At yesterday's Marvel Games panel at the San Diego Comic-Con, Playdom revealed exciting plans for its social/mobile hit Avengers Alliance, though none quit as exciting as these three upcoming purchasable heroes — Squirrel Girl, Moon Knight and Doctor Voodoo.
I've been playing far too much of Marvel's Avengers Alliance on Facebook lately, or maybe I've been playing the right amount, as I had just enough command points to recruit the fourth wall-breaking Merc with a Mouth into my party. Now it's really a party.
Maybe moving to the big city to be a Disney City Girl wasn't such a good idea. My apartment is a hovel compared to the palace Jenna has, and even that's stretching my budget to the limit. My boss will give me extra money for washing dishes if I dress in active wear, but he doesn't pay me enough to buy new clothes. My…
I wasn't actively seeking a social game that combines cultivating a garden with puzzle adventure progression, but I'm not unhappy I stumbled upon it in Playdom's Full Bloom.
Cyclops! Black Cat! Invisible Woman! Facebook Avengers Assemble! Facebook's Marvel: Avengers Alliance cares not for comic book continuity, focusing instead on giving players some sweet choices, and then making them pay for them.
Step into the steel-toed boots of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Nick Fury and recruit a team of super-powered friends to save the world from Marvel's most wanted in Marvel: Avengers Alliance, coming soon to Facebook.
A $3 million settlement by Playdom, the Disney social games studio, sends a pretty clear message that the U.S. Child Online Privacy Protection Act isn't messing around. Violate it, and it will be expensive.
Zynga, makers of Farm- Frontier- and all things -ville on Facebook, slapped Disney with a lawsuit after it acquired social games competitor Playdom and, Zynga alleges, hired off ex-Zynga workers to learn its "secret sauce." The matter is now settled.
Disney is purchasing social gaming company Playdom (Social City, Sorority Life) for half a billion dollars. EA's got Playfish. Disney now has Playdom. FarmVille maker Zynga still rules. Facebook gaming's huge and the big companies are clearly very into it.