Editor’s Pick New incubator will train 24 startups a year.
After a series of hit fashion games, CrowdStar gets the real shopping brands in on the action.
2012 went by fast. Here are the trends that mattered in gaming.
The Pokémon-inspired iOS game Bread Kittens is a mashup of cats and bread, which has inexplicably become a popular meme online.
Nix Hydra Games has raised $345,000 to make apps for females like the Hot Guy Alarm Clock.
Jeff Tseng, a co-founder, takes the CEO title at CrowdStar.
Peter Relan at YouWeb saves the day at Hacker Dojo.
Peter Relan can’t clone himself. But he can share his hard-earned advice for technology entrepreneurs, and he will do so at the new web site FounderQuorom.
Chartboost’s Kiosk program creates new revenue opportunities for mobile game developers.
With the console market looking a little shaky and Facebook starting to slow down, mobile stands before the gaming industry as a potential savior.
Guest Post It looks like attention to mobile devices is becoming increasingly apparent across the Keynote Startup Shootout. That’s no surprise: social mobile gaming is growing, and with it, the need for speed.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2012. But here’s a summary of why we think this is the must-attend game conference for you.
Editor’s Pick Japan’s Gree flexed its muscle by showing off 21 mobile social games at E3.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best games stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
CrowdStar is announcing today that it is partnering with China’s Tencent and South Korea’s Gamevil to expand its mobile gaming business into Asia.
Peter Relan wants to build a mobile gaming empire, one app at a time. The chief executive of CrowdStar and chairman of game incubator YouWeb has pivoted from Facebook games to mobile games in a big way. His company formed a mobile game studio and has focused so far on making games for girls and young female teens.
CrowdStar is turning out to be quite popular with the girls. The social gaming company proved that again this week with the launch of Social Girl, a new game for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
CrowdStar has built its reputation on Facebook by making casual games that appeal to females, from Happy Aquarium to It Girl. But the company is trying a tack today with the launch of its first hardcore strategy game, Wasteland Empires.
Game maker CrowdStar is unveiling a new business strategy today to grow its game business into a multiplatform empire.
CrowdStar‘s $10 million StarFund investment fund has made investments in six new mobile game startups for about $250,000 each.
BringIt builds mini games inside Facebook games to encourage players to buy and spend virtual currency. Today, it is adding the ability for players to challenge each other in head-to-head wagering.
Technology company incubator YouWeb has spawned incredibly successful social and mobile game companies. Now the Burlingame, Calif.-based incubator has raised $2 million in funding for itself.
CrowdStar is living up to its strategic expansion plan as it announces today that it will launch its hit game It Girl on three different social networks in the fast-growing Russian market.
Facebook game developers were furious when they found out about the tight relationship between Facebook and Zynga.
Our well-attended GamesBeat 2011 conference took place this week, and here’s what you missed.
CrowdStar and YouWeb have launched a $10 million fund to invest in mobile social game developers. The fund is an acknowledgement that game maker CrowdStar can’t make all of the best games itself.
Let’s see… what shall Top Girl wear to announce her game has surpassed one million downloads after only 10 days in the App Store?
Already a big player in Facebook games, social game maker CrowdStar is expanding into mobile today with the launch of an iPhone game called Top Girl.