Oculus Rift Public Beta Set For Summer 2015? image
New info has emerged regarding the public availability of the Oculus Rift. Apparently a limited public beta is being planned for the virtual reality headset, scheduled to go live in select markets for becoming widely available for the general public. Unfortunately there's no specific date for the launch.
William Usher 2014-09-14
Oculus Getting Facebook Interface; Notch Cancels Minecraft For Oculus image
Well that didn't take long. New reports have already emerged that the Oculus Rift will get a complete re-branding from Facebook with a brand new interface and logo representation, in order to further tie the virtual reality device into the social media culture.
William Usher 2014-03-25
Oculus Rift Acquired By Facebook For $2 Billion... Gamers Weep image
Oculus VR, the company behind the Kickstarted virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, has been purchased by Facebook for $2 billion.
William Usher 2014-03-25
Candy Crush Saga Gets Sweeter With Dreamworld DLC image
It’s no secret that Candy Crush Saga is the “it” game of 2013, that one title that everyone and their mother is playing while sitting on the couch, waiting in line at the grocery store or in the break room during work. Well, it looks like developer King is looking to capitalize on that success, primed to release the game’s first batch of DLC starting today.
Ryan Winslett 2013-12-17
Female Gamers Spend More Money On Casual Games Than Male Gamers image
While male gamers still out-rank female gamers when it comes to the amount of time they spend playing video games and are obviously more engaged on the core gaming front, it turns out that female gamers are a bit more likely to spend real money on microtransactions in casual games.
William Usher 2013-09-17
Plants Vs Zombies Adventures Shambles Onto Facebook Today image
The wave-blasting antics of Plants vs. Zombies is about to go multidirectional as PopCap Games announces the official release of Plants vs. Zombies Adventures for Facebook, offering a new way to play and social elements to keep you and your zombie-pulverizing friends connected.
Ryan Winslett 2013-05-20
MediaBrix Capitalizes On 250 Million Casual Gamers With BTM Advertising image
Half of all the time spent on Facebook is used to play social games. More than 250 million users play social games on Facebook and half of the U.S. population between 18 and 44 who use Facebook, also play social games on a daily basis. With all that said, MediaBrix has a new way to capitalize on this crowd with breakthrough moment advertising.
William Usher 2013-04-17
Dead Or Alive 5 Match Replay Uploads Coming Soon image
Soon Dead or Alive 5 will make it easier for players to share their match replays. The next patch for the fighting game will allow replays to be directly uploaded to the Internet. The new feature will be added to both the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions. 360 players will be able to upload their replays to Facebook.
Pete Haas 2013-01-01
Dominator Deploys Strategy PvP Beta On Facebook image
Listen up, soldier. A new turn-based PvP action game has hit Facebook, bringing a post-apocalyptic battlefield to the world's largest social hub. Crazy Panda has officially launched the Dominator beta, and everyone and their mother is invited to tighten up their boot straps and go to war.
Ryan Winslett 2012-12-27
Zynga's CEO Mark Pincus Makes Top 5 Worst CEO List image
Well who didn't see this coming? If you have your hand raised you deserve a pimp slap from Samual L. Jackson. Zynga's less-than-popular CEO, Mark Pincus, managed to top the worst of the worst list as one of the top 5 worst CEOs of 2012. That's something you really don't want on your resume...but you can't hide the obvious from Google.
William Usher 2012-12-19
Cities Of Legend Now Colonizing Facebook image
A new game based on the young adult novel Cities of Legends has been released through Facebook. Fans of the novel and bored office workers alike can log in and battle for the remnants of post-apocalyptic America.
Ryan Winslett 2012-12-12
NBA 2K13 Everywhere Detailed In Developer Diary image
NBA 2K13 doesn't end when you turn off your console. 2K Sports has developed mobile and social apps that allow you to continue your experience on the go. A developer diary takes a look at the apps, collectively described as "NBA 2K13 Everywhere."
Pete Haas 2012-11-04
Madden 13 Social Brings Free Football To iOS, Facebook image
Tired of playing Madden 13 on your boring old home console? Well now you can take that football experience wherever you go with Madden 13 Social, a new free-to-play multiplayer Madden experience mad just for iOS and Facebook.
Ryan Winslett 2012-11-03
EA Says They Feel Bad For Zynga's Collapse image
Zynga is nearly a dead horse. It really is. The stock is in a dire state, they've shutdown their Boston studio, laid off their Austin staff and plan to close their Japan and UK outlets. Zynga is nearly a dead horse. However, EA isn't reveling in the demise of their arch-social rival, instead EA's Peter Moore spoke on behalf of the company, saying that they don't find joy in people losing jobs.
William Usher 2012-10-24
85% Of Social Gamers Quit In First Day image
Not everyone finds FarmVille or Mafia Wars irresistable. Playnomics has released a report on social media games and found that about 85% of new players in the United States quit after the first day.
Pete Haas 2012-10-18
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