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Playphone and Cocos2d-x: A Seamless Integration

nullPlayphone’s After Hours Party at GDC 2016 is right around the corner!

Join GungHo and other amazing Cocos2d-x developers as we celebrate the astounding accomplishments of the past year while looking forward to a brighter future.  Get your tickets today before they run out. http://psgn.co/5ljH

Cocos2d-x is a free and professional game-development toolkit, that enables developers to quickly create game content by simplifying it with straightforward GUI editors.

Through our partnership with Cocos2d-x, exposure of your games to millions of gamers is now easier than ever.  This seamless integration will allow you to increase engagement with your users and earn revenue in just a few simple steps.

Learn more about what Cocos2d-x and Playphone can do for your mobile game today, http://psgn.co/IDpt.

Already a Cocos2d-x game developer? Get started by following the steps below:
http://docs.sdkbox.com/en/plugins/playphone/v3-cpp/ by
1) Configure the secret key and public license key in the JSON,
2) Set store to Playphone
3) Configure Proguard.

For questions regarding Cocos2d-x or Playphone, please contact us at devrelations@playphone.com.

We are looking forward to meeting you at GDC 2016.

Playphone Takes Its High-Powered Game Store to GDC

nullIt’s that time of year again! The Game Developer Conference makes its way back to the Bay Area March 14-18 for GDC 2016. Not one to miss out on such an event, Playphone will be attending and hosting its own after hours party to celebrate the week’s festivities.

Playphone is coming off a stellar 2015 that saw its expansion into Taiwan and India with its localized mobile game stores. By partnering with industry leaders in Taiwan and India, Playphone’s social game stores now reach billions of potential mobile gamers. Momentum continues to build in 2016 as Playphone partners with top developers worldwide, offering exclusive games to users available only in the Playphone Game Stores.

Act now and join Playphone in reshaping the world of mobile gaming and schedule a meeting with our developer relations team at GDC 2016! Submit your email to devrelations@playphone.com today to set up a face-to-face meeting and find out what Playphone can do to take your game to the next level!

Can’t make it to the conference? Don’t worry! Join us for the 7th Annual Playphone After Hours Party on March 15 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at Jillian’s in San Francisco. Kick back and take in the city life- courtesy of Playphone. RSVP today to reserve your spot in this exclusive event: http://psgn.co/5ljH

We look forward to seeing you all at GDC 2016!

Playphone Partners with Gamania and GASH Bringing a New Gaming Destination to Taiwan

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We’re happy to announce our latest venture in Taiwan with the help of our local partners- Gamania and GASH!

The move to expand into Taiwan is the next logical step for Playphone. Given that Taiwan is a top 10 country in the mobile games market with engaged, tech-savvy users, the opportunity to enter the market is perfect for Playphone’s advanced gaming solution. This new, improved game store will feature a fully localized gaming experience designed to make the experience familiar for users. Battles allow gamers around the world to compete in tournaments and head-to-head matchups for Reward Points. Points won in battles, tournaments and other activities can be spent directly on game purchases, virtual goods and other physical goods, services and prizes!

Partnering with Gamania and GASH is the perfect fit for Playphone. Gamania’s team has developed a deep understanding in marketing games to Taiwanese gamers.  The Playphone Game Store can utilize Gamania’s vast knowledge of the Taiwanese market to localize and customize its store to fit the demands of Taiwanese gamers. By working with GASH POINT, an ideal partner currently available in all major convenience stores and used by millions of gamers in Taiwan, Playphone give users a preferred, easy payment experience. The Playphone Game Store has integrated GASH POINT to make it secure for Taiwanese gamers to buy games or virtual items.

Partnership Has It’s Privileges. Announcing Playphone Partners.

At Playphone, we’re dedicated to building robust, long-term relationships with our game developer partners. We understand that creating a game is a challenging labor of love, and that distribution & reach is often a challenge. That is why we are tirelessly seeking solutions to continually improve the Playphone developer experience. We want to make it as easy and seamless as possible for you to set-up, publish, distribute and monetize your games in today’s hottest emerging markets.

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A New and Improved Playphone

Our partnership with GungHo is very productive, and it’s opening up lots of amazing new opportunities for your games including a bigger presence in the world’s fastest growing gaming markets.

First off, Playphone is reaching new gamers in Southeast Asia like no one has ever done before. According to NewZoo, Southeast Asia is the fastest growing gaming region in the world with over 125M gamers – of which, 48% are spending over $1.1 Billion annually.

New Playphone stores are now live in Singapore and Indonesia, and new stores are coming soon to India and Taiwan. Playphone’s game stores are uniquely positioned to succeed in these exploding markets because of our strategic partnerships with local distributors and alternate payment providers, enabling easier access to games and preferred payment methods.

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HTML5 Developers Can Now Display their Games with Native Android Games!

Today we’re thrilled to announce PlayPhone’s support for HTML5 games across all Android devices, which include our very popular operator direct-billing capabilities for purchasing premium games and in-app purchases. Not only does this represent one of the largest single boosts in gaming exposure for HTML5 developers, Android gamers now have a level of access and discoverability that was previously impossible.

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Appoxee partners with PlayPhone to Deliver Push & In-App Messages to Millions of Gamers

PlayPhone is excited to announce its latest partnership with Appoxee. Check out what our partners at Appoxee had to say about the partnership below.

This week, we’re excited to announce that Appoxee has partnered with PlayPhone®, Inc. a global leader in mobile social gaming, to bring our software to PlayPhone’s popular mobile gaming platform. With Appoxee, PlayPhone’s developer partners will now be able to target, personalize and automate push and in-app messages to its millions of game users for optimum player engagement and increased revenues. 

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