Game Development Reference
Figure 3-3: Tetris Online's Tetris Battle
In the next sections, you'll take a look at the genres that are generally doing well in today's market, those
that are on track to grow, and those that aren't doing too well.
Getting to Know the Playing Field: The
Genres Likely to Go Big, Do Well, or Stay
Facebook's game market has been highly volatile in the last couple of years, with games and genres that attrac-
ted 10s of millions in 2011 now floundering. Here's a quick overview of the genres doing well in 2012—and
those not doing as well.