--- ironSource / Melissa Zeloof ---

Gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry, but what goes into making the world's most popular games? Join us as we speak to titans of the gaming world, including Zeptolab, Playrix, Nexon and Kongregate, the makers behind wildly popular games Adventure Capitalist, Cut The Rope, Gardenscapes and Battlejack, to hear how they design, develop, monetize and market their games. Tune in to Level Up by ironSource, the podcast for people who love making, growing, and of course, playing mobile games.

Brought to you by ironSource / Melissa Zeloof of LevelUp

Latest Episodes…

  1. Amanotes | Emerging Markets with Newzoo, Part 1: Southeast Asian Gaming Market

    This is the first episode in our Emerging Markets mini-series, co-hosted with Tom Wijman, Senior Games Market Analyst at Newzoo. Our guest this first episode, which is all about the Southeast Asia gaming market, is Rahul Ravindranath, Monetization Specialist at Amanotes, a music gaming company located in Vietnam. Listen to ...


  2. Simpool | How to Balance and Design Your Game Economy

    In this episode of LevelUp, Guy Bar Sade, co-founder and CEO at Simpool, breaks down everything around building in-game economies. Guy offers tips to balance the game economy, how game teams should define their KPIs, and common mistakes he sees from game developer companies, and how to create a company ...


  3. ironSource | Growth Loop, Step 2: Monetizing F2P Games

    In the third episode of LevelUp’s Growth Loop mini-series, ironSource’s VP Growth Yevgeny Peres walks us through Stage 2 of the Growth Loop: Monetization. Yevgeny explains to us that the Growth Loop is just as valuable for IAP-based games as ad-based games, best practices for setting up rewarded video and ...


  4. App Annie | Discoverability is Just Half the ASO Battle

    Getting people to your app store page is just half the ASO battle. How do game marketers make sure they’re also setting up their app store page for conversion. Lexi Sydow, Senior Market Insights Manager at App Annie, sits down with Melissa to discuss everything app store optimization, including best ...


  5. ironSource | Growth Loop, Step 1: Starting with UA, Not Monetization

    In the second episode of LevelUp’s Growth Loop mini-series, ironSource’s VP Growth Yevgeny Peres walks us through Stage 1 of the Growth Loop: User Acquisition. Yevgeny argues why game developers should start the cycle with user acquisition as opposed to game monetization, offers best practices for maximizing key metrics like ...