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Monstermind maker: Facebook games 'will be like the Atari Eighties crash'

Monstermind maker: Facebook games 'will be like the Atari Eighties crash'

Now, this is just getting out of hand. Bossa Studios co-founder Henrique Olifiers seems to think that, if the copycatting practices in social gam...
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Kixeye: Big studios lack 'in the game design and creativity department'

Kixeye: Big studios lack 'in the game design and creativity department'

The folks at Backyard Monsters creator Kixeye sure have a way with words, namely CEO Will Harbin. During an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, th...
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Hidden Chronicles, Scramble With Friends yet to explode, what gives?

Hidden Chronicles, Scramble With Friends yet to explode, what gives?

Not one, but two Zynga games don't have tens of millions of players within the month of their launch yet? Is that the sky we see falling outside?...
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Farmerama's Bigpoint knows how badly Zynga wants out of Facebook

Farmerama's Bigpoint knows how badly Zynga wants out of Facebook

"Oh they desperately want to," Bigpoint chief games officer Philip Resiberger told GamesIndustry.biz. "They have plans, they've had plans for th...
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Quote of the Moment: 'A brand is never a replacement for a good game'

Quote of the Moment: 'A brand is never a replacement for a good game'

That's all well and good, but it's also not to say that brands aren't "extremely important" to Facebook games today. Playfish GM John Earner mad...
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Quote of the Moment: 'People will get burnt out on' today's social games

Quote of the Moment: 'People will get burnt out on' today's social games

Better prepare your last words, CityVille. Alright, so the top Facebook game might have longer than that in it, but Glitch developer and Tiny Spe...
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Casual gamers dump 3DS, PSP to hook up with iPhone, Android

Casual gamers dump 3DS, PSP to hook up with iPhone, Android

As Facebook would say, "It's complicated." According to a survey released by research firm Cowen and Company, only 26 percent of casual gamers ar...
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Facebook strategy games match PC quality ... from back in the day

Facebook strategy games match PC quality ... from back in the day

"We see the emergence now of companies on Facebook who are building what they'd call a core game," Facebook games platform head Gareth Davis sai...
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<em>Now</em> DeNA is ready for global domination; Mobage exits open beta

Now DeNA is ready for global domination; Mobage exits open beta

"Alright, guys, time-in." If the mobile social games space were a game of tag in the schoolyard, that's essentially what Japanese social game mak...
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Since Lady Gaga v. Lady Goo Goo, Mind Candy CEO remains defiant

Since Lady Gaga v. Lady Goo Goo, Mind Candy CEO remains defiant

Alright, so the case wasn't really "Lady Gaga v. Lady Goo Goo," but that sounds way cooler than "Lady Gaga v. Mind Candy." Speaking with GamesInd...
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Ubisoft CEO: Smurfs & Co. gained 4.2 million players with no marketing

Ubisoft CEO: Smurfs & Co. gained 4.2 million players with no marketing

And now, The Smurfs & Co. is sitting pretty with over 9 million monthly players since its launch just over a month ago. During an interview w...
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Facebook games are 'not where our interests lie,' Fallout 3 maker says

Facebook games are 'not where our interests lie,' Fallout 3 maker says

So, no post-apoc mutant murder fests on Facebook then, huh? During an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Fallout 3 creator Bethesda's Pete Hines s...
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Wooga CEO: 'I don't think the 30 percent Facebook share is an issue'

Wooga CEO: 'I don't think the 30 percent Facebook share is an issue'

Well, I guess neither do the legions of iOS game makers. Jens Begemann, CEO of Berlin-based Diamond Dash creator Wooga, defended Facebook's 30 pe...
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FrontierVille, Ravenwood Fair score multiple GDC Online Awards nominations

FrontierVille, Ravenwood Fair score multiple GDC Online Awards nominations

It's almost that time of year again when the social games industry comes together for one collective pat on the back: The Game Developers Choice ...
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Pac-Man maker creates joint social mobile games studio with DeNA

Pac-Man maker creates joint social mobile games studio with DeNA

But Pac-Man is already on iPhon--no, social mobile games. Namco Bandai, the company responsible for the most recognizable character in gaming, wi...
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