Entries in 'social' (81)
Sony wants to prove to the world that virtual reality is not just for hardcore gamers playing on their own.
The push away from traditional core gaming to more social-focused titles was the reason for Koji Igarashi’s decision to quit Konami.
OpenFeint, the first real equivalent of Xbox Live on smartphone, is to be closed on December 14th.
Glitch, the free to play social game from Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield, has confirmed that it will terminate next month.
Japanese social games giant DeNA has reported a 45 per cent jump in quarterly revenue to $627m.
The studio currently working on PlayStation Vita release Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified is to abandon the console gaming sector.
EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has promised that EA will not abandon console publishing in the hunt for social and casual success.
Social and mobile games publisher Gree has revealed partnerships with a handful of North American-based independent developers.
The Japanese market for social network games is expected to soar over the course of the current year.
US trade body ESA has seen its members grow to 34 with the additional of GREE, MadCatz and NetDragon Websoft
A war has erupted in the mobile games space, with two Japanese giants hoping to buy their way into the hearts of Western gamers.
The Japanese Consumer Affairs Agency has officially deemed the ‘Complete Gacha’ social games payment system illegal.
Forget the recession: our depressed retail market is thanks to pressure from free apps and mobile games.
The Japanese publisher behind No More Heroes is coming to Europe.
Hip-hop star Jay-Z is to expand his empire with the release of a Facebook game called… Empire.
Expanding games publisher Square Enix and online publishing powerhouse Bigpoint have joined forces on a mystery new title.
Platform holders traditionally rule their domains with an iron fist. But the market is changing. These are challenging times.
Just one year ago it seemed that Facebook WAS gaming, but 12 months down the line and it looks as if playing games on the world’s leading social network is ...
Children's social gaming sites such as Moshi Monsters accounted for almost ten per cent of all video game TV advertising last month.
It looked as if the 2D shmup was enjoying a revival. But bad news from cult shmup developer Cave in Japan has asked new questions about the viability of the ...
New York based casual and social games developer Arkadium has signed a “strategic multi-year, multi-game partnership” with Xbox and Windows platform holder Microsoft.
Not only are hopes of Shenmue 3 still dead in the balance, but now the newest Shenmue title to hit the market has been scrapped.
Age of Champions and Six Sun Galaxy developer KlickNation has been acquired and renamed by EA.
More people are playing social games than ever before, says PopCap.
Services like Call of Duty Elite will become a necessity for future blockbuster games, says Activision.