The video game Clash of Clans was released on the 2nd August 2012 only on the IOS platform. Later on 7th October 2013, this game was released for the Android users. This online multiplayer video game is about building a town. Created and published by Supercell, Clash of Clans got positive as well as negative feedback from the critics after the release.
Clash of Clans is about building a town with the help of different resources. The player has to build their own town by fighting with other clans. After every win, the player wins some gold, elixir and dark elixir. These things are the resources which help the player in building the town. It is a multiplayer video game and one player can add his/her friends to create clans. The group of clans can exceed up to 50 persons who can fight against another group of clans.
The players need to earn gold, elixir and dark elixir. For that, they have to build gold mines, gold storage and elixir collectors and elixir storage. Gold is used for defensive building and upgrading town hall. By upgrading buildings, a player can gain access to other higher level buildings. Elixir is used for training and upgrading troops, whereas dark elixir which is available on the higher level “Town Hall 10”, is used to train, upgrade dark elixir, heroes and for the fuel required in the Inferno Tower (a defensive building). It is necessary to build dark elixir storage and dark elixir drills to earn dark elixir.
Gems (currency) can be purchased or earned by winning a level or by cleaning the trees, gems box (which can be spotted at the player’s base during their training). These gems help the player in catching up with the deadlines for upgrading the buildings, troops and for training the armies. As far as the clans are concerned, a group can be created with the help of other players. Each player can help others by donating or giving advice on the war. The amount of destructions to the enemy group can help the clans to win stars at the end of the war.
After the release of this game, it became top 5 downloaded games on App Store between December 2012 and May 2013 and this success led to its release on the Android platform in the Google Play store. It also became the 3rd listed item in the App Store and 1st on Google Play, by earning 1.5 million dollars every day. It proves that the field of video games and the demand for multimedia experts will never fade away. You can be the part of this growing industry by choosing multimedia courses available offered by the institutes.