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Hunter playing his game, Planet SRAM, on an iPad

Blast Off to Planet SRAM

Bottle Rocket is best known for designing and developing mission-critical mobile experiences for some of the world’s most discriminating brands. But for one very special cause, we went back to our roots in mobile gaming to launch a game that is something... read more

Bottle Rocket Cited As A Strong Performer By Independent Research Firm

We’re excited to share that Bottle Rocket has been rated a Strong Performer in Forrester Research, Inc.'s report, "The Forrester Wave™: B2C Mobile Services Providers, Q4 2016." Forrester researched, analyzed and scored the 13 leading B2C Mobile Service Providers using twenty criteria, including current Fortune 500 client interviews. Bottle Rocket was named a Strong Performer. Forrester noted that... read more

Lifecycle of an App

There are four key steps designers need to consider when crafting an app experience that delivers genuine relevance and value to their users. Bottle Rocket’s Executive Creative Director Michael Griffith talks us through the user lifecycle of an app. 1. The App Store Experience. Getting a user to opt in and download your app involves asking them to take a leap of faith, and it’s up to you to make that leap as... read more

Calvin Carter to Judge the 2016 Appy Awards

In the month of May, Calvin Carter will participate in the 2016 Appy Awards as a judge. The Appy Awards celebrate and acknowledge creativity and excellence in app design in nearly 40 categories including: Health and Fitness mCommerce or Mobile Payments Entertainment: Movies/Television/Video Restaurants/Food/Beverage Calvin joins 13 other judges in the 2016 Appy Awards jury. The winners will be... read more

The Key to Retaining App Users. 5 Simple Methods for Increasing User Loyalty.

The Key to Retaining App Users

By 2017, mobile users will be providing personalized data streams for more than 100 apps and services every day. Want to be one of those 100? Karen Pattani-Hason, Head of Agency & Strategic Alliances NAM at Urban Airship, shares some tips on how to build... read more

Android Pay: What’s New (and What You Need to Know)

Recently, our Rocketeers attended an exclusive Google hosted Android Pay event in San Francisco. The event provided our team with the knowledge on the latest Android Pay news as well as the updates to the platform itself. Android Pay is a secure and quick way for consumers to make payments in-store and in-app through a mobile device. With the latest features, the process of using Android Pay is more streamlined... read more

Wings Galaxy Top 50 iPhone Apps

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] Wings Galaxy Makes Top 100[/caption]   Thank you everyone for making Wings Galaxy such a huge success. We made the top 50 iPhone apps. That's right, the actual top 50 of ALL iPhone apps!   Wings Galaxy has been complimented for great graphics, deep game play and an excellent custom soundtrack.   Thanks for all your help. We'll work hard... read more

Wings Galaxy Available Now!

One of the most complicated apps we've ever released. Trust us, we have the bags under our eyes to prove it.   What our beta testers said:   "Every once in a while a game comes along that really impresses you. Wings Galaxy is that game."   "I really like the graphics."   "After playing Wings Earth, I was really hoping you would make a space exploration... read more

Wings Earth 2.5 Submitted to Apple

Wings Earth (Wings 2) gets an update with 2.5. Here's the highlights: Major improvement to surface detail. 4 times more pixel density. What's that? In other words, it's more realistic... Added highest-requested feature: turn off crash effects. Added new audio track from Wings Galaxy Ready for future versions of iPhone and iPod software. In other words it won't break when iPhone 3.0 comes out. Or at... read more