Tag Archives: social gaming

News Corp makes casual gaming buy

Media conglomerate News Corporation is extending its reach into games and social networks with the acquisition of London studio Bossa. News Corp’s UK subsidiary Shine – run by Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth – says it will entrust Bossa with its existing brands and properties. Shine has previously released content across …

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Words With Friends coming to Facebook

Casual games Zynga has announced it is currently working on a Facebook version of Words With Friends. The hugely popular Scrabble-esque is Zynga’s biggest mobile title. The firm bought the game’s original developer Newtoy back in December. Consumers can currently signing up for updates on the launch by "Liking" the …

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Fischer: Social gaming craze will fade

In a rare voice of calm amongst a tidal wave of enthusiasm, the president and CEO of Square Enix US has said that he can’t see the current hunger for social gaming lasting forever. "I grew up a gamer, my entire career is in the games industry,” Mike Fischer told …

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