Tag Archives: social

Facebook gaming on the decline

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 on the decline. A new report from IHS Screen Digest Media Research claims that at the end of 2010 around …

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Top five kids gaming sites’ share of TV ad market

Children’s social gaming sites such as Moshi Monsters accounted for almost ten per cent of all video game TV advertising last month. From January 1st to 22nd 2011 there were just two of these sites advertising on UK TV, Moshi Monsters and Fight My Monster.These accounted for 5.9 per cent, …

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Cave warns of potential shmup retreat

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 genre. Andrasang reports that Cave has revised its financial forecasts downwards. Having previously expected to make 10m for the six …

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