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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.


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.


"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.


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


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.


"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.


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.


"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.


"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.