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MegaUpload Inspires Indie Game
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The strange case of MegaUpload has captured the nation, or at least the Internet. While we wait for the inevitable movie adaptation of the events, an intrepid developer has made a game based on the events. The game in question …

DigitalPal Is Newest Social Networking Site DigitalPal Is Newest Social Networking Site

A new social media network wants to get rid of all status updates and relationship drama to give users a chance to talk about their favorite movies, music, books and games. Digital Pal, launching in beta today, allows users to …

Play Your World With Google Maps: Coming To Google+ Play Your World With Google Maps: Coming To Google+

Google has uploaded a new video to its YouTube channel that previews a game coming to Google+ called Play Your World with Google Maps. There’s not a whole lot of info about the game that I can see, beyond its …

Dungeons & Dragons Reboot Will Be Shaped By Fans

D&D players: Are you ready for a reboot? Although fantasy role-playing might owe it all to Dungeons & Dragons, the game itself is struggling to stay relevant in a world full of RPG options. Gaming analysts say that D&D sales …

Zynga’s Scramble With Friends Launched For iPhone
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Fans of Zynga’s Words With Friends (or Boggle) may be interested to know that the company just launched Scramble With Friends. Even the icon for the game looks like Words With Friends, as to present a familiar experience for users …

Hidden Chronicles: Zynga’s New Hidden Objects Game Available Today Hidden Chronicles: Zynga’s New Hidden Objects Game Available Today
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Popular game maker Zynga has just launched their newest Facebook addiction. The company has announced on their blog that Hidden Chronicles is now available on Facebook in 15 languages. Hidden Chronicles is a hidden objects game that tests players’ observation …

Microsoft Flight, The Next-Gen Flight Simulator, Free This Spring

Today, Microsoft announced the Spring launch of Microsoft Flight, the continuation of the Flight Simulator franchise, or as they put it, “bringing a new perspective” to the long-standing series. Microsoft Flight Simulator, whether you call it a game or a …

Nintendo 3DS Outsells Wii In Its First Nine Months

Nintendo’s glasses-free-3D entry into the world of handheld gaming is off to a pretty fast start, according to figures just released by the company. According to Nintendo, they have sold more than 4 million 3DS units since its launch in …

YouTube Slam Launched To Pit Videos Against One Another YouTube Slam Launched To Pit Videos Against One Another

Google’s YouTube team and its Google Research team have teamed up to launch YouTube Slam, which is basically a way for you to rate YouTube videos against one another. They’re calling it an experiment, and a way for YouTube users …

Facebook’s Top Games of 2011

Facebook has just released their top 10 list for games, and it contains some surprises as well as some expected results. Most striking is the absence of social gaming powerhouse Zynga from the top two spots on the list. Zynga …

Zynga Shows Off Numbers As IPO Launches [Infographic] Zynga Shows Off Numbers As IPO Launches [Infographic]
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As you may know, Zynga launched its IPO – the biggest tech IPO since Google’s. The company is now trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol ZNGA. “CEO Mark Pincus rang the opening bell, along with his …

Modern Warfare 3 Sparks Violent Incidents On Launch Day

Yesterday was the big launch day of the much-anticipated installment of the Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare 3. And while many happy gamers were laying claymores, capturing positions, and launching predator strikes, some guys were reacting rather poorly to …

Angry Birds Hits 500 Million Downloads Angry Birds Hits 500 Million Downloads

Rovio has announced via YouTube video that their hit game Angry Birds has just surpassed a significant milestone: half a billion downloads. That’s a lot of downloads in less than two years or existence. When you combine all the Angry …

Zynga Announces Project Z and A Bunch of Games Zynga Announces Project Z and A Bunch of Games

Zynga has been huge for keeping plenty of Facebook users engaged with games on Facebook, but the company seems to be making efforts to show that it is not dependent on Facebook. About two months ago, Google launched games on …

Google Panda Update, Angry Birds, & How People Share Google Panda Update, Angry Birds, & How People Share
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In today’s infographic, we look at some offerings rom Custard Media, Aytm, and Clearspring on the effects of the Google Panda update on SEO, addiction to Angry Birds and how people share content on social media, respectively. View other daily …

Google+ Lets Users Disable Comments and Lock Posts Before Sharing

Google has started rolling out a new feature for Google+ that lets you disable comments and lock posts before sharing them to the stream. “One of my favorite parts about Google+ is how circles help me control who I share …

Dead Island Movie, Based on Awesome Trailer, Gets the Green Light Dead Island Movie, Based on Awesome Trailer, Gets the Green Light
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Remember that breathtaking reverse-action trailer for the zombie survival game Dead Island? It looks like it’s going to be the basis for an upcoming film from Lionsgate studios. The films was discussed back in February when the now-famous trailer was …

IMDB Trivia App Tests Your Movie Knowledge IMDB Trivia App Tests Your Movie Knowledge

Everyone’s go-to site when it comes to stuff about film and TV has just launched their own trivia app, IMDB Trivia. IMDB Trivia is a free-to-play app, meaning that it’s a free download and the game itself is free – …

Diablo 3 Taps PayPal for Virtual Goods Payments
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PayPal and Blizzard have teamed up around Blizard’s new Diablo 3 and the Battle.net platform. “With the launch of Diablo 3’s public beta, gamers around the world will jump into Blizzard’s dungeon crawling masterpiece that, with its auction house system, promises …

Likeapage: A Fun Way To Figure Out Your Favorite Things (And Share Them) Likeapage: A Fun Way To Figure Out Your Favorite Things (And Share Them)
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There’s a Facebook page for just about everything. There’s a new site called Likeapage, which taps into that to let you rate just about everything that has a Facebook page in a fun way: matchups. >>Visit Like a Page. It’s …

Adventure World is 40 Times Bigger Than Farmville Adventure World is 40 Times Bigger Than Farmville
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Zynga today announced the launch of a new Facebook game called Adventure World, which was unveiled last month. Zynga is of course responsible for some of the most popular games on Facebook, such as Farmville and Cityville (among others). The …