First version of OpenKit is now going live, and a public beta could come in April.
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This open-source effort appeared after Gree shut down the popular OpenFeint mobile social platform in December.
After 47 updates, Pocket God's final episode, Apocalypse Ow, is at hand.
Gree shut down OpenFeint. So OpenKit will replace it and allow developers to own the data associated with their games.
PlayPhone is shooting to fill the void left by the shutdown of OpenFeint.
Developer Zynga's collapse has taken its toll on game-company valuations. The topic came up at the recent investor panel at the YetiZen game accelerator.
Heyzap is jumping on the opportunity created by the demise of OpenFeint.
Gree purchased OpenFeint in April 2011. Now, it's cutting off the servers and potentially breaking several games in the process.
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.
What does one of the world's most successful and active game investors think of the future of the medium?
Jason Citron's latest venture, Phoenix Guild, lands funding, plans to build hardcore social games for tablets in the "post-PC world."
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It’s just a cute little zombie game, but it could be the start of something big.
Gree has become a billion-dollar company in Japan with its mobile social games network. Now it is launching Zombie Jombie, the first title made …
The9, an online gaming company with a long history in China, said it has scored good results making games more discoverable in the China Apple App Store.
Working with OpenFeint, The9 has created its Game Zone social gaming platform to …
PlayPhone is formally launching its smartphone mobile social gaming network today after signing up more than 3 million users worldwide. I guess you could say it’s a little behind in making that announcement, as it has so many users already.…
OpenFeint, the mobile social network division of Japan’s Gree, is announcing a Game Channel today that will help users discover new game apps on Android mobile devices.
Amid the ever-expanding sea of mobile games, it’s getting a lot harder to …
OpenFeint‘s co-founder Jason Citron has left the company and is pursuing new opportunities. He will be replaced by Naoki Aoyagi (pictured right).
OpenFeint is one of the early successes in mobile games, proving a platform for making mobile games more …
Mobile application creators need to ensure that customers know exactly how their user data is collected and stored. So far, it’s not an industry standard.
Often, when someone downloads a free app, she is giving up her data in exchange …
Apple caused panic among app developers last week when it announced that it would phase out an identification system for users on its mobile devices such as the iPhone. Mobile gaming company OpenFeint says it will help solve the problem …