Monthly Archives: July 2012

20% of Facebook’s mobile users dont go to the full page anymore

Facebook users are increasingly passing up the company’s ad-laden website for a mobile-only experience, according to new information disclosed by the social network today. Nearly one in five of Facebook’s 543 million mobile monthly active users (MAUs) — 102 million

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

Unity releases tool bundle for serious game devs

Game engine maker Unity Technologies has released a new “MS&T Bundle” meant to meet the needs of serious game developers with a single package. (…) This new bundle (..) is designed to provide those clients with access to all of

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

Profit Declines at Electronic Arts, but It Forecasts Growth

Electronic Arts, the publisher of the Battlefield and Star Wars games, on Tuesday stuck to a forecast forabout 30 percent growth in fiscal 2013 earnings, even though its first-quarter earnings fell 9 percent and it reported a loss on an

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

Origin service hits 21 million users

Electronic Arts announced today that its Origin digital distribution service has 21 million users, which includes 9 million mobile members. A dramatic increase from numbers given in May, which the publisher noted at 11 million. The company stated recently that

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

Zynga helps Chinese Games to enter Western Markets

General Manager of Zynga China, Andy Tian, recently mentioned three goals for 2012, two of which are relevant to cooperation with Chinese games companies. First, Zynga China strives to strengthen itspartnership with Tencent and Sina Weibo and seeks other potential

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

Zynga share dealings face legal investigation

Lawyers have announced an investigation into Zynga’s share dealings. The company suffered an astonishing 40 per cent drop in its share price following its disappointing recent financials that revealed a $22.8m loss for its fiscal Q2. However, people have asked

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

New F2P Game by Sony – available on Steam

Bullet Run is Now Available on Steam! Set in the near future, the game features the hottest new reality TV game show, Bullet Run, where performance is everything – simply gaining the kill does not win your character fame.  [link

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

EA and Nexon team up to deliver online soccer game in Korea

Electronic Arts and Nexon are teaming up to bring a big PC online soccer game to South Korea, the gaming mecca. EA Sports FIFA Online 3 will launch in late 2012. EA Seoul Studio is developing the game, and Nexon,

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

SimCity Social has over 10 million monthly active users

During today’s financial earnings report, EA revealed that SimCity Social is quite the hit, with over 10 million monthly active users. SimCity Social launched on Facebook at the end of June. [link to article]

Tagged with:
Posted in articles

China’s online game giants are coming to America

Chinese internet users go crazy for online games. From casual playthings to massively multi-player online worlds, Chinese game half-year revenue rose 16.9 percent from last year to 23.5 billion yuan ($3.7 billion), according to International Data Corp (via Shanghai Daily),

Tagged with:
Posted in reports
Categories
Companies
Archives