Game development is becoming bigger day by day, so it is a good opportunity for developing to earn money from this phenomenon. For example, in facebook, we could find various types of new games each month. The social media users can combine the networking and playing games, such as Farm Ville, Happy Farm, etc.
In this article, we focus on the different types of games because it is very crucial information for game developers. We could divide gamers into four types: Core Gamer, Status Gamer, Actual Gamer, and Social Gamer. A good game developer will analyze his/her market before he/she starts building the game.
Core gamers are gamers that spend most of their time for playing game; even they can play for more than 24 hours a day. Moreover, they can spend several days in front of computer for playing without sleeping. The second type, Status Gamers, are people that are downloading and installing game in all of the computers or gadgets they have to show off that they love playing game and get updated with the latest game.
Actual gamers are gamers that play game in their spare time by using mobile phone, smart phone, or laptop. And, the last type of gamers, Social gamers are gamers that play game in social media in order to build the networking. But, not everybody who plays games in facebook are in this category, if they don’t mean to enlarge their networking.
Now, what is your target market of gamers, guys? We suggest you to focus on 1 type of gamers when you build the game. At the moment, the number of social gamers is the biggest among other types.