Social Point CEO Horatio Martos shared some of the secrets of our success with budding game developers at a packed to capacity Gamelab last week. We’ve taken the 5 key ideas from Horatio’s keynote to share with you, so that if you’re starting out in gaming and dreaming of developing a mega-hit game, you’ll know which common business and design mistakes to avoid. It’s not just about having an awesome game… it’s also about having a great plan, and ensuring the important stuff is built into your strategy from the word go. So here you go: with love from us to you – 5 Hot Biz Tips for Game Developers. (And remember to let us know what YOU think.)
Dragon City romps home with top honours: Dragon City Mobile best video game, Dragon City best on social networks.
From the 20th to the 22nd of June Social Point went to deSymfony (a PHP web application framework), a conference whose goal is to unify the Hispanic Symfony developer community. This is an event that takes place in Madrid, where people can share their different professional experiences and knowledge.
Even though this event is only 3 years old, it is the second largest conference about Symfony, after the Symfony Live, which is held in English. This year Social Point has become a Platinum Sponsor for this happening. We love to support this kind of events in order to help professionals of the sector strengthen bonds and share learning and expertise.
Today, March 13, our CEO Horacio Martos will be attending a Social Gaming Forum at the 5th edition of Barcelona eShow.
The eShow is a fair dedicated to ECommerce, Online Marketing, Hosting & Cloud Computing, Social Media, Mobile and Digital Signage. Its goal is to gather leading providers with the key sector clients.
The fair is a great opportunity to discover the latest technology solutions, to find out which are the most innovative strategies in the online sector and to network with leaders.
The Forum, which will take place at Fira de Barcelona (Montjuic) will start at 16:15 and will last 45 minutes. Horacio will be discussing different subjects with Manel Sort, Head of Studio of King.com and with Vicenç Martí, CEO of Akamon Entertainment. Liam Patton, CEO of AppsTowin will moderate the Forum.
We gladly announce that Social Point (together with Estrella Damm) is officially sponsoring the Barcelona.JS, a usergroup focused on Java Script and related topics. They meet once a month, usually on the first Thursday at 7:45pm at Makers of Barcelona (C/ Bailén 11, Barcelona). During the next three months Social Point will be supporting these events to encourage them and the participants.
As we had already announced some days ago, Julián del Rey, our Lead Artist, gave a talk at Animac, the International Film Festival of Animation.
“Not only short and long movies have a place in this industry, but also videogames.” This is what our colleague explained to the audience (students and animation professionals) who attended his talk: “Elevator Pitch Serveis”.
He summed up saying what Social Point is, a social gaming Barcelona based company that is hiring a lot of artists and animators. Moreover he emphasized that we aim to find more employees and that it is extraordinary and refreshing to find a company that is growing in such an explosive pace in the nowadays economy.
In the next following 6 months, Social Point is sponsoring a networking event called Betabeers, which right now is being held in 19 cities in Spain, including Barcelona. Once a month, Betabeers organizes technical talks for web, mobile and hardware developers. It’s a perfect place for startups to present their projects and take advantage of networking.
We, in Social Point, believe in bringing many intelligent professionals together since it’s a way to promote knowledge and enhance personal and professional growth.
For the eighth time in a row, Barcelona has been chosen to host the year’s Mobile World Congress. The congress is rated the world’s largest and currently Barcelona is regarded as the Mobile World Capital.
The event, that started yesterday, takes place at the Fira Gran Via and will last until February 28. Barcelona was chosen again to host the event since it is considered a city full of opportunities.