Monthly Archives: July 2011

Zynga is thinking about a friend-of-a-friend neighbour feature

some great ideas are being tossed around by the FarmVille team, and we’re being asked to rate them via a new fan survey. (…) Two features in particular have us cautiously optimistic, both offering the ability to add new neighbors

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Nintendos shares lost 21% after bad financial results

Nintendo’s stock nosedived after yesterday’s financial results, losing 21 per cent of its value in a single trading period (…)The fall was the result of a devastating financial report for Q1, 2012 which indicated that Nintendo was slashing its profit

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Due to the price cut Nintendo is making a Loss on every 3DS Sold

Following on from the price cut on its 3DS console, Nintendo is now incurring a loss for every system sold, noting that this is a necessary move. The company announced yesterday that it will cut the price of its 3DS

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EA shifts from 3D to social gaming

EA CEO John Riccitiello has spoken about EA’s plans to move away from 3D, and towards social and online gaming. “We see really high returns in these markets and very poor returns focusing on 3D, so we are allocating our

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Diablo 3 is a casual Game %96 According to Blizzards understanding

There’s also a lot of different ideas about what “casual” means. It’s different for everyone. Casual, in our minds, generally means that you can choose to jump into a game at any time, on any day, play for a relatively

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Zynga launches Game Cards in the Middle East

The creator of FarmVille has entered 16 countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa throughGate2Play, an “end-to-end payment and value-added services platform based in Amman, Jordan,” Gate2Play said in a statement. In other words, it handles payment of a

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Free Aqua Zoo hits 1 Million Registrations

In just 2 month the game reached 1 million registrations. New Game Features are that while fishing players can get waste and stones. With these stones players are able to build special buildings. Nicht einmal 2 Monate nach offiziellem Spielstart

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Nintendo reduced 3DS Price from $249 to $169

The price of the Nintendo 3DS in the US is dropping precipitously August 12th from $249 to $169, with other regions getting a similar price break in their respective currency. Are you one of the 830,000~ US gamers that have

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NCsoft acquires mobile app studio

NCsoft (…) announced that it’s diving in headfirst via the acquisition of Hotdog Studio, a Seoul-based mobile developer known for Dark Shrine. We’ve known for some time now that NCsoft also has plans to include mobile functionality with Guild Wars

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Android accounts for 39 percent of smartphones in the US

Nielsen’s just released a study confirming what some other studies have already concluded — that Android devices account for the single largest swath of smartphone users in the US, with 39 percent OS share as of the second quarter. (…)it’s

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