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About the Gaming Apps Report

The Gaming App Trend Report is a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the latest new games, best apps and free downloads in the world of apps development. Popular mobile games such as Scrabble and Bejeweled based on classic board and computer games are now available to the gadget world through an apps store.

Who It's For

The Gaming App Trend Report tracks the flourishing industry of app development, an understanding of which is essential to software developers and engineers, as well as telecommunications.

Keep informed on the modern gaming experience through our research into the best gaming apps for mobile phones and tablets.

The Gaming Apps Trend Report, last published on Jun 29, 2015, includes 157 PRO Trends and 785 examples of gaming apps market research and gaming apps consumer trends related to: tablets, smartphones, free downloads, app stores, online gaming and gaming apps trends.

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Our gaming apps research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced gaming apps articles and 2,401,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 157 Gaming Apps PRO Trends = 157 Powerpoint Pages Gaming Apps PPT Report
• 785 Gaming Apps Examples

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• 110 Gaming Apps Videos (Online) Gaming Apps Videos
• 4,710 Gaming Apps Images (Online) Gaming Apps Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Smartphone, Gaming, Space, Google, Android, Camera, Chemicals, Television, Headphones, Global Positioning System, Tablet, Radio, Mobile, Video Editing, SLR, Online Gaming, App, HDTV, 3D Glasses, Camera Accessories, Gaming Apps, Keyboards, Audio, Touchscreen, Console, Presentation, Email, Laptop, Electronics, Stereo and more!



Sample Gaming Apps Pro Trends

Each Gaming Apps PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online gaming apps articles, videos and images. Examples:

Augmented Military The influx of augmented and virtual reality tech finds combat applications Implications - Although a pattern that can be observed across industries, virtual and augmented reality technology has found a host of particularly effective applications for military personnel. Especially effective for replicating the emotional stresses of combat, virtual and augmented reality technology has seen militaristic applications for both in-field and training scenarios. Such uses of the technology serve to prove that these innovations are not a mere form of entertainment, but have essential and at times crucial industrial applications.
Augmented Military
The influx of augmented and virtual reality tech finds combat applications
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Incentivized Gaming Brands engage consumers with mobile games that offer tangible rewards Implications - Pushing back against assertions that mobile gaming has no tangible benefit, brands have begun offering material rewards attained through sustained mobile play. With potential to be used as a means to digital community building or as a loyalty program for the Internet age, such apps can go a long way in terms of retaining the interest of the busy modern consumer.
Incentivized Gaming
Brands engage consumers with mobile games that offer tangible rewards
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Pop Culture Gaming Mobile games indulge the consumer desire to celebrate pop cultural icons Implications - Pop culture-inspired mobile games are a unique symbol of the evolving face of the gaming world. Symbolic of the consumer's inherent fascination with meme culture and the nature of fame, these mobile games provide a new archetype for the average gamer, which includes a more diverse range of people than ever before.
Pop Culture Gaming
Mobile games indulge the consumer desire to celebrate pop cultural icons
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Strenuous Gaming Traditional gaming is adapted with high-intensity accessories Implications - No longer just an idle activity, gaming has morphed into something that fully immerses and involves each player. Encouraging gamers to fully integrate themselves into the experience, brands are offering devices and accessories that mimic the physical intensity portrayed. This reflects a desire for gaming experiences that go beyond simple storytelling techniques, making gaming the most suited form of paid entertainment for the digital generation.
Strenuous Gaming
Traditional gaming is adapted with high-intensity accessories
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Expressive Gamer Video game enthusiasts adopt blunt gamer decor for outward expression Implications - As gamer culture grows in momentum due to consumer involvement both online and in the media, a desire to outwardly display those interests through decor and aesthetics is on the rise. Boldly representing their admiration for classic video games and characters, consumers are trading in contemporary designs for more outlandish alternatives. These examples illustrate a shift toward a more confident and expressive gaming culture.
Expressive Gamer
Video game enthusiasts adopt blunt gamer decor for outward expression
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Accessorized Gaming Gamer culture expands with accessories that engage different senses Implications - As gamer culture moves toward more immersive experiences, traditional gaming activities are adapted with accessories and products that add a higher level of interactivity. Offering accessories that encourage the use of multiple senses, brands are seeking to not only make experiences more memorable, but also to engage players in a way that embraces all of their sensory capabilities.
Accessorized Gaming
Gamer culture expands with accessories that engage different senses
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Gamer Prestige As video games become the primary form of paid entertainment their status rises Implications - As more passive forms of paid entertainment decrease in popularity, video games flourish, placing their connoisseurs in a more positive light. Gamers were previously considered social misfits, however as the Internet continues to connect like-minded individuals, the gamer community becomes more prestigious. This speaks to the future of entertainment shifting toward interactivity.
Gamer Prestige
As video games become the primary form of paid entertainment their status rises
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Virtual Training Professions of all kind turn to VR for accurate and efficient education Implications - A clever means to ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of complex employee training programs, virtual reality tools have the power to streamline the process while lessening the strain on human resources. In simulating the multisensory stresses likely to be faced on the job, employers can invest in the preparedness of employees on all fronts and in ways that could potentially prove more exact than traditional means.
Virtual Training
Professions of all kind turn to VR for accurate and efficient education
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 151 more Gaming Apps PRO Trends and 785 examples!



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