players “you can come in last place and still score a lot of points with modifiers and end up winning,” which actually happened a few times during the day.

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Evolution: Now on Android

Good news Android gamers! Evolution: Battle for Utopia is now available in Google Play.

Evolution: Battle for Utopia is a science fiction ARPG (Action Role-Playing Game) that combines an intriguing sci-fi storyline, intense action, and the best of RPG gameplay for a completely unique game experience.

Launched in April 2014 on iOS, Evolution: Battle for Utopia enjoyed “top game” status  in more than 125 countries and was featured as one of Apple’s “Best New Games” with a home page feature.

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PC Game Enthusiasts: The Latest from My.com at E3

Not at E3? No problem. E3, or Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles, is where game developers show off the latest in their new and upcoming game titles. My.com is there this week to show off brand new assets for our upcoming MMORPG titles: Armored Warfare, World of Speed and Skyforge.

First up, Skyforge.

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This week, players will get a glimpse of Skyforge’s unique Ascension Atlas and three new character classes: the weapons-centric Gunner, the ruthless Beserker and the merciful Lightbinder. The Ascension Atlas is a unique system that lets players customize their character in billions of ways with adapted skills, talents and spells. This interface displays all the directions in which players can develop their characters.

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