No, no…THIS is the First Law of the App Store

27 06 2011

Yeah, forget that other thing. The First Law states that if I read your app description and I still have no clue what your game is and how to play it, you need a new app store description.


First Law of the App Store

26 06 2011

If your app description says your game is addictive, there’s a 99.3% chance, scientifically determined, that it isn’t. Seriously, have you noticed that every other app out there, particularly with puzzle games, claims to be addictive? Heck, good thing all those games aren’t addictive, because we’d never come up for air.

One of these days, I’m going to grab a whole bunch of descriptions from app store games and sift through for some of the most common words.