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Bafta Video Game Awards 2013 - nominees announced

www.guardian.co.uk
Journey, Walking Dead and Far Cry 3 dominate in refreshed awards format, which includes Best British Game for the first timeIt looks like US developer Thatgamecompany is going to have to clear some more space in its already bulging trophy cabinet - the studio's poetic adventure title Journey is nominated...
Bafta Video Game Awards 2013 - nominees announced
Kickstarter in 2012: 52,000 backers contributed $79 million to game-related projects

Letterpress, Evernote, Procreate top Apple's list of best-designed apps of 2013

gigaom.com
As part of its role as a design-centric company and so it can continue to encourage the best practices of appmakers, Apple on Monday evening announced the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards at WWDC 2013. The 11 winners come from the Mac, iPhone and iPad developer worlds, and...
Letterpress, Evernote, Procreate top Apple's list of best-designed apps of 2013
Game developer salaries are flat despite rise of new platforms

MXP4 and Mobile Roadie take social music games to mobile devices (exclusive)

venturebeat.com
MXP4 and Mobile Roadie have partnered to take social music games to mobile devices. Under the partnership, MXP4′s Bopler Games social music games will be integrated into Mobile Roadie artist apps. The net result should a lot of music listening and game playing on mobile devices. The companies hope that...
MXP4 and Mobile Roadie take social music games to mobile devices (exclusive)

Mobile Social Gaming Company Dragonplay Raises $14M From Accel To Expand To iOS

techcrunch.com
Dragonplay, a free-to-play social games developer for Android and Facebook, has raised $14 million Series A funding from Accel Partners, Founder Collective and Entrée Capital. The Israeli company was founded in 2010 by Sharon Tal. Dragonplay specializes in multi-platform social game experiences in the cards, casino and board game category...
Mobile Social Gaming Company Dragonplay Raises $14M From Accel To Expand To iOS

StrayBoots CEO Discusses Making $12 Per Game, And It’s Only On SMS!

techcrunch.com
Very rarely do we see gaming startups launch on the rather limited platform of SMS. Mobile games are all about the graphics, the functionality, and the ability to leverage the very best of technology through an app. But StrayBoots, a real-world scavenger hunt via text, has managed to generate...
StrayBoots CEO Discusses Making $12 Per Game, And It’s Only On SMS!
Social games have lower costs per click on Facebook than brands do, analysis shows
Seismic Games paves new game category on Facebook with CelebrityMe

King.com Buys Fabrication Games as it Pushes Onto Mobile, Eyes Possible 2013 IPO

techcrunch.com
Swedish gaming company King.com just acquired Stockholm-based developer Fabrication Games in a big push to expand onto Android and iOS this year. With the deal, King.com picks up Fabrication’s talent, games and developer tools. Terms weren’t disclosed, but I would assume the acquisition is priced in the talent-range. Fabrication had...
King.com Buys Fabrication Games as it Pushes Onto Mobile, Eyes Possible 2013 IPO

Zynga recruits Electronic Arts veteran to run game studios

venturebeat.com
Zynga announced today that it has appointed Steven Chiang, a veteran game executive from Electronic Arts, to be president of the social game company’s development studios. Chiang has 17 years of experience in the console game industry, 15 of them at EA. He was most recently senior vice president and...
Zynga recruits Electronic Arts veteran to run game studios
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