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Extending a Game Concept’s Scope of use by Adapting Mobile Platform Usage
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Utökning av ett Spelkoncepts Omfattning Genom Anpassning för Mobila Plattformar (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

The report features the technical fundamentals, implementation, results and discussions within the field of mobile application development in the game industry. The thesis explored the game industry from within the industry, as the purpose was to further expand the game concept of the PC game theHunter by using a mobile platform. In the age of the multi-touch smartphone, applications are a huge and competitive industry withmany interesting development approaches. Using the fundamental principles of system architecture and interface design for mobile development, a game companion application based in an Android environment was developed. Game data was provided by the game development studio Expansive Worlds. The results showed support for the platform, but clearly states that further development is needed to actually explore the mobile market further. Implications for the results of the study and future tasks are discussed.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 65 p.
Keyword [en]
Application development, Android, Game Industry, theHunter, Expansive Worlds, Avalanche, Datateknik
Keyword [sv]
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Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-101982ISRN: LiU-ITN-TEK-A--13/052--SEOAI: diva2:667222
Subject / course
Electrical Engineering
Available from: 2013-11-26 Created: 2013-11-26 Last updated: 2013-11-26Bibliographically approved

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