Entries in 'networks' (12)

SSX goes big on social connectivity

SSX goes big on social connectivity

GAMESCOM: EA has detailed a swathe of new social networking features that will be packed into its upcoming extreme sports title SSX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2011 at 4:40PM in News
Social networks trump porn in UK

Social networks trump porn in UK

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 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 11:00AM in News
Orange and T-Mobile confirm iPad 2 support

Orange and T-Mobile confirm iPad 2 support

The first UK mobile networks have confirmed their intentions to stock the iPad 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2011 at 11:27AM in News
20% of US public has played a social network game

20% of US public has played a social network game

According to the findings of The NPD Group's new research report, titled Social Network Gaming, some 20 per cent of the US populace has spent time playing a social game.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 5:58PM in News

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Namco brings casual in-house

Namco brings casual in-house

In a nod to the ever growing importance of the casual games sector, it has been confirmed that social games publishing division Namco Networks America is to be merged with ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2010 at 12:29PM in News
FIFA heading to Facebook

FIFA heading to Facebook

EA has tasked Playfish with creating a Facebook game based on the super-lucrative FIFA franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 5:12PM in News
Publishers champion Facebook's marketing power

Publishers champion Facebook's marketing power

Games publishers are getting behind Facebook as a major marketing tool, enabling them to interact with millions of consumers directly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2010 at 5:02PM in News
Bizarre backs Twitter as future of marketing

Bizarre backs Twitter as future of marketing

Leading UK development studio Bizarre Creations believes that rapidly growing social network sites could trigger a new world order in video game marketing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2010 at 4:38PM in News

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Richard Garriott returns

Richard Garriott returns

Famed MMO creator and father of Ultima Online Rcichard Garriott has returned to the games industry after revealing that he’s one of the founder of social gaming startup Portalarium.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2010 at 3:08PM in News
PS3 joins the Facebook party

PS3 joins the Facebook party

With Microsoft’s social media bonanza due to hit Xbox 360 today – bringing with it integrated Facebook, Twitter and Last.FM functionality – Sony has announced a similar upgrade for PS3 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2009 at 9:59AM in News
Meier reveals Civilization Network

Meier reveals Civilization Network

One of the biggest franchises in strategy gaming is turning its attentions to the world of social networks with news that the free-to-play Civilization Network is heading to Facebook some ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2009 at 4:22PM in News
Katamari Damacy hits mobiles

Katamari Damacy hits mobiles

Namco Networks has announced the release of a brand new mobile outing for its cherished cult console series Katamari Damacy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2008 at 4:42PM in News