All cheats, tips and news tagged: social games

Knights of the Rose: The journey of an Asian social game gone stateside

Knights of the Rose: The journey of an Asian social game gone stateside

The process of bringing social games from the East to the West is relatively new. Before companies like GREE and DeNA went global, it was genera...
Continue Reading
Social Space: Do Facebook games owe everything to Ultima Online?

Social Space: Do Facebook games owe everything to Ultima Online?

During the postmortem session for the venerable, storied MMO at GDC Online 2012 in Austin, Tex., Ultima Online co-creator (and Playdom VP of cre...
Continue Reading
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...
Continue Reading
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...
Continue Reading
Social Space: 'Open beta' Facebook games: To review or not to review?

Social Space: 'Open beta' Facebook games: To review or not to review?

If you've played a new Facebook game in the past year, you know the word all too well: beta. Almost every social game to hit the network quietly ...
Continue Reading
Five Slightly Spooky Facebook Games for Halloween 2012

Five Slightly Spooky Facebook Games for Halloween 2012

Is your home decorated yet? Did you buy all of the candy you'll need? Finally, did you pick out your costume? If you answered "yes" to all three...
Continue Reading
Zynga PhotoBooth plays games with your Facebook photo albums

Zynga PhotoBooth plays games with your Facebook photo albums

Between FarmVille 2 and published games like Ultimate Collector, Zynga is hard at work these days making (and playing) games. But the next produ...
Continue Reading
EA to open Playfish social games studio in Helsinki, Finland [Report]

EA to open Playfish social games studio in Helsinki, Finland [Report]

Likely in pursuit of the angriest of birds and great house music, it looks as if EA intends to open a studio for social game arm Playfish in Hels...
Continue Reading
Social Space: EA jumps the bridge into social, but will the lot follow?

Social Space: EA jumps the bridge into social, but will the lot follow?

In a promotion for the ongoing Cloud Gaming USA Conference Exhibition in San Francisco, EA Labels head Frank Gibeau (pictured below) made an int...
Continue Reading
The hard work behind making a game of genealogy [Interview]

The hard work behind making a game of genealogy [Interview]

Do you know where you come from? If not, you probably want to know. Websites like Ancestry.com have made a killing on making a business of genea...
Continue Reading
Facebook Game Face-off: Dungeon Rampage vs. Cloudstone

Facebook Game Face-off: Dungeon Rampage vs. Cloudstone

Given the mode of interacting with Facebook games, the mouse, it was only a matter of time before the click-fests known as action RPGs invaded t...
Continue Reading
Facebook Game Face-off: The Walking Dead vs. Zombie Lane

Facebook Game Face-off: The Walking Dead vs. Zombie Lane

Yeah, we get it: Zombies are a big deal these days. Between everybody's favorite cadaverous creatures getting a starring role on a hit TV drama,...
Continue Reading
File this under 'duh:' Facebook App Center inspires more game playing

File this under 'duh:' Facebook App Center inspires more game playing

Over the past few years, we've been dedicated to covering social games , and one of the major topic of conversations was this: Those are...
Continue Reading
Pitfall! creator: FarmVille and co. 'give the 'casual' market a bad name'

Pitfall! creator: FarmVille and co. 'give the 'casual' market a bad name'

Opinions on Zynga are like butts: Everybody has one. (Even we do.) The latest to express thoughts on the king of Facebook games is David Crane, t...
Continue Reading
Bingo Blingo slaps the dauber on iOS, and SGN hints at what's to come

Bingo Blingo slaps the dauber on iOS, and SGN hints at what's to come

From the days of MySpace, later MindJolt and to today as SGN (or Social Gaming Network), it's been a wild ride for the creators of Facebook game...
Continue Reading
Advertisement

Top Free Games

  • Just Words

    Just Words

    If you love Scrabble, you'll love the wonderful word game fun of Just Words. Play Just Words free online!

  • Poker: Texas Hold'em (No Limit)

    Poker: Texas Hold'em (No Limit)

    Play two face down cards and the five community cards. Bet any amount or go all-in.

  • Solitaire: Classic

    Solitaire: Classic

    Play Solitaire, one of the most addicting games online, for free on Games.com. Build in the same suit from Ace to King until…

  • Bookworm

    Bookworm

    Play Bookworm for free online at Games.com. Feed the hungry bookworm with chains of words streaming from old storybooks.

  • Bubble Town

    Bubble Town

    Save Borb Bay from calamity!

  • Backgammon

    Backgammon

    Play one of the oldest board games in the world...Backgammon on Games.com! Remove all of your pieces from the board before…

  • Slots Lounge

    Slots Lounge

    Free premium casino-style slots and classic video poker by the creators of authentic PC & Mac casino slots from IGT, WMS…

  • Spades

    Spades

    Spades is all about bids, blinds and bags. Play Spades for free on Games.com alone or with a friend in this four player…

  • Hearts

    Hearts

    Enjoy a classic game of Hearts and watch out for the Queen of Spades!

  • Letter Garden

    Letter Garden

    Spell words by linking letters, clearing space for your flowers to grow. Can you clear the entire garden?