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Monopoly heads to Facebook

Monopoly heads to Facebook

Hasbro’s family board game Monopoly can now be played on Facebook online for free.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 17th 2011 at 10:43AM in News
Ubisoft offers Brotherhood freebies on Facebook

Ubisoft offers Brotherhood freebies on Facebook

Fans of the Assassin's Creed series have been urged to visit the Facebook page of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood in order to unlock some free content on their console games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2011 at 3:07PM in News
PlayStation Phone is finally official

PlayStation Phone is finally official

After literally years of speculation and months of information leaks, Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed what nearly every human being on the planet has known for weeks – it ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2011 at 8:16AM in News
Facebook has 290m gamers, says EA

Facebook has 290m gamers, says EA

Publishing giant Electronic Arts has indicated it will throw more weight behind the Facebook games platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2011 at 10:53AM in News

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Yoostar's web plan takes shape

Yoostar's web plan takes shape

A Yoostar 2 Facebook app will help the Move and Kinect title attract millions of casual gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2011 at 9:20AM in News
Playfish userbase hits 55m

Playfish userbase hits 55m

Facebook developer Playfish has announced that it has 55m monthly users worldwide.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 18th 2011 at 2:58PM in News
100m users flock to CityVille

100m users flock to CityVille

CityVille has reaffirmed itself as the most popular Facebook game ever by attracting over 100m users.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2011 at 11:24AM in News
EA's PGA Tour Golf hits Facebook

EA's PGA Tour Golf hits Facebook

Publisher EA has released a new free-to-play golf game on Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2011 at 10:32AM in News

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CityVille shatters Facebook records

CityVille shatters Facebook records

Having been on the market for just over a month, Zynga's latest Facebook title CityVille has already attracted an astonishing 84.2m players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2011 at 11:41AM in News
Zuma Blitz hits Facebook

Zuma Blitz hits Facebook

PopCap’s Zuma Blitz has now gone live on Facebook, reworking the games firm’s hit puzzle game for a social platform.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 15th 2010 at 11:24AM in News
CityVille pulls in 26m users

CityVille pulls in 26m users

Zynga has seen early success with its latest venture CityVille as over 26m users have signed up to play it.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 15th 2010 at 10:49AM in News
GameStop and Jolt launch Facebook game

GameStop and Jolt launch Facebook game

GameStop and Jolt Online Gaming have launched Utopia Kingdoms, a new free-to-play Facebok game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 15th 2010 at 10:23AM in News

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MCV adds social media as total readership soars

MCV adds social media as total readership soars

MCV has increased its print and web readership to highest-ever levels.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 10th 2010 at 4:00PM in News
Playfish talks Facebook Credits

Playfish talks Facebook Credits

Playfish’s European Studio boss John Earner has told MCV that whilst the switch to Facebook Credits is proving painful, he believes it will eventually increase the number of players prepared ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2010 at 12:48PM in News
Playboy Party reveals itself

Playboy Party reveals itself

Free-to-play online game Playboy Party has launched today on popular social network Facebook.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 1st 2010 at 3:58PM in News
Bigpoint's Facebook warning

Bigpoint's Facebook warning

For someone leading a cutting edge web games firm, Bigpoint CEO Heiko Hubertz has a surprising love-hate relationship with Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2010 at 3:30PM in News

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Zattikka gains Monty Python licence

Zattikka gains Monty Python licence

And now for something completely different – casual games studio Zattikka has acquired the licence to produce Monty Python titles.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 19th 2010 at 2:59PM in News
Facebook credits arrive at retail

Facebook credits arrive at retail

Facebook’s push into the games sector has gone physical today as game retailer GAME and supermarket Tesco both introduce Facebook Credit gift cards in store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2010 at 9:03AM in News
Zynga announces CityVille

Zynga announces CityVille

Casual games giant Zynga has revealed that it is to launch a public beta for its brand new title CityVille “in the coming weeks”.

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reports that the game will ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2010 at 2:58PM in News
Multiformat games portal emerges

Multiformat games portal emerges

A new casual online games portal has emerged driven by a host of industry veterans.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 16th 2010 at 9:30AM in News
Kinect Sports gets Facebook app

Kinect Sports gets Facebook app

Microsoft has launched a Kinect Sports Facebook application that offers integration with the motion-sensing game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 11th 2010 at 3:22PM in News
Dragon Age becomes free Facebook game

Dragon Age becomes free Facebook game

Publisher EA has announced Dragon Age Legends, a brand new instalment in the successful RPG series that will be released exclusively through Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2010 at 11:28AM in News
EA signs five-year Facebook deal

EA signs five-year Facebook deal

Electronic Arts, the longstanding publishing giant that is slowly turning to social networks as a serious source of income, has signed a five-year deal with Facebook. 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 2nd 2010 at 6:18PM in News
Facebook leak hits Zynga users

Facebook leak hits Zynga users

Millions of Facebook users have had their personal information leaked to advertising companies through various Zynga games, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 4:07PM in News
Facebook Credits go mainstream

Facebook Credits go mainstream

Facebook’s virtual currency is now available in more countries worldwide following the introduction of 20 new payment methods.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 14th 2010 at 11:51AM in News