His job will be to get the game mojo back for Rovio
Editor’s Pick The Slots! Pocket UK mobile game is Digital Chocolate’s first to span the borders of gambling and social casino games.
Editor’s Pick Mobile monetization is separating the industry into the haves and have-nots.
Spil Games is closing in on Facebook’s 251 million monthly active gamers.
More game companies see the allure of real-money gambling
Crossing over from an existing market to an emerging one is what our GameBeat 2012 conference is all about. We’re seeing this trend play out in every segment of games.
Yodo1, a Beijing-based mobile gaming platform, announced today that it has received $2 million from ChangYou Fund to “accelerate” distribution of Western iOS and Android titles in the rapidly growing Chinese market.
With hundreds of thousands of mobile games available on smartphones, innovating isn’t that easy. But Pocket Gems hopes to stand out from the crowd with a unique voice-based game that it is unveiling today.
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.
Editor's Pick Trip Hawkins, who resigned on Sunday as chief executive of mobile and social game maker Digital Chocolate, was trying to form an alliance dubbed FreeGameLeaders to generate free traffic for browser-based games. It was like the “rebel alliance” fighting against the evil empire in Star Wars.
Trip Hawkins, a pioneer of video games, has resigned from Digital Chocolate, the mobile and social game company that he founded.
All eyes are on Zynga now as the social gaming company prepares to go public in an initial public offering. The social game maker has revealed some data about itself in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But Raptr, the social network for gamers, has been mining its own data on 10 million users for information about Zynga, and it is releasing it in a report today.
The pundits were out in force today as they described the big drop in the stock market. Which quote was your favorite?
Zynga may look like the all-powerful, dominant game publisher on Facebook. But Facebook wants you to know it’s not too late to get in on the action: There’s room for more game companies on the social network.
Our well-attended GamesBeat 2011 conference took place this week, and here’s what you missed.
Software licensing has hurt innovation in the video game industry — with social game maker Zynga being the exception to that rule — thanks to large game companies like Nintendo, said Electronic Arts founder and social gaming company Digital Chocolate founder Trip Hawkins.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2011. But here’s a summary of why we think this will be the must-attend game conference for you.