Rating: Write it once and roll it out to iOS, Android and Facebook
The core technology of playMobi is based on ‘TapJs’ which pioneered the social network category for HTML5 games. The technology was acquired by appMobi in 2011.
playMobi enables its users to deploy the same code to iOS, Android, Facebook,and the open Web – all whilst being fully compliant with each platform’s terms of service.
In terms of paymentswhen running on iOS, playMobi uses iTunes; on Android, Google Payments; on Facebook, Facebook Credits; and on the Open Web, PayPal.
playMobi includes social gaming tools that game developers can use to increase the ‘stickines’ of their games. PlayMobi enables players to seamlessly move from one platform to another and retain their scores, etc.
User login is simple and easy using Facebook Connect. Tools are also provided to create and manage leaderboards, game achievements, player analytics, and cloud-based storage of game status and inventory.
HTML5 game developers who wish to join the playMobi beta program can apply via www.appmobi.com/playmobi .