Monthly Archives: December 2011

Wii U may include a full app store

The upcoming Nintendo console Wii U may include a full app store, much larger and more robust than the current stores Nintendo has implemented on the Wii and the portable systems, according to a report from The Daily. (…) It

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Gamestops iOS trade in program is a success

GameStop has been making its presence known in the mobile world as they not only announced they will be working on their own Android gaming tablet, but they’ve also lured a number of curious future Android tablet owners by setting

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Upjers next game is called my free zombie

More than the name of the game is not known. [link to article]

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The Sims Social partners with Wendys %96 Free energy for watching ads

First, we saw Dunkin’ Donuts items being released in the Sims Social on Facebook and now we see a new promotion taking place between EA / Playfishand Wendy’s to advertise the restaurant’s new W Burger. Everyone is eligible for a

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Mafia Wars User numbers might be only half the size as appdata reports

It could very well be fewer than 239,000. That’s way lower than the reported 560,000 by AppData (and, you would imagine, Zynga). Patterson recorded the dismal data using a script (an automated program) created by Team Spockholm–a seasoned creator of

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Blizzard might have made $26 million with security chains

Original Story: Blizzard Entertainment, video game developer and publisher best known for World of Warcraft, has earned around $26 million on their security authenticators to date. The security authenticator for World of Warcraft is basically a keychain addition that allows

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SWTOR already has 1 Million Players

Electronic Arts has confirmed that Star Wars: The Old Republic has registered more than one million players since officially launching on Dec. 20. In that time, those players have created 1.66 million characters and logged more than 60 million hours

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Gameforge is now member in German USK

Gameforge is the first Online Browser Game Developer entering the USK, which goal is to protect minors by age Classifications for Computer and Video Games in Germany. Quote: Seit 1. Oktober 2011 ist die FSK und USK auch für Onlinemedien

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Crytek focusses on F2P Projects

Crytek wants to focus on F2P Projects in 2013. It already released Entropia Universe and will release the F2P Shooter Warface in 2013. Quote: Der Frankfurter Entwickler CryTek dürfte im kommenden Jahr verstärkt den Free-to-Play-Markt aufmischen. Wie Carl Jones nämlich

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Empires and Allies in Japanese

Now, Zynga fans across the Pacific can beat the living crap out of each other over Facebook. Zynga Japan has successfully translated the social game giant’s Empires & Allies into Japanese, its 13th available language. However, according to Serkan Toto,

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