Our panel at the Social Casino Summit covered everything from regulating social casino games to the disruption of gambling.
Social casino games acquired by gambling companies are generating huge revenues even after the deals are done.
Walkers are invading Facebook. Do you have what it takes to survive?
The social and mobile games gold rush inspired lots of investments in 2011, as venture capitalists tried to find the next Zynga. But the year was also a big one for acquisitions, particularly as big companies such as Electronic Arts tried to outmaneuver the social game giant via acquisitions.
Game-maker RockYou is set to announce major layoffs tomorrow just weeks after launching two new games, Galactic Allies and Hooked, VentureBeat has learned. Redwood City, CA.-based, RockYou makes games for social platforms like Facebook, and is responsible for popular titles such as the Zoo World franchise. As many as 55 employees will lose their jobs, according to a leaked copy of an internal document we have seen.
Facebook game developers were furious when they found out about the tight relationship between Facebook and Zynga.
In-game advertiser SupersonicAds grabbed $4.2 million from Greylock Partners to boost its competitiveness with international market know-how.