Entries in 'social games' (20)

PopCap launches Plants vs Zombies Adventures on Facebook

PopCap launches Plants vs Zombies Adventures on Facebook

PopCap has officially launched social game Plants vs Zombies: Adventures on Facebook.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2013 at 7:23AM in News
Man Utd signs social games deal with mobile publisher Gloops

Man Utd signs social games deal with mobile publisher Gloops

Premier League football club Manchester United has struck a deal that will see official social games launch in Japan.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 26th 2013 at 11:12AM in News
Spil Games gets timed exclusivity for Race Track Rivals

Spil Games gets timed exclusivity for Race Track Rivals

New social racing game Race Track Rivals will initially only be available through Spil Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 18th 2012 at 12:05PM in News
Zynga alters deal with Facebook

Zynga alters deal with Facebook

Zynga will no longer be tied so closely to Facebook as a new deal between the two will level the playing field between the FarmVille firm and its competitors.

by Seth Tipps
on Nov 30th 2012 at 10:33AM in News

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EA CEO: Social market isn't dying, but consumers won't pay for crap

EA CEO: Social market isn't dying, but consumers won't pay for crap

John Riccitiello isn’t listening to the noise surrounding social gaming’s impending demise – believing instead that companies are learning, and only need to make a few necessary adjustments for continued success.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 22nd 2012 at 7:41AM in News
The Clone Wars: EA Maxis sues Zynga claiming copyright theft

The Clone Wars: EA Maxis sues Zynga claiming copyright theft

Disputes over game copying in the social space has gone to a new level. EA is suing Zynga.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 6:56PM in News
GREE London games studio will boost firm's Western content

GREE London games studio will boost firm's Western content

The new Tech City games studio from GREE will be geared towards Western content and local social trends.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 9:40AM in News
NPD: $1.29bn for Q4 used, digital and social games in Europe

NPD: $1.29bn for Q4 used, digital and social games in Europe

Consumers across UK, Germany and France spent over a billion dollars on non-new physical games in the last three months of 2011.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 10:19AM in News

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BigPoint lashes out following Facebook Euro growth

BigPoint lashes out following Facebook Euro growth

It speaks volumes that online games publisher and developer BigPoint has proactively been sending statements to news sites offering a response to recent reports of Facebook creating a dedicated team ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2012 at 8:52AM in News
FEATURE: The rise of social games

FEATURE: The rise of social games

There are more UK consumers playing social games online than ever before, but how are they spending their money? With the help of PopCap Games and other industry experts, MCV ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 2:39PM in News
Zynga to establish new standalone platform

Zynga to establish new standalone platform

Social gaming powerhouse Zynga has unveiled plans to take its games beyond Facebook to a dedicated online portal.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 12th 2011 at 10:45AM in News
Zynga targets 'die-hard gamers' with Mafia Wars 2

Zynga targets 'die-hard gamers' with Mafia Wars 2

Facebook games giant Zynga believes it can win over the core gamer with its upcoming release Mafia Wars 2.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 7:00PM in News

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Bungie launches mobile venture

Bungie launches mobile venture

Halo creator Bungie has launched a new venture into mobile and social games: Bungie Aerospace.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 30th 2011 at 3:40PM in News
Layton social game on the cards

Layton social game on the cards

The popular Nintendo DS puzzle adventure series Professor Layton is making the leap to social game platforms.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 21st 2011 at 12:30PM in News
Zynga sues CityVille clone

Zynga sues CityVille clone

Zynga has taken legal action on Vostu for allegedly copying the design and content of a number of its games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 17th 2011 at 11:50AM in News
Social gaming to be worth $5bn by 2015

Social gaming to be worth $5bn by 2015

The global market for social games is expected to create revenues of over $5 billion by the end of 2015.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 11th 2011 at 1:34PM in News

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Syfy announces social gaming plans

Syfy announces social gaming plans

Syfy will publish it first social games later this year as the broadcaster aims for a larger share of that market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 11:36AM in News
EEDAR: Cloud gaming could kill Farmville

EEDAR: Cloud gaming could kill Farmville

Analysts EEDAR warn that the days of social gaming may be over, with Cloud Gaming set to take its place.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 16th 2010 at 6:42PM in News
Google pays $182m for Slide

Google pays $182m for Slide

Google is buying social games developer Slide in a $182m deal to be announced on Friday, according to a source at news site TechCrunch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 6:55PM in News
Why Facebook games demand respect

Why Facebook games demand respect

If you're one of those people in the UK games trade that thinks there is nothing to learn from Facebook games, then think again.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 9th 2010 at 7:18PM in News