Social Gaming Roundup: Turner Broadcast, Foursquare Day, Branding, & More

TeePee GamesTurner Broadcasting Europe Partners with TeePee Games — Games discovery platform for social, mobile, and online titles, TeePee Games, has announced a new partnership with Turner Broadcasting Europe. Through the partnership, TeePeewill both receive funding for the platform’s development as well as gain access to Turner’s digital games content.

Wooga is 4th Largest Social Games Developer After 20 Months — According to our AppData service, German outfit wooga has become the fourth largest social games developer on Facebook 20 months after its debut. The company, who recently released its newest title, Diamond Dash, currently hosts just almost 21 million monthly active users and just over 3.6 million daily active users.

Foursquare Day“Foursquare Day” Proclaimed in New York — Mayor Mike Bloomberg has announced that April 16, — 4/16, the fourth sixteenth of the year – to be “Foursquare Day” in New York City. Events include a myriad of check-in events from around the world.

GREE & mig33 Announce Partnership — Japanese mobile social gaming platform GREE and mobile community mig33 have teamed up this week. With the partnership, GREE has opened its GREE Platform for smartphone, which mig33 will make use of, allowing games to be easily deployed on the platforms of either company.

Google Checkout Purchases to Get More Seamless — Google Checkout is slated to become more seamless according to an interview between Vikas Gupta and Google Checkout Blog. He states that in the near future, they will be bringing Jambool’s — which was acquired by Google seven months ago — Social Gold technology to web applications purchases on Google.

We City iPhoneWe City Adds Century 21 Brand Promotions — Social-mobile city-builder, We City, from developer ngmoco, is adding in a promotion from real estate agent company, Century 21 (with the help of appssavvy). Until April 26th, users can purchase branded Century 21 buildings for their virtual cities.

Free-to-Play Style Games Could Come to Xbox Live — Proven successful in the social space, IGN has reported a rumor from a “trusted source,” that Microsoft will begin making free-to-play games available through their Xbox Live service. Users will then be able to purchase additional content for these games at their own convenience.

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