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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 ..."

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The BBC Planning Top Gear, Doctor Who Games

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 22, 2010 6:44am PST

The British Broadcasting Corporation intends to make video games of "key brands," MCV reports, including the tip-top sci-fi series Doctor Who and...

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"Top Gear could be a sweet property to make a game out of. It could bring back the old "Test ..."

- RumpleForeSkin72 see all 23 comments

BioWare Facebook Game Gives Money to Charity, Dragon Age Discount to Players

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 04, 2009 2:00pm PST

Dragon Age developer BioWare today launched "the first in a series of compelling social experiences" from its new R&D group BioWare Labs--Gift of...

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"Interesting ... is the $10 discount on top of the $10 discount they appear to already be ..."

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EA Buys Napster Creator's Social Networking Firm

By Chris Faylor, Jun 03, 2008 10:17pm PDT

In what is quite possibly the briefest announcement to ever come out of Electronic Arts, the publisher today revealed its purchase of the...

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"Weird...couldn't they just use the existing Facebook app or something?"

- holinka see all 16 comments

Rumor: EA Spends $30M on Social Networking Tech, Napster Founder to Join EA

By Chris Faylor, May 12, 2008 2:27pm PDT

Mega-publisher Electronic Arts is about to buy game-oriented social networking site Rupture for $30 million, according to an unconfirmed TechCrunch...

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"When the worthless respect of some random guy on the internet stopped paying the bills."

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