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Elevator CEO coming to Android

It’s been three years since the initial release of Elevator CEO on the App Store. It’s been downloaded thousands of times, reviewed at least 10 times, and made me hundreds of cents in revenue. So, how do I perpetuate that success? Expand it to another platform! The framework powering Elevator CEO is called Cocos2D-iPhone. Once a […]

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Elevator CEO v2.1

The sixth update to Elevator CEO was released to the App Store on January 9. This update reduces the number of interstitial advertisements. It also includes support for another language, Danish, which brings the total count to eight languages! Although completely invisible to the user, numerous API deprecations were corrected as a result of going […]

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Elevator CEO v2.0

The changes in version 2.0 of Elevator CEO are significant. I mentioned in the previous blog post that advertisements would be the major change, and they’re in this update. Italian is now a supported language, which was a feature delayed far too long. Unlike previous updates which included benign but value-added changes, I deliberated how […]

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Elevator CEO v1.4

The gaming experience gets a big upgrade in the latest version of Elevator CEO. Version 1.4 brings Game Center integration so players can rate their performance against others via the leader boards. The ability to play offline is unchanged which means the top three scores are still stored locally. This update doesn’t remove any game […]

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Elevator CEO v1.3

The newest update for Elevator CEO is finally ready and it adds language support for Simplified Chinese. Unlike Western languages, the character set for Chinese is vast and has thousands of different glyphs. Because the game bundles all the graphics, including font glyphs, this means a character by character audit was done to ensure everything […]

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Elevator CEO v1.2

The latest update for Elevator CEO is on the App Store. Version 1.2 brings a set of much needed improvements for iPhone 5 users. Most of the details are blogged about previously, so the only thing left to do is download the update or dive in a make the $0.99 purchase. The previous update only […]

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Expanded Graphics for iPhone 5

The first update to Elevator CEO added support for the iPhone 5 screen resolution. Seeing more floors with an iPhone 5 is the main value-added experience. However, one area remain mostly untouched for the iPhone 5: the control area. Version 1.2 addresses the underwhelming control area on the iPhone 5. The mini-map and status area […]

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Elevator CEO v1.1

Elevator CEO version 1.1 has been reviewed and is now available on the App Store. This version supports the full iPhone 5 resolution. No other changes were made.

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Elevator CEO will support iPhone 5

Elevator CEO in in Apple’s review process as of September 29th. The first release, version 1.0, is a great gaming experience for older devices and those with Retina displays. It won’t be long until the game is available for download on the App Store. Gamers hoping for an authentic iPhone 5 experience will have a […]

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Reflecting on Elevator CEO

Elevator CEO is currently pending Apple’s review but I’m eagerly waiting to say, “find it on the App Store.” It was a long journey from concept to delivery. When I reflect on the design process, start to finish, I recall these attributes most often. Graphics The graphics are several notches above “look im on the […]

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