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'Their Business Strategy Is Terrible:' Fired Zynga Employee Takes to Reddit for Tell-All AMA

Thought Prenda Was Dead? No, It's Up To Its Old Tricks... And More

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Even as Prenda supposedly lays dying, it appears that Team Prenda is up to the same old tricks under a new name. As detailed by FightCopyrightTrolls, Paul Duffy appears to be playing the same game Prenda has played before. Back in December, we wrote about Prenda's big bag of tricks...
Thought Prenda Was Dead? No, It's Up To Its Old Tricks... And More
EMBARGO THURSDAY 11 AM: Is Discovering People Nearby Still The Future? Banjo: No. Sonar: Partly. Highlight: Hell Yes

Study: U.S. gaming population has nearly tripled in three years

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The number of people playing video games in the U.S. has risen 241 percent since 2008, according to a new study from market research and consulting company Parks Associates. The study, Trends in Digital Gaming: Free-to-Play, Social, and Mobile Games, claims 135 million people play at least one hour per month...
Study: U.S. gaming population has nearly tripled in three years
Digital Content: Killing TV to Punish Comcast? It's the Networks That Take the Hit

Former Zynga employee takes to Reddit: 'They rely too much on reacting to what is making money now'

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A Reddit user claiming to be one of the 520 employees laid off by Zynga earlier this week has described the company’s “terrible” business strategy and ongoing efforts to raise staff morale. The former member of staff said the video game publisher has “major issues” and an “inability to adjust...
Former Zynga employee takes to Reddit: 'They rely too much on reacting to what is making money now'

theatlantic: Dystopia: What a Game of Civilization II Looks...

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theatlantic: Dystopia: What a Game of Civilization II Looks Like After 10 Years Here’s what happened. Some human being kept playing the same game for a decade and then posted screenshots to Reddit along with a narrative explanation of where the gameworld stands. Lycerius, the user, begins his history of the...
theatlantic: Dystopia: What a Game of Civilization II Looks...

White House Calls On China To Cease Cyberattacks On U.S. Firms

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Will the great superpower of the East agree to the U.S.'s three demands? President Obama's national security advisor addressed the current Sino-American hacking woes yesterday. In a speech, Tom Donilon called upon China to address three points: crack down on Chinese hackers; come to the table for talks on...
White House Calls On China To Cease Cyberattacks On U.S. Firms
Google launches Ingress, a paranoia-inducing global augmented reality game [video]
Amazon announces Whispersync for Games
Valve cranks up Linux gaming, makes it faster than Windows

Last Night, Between 8 And 9 PM, 4.5 Million People Played Draw Something

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Draw Something, the pictionary-like mobile app, continues to catch fire. Last night it drew in 4.5 million people who played between 8 and 9 PM EST. Yes, that's 4.5 million people playing the same game in one hour. The other week Draw Something made up 1% of all tweets....
Last Night, Between 8 And 9 PM, 4.5 Million People Played Draw Something
SportStream adds a Facebook feed to its personalized second screen app, makes viewing at home tough to beat

Wii U unlocks the key to the Miiverse, Nintendo promises mobile integration to come

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As its pronoun heavy name indicates, the Wii U is all about the social. With that in mind, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata unveiled the Miiverse, a coming together of players' avatars that will live on the console's home screen. Log in, and you'll see your Mii, your friends' Miis,...
Wii U unlocks the key to the Miiverse, Nintendo promises mobile integration to come
Google Launches Ingress, a Worldwide Mobile Alternate Reality Game

BALLMER: 'It's Not Been A Lost Decade For Me!' (MSFT)

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Microsoft is under fire again thanks to a big Vanity Fair story titled "Microsoft's Lost Decade." The primary target of Vanity Fair's story is Steve Ballmer. Reporter Kurt Eichenwald says, "Ballmer's key business philosophy for Microsoft was so antiquated as to be irrelevant. The Microsoft CEO used to proclaim that...
BALLMER: 'It's Not Been A Lost Decade For Me!' (MSFT)

Big Fish Games launches casual cloud gaming service for TVs, mobile, and PCs

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Big Fish Games unveiled a live version of its Big Fish Unlimited casual gaming experience today. The company showed off the new service at the Casual Connect game conference in Seattle today. Will O’Brien, general manager of Big Fish Unlimited, showed off the Grim Tales: The Bride game on the cloud...
Big Fish Games launches casual cloud gaming service for TVs, mobile, and PCs

Does 'The Future' Need Lobbyists Too?

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Back in April, I wrote about the Hack Society meeting at Union Square Ventures, where Rep. Jim Cooper provided a great quote: "The past, in general, is over-represented in Washington. The future has no lobbyists." That is, indeed, a problem to some extent. Of course, that then leads to a...
Does 'The Future' Need Lobbyists Too?

Dead Island: Riptide - review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360; Deep Silver; £24.99-£30.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewDead Island: Riptide begins with an escape from the original game's zombie-infested holiday island. Your bunch of feeble-minded caricatures are then captured by the army and shipwrecked on a neighbouring island, which turns out to be identical...
Dead Island: Riptide - review

Social Point's Andrés Bou on Dragon City's success on mobile, sticking with the Facebook platform and plans for 2013

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Today’s Q&A is with Barcelona-based mobile-social game developer Social Point. Inside Mobile Apps: Could you talk about the importance of nailing cross-platform gameplay such as allowing users to pick up and play where they left off on either platform? Andrés Bou, Social Point co-founder and co-CEO (pictured right with co-founder...
Social Point's Andrés Bou on Dragon City's success on mobile, sticking with the Facebook platform and plans for 2013

Someone Has Now Gamified Taking a Piss

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So, you’re telling me… (Photo: Screengrab) Gentlemen, have you been feeling a bit bored at the urinal lately? You know–you’re a couple drinks in so it’s time to tap a kidney, but you’re not quite drunk enough that standing is a struggle. Perhaps you could use a little light entertainment,...
Someone Has Now Gamified Taking a Piss

Boxing Game Brings HTML5 to the Center Ring, and Punch-Out!! to Campaign 2012

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camPAIN 2012 on an iPhoneIn 1987, Ronald Reagan was president, and the arcade game Punch-Out!! made its debut on the Nintendo Entertainment System with Mike Tyson’s name tacked on. A quarter-century later, Barack Obama is president, and I’m still playing Punch-Out!!, or something close to it. This time, however, I’m...
Boxing Game Brings HTML5 to the Center Ring, and Punch-Out!! to Campaign 2012
Snack your way to FarmVille success, as Zynga teams up with Frito-Lay
Facebook payments to challenge PayPal, Google, Apple, and more
King.com saw its Facebook desktop players for Candy Crush Saga blossom after mobile launch
Weboolu uses smartphones to create virtual game consoles on any display
OpenKit hopes to head off Google with capable and open mobile social platform for games

The Beauty of Low Margins

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The Beauty of Low Margins: Eugene Wei on a key facet of Amazon's business that few people think about: Almost all customers paid by credit card, so Amazon would receive payment in a day. But they didn't pay the average distributor or publisher for 90 days for books they purchased....
The Beauty of Low Margins

Guitar Hero co-creator's Green Throttle Games raises $6M to revinvent TV games

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Green Throttle Games, a game controller company started by the co-creator of Guitar Hero, has raised $6 million from venture capital firms Trinity Ventures and DCM. At Green Throttle Games, Guitar Hero co-creator Charles Huang is creating a new virtual game console for the television based on mobile phones and...
Guitar Hero co-creator's Green Throttle Games raises $6M to revinvent TV games
Heyzap launches a 'play with friends' feature for multiplayer mobile games
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