Few Big Names, But a Kitty With Growth Potential This Week in Our Top 20 Emerging Facebook Games List

Facebook is quite the melting pot in this week’s list of top emerging games that still have less than a million users. Speak a foreign language? You’re covered. Religious? Check. Prefer violence? Just check out MMA Pro Fighter from Digital Chocolate. If there’s one thing that’s not well-represented, overall, it’s new games from major developers.

As always, the list is from AppData, and we run another post on InsideFacebook to talk about the non-game applications. Take a look:

Top Gainers This Week – Games
Name MAU Gain↓ Gain, %
1. icon 開心寶貝 708,918 +281,729 +39.74
2. icon Temple of Mahjong 2 374,338 +128,089 +34.22
3. icon Sanalika 214,568 +125,929 +58.69
4. icon Blessings† 133,408 +118,404 +88.75
5. icon Oyun 175,425 +115,549 +65.87
6. icon Spot The Difference 422,603 +109,866 +26.00
7. icon Band of Heroes 742,508 +98,763 +13.30
8. icon Doorbell 980,468 +90,286 +9.21
9. icon Ninja Warz 740,870 +73,772 +9.96
10. icon Hello Kitty Online : The Introduction 105,118 +73,724 +70.13
11. icon The True Age Test 512,931 +71,985 +14.03
12. icon 開心花園 504,812 +70,016 +13.87
13. icon Warstorm 481,925 +67,776 +14.06
14. icon MMA Pro Fighter 145,210 +62,865 +43.29
15. icon 歡樂癲地 Funland 677,717 +58,166 +8.58
16. icon Friend Block 960,356 +55,500 +5.78
17. icon Frosmo 260,123 +51,303 +19.72
18. icon My Fishbowl 423,046 +50,545 +11.95
19. icon Xx..Me 2 u bears..xX 234,327 +49,961 +21.32
20. icon MiniPlanet 252,723 +48,240 +19.09

One possible reason that there are relatively fewer big developers represented than usual is that the top four games from last week have all passed a million MAU, and thus moved off the chart. In order, they were: Garden World, Wild Ones, Three Kingdoms Online and My Town. Note that the newbie company behind that last, Broken Bulb Studios, also has Ninja Warz coming up at number nine this week.

Number five last week, 開心寶貝 smoothly moved up to become the top game; along with 開心花園 and 歡樂癲地 Funland, it makes up a trio of Chinese-language games. 開心寶貝 (number one, in case you’re having trouble following) is still growing strongly and will soon graduate off the list to join the small, but growing pool of Chinese-language apps with several million users. Incidentally, Temple of Mahjong 2, while in a language we can understand, is also Chinese-derived and growing quite quickly; it now appears to be the largest Mahjong game app on Facebook

Three and five, Sanalika and Oyun, are both in Turkish — perhaps evidence of yet another foreign language trend. In between them is sandwiched Blessings† a semi-religious “poke” app that probably shouldn’t be in the games category.

One more game to take note of is Hello Kitty Online : The Introduction. Yes, it’s an official Sanrio product, and yes, there is an incredible amount of pink involved in it. Sanrio is a bit late to Facebook, having introduced a Hello Kitty game to the iPhone last year. But judging from the name of the game, they intend to catch up on lost time.

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11 Responses to “Few Big Names, But a Kitty With Growth Potential This Week in Our Top 20 Emerging Facebook Games List”

  1. Hello Kitty Online’s Facebook App Teaches New Users How to Play says:

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  2. This Week’s Headlines on Inside Social Games says:

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  3. lailanie alingig says:

    please add me

  4. Jinger Ner Bernabe says:

    Hello Kitty is top 1 for me!! I love you kitty…:)

  5. alyza says:

    im 7 yeras old now am 26 yera old

  6. yhannie says:

    can i join this game because i am addicted to hello kitty

  7. mikhaela says:

    hmmmmmm……. maganda hmmmmmmmm……….cute hmmmmmmmm………..basta maganda (yun lang)

  8. Reaching Zen with Temple of Mahjong 2 says:

    [...] #2 on last week’s emerging games list, this zen-like title hovers just above 420,000 monthly active users. However, this is a game that [...]

  9. rea delis says:

    so cute

  10. jamie says:

    pls. how can i play?

  11. yuregininsesi says:

    can i join this game because i am addicted to hello kitty

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