Monthly Archives: September 2011

Speculations about Zyngas Company Value

Zynga’s value may have dropped as low as $10 billion from $20 billion estimates this summer, said Paul Bard, a vice president at Renaissance. The differences: an 11% drop in the Nasdaq since business-to-business social network LinkedIn (Nasdaq: LNKD )

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Dragon Nest leaves beta in North America

Nexon America’s free-to-play, hack-and-slash MMORPG, Dragon Nest has officially launched in North America, exiting the beta and becoming commercially available to anyone with a PC who meets the bare minimum requirements. Dragon Nest looks like a typical Korean MMO on

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Gameforge gets Kira and Odo to worship Star Trek Infinite Space

Star Trek: Infinite Space (…) It starts off weak but by the end managed to combine everything awesome about Trek with everything great about Empire Strikes Back. So hell yes. But don’t take my word for it, here’s series stars

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EA launches Facebook Marketing Platform

The company behind the fastest growing application on Facebook, The Sims Social, is launching a new game marketing platform that might result in a serious challenge to Zynga’s spot as top social gamer. Developer Electronic Arts is following up its

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No Kindle Fire for Europe %96 Content might be the Reason

it appears that the Kindle Fire and Touch will be unavailable UK or EU, for reasons and duration not specified. It wouldn’t have anything to do with the fact that they’re more than just devices, would it? (…) Amazon hasn’t

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Mafia Wars for iOS revealed

It looks like Zynga has announced yet another game, Mafia Wars Shakedown for iOS devices. (…) News of the game appeared in replace of the company’s Facebook page for Mafia Wars: Atlantic City, which was shuttered earlier this month in

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Enrique Iglesias in CityVille

Next week, an avatar of singer Enrique Iglesias will join “CityVille,” Zynga’s most popular title. Starting Tuesday, “CityVille” players on Facebook will be able to interact with Iglesias’s character when he visits their cities. They’ll get to collect items the

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Interview with Wooga CEO on international Strategy

He nearly threw in the towel without even trying. “I thought let’s just focus on the local European social networks, like vKontakte, Hyves, vKontakte, Nasza-Klasa,” he says. “But before we did that, I thought let’s just try it on Facebook.

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Vostu launches Football Casual Game

Brazilian social gaming company Vostu is unveiling its first title that mixes casual gaming with social gaming, Golmania. The multi-player soccer game will launch on Orkut and Facebook in English, Spanish and Portuguese For background, Vostu is one of the

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Moshi Monster Video Platform is coming

Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy is expanding from its London headquarters to a new Los Angeles office which will focus on producing video content for the game’s young playerbase. The platform is called Moshi TV and, according to the company,

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