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Facebook Brings Gaming To The News Feed
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Facebook just announced that it’s launching the ability for people to play games directly in the news feed. “With feed gaming, you can include a short sample of your game in the stories people share from your game that friends …

Marble Madness Meets Google Maps in WebGL Game Marble Madness Meets Google Maps in WebGL Game

Google has let another experiment out of its secret lab and this one has an appetite for your free time – or, better, for your time while you’re at the office. This fearsome new creation is a game simply called …

Zerg Rush Easter Egg Destroys Your Google Search Results Zerg Rush Easter Egg Destroys Your Google Search Results

As if it’s not already hard enough to get anything done on a Friday… A new Easter Egg in Google search results allows you to fight an onslaught of little Google “o”s, usually with disastrous results. Well, maybe I just …

Angry Birds Space Breaks 20 Million Downloads, Update Coming Soon

On March 22nd, Rovio unleashed the long-awaited next chapter in the Angry Birds saga, Angry Birds Space. The game features similar mechanics to other Angry Birds games that you might have played, but tacks on some new challenges like gravitational …

Disney Announces Mobile Game Apps
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If you check out Apple’s App store or Google Play you will notice a striking lack of games from Disney. The company has come out with the hit Where’s my Water, but that was pretty recently, and it doesn’t include …

New Game of Thrones RPG Trailer Brings Blood, Betrayal, and The Black

Watchers of the Game of Thrones series on HBO only have a few more days to wait before winter comes, as the second season premiere debuts on April 1st. Players of the Game of Thrones RPG, however must wait until …

Draw Something, By The Brain-Scribbling Numbers

So there’s this game you may have heard of, draw… something? Ah, right: Draw Something. To say it’s popular would be to egregiously undermine the game’s success. More accurately, it’s been charging through the world of game apps this past …

Mad Men 8-bit Game Lets You Choose Your Own Adventure

On Sunday, Mad Men returns to AMC’s lineup after a very (extremely, painful, horrible, ridiculously) long hiatus. After the well publicized delay, we’re almost ready to see what happens to Don, Betty, Roger, Peggy, and Joan. My guess is dapper …

Using Mobile Games To Control People’s Actions Using Mobile Games To Control People’s Actions

Eighty-eight percent of Americans now own a cell phone, forming a massive network that offers scientists a wealth of information and an infinite number of new applications. With the help of these phone users — and their devices’ cameras, audio …

Battlefield 3 NES Edition Gaining Viral Momentum

I don’t care how great and realistic graphics are getting these days, the best video games are all behind us. However, if we can see more of the newer titles incorporate soundtracks like this, I might be inclined to backtrack …

Hunger Games, Best Selling Kindle Series of All Time

Suzanne Collins is the best selling Kindle author of all time, and she is about to pad her wallet a little more when The Hunger Games movie premieres across the country next week. The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay …

Kinect Star Wars Demos, Interviews Hit YouTube

Demos of the new Star Wars game for Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox 360 have been hitting YouTube, thanks to a spring showcase from the company. I’m not going to bore you with too much text, but will rather let you …

GDC 2012: Tweets From the Game Developers Conference

The highly attended Game Developers Conference opened today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Here are some of the reactions to the opening day we have selected from Twitter: @YouTubeYouTubeHow many Post-it notes does it take to kick off …

Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012
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Google is at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and Google+ Engineering Director David Glazer is talking about the company’s efforts in gaming on the Google Developers Blog. Google is working closely with all browser vendors to “improve the web’s capabilities …

Facebook Paid Developers Over $1.4 Billion Last Year Facebook Paid Developers Over $1.4 Billion Last Year

By now most people know that a huge chunk of Facebook’s revenue comes from the apps – primarily games – that the social network’s users can add to their accounts. Facebook has dramatically increased the amount of money and personnel …

Xbox Live Arcade Will “Absolutely” Go Away, Says Microsoft
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Xbox Live Arcade is dying (though it may be a slow death) – essentially because the need for discs, as opposed to downloadable content is becoming less important, and game developers are already offering bigger games in the downloadable format. …

Facebook Responds To “Discover New Games” Problem Facebook Responds To “Discover New Games” Problem

This morning we ran a story about a problem with Facebook’s “Discover New Games” feature. Some users who visited Facebook’s games page were being told that their friends were playing certain games. In many cases, though, those friends had either …

Facebook May Be Misreporting What Games You Play Facebook May Be Misreporting What Games You Play

Facebook’s games tend to have a surprisingly polarizing effect on the social network’s users. Many, of course, love them. Some even spend hours on end playing them. On the other hand, those that don’t play them tend to find them …

Game of Thrones RPG Gets a Limited Edition Art Book

For gamers, winter isn’t coming until mid-may, but you have a chance to get your hands on some awesome Game of Thrones materials if you pre-order with a specific set of retailers. Cyanide Studios’ upcoming RPG “Game of Thrones” is …

The Meme Drinking Board Game: Imbibe With Your Favorite Internet Pals The Meme Drinking Board Game: Imbibe With Your Favorite Internet Pals

Still trying to figure out what to do on your Friday night? You could go to the bars, but it’s crowded and you’re tired of paying eight bucks for a crappy beer. You could go to the movies – but …

iPhone, iPad And Android Games On Sale: Sega’s Valentine’s Day Present

Sega announced on its blog that it is offering a number of mobile games at discounted prices from now through Valentine’s Day. Most of them are for iOS, but there are a couple for Android as well. Here’s the full …