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Zynga designer on farming in World of Warcraft: 'I'm glad to see it'

Zynga designer on farming in World of Warcraft: 'I'm glad to see it'

When the farming feature in the latest World of Warcraft (WoW) expansion, Mists of Pandaria, was revealed, most media (us included) asked, "What...
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Why Solitaire Blitz wasn't the next Words With Friends

Why Solitaire Blitz wasn't the next Words With Friends

The first Facebook game in PopCap Games's successful lineup of "Blitz" releases based on an original idea and intellectual property, the studio ...
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FarmVille Expansions: Zynga brainstorms the future of the farm

FarmVille Expansions: Zynga brainstorms the future of the farm

With the gates to Haunted Hollow open, FarmVille has seen more expansions than venerable, traditional online games like World of Warcraft (WoW) a...
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Matching With Friends was almost Picnic With Friends, and other facts

Matching With Friends was almost Picnic With Friends, and other facts

There are plenty of things you don't know about the inner workings of Zynga, but there is probably even less known of the social gaming giant's m...
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Zynga: Indiana Jones Adventure World was all about the story

Zynga: Indiana Jones Adventure World was all about the story

Story had been at the center of Zynga Boston's Adventure World well before Indiana Jones came along. During a talk on social game narrative at th...
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Playdom vet: 'There's always room for hardcore games' on Facebook

Playdom vet: 'There's always room for hardcore games' on Facebook

A design veteran of Gardens of Time house Playdom is more bullish on the "hardcore" Facebook games trend than you might think. During his and Pla...
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The GDC Online Awards Audience Award is open for voting right now

The GDC Online Awards Audience Award is open for voting right now

If you could deem any--and we mean any--online game as your absolute favorite, which would it be? Now, don't just tell us--tell the world and giv...
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CastleVille and The Sims Social lead the pack in GDC Online award nominations

CastleVille and The Sims Social lead the pack in GDC Online award nominations

Last year, Playdom's Gardens of Time nabbed the title of "Best Social Network Game" at the Game Developers Choice Online Awards, but while Playdo...
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Game Developers Choice Online Awards Audience Award: Vote for your fave Facebook game

Game Developers Choice Online Awards Audience Award: Vote for your fave Facebook game

We know, you're miffed that your favorite Facebook game didn't make the cut in the second annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards nominations...
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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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Five things you need to know about social games [GDC Online]

Five things you need to know about social games [GDC Online]

This year's Game Developer's Conference Online in Austin brought together 3,000 people, including game developer wannabes and industry inside...
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Playdom's Social City named 'Best Social Network Game'

Playdom's Social City named 'Best Social Network Game'

At the first-ever Game Developer's Choice Awards ceremony, Playdom's city building game Social City won the Best Social Game Network Game, be...
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Quote of the Moment: Facebook game wall spam is not actually spam

Quote of the Moment: Facebook game wall spam is not actually spam

"Wall post spam is not spam to people who are playing the game. If you see people post this on your wall -- what you are seeing as pointless sp...
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Game Developer Choice Online Awards wants your vote!

Game Developer Choice Online Awards wants your vote!

This is the very first year for the Game Developer Choice Online Awards, and the organizers of this event want your vote to determine which lucky...
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