Social casino games acquired by gambling companies are generating huge revenues even after the deals are done.
Editor’s Pick The game industry set a new record for the money spent on acquisitions, but the number of deals dropped.
Big failures and surprise successes marked 2012 for the games industry.
Blitzoo Games is entering a crowded market with big rivals like Zynga and Electronic Arts. But David Bezahler, the company’s chief executive, believes that its latest title, SlotSpot, is putting a new spin on social-casino titles for smartphones.
Social games are more popular than ever, with new genres emerging, says Facebook’s Sarah Brooks.
When you’re tracking a hot trend or market, it’s always good to keep track of where the smart betting is happening. Follow the money. Follow the people.
Do gambling and Facebook games go together?