Can Dead or Alive's Studio Drop Kick Social Games like FarmVille?

Tecmo Koei is going to damn well try. The company's Singapore arm is making Jollywood, reports The Straight Times. Screenshots are visible here. » 5/19/11 5:00am 5/19/11 5:00am

Now You Can Shop GameStop On Facebook For Some Reason

Why bother going to GameStop.com and having the whole of the video game retailers' inventory at your fingertips when you can visit a severely limited GameStop Facebook store instead? It's got 'Like' buttons! » 4/08/11 11:00am 4/08/11 11:00am

Xfire Sold Off, Development Team Leaving [Update]

Two communications today from Xfire, the social networking tool for PC gamers, indicate that the service has been sold off and most of its development team will be leaving as a result. Update: Titan Gaming has acquired Xfire. » 8/02/10 7:30pm 8/02/10 7:30pm

APB Developer Rebuilds The World In Our Image

"What would it look like if Nintendo built Google Earth?" That's the question used to describe Crackdown and APB developer Realtime World's new project, a mix of social gaming, social networking, and traditional gaming known as MyWorld. » 7/28/10 5:20pm 7/28/10 5:20pm

Six Flags Facebook Game Is Fun Until Someone Loses An Arm

With countless folk horror tales of theme park rides decapitating or removing the limbs of riders, you'd think Six Flags would have shied away from promoting over-the-top, blood-spurting violence in their new Facebook game, Six Flags Mascot Park. » 6/28/10 1:20pm 6/28/10 1:20pm

The First Console Game With Facebook Publishing

Closet Buzz!: Quiz World fans will be outing themselves all over Facebook this week, as a patch makes the PlayStation 3 trivia game the first console title with true in-game Facebook publishing. » 3/22/10 3:00pm 3/22/10 3:00pm

Sam Fisher Tweets His Quest For Vengeance

With the NSA's Third Echelon taking the hunt for Sam Fisher to Facebook, the protagonist of Splinter Cell: Conviction turns to the only people he can trust - millions of Twitter users. » 3/16/10 3:20pm 3/16/10 3:20pm

Facebook on XBL Available for Minors — Outside of U.S.

Xbox Live users under 18 outside of North America may now use the social networking tools Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm on Xbox Live. Minors in the U.S. get access Dec. 15. » 12/09/09 10:00pm 12/09/09 10:00pm

Ubisoft: All Our Games Will Do This UPlay Thing

Ubisoft's freebie-dispensing UPlay community will launch alongside Assassin's Creed II, and ultimately will incorporate all games under the Ubisoft banner, the publisher's CEO said on Thursday. » 11/13/09 10:40pm 11/13/09 10:40pm

Do Game Developers Need To Be On Facebook And Twitter?

Insomniac Games boss Ted Price recently confessed he'd been ignoring the world of Internet "community" that he'd been proselytizing as the future of gaming. Apology necessary? » 10/26/09 7:00pm 10/26/09 7:00pm

Nexon America Throws A BlockParty

Over the next several months, Nexon America is transforming into BlockParty.com, a social networking website where fans can keep track of their games and stalk their friends to their heart's content. » 10/06/09 11:40am 10/06/09 11:40am

Pac-Man And Dig Dug With A Facebook Twist

Namco Networks and J2Play announce the launch of Namco All-Stars Pac-Man and Dig Dug, two classic games for your PC with built-in hooks to the Facebook community. » 3/17/09 11:00am 3/17/09 11:00am

Sackbook Is Facebook For Sack People

If Facebook and LittleBigPlanet got drunk and had an illegitimate offspring it might be Sackbook, a fan-created community website dedicated to connecting sack people with sack places for sack fun. » 12/04/08 12:40pm 12/04/08 12:40pm

Facebook a 'Major Community Tool' for APB

Also in Realtime Worlds' newsletter for fans, which went out this week » 10/05/08 2:00pm 10/05/08 2:00pm, is word that Facebook will play a large role in building the community for , the long-awaited cops-and-robbers MMO. And APB's closed beta stage is upcoming, with alpha testing completed in the middle of September, says Realtime Worlds. "Initially…

GamerDNA - What Kind Of Gamer Are You?

GamerDNA isn't just another social networking site for gamers. GamerDNA is a site that seeks to help define us as gamers. Using the results of quizzes such as the Bartle Test of Gamer Psychology, which classifies the personalities of MMO players, along with gameplay history drawn from sources like Xbox Live, Xfire,… » 9/19/08 12:40pm 9/19/08 12:40pm

Vigster - A Social Games Shelf

Typical — you wait years for a social network for gamers, then two roll up at once. Yesterday we had Dennis Fong's Raptr » 9/05/08 6:20pm 9/05/08 6:20pm but this fine evening/afternoon/morning (delete as appropriate) we shall be looking at Vigster. While Raptr was all about sharing your game scores and profiles from different networks (LIVE, PSN,…

Raptr - Social Gaming Network Enters Public Beta

Sometimes Facebook, Myspace, Bebo, Orkut and OpenSocial just aren't enough. Too much real world stuff, not enough gamerscore bragging. Enter Raptr - a new social network for gamers founded by Dennis 'Thresh' Fong (he had to do something with all that prize money) that offers a way of tracking your friends and sharing… » 9/04/08 11:00pm 9/04/08 11:00pm