5 Tips for Effective Live Ops

Creating a mobile hit is dependent on extending the long tail of a game, and in free-to-play, the live operations phase is every bit as important as the initial production.

At Tag Games we have run LiveOps for games like Angry Birds Action! and Nonstop Knight, and with backend technology through our sister-company ChilliConnect, we are positioned to gear products for long-term success.

Whether you’re running your own LiveOps or working with an external partner, here's five simple tips from our Product Manager Robin Smith that will help you maximise post-launch performance.

The Countdown to XDS

Summer might be drawing to a close but we've still got plenty to look forward to at Tag Towers as we get ready to head to Vancouver for the 2017 External Developers Summit (XDS) next month. As the only annual games industry conference which focuses primarily on external development, XDS is a huge event for studios operating in the work-for-hire space so we can't wait to see what the 2017 edition brings.

Tag Raids Part 1 - On the Hunt for Articuno

Tag Towers is home to its fair share of Pokemon fans, so its safe to say a few of us got a little bit excited with the recent announcement of the Pokemon Go Legendary Raid feature, which gives players the chance to grab some of the biggest, baddest Pokemon out there for a limited time. Due to the huge CP of these behemoths, it takes teamwork and a lot of dedicated hunters to bring them down.