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In the last marketing and monetization interview I’ve interviewed Elbert Perez who has been very successful on Windows Phone with 15 great games. This time I’m talking to guys from 4Bros Studio who managed to become comparably successful with only one game. The game is called Taptitude and it gets a new mini-game on a weekly basis.
Your company is called 4Bros Studio. Are you literally 4 brothers?
Yes we're real brothers. We each have full time jobs as software developers and make games in our spare time. We started working together a few years ago on our first project which was an XBLIG game called "Zoomaroom". We had a ton of fun making this game, and ended up creating the foundation for our game engine (ZoomEngine) that we currently use to make Taptitude games.
Taptitude is the top rated app on Windows Phone. Is this the case worldwide or only in some markets?
I believe we're #1 world wide. There isn't a good 'official' site that shows the top rated apps, so depending on where you go you get different results. In the US we're the top rated game, but it looks like we've fallen to #2 top rated app based on some sites. A great site for ratings is bestwp7apps.net, although at this time it looks like they only use US ratings.