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Wooga: Being a developer will make us a strong publisher, too

Prominent Berlin-based casual game studio Wooga has recently announced a new publishing program that it is pilot-testing with Copenhagen-based Tactile Entertainment for its game Airheads Jump. According to COO Jan Miczaika, Wooga is “first and foremost a game developer, and

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Wooga’s 2013 games – how well are they doing?

Back in February, social games maker Wooga unveiled big plans for 2013 – all-new games, a first move to the Amazon Kindle, and profitability. Three months in, how well is the company doing? (…) Pearl’s Peril, a hidden-object, mystery-solving game

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Pearl’s Peril is Wooga’s fastest-growing game to date

German social and mobile game developer Wooga today revealed that its latest hidden object game Pearl’s Peril is its fastest growing game to date. Pearl’s Peril reached one million daily active users (DAU) in 24 days. Diamond Dash, a simple

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Pocket Village: This iOS city builder is a simple way to spend some time

The world of Pocket Village stars the Pocketeers, a kind of tiny villager that sets out into the dense forest to find riches. Stopping in a lovely clearing, it’s up to you to help the Pocketeers increase in number, mine

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Wooga’s Pocket Village comes to life this week on iOS

Pocket Village has been developed specifically with short mobile play sessions in mind, as gamers will be encouraged to set tasks into motion and then come back in for 30 seconds at a time later on in the day to

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Wooga’s Monster World arrives on iOS

Social game developer Wooga’s Monster World has arrived on iOS. (…) Monster World is one of Wooga’s better-known titles. Even though it launched in April 2010, the game is still one of the top 25 Facebook games in terms of

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Merkel Tours Berlin Start-Ups: ‘People Pay Money for That?’

In a show of support for Berlin’s burgeoning Internet start-up scene, German Chancellor Angela Merkel ventured into a strange new world of employee-friendly tech offices on Thursday. Though she showed a lot of interest, Berlin still has a long way

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Wooga looks to revolutionize the hidden object scene with Pearl’s Peril

Most major developers have made their way into the hidden object genre at one time or another, fromZynga’s Hidden Chronicles to EA’s JetSet Secrets, but Wooga looks to one-up its competitors by creating a game that will offer weekly, story-based

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Wooga — inside the social games wonderland of Jens Begemann

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Casual game developer Wooga experiments with new genres and platforms in 2013

Pearl’s Peril. Though Pearl’s Peril is essentially a hidden-object game — where you tap or click scenery to search for clues — it sounded like the most ambitious project of the bunch. When it debuts on Facebook on March 5,

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