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Crytek does not believe in consoles

Crytek’s CEO Cevat Yerli has cast doubt on the future of hardcore console gaming in a recent interview. “The console will displace the PC, you hear it again and again. On the contrary, I suspect that the next-generation of home

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Crowdstar moves into Asian market with ‘Top Girl’ and ‘Tower Town’

CrowdStar is making the leap into China and South Korea with the popular Top Girl and Tower Town franchises. The mobile titles will receive localization support and distribution through two major publishers on the continent; Tencent will handle distribution in

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Crowdstar raises $11.5million for mobile gaming

Crowdstar is through with making games for Facebook and the company has just raised another $11.5 million to double-down on their move toward mobile gaming. The company’s existing investorsincluding Time Warner, Intel Capital, YouWeb, The9, and NV Investments all topped

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Crowdstar leaves Facebook and sets focus on mobile

When Facebook emerged as a viable game platform a few years ago, the California-based CrowdStar was among the first studios to find success on the social network. Things have changed quite a bit, however, as today the company revealed that

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HTML5 still too immature for Games according to Crowdstar

Crowdstar CEO Peter Relan believes that HTML5 is still too “immature” to be tempting for game developers. Speaking to TechCrunch, Relan expressed doubt over the validity of Facebook’s HTML5 development platform for game developers. “We haven’t heard or seen that

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Crowdstar launches mobile Tiny Tower Clone Tower Town

Presumably after seeing the success achieved by Tiny Tower earlier this year, CrowdStar has decided to launch its own “tiny tower” game on both iPhone and iPad, that combines both Playfish’s former Facebook game Hotel City and high-rise living (plus

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Crowdstar launches It Girl in Russia

Social games developer CrowdStar has launched its popular title It Girl in Russia, marking the start of its global expansion plans. (…)The game is currently live on Russian social networking site Odnoklassniki.ru, and will appear on Vkontakte.ru, and Mail.ru by

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CrowdStar is about to invest $10 Million into social mobile gaming

Social gaming firm CrowdStar is to invest $10 million in social and mobile gaming development through a partnership with YouWeb. The fund will offer up to $250,000 to game developers to create mobile games, with CrowdStar also assisting through marketing

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Crowdstar goes Mobile with Top Girl

Already a big player in Facebook games, social game maker CrowdStar is expanding into mobile today with the launch of an iPhone game called Top Girl. The title is the first one built by CrowdStar’s new mobile game studio, headed

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Crowdstar secures $23 Million Funding

Social game developer CrowdStar nets a $23 million investment this week in a series A round led by Intel and Time Warner with participation from Chinese game publisher The9 and from NVInvestments. (…) the funding will go primarily toward expanding

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