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Insomniac's Outernauts to be a franchise

By Steve Watts, May 11, 2012 10:30am PDT

Insomniac is planning to make Outernauts a franchise, according to lead developer Rowan Belden-Clifford.

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Insomniac tries social gaming with 'Outernauts'

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2012 9:30am PDT

Insomniac has announced its first social game, an adventure-RPG called "Outernauts." It will open to a public beta soon before releasing officially this summer.

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"Wow, yet another fail by Insomniac. Right on the heels of that bullshit All for One."

- rtricoche see all 8 comments

'Empire' Facebook game chronicles Jay-Z's life

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2012 7:30am PDT

Jay-Z has used his media empire to launch his own Facebook game, about (what else?) how he built his media empire.

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Gaikai launches app streaming games to Facebook

By John Keefer, Apr 12, 2012 6:45am PDT

Gaikai launches the beat of its new Facebook app, allowing high-end games to be streamed through the social networking size

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The Sims Social gets more Unilever product placement

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 04, 2012 6:00pm PDT

Electronic Arts has partnered with Unilever for a number of product placement initiatives in The Sims Social.

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"Unilever isn't an ad agency. It is a consumer products company that makes soaps, detergents, ..."

- ezanga see all 2 comments

Ghost Recon: Commander coming to Facebook

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is getting a Facebook tie-in game called Ghost Recon: Commander, coming from John Romero and Brenda Brathwaite's company, Loot Drop.

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Facebook for Vita fixed, now available to download

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 02, 2012 6:30pm PST

One week later, Sony has finally restored access to Facebook on its new handheld.

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"Even more embarrassing is using your vita to browse facebook instead of playing the games you ..."

- spammehardo see all 3 comments

Sony considers introducing more IPs via social and mobile platforms

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 29, 2012 3:15pm PST

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that his company is open to introducing new intellectual properties via social and mobile platforms.

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"what they should do is work onj their ps3 voice chat... sounds like you are underwater 99% of ..."

- Dark Drakonis see all 3 comments

Facebook for Vita pulled from PlayStation Store

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 24, 2012 2:00pm PST

A standalone Facebook app was readied for the Vita's official launch earlier this week, but it's since been pulled since users discovered that it simply didn't work.

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"or you could play games on it instead of doing social media... that would be strange."

- megreedy see all 5 comments

Shack PSA: Angry Birds on Facebook today

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2012 7:00am PST

As promised, Angry Birds is now available on Facebook--just in case you can't get enough of the suicidal bird bombers on your iPhone, Android device, PS3, etc.

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Robot Unicorn Attack Evolution launches on Facebook

By Steve Watts, Feb 09, 2012 8:45am PST

Adult Swim Games has released "Robot Unicorn Attack Evolution" on Facebook, an update of the popular game that adds leaderboards, daily challenges, new power-ups, and surprise animals.

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Mass Effect 3 offering unlocks via Facebook 'missions'

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 02, 2012 8:30am PST

The cross-marketing campaign for Mass Effect 3 is a universe unto itself, spanning action figures, books, and more. Here's another way for you to get virtual gear from the Mass Effect franchise: Facebook.

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"Multiplayer affecting the singleplayer, gimicky facebook bullshit, expecting that people will ..."

- VictoriouSecret see all 56 comments

The Hunger Games Facebook game in the works

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2012 6:00pm PST

The Hunger Games is being made into a game, to tie-in to the March 23 launch of the film adaptation.

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"Dammit at first I thought Niel Manke had gotten better and They Hunger games had been remade :("

- AgentPothead see all 7 comments

Harmonix working on game for XBLA, PSN, and Facebook

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2012 9:00am PST

Harmonix is working on a game for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and Facebook, according to an employee resume.

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"I really hope this is a game following the footsteps of Amplitude. A game that wouldn't require ..."

- Masem see all 2 comments

Gaikai to stream games on Facebook

By Garnett Lee, Jan 18, 2012 3:30pm PST

Gaikai's system for playing PC game demos streamed from the cloud is coming to Facebook.

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