This study compares 4 MMORTS mobile games against Clash of Clans, which is first truly successful mobile MMORTS. The comparisons reveal 4 new game play mechanics that can lead to higher user engagement.
Once in a while, a refreshing game comes along and relieves gamers from the boring spin-offs and clones of the past legendary games. The most recent of such stimulating games is Gods of Olympus (GoO) by Aegis Interactive. In GoO, the player builds a Greek city and calls down Greek gods to destroy other cities. Sounds like a mashup of Clash of Clans and Age of Mythology, right? Well, on the surface, it is. But, once you start playing the game, you will understand the nuances that make GoO a revolutionizing strategy game. So, what are these nuances?