The Year in Social Games by the Numbers


By Kathleen De Vere Comment

Social games had a breakout year in 2011, bringing in more users, generating more attention and making more money than ever before. On Facebook alone, Inside Social Games reviewed more than 200 games in the calendar year, giving us a unique perspective on the emerging trends and growth patterns of 2011 titles. Using our AppData traffic tracking service, we revisit each of these games to see how they performed over time.

Reporting by Kathleen De Vere and Wagoner James Au.