PIXO Launches Social Trivia Platform on Facebook, Mobile

PixoSocial gaming network PIXO is asking users to “question everything” via its trivia platform on Facebook and mobile devices. With PIXO, users can answer groups of trivia questions to earn points, with questions grouped into themes, from environmental conservation and science to sports, music and movies (among many others). In a twist for the trivia space, users are encouraged to create their own “Pixos” (groups of questions) for a chance to be paid if they’re used within the platform.

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Marvel: Avengers Alliance Updated with Spec Op Starring the Inhumans

CrystalMarvel: Avengers Alliance has received its newest content update on Facebook. Entitled “The Inhumans,” the content update introduces players to the heroes and villains of the upcoming Marvel film Inhumans. This is one of the first times players will be able to engage with these characters in an interactive experience.

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BulkyPix, GAS Release My Perfect Man on Facebook

My Perfect ManBulkyPix and GAS have announced the launch of their first co-produced game, My Perfect Man, on Facebook and mobile devices. The game is a life simulation title aimed at women, which allows them to create and mail-order their ideal man, who turns out to be anything but perfect. The game is more easily described as a pet simulation title (mixed with a bit of The Sims), but instead of raising and caring for the needs of a pet, players raise their man and teach him skills.

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Ubisoft Brings CSI: Hidden Crimes to Facebook

CSI: Hidden CrimesUbisoft has announced the launch of its newest game on Facebook, CSI: Hidden Crimes. Previously released on iOS, Android and Amazon devices, the game offers cross-platform progress syncing, so users can keep their progress intact when playing on multiple platforms. In CSI: Hidden Crimes, players take on the role of a rookie crime scene investigator, solving cases in a style similar to that of Pretty Simple Games’ Criminal Case.

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MegaZebra Launches Solitaire Chronicles on Facebook, Mobile

Solitaire ChroniclesMegaZebra has launched its newest title on Facebook: Solitaire Chronicles. The game is the company’s first cross-platform title, having also been released on iOS, with support for progress syncing across multiple devices. Solitaire Chronicles is the sequel to Solitaire Castle, and sees players going on an adventure with a dog named Sparky, who has created a time traveling balloon.

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Plarium Surpasses 130 Million Players on Facebook, Mobile

Sparta: War of EmpiresSocial and mobile game developer Plarium has announced it has reached a major milestone to end the year, as its titles have surpassed 130 million players across Facebook, iOS, Android and VK.com. Since the company’s foundation in 2009, the developer has released several hits on Facebook, including Total Domination, Magecraft, Pirates: Tides of Fortune and others.

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FlowPlay Partners with Girlstart for Fundraising in ourWorld, Vegas World

GirlStart ourWorldFlowPlay, a developer specializing in virtual game worlds and technology, has announced its partnership with Girlstart, a nonprofit that inspires girls to become interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), to bring an in-game fundraising campaign to two of its titles. From now until January 5, players of FlowPlay’s ourWorld and Vegas World virtual games can raise money for the Girlstart STEM programs by purchasing a branded item within each game.

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Facebook Announces 2014 Games of the Year

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Facebook has today announced its games of the year for 2014, highlighting the best games from the worlds of both Facebook and mobile gaming. The winners were selected based on player ratings, strength of Facebook implementation, growth and overall game quality, while Facebook’s staff also made some selections for the best games they played this year.

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Dragons: Rise of Berk Updated with Combat Mode on Facebook, Mobile

Ludia has announced a new content update for DreamWorks Dragons: Rise of Berk, bringing the anticipated Combat Mode update to players. With this update, players can send their dragons into battle against enemy ships with the goal of defending Berk from these invaders. As players complete battles, they’ll have the chance of unlocking new Battle Dragons for their collection.

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Cower Defense: Defend the Planet from Aliens on Facebook

Cower DefenseBelka Technologies has launched its newest title on Facebook: Cower Defense. This mix between a tower defense game and a city-builder sees an alien army invading a planet full of cows, with players challenged to help the cows defend their planet through level-based missions. Along the way, players will build and research new technologies at their home base, unlocking additional troop types, or “towers,” for their army.

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