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Christian Nutt / Gamasutra:
Facebook sends 735 million referrals to games every day   —  Today at GDC, Facebook revealed new statistics around its user base that show that developers who create games for both mobile — using Facebook to drive community engagement — and also deploy them to their website see significant lift in engagement and revenue.
Mar 19, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Mike Rose / Gamasutra:
UK fair trade body lays out new rules for in-game purchases   —  Nearly a year after the UK's Office of Fair Trading said that it planned to investigate free-to-play apps and games aimed at children, the consumer protection group has now ordered the online games industry to “get its house in order.”
Jan 30, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Mike Rose / Gamasutra:
Days of the holiday mobile game gold rush are fading, says new report   —  Although this holiday period saw the biggest spike in mobile app and game downloads to date, the rate at which mobile is growing has slowed significantly, according to a new report from Flurry.
Dec 31, 2013, 8:15 AMIn context
Mike Rose / Gamasutra:
The Mad Catz microconsole: Out in December for $250   —  We've had the Ouya and the Nvidia Shield, while the GameStick and Amazon's own device are on the way soon.  Now Mad Catz Interactive has staked its own claim in the rapidly-expanding microconsole market, with a release date and price for its M.O.J.O. console.
Oct 8, 2013, 1:05 PMIn context
Kris Graft / Gamasutra:
Facebook and Unity's joint-SDK aims for easy cross-platform deployment   —  When people say “Facebook game,” there's a certain stereotype that immediately pops into mind, and for a lot of people, that stereotype is some kind of FarmVille clone or a match-three puzzle game.
Aug 28, 2013, 4:00 PMIn context
Mike Rose / Gamasutra:
Unity drops Flash support, says Adobe is not firmly committed   —  The popular game development platform Unity will no longer invest in Adobe's Flash, as the company says that it does not believe that the future is certain for Flash.  —  Although Unity Technologies has been working …
Apr 25, 2013, 12:50 AMIn context
Mike Rose / Gamasutra:
EA backs off from Facebook in a big way   —  In a surprise announcement, Electronic Arts today revealed that it is retiring a number of its biggest Facebook games, including The Sims Social.  —  The Sims Social in particular has been extremely popular in the past, with 10 million daily active users recorded towards the end of 2011.
Apr 15, 2013, 2:30 PMIn context
Frank Cifaldi / Gamasutra:
‘Memory’ board game trademark threatens several iOS games   —  Apple is sending notices to several developers asking them to remove or rename Apps that have ‘Memory’ in their titles.  —  The notices are coming at the request of German company Ravensburger, which claims to hold trademark …
Nov 14, 2012, 9:00 PMIn context
Eric Caoili / Gamasutra:
Zynga settles lawsuit with PyramidVille developer   —  Zynga has settled its trademark infringement lawsuit against another developer that attempted to add a “Ville” suffix to its game titles, this time French studio Kobojo, maker of PyramidVille.  —  The social game giant has made it a point …
Oct 19, 2012, 1:30 AMIn context
Mike Rose / Gamasutra:
Rovio confirms acquisition of Casey's Contraptions IP   —  [Smartphone/Tablet, Business/Marketing]  —  Angry Birds creator Rovio has confirmed to Gamasutra that it has acquired the rights to the Casey's Contraptions IP from developers Snappy Touch and Mystery Coconut.
May 10, 2012, 3:50 PMIn context

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