Best Industries 2012: Mobile Gaming | 5 Ways You Can Play to Win

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Game Development

Amid mobile gaming's explosive growth--with industry revenue increasing from $2 million in 2007 to $4.5 billion in 2012--the number of mobile game companies has risen from two to 1,577. At the heart of this industry are the game developers that have been creating addictive games for mobile device owners. Some, like Draw Something creator OMGPOP, have turned their games into big business; the company was recently acquired by Zynga for $180 million.