Hidden Variable Studios provides its worldwide players with a consistently enjoyable, responsive, and fast gaming experience by using AWS as its backend and CloudFront as its CDN. The game developer leverages Mission, the APN Premier Consulting Partner, for its highly-responsive 24/7 cloud monitoring and support. Mission gives the game studio peace of mind by providing incident-free operations that free Hidden Variable’s technical staff to focus on game development.
Accelerate code development and deployment with modern containerization software tools and techniques.
Architect and build a global, scalable Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment to ensure low latency and an engaging experience.
Leverage the latest technologies to monitor game performance and analyze player for continual improvement.
Mission’s AWS-certified engineers have deep experience building robust, scalable environments to support gaming industry products. We’ve architected solutions, leveraging the full capabilities of AWS Game Tech to help client’s games succeed. Gaming companies can streamline code development and deployment with the aid of Amazon GameLift fleets, use Amazon Elastic Compute (Amazon EC2) to scale dynamically, monitor infrastructure performance, and apply analytics to continuously improve the player experience. Mission brings the expertise to help you build, evolve, and scale your AWS environment to exceed player expectations.
Autumn Games, a global video game publisher, sought better support with infrastructure automation, change management, and improved reliability of applications hosted on AWS. Based on the output of the Well-Architected Review, Mission moved Autumn Games’ infrastructure to a managed services environment. We streamlined cloud processes with infrastructure-as-code tooling, and set up infrastructure for programmatic management, eliminating single points of failure and improving resiliency.
Mission applies its extensive experience to create scalable web architecture for advanced gaming technology. We guide you in selecting the right AWS tools and services to meet your needs, and bring our experience as AWS Premier Consulting Partner to provide a custom solution to every problem. Depending on your business and customers’ needs, we can advise and implement:
Game Tech solutions to create immersive and engaging experiences, build cross-platform server and data backends, analyze player activities, and monitor infrastructure performance.
GameLift-dedicated, scalable server hosting to optimize performance by minimizing latency and wait times.
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling to maintain application availability, using dynamic and predictive features to automatically add or remove EC2 instances.
Elastic Load Balancing to handle varying application loads by automatically distributing traffic across multiple targets.
Cloud Front global low latency, high-transfer-speed content delivery network for secure delivery of applications, videos, and data to players.
Aurora to store player profiles, game progress, and achievements.
Subatomic shifted from selling games as stand-alone downloads to delivering games as a service through AWS. The gaming house needed infrastructure that could scale with shifting demand. Mission applied configuration changes to their AWS infrastructure to support higher application throughput and auto-scale with user demand. The improvements delivered the performance players expect, decreased the required number of AWS servers, and reduced monthly cloud computing costs by more than 40%.
The gaming industry places tremendous demands on cloud environments. Performance and scalability are must-haves for successful game adoption and growth. AWS Game Tech solutions and complementary AWS services can support every stage of a game’s life cycle. Mission helps gaming companies understand and implement the required services to boost scalability and performance. Once implemented, Mission can provide AWS managed services for game technology, allowing you to focus on features and improvements instead of infrastructure, incidents, and outages.