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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.


"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.


"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.


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.


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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


Michael Buble moves to CityVille for Xmas

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 21, 2011 6:45pm PST

Zynga has announced that Canadian singer Michael Bublé is making a special holiday appearance in the social city-sim, CityVille.


"They had the Michael Jackson Immortal Tour by Cirque du Soleil"

- mountdreamer see all 6 comments

PixelJunk Monsters Online launches open beta on Facebook

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 16, 2011 11:45am PST

After months of closed beta testing, PixelJunk Monsters Online is officially open to all on Facebook. After a number of successful games on PlayStation Network, this is developer Q-Games' first foray into social games with the PixelJunk brand.


"Yeah, it's nice to have more PJM, but I wish it was a "real" title and not this weird version."

- Vincent Grayson see all 4 comments

American McGee's BigHead Bash for Facebook is a toy-driven shooter

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 13, 2011 7:00pm PST

American McGee's studio Spicy Horse has announced BigHead Bash, a 2D multiplayer shooter for social platforms like Facebook that employs virtual toy-collecting.


"This actually looks like fun. iOS/Android versions as well please. "

- squeakychimp see all 2 comments

Uncharted 3 Facebook connectivity explained

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 20, 2011 5:45pm PDT

Naughty Dog is adding quite a bit of Facebook functionality into Uncharted 3. Not only will you be able to upload video highlights to your Wall, you'll also be able to share treasure.


Mafia Wars 2 launches on Facebook

By Garnett Lee, Oct 10, 2011 4:00pm PDT

Mafia Wars 2 launched today on Facebook. It's Zynga's first sequel and another new title to feed the 232 million monthly active players they boast.


Single-player only games gone in three years says veteran designer

By Garnett Lee, Aug 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT

Veteran designer Mark Cerny sees single-player games without social elements as a dying breed that he says will be gone in three years.


"This guy lives in his own gaming bubble. He doesn't have a clue. Already, Skyrim has more in ..."

- pizzaput see all 75 comments

Vita will support Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Skype

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 16, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Facebook, foursquare, and Twitter apps will all be downloadable for free directly from the PlayStation Store for Sony's upcoming Vita handheld.