Tenerife, St Tropez, Barcelona - wherever it is that you’re heading this summer, Nintendo has major plans for you. And spoiler alert, these plans involve a pudgy Italian-American plumber...
If it feels like just about everyone is meditating, you're not wrong. Meditation and relaxation apps are trending in a big way thanks to an ever-growing body of research suggesting that the practice of ‘staying in the present moment’ can make us more resilient to stress, improve our ability to focus and enhance productivity.
First, some background: since May/June last year, posts from disgruntled developers have been surfacing, complaining of drops in traffic to store pages and downloads (1,2). There was a lot of confusion at the time, and several developers went to Google directly to get answers. Google’s response was:
While subscription services for TV and music have been the norm for several years, in the games segment the business model is still very new, but it is rapidly gaining pace.