Social Networking News


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....


"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...


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

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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...


"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...


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

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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...


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

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