Episode 39: Top Seven Game Design Trends – 2022 in Review

Mobile GameDev Playbook podcast by GameRefinery

What were the hottest mobile game design trends in 2022? In this episode, we look back at 2022 and reflect on the biggest trends that happened in mobile games. Joining us are our resident experts and Chief Game Analysts from GameRefinery, a Liftoff Company, Kalle Heikkinen and Erno Kiiski.

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We examine some standout releases, trends in gameplay events and features, as well as trends in monetization.

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Topics we will cover in this episode:

  1. Introduction
  2. 2022 mobile game trends
  3. Hit launches of 2022
  4. Are minigames the next big thing in mobile?
  5. In-game events are a good way for developers to try out new things
  6. Why are competitive gameplay elements gaining more popularity?
  7. Renovation trend in Casual games
  8. Out-of-app monetization

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