Entries in 'social' (79)
EA boasts that The Sims Social has redefined the Facebook games market.
It’s never had the credit it deserved for its success, but Sony has nonetheless decided to revisit its PlayStation Home concept with a brand new redesign.
The game that many think could be EA's killer social gaming IP is out of beta and has gone live.
GAMESCOM: EA has detailed a swathe of new social networking features that will be packed into its upcoming extreme sports title SSX.
3D is brilliant. That’s what cinemas tell you. That’s what sports broadcasters tell you. That’s what TV manufactures tell you. That’s what Sony tells you. But EA boss John Riccitiello ...
EA’s ‘casual’ division EA Play may not, at first glance, be the cutting edge of the company. It looks after family oriented products like The Sims (11-years-old and counting) and Harry ...
Several of Japan’s high profile ‘traditional’ games developers have signed a defining contract to build content for the social and mobile platform Mobage.
Electronic Arts has acquired the social games studio Ohai, according to reports.
Cowen & Company's Doug Creutz has predicted that EA will slip drop a place in the casual and social games market within the next few weeks, with German company Wooga ...
Amongst other things, publisher Activision is notable amongst its competitors right now for its decision not to rush into the social gaming market.
Facebook is the next step in Tecmo Koei’s bid to reach Western gamers.
At Turner Media Innovations, we understand that kids’ gaming habits differ greatly from older gamers. Parents tend to see console games purchases as a gift for special occasions. From birthdays, ...
One of the most successful console developers of our generation has warned that the traditional core games audience as we know it "isn’t really expanding much".
News Corp could leverage its games media giant IGN to kick-start its social games business, a key executive at the company has said.
The popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter has seen the sector overtake entertainment – a category that includes adult entertainment and pornography – in the online ...
Social network giant Facebook says its fast-growing global games platform comes from one thing: a focus on people.
Former Sony Studios boss and general partner at London Venture Partners Phil Harrison has dismissed Saturo Iwata's recent criticism of the App Store revolution at GDC.
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick "seems lost in a time machine perspective of a past business model that will never return".
Four out of ten internet users globally now play online games
Microsoft could soon be the first company to have a social game running, in real-time, inside a search engine.
The company’s Bing website will soon host the social game ...
MCV has increased its print and web readership to highest-ever levels.
Despite the likes of EA, Capcom and Ubisoft continue to enjoy growing success in sectors such as the App Store and Facebook, publishing giant Activision has said it has no ...
Entertainment behemoth Disney has hinted at a move away from console gaming as the firm looks to the growth being enjoyed in the social and mobile game sectors.
Development staff at Warner Bros’ new Montreal outfit are said to be angered at management’s decision to shift the studio’s focus to social and mobile games.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced that next February’s gaming awards will include a brand new category – Social Network Game.