Before They Press “Start” – Nov 10th, 5:00 to 6:00 PM IST
There’s a sense of excitement and anxiety as a game loads on your screen. What’s my first move? What’s my move after that? How do I get a better result than the previous attempt? How do I improve my score?
All this before the game starts! The experience starts before the game starts. To architect a winning game whether on a mobile or PC, performance is key to ensure your gamers have the fastest and seamless time-to-play.
In the last decade, game development has shifted tremendously. Traditionally, games were developed and released as a stand-alone game for gamers to play by themselves. Now, the majority of the games are hyper connected with a global audience of millions playing at the same time. Add in features such as microtransactions for monetization as well as high prize pools for esports competitions and you have a recipe for disaster when launching and maintaining your game.
In this session, Jonathan Singer, Senior Industry Manager at Akamai will take you on a journey across the modern video game and how a solid foundation of gaming infrastructure can make or break your game, hosted by Nikhil Malankar, CEO GameEon Studios.
Improve The Player Experience with a Responsive UI – Nov 24th, 5:00 to 6:00 PM IST
APIs have quickly emerged as a standard way of building and connecting modern applications and are essential for integrating, enabling and driving digital experiences. Modern architectures benefit orgs in a number of ways from increased developer efficiency, connectivity, improved user experience, and faster pace of innovation.
But APIs have unique challenges in the areas of Security, Performance and Reliability. Recent research has shown:
Join Akamai’s Pavel Despot, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Ritika Tandon Senior Solutions Engineer and Jonathan Singer, Senior Industry Marketing Manager for a perspective of the mobile games industry and how Gaming organizations can navigate this maze of architecture to win on performance and security!
Criminal Economics and the Gaming Industry – Dec 1st, 5:00 to 6:00 PM IST
How much do you really know about how the criminal economy works? Do you really understand their motivations, their methods, and how they interact with one another? Join this session as we discuss the who, what, how, and why of criminal attacks on the games industry.
Here are the key questions that will be answered in this session:
Join Akamai’s Steve Ragan, Threat Researcher and Jonathan Singer, Senior Industry Marketing Manager, as they delve into how criminal economics works in the Gaming industry.
Leveling Up with Content – Dec 8th, 5:00 to 6:00 PM IST
Content is becoming a critical cog in keeping live gamers engaged. Be it personalization, feature or event updates a continuous roll-out of fresh and exciting content has become expected for games of all sizes, not just ones from major studios. Are these updates actually having a serious impact on success?
In this session, Akamai’s, Jonathan Singer, Senior Gaming Industry Manager, Sharath Rao, Senior Solutions Engineer and Nikhil Malankar, CEO, GameEon Studios discuss the impact of content on player engagement, some key strategies for growth, insights on mapping out a successful post-launch content pipeline, and tools that allow studios to focus on creating a great experience for their players.