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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

Report: Social game makers downsizing in 2012

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 12, 2011 5:15pm PST

Social online game provider Exent asserts that social game companies will be forced to downsize and work on fewer projects in 2012, due to an over-crowded marketplace.


Free to play PixelJunk Monsters announced

By Garnett Lee, Jul 21, 2011 7:17pm PDT

PixelJunk developer Q-Games announced a new free-to-play browser-based version of Monsters to release on unspecified social network(s) this fall.


"Eh... I'll hold judgement until I see more but I'd much rather a real sequel on PSN. Not (what ..."

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Factor 5 vets form social studio

By Steve Watts, Apr 06, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Several former employees of Factor 5 have have formed a new social games studio in the San Francisco Bay area, named (appropriately enough) TouchFactor.


"oh and whatever happened with them suing the pants off some poor animator for complaining that ..."

- deathofrats see all 5 comments