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

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Cloud-based Development Platforms

Having your mobile game become an overnight success can be a dual-edged sword. While all game developers hope one of their products will catch on, few have enough storage to handle Draw Something-like traffic. Zipline Games has offered a solution: Moai, an open-source, cloud-based platform that allows developers to scale a growing game. Experienced developers can also use Moai to find code that will help them get past game development challenges. And if a developer's game goes viral, Moai's cloud solution will prevent the game from crashing.