One of the biggest problems with social games on Facebook is finding the damn things. Facebook Gameroom is a standalone app that gathers them all together in one place.
After four years of being one of the few Facebook games worth a damn and a fine free-to-play mobile joint, Marvel’s Avengers Alliance and its recently-released sequel will be shutting down at the end of this month, because some part of Disney hates fun.
Today Facebook announced its 2014 Games of the Year. The top winner? Cookie Jam, a Candy Crush Saga clone. If this is the best Facebook has to offer, I'm done.
According to reports out of Japan, the president of social gaming giant Gree, Yoshikazu Tanaka, is being sued for allegedly making a young woman get an abortion.
In a special note today to players thanking them for six years of support, Zynga chief operating officer Clive Downie revealed three new mobile titles soon to be released worldwide, including a FarmVille 2 game that's completely different from its Facebook counterpart.
In case anyone is under the impression that Facebook gaming is all farms and candy crushing, zombie-killing epic Dead Trigger 2 has arrived to challenge that notion with extreme prejudice. Let's play!
A year ago I raved about Offensive Combat, an old-school, free-to-play, browser-based competitive first-person shooter with a heaping helping of attitude. Today, with very little fanfare, developer U4ia Games closed.
Bitcoin, the "currency of the Internet," is now accepted by Zynga, whose FarmVille franchise also celebrates the economic ideal of paying real cash to acquire completely abstract commodities.
Mobile puzzler sensation Candy Crush Saga is a hard habit to break. The only painless way to give up on the punishing potty pastime preferred by millions is to replace it with something equally as compelling. King has just the thing. Look at those little eyes. Look at them.
With the release of 3DS title Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind this past week, now seemed like the perfect time to try out the Attack on Titan mobile game Attack on Titan: The Wings of Counterattack. Oh how wrong I was.
Candy Crush Saga players are used to regular content updates adding new levels to the wildly popular game, but today's Dreamworld expansion is something else entirely.
Facebook gaming is far from dead — it's just getting started. 2013 saw impressive growth in both audience numbers and diversity of Facebook game developer, making for one exciting year for free browser-based entertainment.
The good news is the University of California, Berkeley is getting $18 million, plus some scholarships, donations to its library and other stuff universities like to get from successful alumni donors. The bad news is they have to go around calling their football stadium "Kabam Field" for the next 15 years.
The makers of Ratchet and Clank turned their attention to Facebook last year, creating Outernauts, a hip, Pokémon-style battle game with absolutely splendid art design. Today Insomniac revealed plans to shut down the game's web presence on January 31, focusing on making a mobile version more people might play.
Over this past week, I’ve been working through the Tales of Symphonia Chronicles HD remaster collection and that made me curious about another Tales series game: namely, the Japanese mobile game Tales of Kizna. …And now I wish I wouldn’t have.
In preparation for the release of Madoka Magica: Rebellion in Japanese theaters this past weekend, I decided to look at one of the series' forays into the gaming world, namely the social game Madoka Magic Online.
“Right now, I’m pretty bored with all games.” That’s Mark Pincus, founder of Farmville company Zynga, as he spoke with an assemblage of tech entrepreneurs in Israel last night. Bored? More like not paying attention. It’s an incredibly exciting time in game development now, Mr. Pincus. All you need to do to see that is…