Tag Archive: facebook

Game Review: Pig Up!

Though it’s a Facebook exclusive, Pig Up! is a game that could easily be played on any platform. And that, in itself, is an incredible achievement. But the game’s real strength is its utterly addictive… Continue reading

Zynga’s IPO ka-ching

The long-awaited initial public offering for Zynga is reality — but as some investors celebrate, others wonder whether the numbers being discussed in conjunction with the company are a sign that we’re in… Continue reading

Wasting away on Facebook: ‘Margaritaville’ game in the works

With his enduring anthems to margaritas, cheeseburgers and flip flops, you wouldn’t peg Jimmy Buffet to be much of a gamer. But with popular -Ville games like FarmVille and FrontierVille dominating people’s time… Continue reading

‘Civilization’ for Facebook due this summer

As if Facebook weren’t a big enough time suck, one of the most addictive titles in the video game industry is set to invade the social network. “Civilization World,” which has been development… Continue reading

Activision: Call of Duty: Black Ops used more than Facebook

Every day, the average Facebook user spends 55 minutes clicking through the popular social networking site. That’s an impressive time sink — but players of Call of Duty: Black Ops have them beat.… Continue reading

App Review: Facebook for iPad with Chat – Pica HD

Facebook for iPad with Chat – Pica HD is, basically, a customized version of Facebook’s rather anemic touch site. Sure, you can navigate between your news feed, profiles, and inbox easily enough — and even… Continue reading

Katzenberg joins Zynga board

Social game maker Zynga is shoring up its Hollywood ties. Dreamworks Animation CEO Jeffery Katzenberg has joined the company’s board of directors. The move is the latest in a series of moves by… Continue reading

Interview: SOE’s Smedley On The Company’s Future

Gamasutra editor at large Chris Morris talks to Sony Online Entertainment’s John Smedley about the next generation of EverQuest, NGP development and why “You can bet our future is more console-based than it is… Continue reading

After Six Years, EA Steps Up to the Plate with New MLB Game

When it comes to sports video games, Electronic Arts is largely viewed as the industry’s king. But for the past six years, the company has had a hole in its lineup: Major League Baseball. With… Continue reading

Warner expands Facebook movie catalog

Warner Bros. is doubling down with Facebook. Roughly three weeks after offering “The Dark Knight” for streaming via the social network, the studio has added five more films – including a trio of… Continue reading