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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 …

Chinese Theme Park Creates A Real-Life Angry Birds Game Chinese Theme Park Creates A Real-Life Angry Birds Game

As Charles Caleb Colton once said, “Imitation is the sincerest of flattery”. With that in mind Rovio should be thrilled, as a Chinese theme park has created a real-life, Angry Birds game. Sure, this isn’t the first of it’s kind, …

Super Poke Pets Users Not Impressed with Google’s Halloween Costume Comparison
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As you may or may not know, Google recently announced that it would be shutting down Slide and various applications and games that it created, including the popular Super Poke Pets. As reported earlier, users are less than thrilled with …

Slide, Super Poke Pets Fans Furious Over Google’s Planned Shut Down
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Last week, it was revealed that Google is shutting down Slide, the social game company it bought last summer. The move was quite surprising to the tech/social media industry, as the company had only just launched games for its new …

Google Shuts Down Social Game Acquisition Slide Google Shuts Down Social Game Acquisition Slide
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Just over a year ago, Google bought Slide, a social game company mostly known for games like SuperPoke Pets, SPP Ranch, Top Fish, etc. It didn’t seem to be outside of the realm of possibility that this would heavily factor …

Google+ Games. Now it’s On. Google+ Games. Now it’s On.
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Well, it was only a matter of time. Here comes Google+ games for better or for worse. Will games put Google+ in the mainstream? Will you play them? Comment here. As you may have guessed, I’m not a big Facebook …

Google Plus Games and Facebook Privacy Comparison
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For those of us eagerly awaiting brand pages, Google Plus has recently thrown us a bone in our wait by adding a new “Games” offering to its social network. These games are reminiscent of the current games that are available …

Facebook Games, Apps Revamped, Following Google+ Games Launch
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As you may have heard, Google announced the launch of games on Google+. Well, Facebook quickly followed that announcement with one called “Making Games Better,” which includes news of a new game ticker and a bigger screen for game play, …

PlayStation Vita Launch Pushed to 2012 PlayStation Vita Launch Pushed to 2012

It looks like American and European gamers are going to have to wait a little longer than expected to get their hands on Sony’s new handheld device. The PlayStation Vita will launch in the U.S. and Europe sometime in early …

Words With Friends On Facebook Is Now A Reality Words With Friends On Facebook Is Now A Reality

Well, it looks like the war between Facebook and Google+ is officially over. Scrabble spinoff and cocaine-like word game Words With Friends will now be playable on the web via Facebook. Sorry, Google+, you tried. In all seriousness, a web-based …

Google+ Going Business and Pleasure (Games) Google+ Going Business and Pleasure (Games)
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You may have to be a little patient, but you will be able to set up a business profile on Google+ within the next few months if Google sticks to its word. The company has been pulling the plug on …

When It Comes To Mobile Gaming, The Freemium Model Pays When It Comes To Mobile Gaming, The Freemium Model Pays
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In an app store that just hit 15 billion downloads, there is now hard data to suggest that games offered for free actually generate more revenue than paid games. Sound counter-intuitive? It’s not when you think about it in the …

Weeds Season 7 Premieres Tonight, Gets Farmville-Like Facebook Game Weeds Season 7 Premieres Tonight, Gets Farmville-Like Facebook Game

Tonight debuts the first episode in the 7th season of the popular Showtime series Weeds. What have the Botwins been up to since we last left them? Apparently quite a bit, but were going to have to slowly fill in …