mooniz ios game developer interview

Yonatan Zvik Interview – Creator of Mooniz

Below our interview with Yonatan Zvik, cofounder of Mooniz Interactive and game developer. Mooniz released a game by the same name for iOS.

Can you tell us something about your company?

Mooniz is a new and growing gaming company founded in 2011. Adrenaline Monki is a company that is created by gamers for gamers. With a team comprising professionals in gaming and game design, the customers’ fun is the first priority and that is why the company makes use of advanced technologies to produce top of the line applications always.

What is you game Mooniz about?

mooniz ios game developer interview

These cute but cheeky critters are invading from the moon and you are Earth’s only hope in this simple yet highly addictive action puzzler!
Save the world from adorable moon monsters by tapping groups of same colored Mooniz to make them explode in a spectacular display of dazzling colors.

To help you in your quest to repel these mysterious invaders there are killer power-ups available including point multipliers, first aid kits, nukes, and more!

Key features:
– Classic and Rush game modes loaded with challenges
– Fast paced action and 8 killer power-ups
– Awesome artwork optimized for Retina display (HD)!
– Intuitive touch controls
– Unique musical score
– Easy to learn, hard to master
– Endless hours of fun for the whole family
– Online leaderboards using GameCenter
– Share your highscores on Facebook
– New multiplayer mode! Play with your friends!
– 3 New special multiplayer powerups!

Where did you get the idea for this game?

Got it from playing Bejeweled Blitz.

What can you tell us about the development of this game?

3 co founders(art,developer and marketing/producer), it took us about 5 months-14 hours per day.

What is the most important thing you learned when making this game?

If you want a polished game you should invest 90% efforts in the last 10% of the product development.

What advice would you tell people who are beginning with game development?

Make a research first and don’t forget that each game requires a marketing plan and budget.

Anything else you would like to share with the Game Dev Academy audience?

Don’t be afraid to implement ads if you want to keep a good user expeirence. You still need to make money!

Any feedback for the Game Dev Academy?

Awesome idea. We wish you good luck!

Thanks Yonatan for joining us in this interview and sharing your experience with the audience, we wish you the best of luck with Mooniz and your future games.

https://itunes.apple.com/app/mooniz/id426836698?mt=8

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Pablo Farias Navarro

Pablo is an educator, developer and entrepreneur. Founder of Zenva, Pablo has published over 30 online courses that teach game, app and web development. Pablo has also created educational content for companies such as Amazon and Intel.

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