25,000 Games now Online at YoYo

Earlier today YoYo Games passed the 25,000 games threshold as maze game Treasure Remix became the 25,001st GameMaker application to be uploaded to the site. The Games on YoYo have collectively been played more than 5,100,000 times, an average of over 200 plays per game. However the distribution of plays per game is far from equal with the most played game, Crimelife 2, accounting for almost 2.5% of the total plays across the site. Above: Read more…


5 Million GMA Impressions

The GameMaker Affiliation Service has now served over 5,000,000 button impressions! Here are some stats collected through the service on the way to 5 million button impressions. Includes browser/OS usage of people viewing the banners, country reach and total impressions per month. This data is collected from a large number of GameMaker websites so the information gives an insight into GameMaker users worldwide. Download: GMA-5M-Stats.xls


GMA 2 Million

The free Game Maker Affiliation Service banner exchange has now delivered over 2,000,000 button impressions. I will take this opportunity to release some data collected via the system. The country, browser and OS share of all pageviews delivered by GMA can been seen in GMA 2M stats.xls This is one of the largest collections of publicly released data from a Game Maker site, and whilst not everyone who saw ads served through the GMA is Read more…


1 Million Impressions for GMA

The Game Maker Affiliation Service has now delivered over 1,000,000 button impressions advertising GameMaker related websites since its launch in April 2007. As this milestone figure has been reached I am releasing some statistics showing how impression and click counts have grown up until the end of January 2008. Also released is data which shows that banners have been displayed to residents of 140 countries and browser usage stats which show that over 80% of Read more…


Game Maker Website membership numbers

If, like me, you like statistics then good. Here is some information about the number of user registrations at various GameMaker related websites. Most figures are approximations. English GameMaker Websites YoYo Games – 87,000 Game Maker Community – 60,500 GameMakerGames – 1,600 64Digits – 4,300 – It has been so long since the site has been up this figure is probably wrong. Just like the site. MyGmGame – 700 GMTutorials.com – 350 Foreign language GameMaker Read more…


Game Maker Affiliation 2007 Stats

Here are some stats for the performance of GameMakerBlog’s Game Maker Affiliation Service in 2007.


YoYo Release Stats

Sandy Duncan from YoYo Games has released some stats on the popularity of their website on his blog. “The website today gets,on average about 25,000 visitors per day. When you’re here you spend more than 7 minutes on each visit and view more than 8 pages on the website. If I include the “Beta” and “Work in Progress” areas of the site, then more than 15,000 games have been uploaded by more than 7,000 different Read more…


Game Maker Survey

I like surveys. GMTutorials recently released the results of a survey they ran at the GMC, which attracted around 350 participants. The results were mostly none-surprising, unfortunately they aren’t presented in the clearest of ways.