Game Development Reference
It's likely that Apple will change the way games are categorized and displayed and will add even more
social network integration in the near future.
iPad will become popular with hard-core gamers, with MMOs and strategy games benefiting most from
Interest in games with a real-world location-based function will likely grow.
By 2014, no game with an onscreen virtual D-pad will be in any of the top 50 popular iOS game charts.
China already has the second largest market for iOS games in the world and will soon become number
one. To make your games popular and successful there, encourage Chinese players to spend more via in-
app payments to gain a competitive advantage. Additionally, design games with universally recognizable
stories and elements and consider adding Chinese elements that integrate well with the existing game-