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Civilization World public beta launches

By Xav de Matos, Jul 06, 2011 6:14pm PDT

Civilization madness spreads to Facebook as the long-in-development Civilization World has launched its public beta on the popular social media website.

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"CivWorld is actually pretty good about that. The only time it asks you if you want to post stuff ..."

- Haxim see all 16 comments

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Facebook page offers exclusive media

By Xav de Matos, May 16, 2011 1:35pm PDT

Eidos Montreal and Square Enix have announced Facebook "Likes" will be the engine that powers the release of new media for Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

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"Everything I've seen indicates that the North American Augmented Edition does not include the ..."

- RaptorII see all 11 comments

PopCap acquires Facebook dev ZipZapPlay

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2011 10:30am PDT

PopCap has acquired the social games developer ZipZapPlay, in an effort to make more Facebook titles. The company aims to have four or five by the end of this year.

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"It sucks when big publishers start buying up small developers. Just look at what happened to ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 2 comments

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception beta dated; social media integration revealed

By Xav de Matos, Apr 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Naughty Dog releases details on the upcoming Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception beta as well as some of the social media fun players can expect with the final game.

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"'"You just finshed unlocked a new weapon do you want to post to your facebook feed to let your ..."

- pigz see all 3 comments

GameStop launches store on Facebook

By Xav de Matos, Apr 07, 2011 11:30am PDT

GameStop and Adgregate Markets have teamed up to launch a new embedded storefront on Facebook. Now you can shop without leaving the comfort of your opened tabs...

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"You can link PSN and Xbox Live to facebook so that facebook updates your status when you sign ..."

- Dr_Cube see all 24 comments

Zynga acquires Floodgate Entertainment

By Steve Watts, Mar 24, 2011 11:30am PDT

Zynga has bought Boston developer Floodgate Entertainment. The team will join Zynga Boston and founder Paul Neurath will become the studio's Creative Director.

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"I wouldn't call floodgate non-casual... it seems like this was done for their mobile dev chops ..."

- mikecyb see all 8 comments

Video Games Intersect Social Networks at D.I.C.E.

By Garnett Lee, Feb 13, 2011 9:00am PST

Some of the brightest minds in the video game world discussed the industry's rapidly growing relationship with social media at this year's D.I.C.E....

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"nice read, thanks. I do too, like the story telling in game, and immersion. Single player is ..."

- laki01 see all 11 comments

Assassin's Creed Brotherhood to get New Multiplayer Map when Facebook Page hits 1 Million Fans

By Xav de Matos, Feb 07, 2011 7:00am PST

Ubisoft has announced a new multiplayer map will be made available for free when the Assassin's Creed Facebook page hits one million fans. When...

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"..and if I can't play them then it's ridiculus Steam sale before I buy something blindly"

- dookiebot see all 28 comments

BioWare Details Dragon Age Legends Bonus Content

By Steve Watts, Jan 26, 2011 9:00am PST

We already knew that the upcoming Facebook game Dragon Age Legends would unlock items in Dragon Age 2, but now BioWare has outlined what you can...

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"with all the ways to get "stuff" for dragon age 2 there is now no way to have 100% of the whole ..."

- jayares see all 12 comments

Konami Invites Fans to Submit Monster Art for Silent Hill: Downpour

By Steve Watts, Jan 25, 2011 3:00pm PST

Konami has launched a Facebook campaign for Silent Hill: Downpour, titled "Be Buried in Silent Hill!" The promotion invites fans to submit original...

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"Er duh?!? You think GSC is paying royalty to the guy who drew the snork for stalker? Or ..."

- Xulu see all 4 comments

Civilization Facebook Renamed, Seeking Alpha Testers

By Brian Leahy, Jan 07, 2011 10:00am PST

Firaxis has renamed its upcoming Civilization Facebook game from Civilization Network to Civilization World, which "better reflects the main theme...

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"Something tells me they chose CIV because of the roman IV in there. As in, you know, best game ..."

- Draco3k see all 9 comments

Civilization Facebook Game Launching in 2011

By Brian Leahy, Nov 12, 2010 1:20pm PST

Civilization Network, the Facebook incarnation of the legendary franchise, will be launching in 2011, according to statements made by Take-Two's...

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"(as well as forming powerful coalitions etc :D) and tech could be done over the course of, ..."

- GenBanks see all 12 comments

Dragon Age Legends Facebook Game Coming in February; Unlocks Items in Dragon Age 2

By Xav de Matos, Nov 03, 2010 11:20am PDT

If you feared there was a serious lack of Dragon Age love on Facebook, we have some great news: EA is launching a strategy RPG on the social media...

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"BioWare/EA has been really pissing me off lately with stuff like this. They seem to cut as much ..."

- Kypriss see all 15 comments

Class Action Lawsuit Brought Against Zynga Over FarmVille Privacy Concerns

By Brian Leahy, Oct 20, 2010 1:40pm PDT

A group of Facebook users have filed a class action lawsuit against Zynga over its "alleged practice of illegally sharing the Facebook user data of...

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"then why dont they draw up the contract with language a laymen can understand? why dont they ..."

- CheeZySpr1nklz see all 14 comments

FarmVille Arrives on iPhone, iPod touch

By Chris Faylor, Jun 24, 2010 9:20am PDT

Zynga's free-to-play social agriculture sensation FarmVille spread to the iPhone and iPod touch today as a free iTunes App Store download. "A...

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"The only way the existence of this game would be acceptable to me is if it caused the handset to ..."

- grmreapr see all 22 comments