Zynga Closes OMGPOP
JUNE 5, 2013 • This week Zynga announced it was cutting 18% of its workforce in the amount of 520 staffers. Part of that restructuring is the complete shuttering of OMGPOP, the mobile studio behind the Draw Something smartphone app
Smaller Wikipad Arrives for E3
[caption id="attachment_8878" align="alignleft" width="390"] The Wikipad enables better Android gameplay without sacrificing everyday tablet use.[/caption] JUNE 5, 2013 • All set for a Halloween 2012 release, the 10-inch Wikipad Android gaming tablet was delayed in order fix a hardware issue
Candy Crush Saga and the Rise of King
MAY 23, 2013 • Recent DFC reports have looked in depth at the size of the mobile and social game markets.  These include The Market for Browser and Social Network Games and The Global Market for Games and Entertainment Applications
Xbox One Introduced
[caption id="attachment_8664" align="alignleft" width="390"] Don Mattrick, president of Microsoft Corp.'s Interactive Entertainment Business.[/caption] MAY 21, 2013 • Microsoft Corp. pulled back the curtain on its third console, officially named Xbox One, chosen to suggest an all-in-one experience. Although a release
Trion World’s Rift Goes Free-to-Play
May 15, 2013 • Starting June 12, Trion Worlds' Rift: Planes of Telara MMO will become free-to-play. The transition will occur with the upcoming 2.3: Empyreal Assault update. Existing subscribers will get Patron status that confers additional bonuses that grant
Amazon Coins Arrive
MAY 14, 2013 • Much like FaceBook and Xbox Live before it, introduced its own virtual coin currency. Amazon Coins can be employed to purchase apps, games and in-app items in the Amazon Appstore and on Kindle Fire. Existing


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