Category Archives: Games

Castleville breaks 5-million mark

Zynga says that CastleVille, a medieval-themed role-playing game, broke 5 million monthly active users Sunday, six days after its release. Do you play Castleville? How does it relate to others in the “-ville” franchise?

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It’s here: Angry Birds Seasons Ham’O’Ween

Saw this note this morning on Angry Birds Facebook page: Ca-caww! Meet the newest addition to the Angry Birds flock! He starts out small, but looks can be deceiving. It was a dark and stormy night, but that won’t stop … Continue reading

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Zynga launching game platform

Social games juggernaut Zynga Inc. is launching a site separate from Facebook where players can congregate and play its games. Project Z represents a major push by Zynga to divert players away from Facebook. The new site would import players’ … Continue reading

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‘Angry Birds’ Halloween costumes and amusement park

Want to be an Angry Bird for Halloween? Rovio’s got you covered. Check out this “Angry Birds” theme park in China. Other “Angry Birds” posts: Angry Birds infographic “Angry Birds” Rio update What’s new with “Angry Birds” “Angry Birds Rio” … Continue reading

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“Angry Birds” infographic packed with info

Check out this Angry Birds infographic. Who do you think is most susceptible to an “Angry Birds” addiction? How does “Angry Birds” make players feel? You might be surprised by the findings of AYTM (Ask Your Target Market).   More … Continue reading

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Zynga’s Adventure World

Here’s the trailer for Zynga’s Adventure World, the company’s newest social game. No word yet when it will launch. Do you play any social games? If so, which ones?

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Did you get the ‘Angry Birds Rio’ update?

Angry Birds post from its Facebook page: Did you grab the latest Angry Birds Rio update over the weekend? 15 new Carnival levels including another boss fight … Do you play “Angry Birds” or do you think it’s for the … Continue reading

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Games most popular mobile app category

Nielsen research found that 93 percent of app downloaders (those who have downloaded an app within the past 30 days) are willing to pay for the games they play. In contrast, only 76 percent of downloaders are willing to pay … Continue reading

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‘Angry Birds Rio’ carnival update coming soon

Here’s the trailer for the “Angry Birds Rio” carnival update. I saw the announcement for the update on the “Angry Birds” Facebook page. It will soon be available in the iTunes App Store and the Amazon Appstore. In other “Angry … Continue reading

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Nintendo announces new console: Wii U

Here’s the skinny on the new console Nintendo unveiled at the annual U.S. video game confab, E3, from MCT. The new system is known as Wii U. The controller features a 6.2 inch touch screen flanked by game controls that … Continue reading

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