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iPhone Social Networks

View Poll Results: What xbox live-a-like do you want to see become the standard
Plus+ 57 42.86%
Scoreloop 40 30.08%
OpenFeint 22 16.54%
Geo 1 0.75%
other... 13 9.77%
Voters: 133. You may not vote on this poll
06-17-2009, 04:25 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 160
iPhone Social Networks (now with a side by side on page 3)

What with 3.0 being released with peer to peer and push notifications. I think we're gonna see a huge take off of the game social networks. With Ngmoco starting Plus+ and then theres scoreloop and others.

Which social network would you like to see become the standard that is integrated within most games?

Last edited by Tavoss; 06-18-2009 at 09:54 PM.
06-17-2009, 05:02 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 358
I was really, really impressed with Plus Networks guided tour. I vote for that, and since they're a huge company they have the man power/money to make it take off.

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06-17-2009, 05:23 PM
Joined: May 2009
Location: La Coruña, Spain
Posts: 191
My vote was for Scoreloop, it works great and has the important features.

Anyway I never would like to see only one platform like in the XBox Live.

Competition between them is good for us (developers) and for end users.


Scoreloop ID: coolman

My game: GeoRain in the AppStore, July 1st - 0.99$
06-17-2009, 05:28 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 160
i disagree, i feel that competition in this area is bad. If all the developers of these networks chip in, then we get the best of all worlds, including that all people are on the same community!!
06-17-2009, 05:30 PM
i voted for
06-17-2009, 05:32 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Manchester/Sheffield
Posts: 1,199
i voted for openfeint because thats the only one ive used and the new 2.0 version looks really good: www.openfeint.com
06-17-2009, 05:33 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 160
that openfeint does look really cool, I'd love to see the games its supporting right now
06-17-2009, 05:35 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Manchester/Sheffield
Posts: 1,199
id love to see it in action because Pocket God wont be upgrading to 2.0 in the next two updates which is a shame
06-18-2009, 03:44 AM
Originally Posted by Tavoss View Post
that openfeint does look really cool, I'd love to see the games its supporting right now
we'll support it with the update for radio flare we submitted yesterday.

ps: of course i had to vote for openfeint since we use it in radio flare and are currently building it into our next game, zombies vs. sheep.

formerly studio radiolaris, now Broken Rules. Follow me on twitter: twitter/@martinpi

ON THE IPAD: Radio Flare REDUX HD & Globetrotters
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06-18-2009, 03:48 AM
I'm the co-creator of OpenFeint! Thought I'd jump in and comment.

@Tavoss Thanks for the kind words! OpenFeint is available in over 100 titles right now in the app store such as Pocket God, MyBrute, and Radio Flare. Others have been submitted and are waiting on Apple to launch them (stick wars and knights on rush to name a couple).

@everyone. As to adoption, I'd say that developers have already chosen OpenFeint as the social platform on the iPhone. We have a huge number of players (3 million+) and a large number of registered developers (600+) working with our platform. We offer the same features that Plus+ has and more. And you can use it right now from our website. It's free to use in free games and costs pennies per user for a paid game (flat fee - not recurring). And of course, players pay nothing.

Hope that clarifies things a little bit. Feel free to twitter me @jasoncitron or email me at jason@openfeint.com for anything!

Last edited by jasoncitron; 06-18-2009 at 03:48 AM. Reason: Props to IGF finalist radio flare!