Tag Archives: games

Playbuzz: “Star-Spangled” Banner quiz

It’s super easy to build quizzes using Playbuzz. Here’s one I built in honor of the 200th anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”  

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NORAD Santa Tracker app for iPhone and Android plus Talking Santa app are free

Buffy Andrews lists some free Christmas apps, including NORAD Tracks Santa app for iPhone and Android on Buffy’s World.

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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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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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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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The Sims coming to Facebook

The Sims Social is coming to Facebook. The company, Electronic Arts (EA), made the announcement Monday but did not release a launch date. It will be interesting to see how Sims adapts to a social media environment. More on EA … Continue reading

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Zynga releases new combat strategy game: Empires & Allies

I’ve never gotten bitten by the social gaming bug. Thank gawd. Knowing me, I’d get an infection and the dang thing would eat up all my time. And time is what I have too little of. For those of you … Continue reading

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‘Angry Birds Rio’ update: Beach Volley

The birds are heading to the beach in the first update to “Angry Birds Rio.” I hear it will be out tomorrow. In other “Angry Birds” news: “Angry Birds” Easter present “Angry Birds” Peeps contest entry Tips and tricks for … Continue reading

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Reminder: Angry Birds Rio out today

Angry Birds Rio is now available. Cost is 99 cents on the iPhone, $2.99 on the iPad, and free today as part Amazon’s Appstore for Android launch. In order to download the game to your Android, you must download the … Continue reading

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Angry Birds coming to Facebook

Great news for all “Angry Birds” fans, the popular game is coming to Facebook. Developed by Finland-based Rovio Mobile, the Facebook version will supposedly offer more collaborative gameplay and the pigs will have a more prominent role. Will you play … Continue reading

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