According to VentureBeat*, games companies raised a
record-breaking $1.54 billion in funding last year and social
gaming accounted for over half of that. No wonder everyone wants
to have a piece of that pie!
With the arrival of social network platforms, the gaming industry has seen an explosion in casual and social gaming. The social gamer represents a massive audience that cuts across all age, gender and demographic boundaries. Online social games are some of the most demanding applications in the world, with millions of users, stringent response times, complex simulation models and billing requirements. Games take years to develop for a …