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!
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.
"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.
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.
Did you know Kotaku has Facebook and Twitter pages? Neither did I!!! OK, I did, but I bet some of you didn't.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Atari jumps on the Facebook bandwagon, carrying a knapsack full of kitschy stickers so you can personalize your photos with Atari Photo Sauce.
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.
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.
Also in Realtime Worlds' newsletter for fans, which went out this week, is word that Facebook will play a large role in building the community for APB, 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.…
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,…
Typical — you wait years for a social network for gamers, then two roll up at once. Yesterday we had Dennis Fong's Raptr 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,…
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…