Secrets Revealed: Exploring the Next Generation Gaming Platform

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Monday 14th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

In the highly competitive landscape of online gaming, developers face a challenging set of hurdles on the road to success, such as driving promotion, user acquisition and monetization for their games. Alex St. John, hi5 President & CTO, will reveal the next generation platform technology that hi5 has designed to overcome these hurdles, and increase the discoverability and growth of online social media games. Alex will showcase key aspects of this new platform including content virality, monetization and community features. He will provide specific examples of the technology and mechanisms that hi5 has developed, and the end results driven by their platform. Additionally, Alex will discuss how hi5’s next generation platform can accelerate growth for online games distributed on hi5.com as well as anywhere else developers publish their games online.

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  • Patricia Marinho
  • Tony Amoyal

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  • Dan Dzombak
  • Joe Cox
  • Liang Shi
  • Stephanie Fletcher
  • Aurelio Tinio
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Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Mon 14th March 2011


Room 12AB, Austin Convention Center

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