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Black Ops generates $650M in 5 days smashing previous records

November 19, 2010


Gotta love computer games! (NYT) The latest first-person shooter video game, Call of Duty: Black Ops, continues to break records worldwide after going on sale late last week. According to Activision, its publisher, just five days after its release the game has generated more than $650 million in worldwide sales, beating out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare […]

Digital Chocolate launches 2 new social games that hit the weekly game list top 25 gainer list by Daily Average User (DAU)

November 11, 2010


From Inside Social Games, As you can see, Hollywood City and Vegas City just hit the charts. Both by Digital Chocolate, the creator of Millionaire City, you can expect to see these games continue to track well. Another interesting note- FarmVille hasn’t really grown much week over week (although it is the largest Facebook social […]

Zynga to launch Android based mobile games starting with Zynga Poker and not FarmVille

November 4, 2010


(Games Beat) Social game maker Zynga said it’s launching games on Android-based mobile phones, beginning with Zynga Poker-which has about 36 million monthly and six million daily active users on Facebook. The company, which has become famous for its games on Facebook, recently launched games on Apple’s iPhone. Its support for Android is a vote […]

Gaming giants Glu Mobile and EA release 3rd quarter results- Mobile and Social Gaming play big in their future

November 3, 2010


Glu Mobile and Electronic Arts released 3rd quarter earning results. Both gaming giants reported losses, but less than last year quarter over quarter. It is interesting to note the performance of mobile and social gaming in their respective product mixes to illustrate where the business may be heading. Less revenue, better profit. (Release) Glu Mobile […]

Zynga buys Bonfire Studios now called Zynga Dallas. Let the acquisitions flow!

October 6, 2010


Zynga’s acquisition spree continues as the social game company announced today it has acquired Bonfire Studios, a Dallas-based social game startup. The price wasn’t disclosed. The new studio will be called Zynga Dallas. The company’s three founders — David Rippy, Bill Jackson and Scott Winsett — started the company in November, 2008, after Microsoft shut down […]