While Java is still the prevalent language in enterprises and there are more Java developers than anything else, this topic does not generate the level of response of the other topics for which we produce research guides. We spoke to Doug Pearson, CTO of FlowPlay as we comprised this guide.Read More
By the time of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, there is every possibility that a legal, regulated and widespread sports betting industry will be thriving across the US.
In the meantime, and certainly during this summer’s World Cup, US players will turn towards a range of daily fantasy and social offerings to get their sports gaming fix.Read More
Seattle-based social casino developer FlowPlay has launched a new white label social sports betting product which it describes as an industry first.
Powered by Sportradar's data and statistics, the new free-to-play product brings together a range of social sports betting and fantasy sports products launched by FlowPlay since 2014.Read More
The three most frequently mentioned keys to developing a successful game: 1) stability; 2) scalability; and, 3) social interaction. To gather insights on the current and future state of Game Development, we talked to eight executives involved in game development in some form or another. We spoke to Doug Pearson, CTO at FlowPlay ...Read More
Former punk rocker Derrick Morton has taken his passion in the direction of gaming as CEO of FlowPlay. FlowPlay is a games developer and publisher. It has an immersive gaming platform that powers community-based social games, including virtual worlds, social casinos, and sports wagering experiences.Read More
As the word “blockchain” entered the mainstream consciousness in 2017, services that use the distributed ledger also won some early adoption in finance, food safety, shipping, healthcare and even video games. The attention was spurred in part by the world’s biggest blockchain-based currency, bitcoin, which saw a massive ...Read More
As technology evolves and tools become outdated, such changes can leave developers in the dust and struggling to convert to mobile. Join Doug Pearson, Co-Founder and CTO of FlowPlay, for a technical discussion on how and why FlowPlay tackled these challenges firsthand by transitioning Vegas World from a Flash codebase to Haxe.Read More
Social gaming platform developer FlowPlay Inc. today announced a partnership with Walt Disney Co.-incubated blockchain Dragonchain Inc.with the intent to build secure blockchain-based monetization for casual and social games. Dragonchain is a distributed ledger technology platform...Read More
When Adobe decided to retire its Flash software, it was a big moment for FlowPlay. Fortunately, the Seattle maker of social games had anticipated the demise of Flash, which is scheduled to end in 2020. And today, FlowPlay is announcing it has converted its flagship social casino game, Vegas World, to an open-source, cross-platform development technology known as Haxe.Read More
Adobe finally made the speculation of Flash’s impending death a reality this summer by announcing its end-of-life will be official in 2020. Adobe, alongside tech giants Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla, will support the technology for only the next three years.Read More
Lee Davy sits down with Derrick Morton, CEO of FlowPlay, the virtual world developer, to understand why people need an escape, why they choose FlowPlay’s worlds, and much more.
Let’s face it; the world sucks balls. If not, we wouldn’t spend most of our time on the phone. The virtual world is where the fun is at, and nobody knows this more than Derrick Morton, CEO of FlowPlay, a developer of virtual worlds such as ourWorld and Vegas World.Read More
On paper – and fantasy sports fans know all about great matchups on paper – the prospective merger of FanDuel and DraftKings looked tantalizing. Naming rights aside (FanKings? DraftDuel?), uniting the fantasy sports powerhouses screamed dynasty – and control of more than 90 percent market share. LeBron James joining Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade on the Miami Heat? That was tiddlywinks by comparison.Read More
Seattle’s status as a tech hub is well-documented, as is its reputation as a home for some of the biggest game operations such as Valve, Bungie, Nintendo and Xbox. But what sometimes falls under the radar is Seattle’s casual gaming scene, where numerous companies in the region turn out those easier-to-pick-up titles that appeal to a broader audience beyond hardcore gamers.Read More
Derrick Morton questions the viability of DFS and lauds the opportunities in social sports betting
The potential failure of the mega merger between FanDuel and DraftKings is good news for the social sports betting sector, according to one prominent chief executive. Talking to EGR North America, Flowplay CEO Derrick Morton said the skills-based games business model is, and always has been, fundamentally flawed. “With the model built so a very small…Read More
The tech industry has been calling for the death of Flash for years. Last year, the quiet rumblings calling for its demise turned into roars as the likes of Chromeand Firefox began to phase out support. A full-on war has been waged against Flash technology and much of the casual games industry is stuck on the losing side.Read More