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Next-gen consoles don’t offer “anything that new” – Kixeye CEO

Will Harbin talks about Kixeye going mobile, and what new platforms mean to him Kixeye has made a name for itself as a social game company for hardcore gamers, with titles like War Commander, Battle Pirates and Backyard Monsters. Kixeye

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Kixeye’s Caryl Shaw on how the hardcore Facebook outfit will finally go mobile in 2013

The biggest trend of 2012 has been the rush of Facebook and online social game developers to mobile. But amidst the movement of companies such as Zynga, Kabam, King.com, Wooga and Supercell, there have been a number of omissions. Perhaps

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Kixeye expands to Canada

Kixeye is setting up shop in Canada. The browser-based game developer today announced that it will be opening a new studio in Victoria, British Columbia, and has begun hiring talent to work on “new special projects.” Heading up the shop

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Kixeye: Zynga is ‘desperate’ to get hands on its secrets

When one developer claims that another is attempting to steal industry secrets, the best defense is, “I know you are, but what am I?” The central claim in developer Kixeye‘s cross-complaint against social game creator Zynga is that it’s actually

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Kixeye adds synchronous multiplayer to War Commander this week

Kixeye is about to launch a major update to its popular core strategy game War Commander: synchronous multiplayer combat. The feature’s called “Live Battles and Kixeye co-founder Dave Scott (right) recently sat down to talk to us about both what

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Kixeye expects $100million in revenue in 2012

The hardcore social game developer Kixeye expects to make $100 million in revenue this year, Techcrunch reports. The figure, from an unnamed source familiar with the company’s financials, is included as part of a larger article with input from Kixeye

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Kixeye is successful with core Facebook games

At first glance, Kixeye looks puny as a social gaming company on Facebook. It has only 4.6 million users compared to Zynga‘s more than 240 million monthly active users. But the San Francisco company has become a financial juggernaut because

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Kixeye goes RTS on Facebook

Kixeye is bringing real-time strategy games to Facebook today with the public beta launch of its War Commander title. Inspired by games like Command & Conquer on the PC, War Commander is aimed at recruiting a new generation of Facebook

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Facebook Developer Kixeye receives $18 Million

Kixeye, the developer behind Facebook games like Backyard Monsters and Battle Pirates, has announced that it has received $18 million in Series C funding. In addition to the funding, the developer also announced that it has added Andrew Trader, one

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