Zynga has announced a fitting new addition to its Hit It Rich: Casino Slots on Facebook, as players can now spin the reels on a FarmVille 2 slot machine. This machine marks the first time the world of FarmVille 2 has been available in a social casino game, and lets players earn virtual winnings using the famous animals and crops from the popular farming game.
After a limited launch in five countries, BIGMAN Entertainment has announced the release of BIGMAN Slots for Facebook users worldwide. The game is the first of many Spin4Free social casino games scheduled for release this year, and features new content and slot machines thanks to a recent game update.
GSN Games has announced its acquisition of Bingo Bash creator Bash Gaming (formerly BitRhymes). Bingo Bash has over 2.7 million monthly active users (MAU) on Facebook (according to AppData), and is also available on iOS, Android and Kindle devices. With this acquisition, GSN Games says it will reach a MAU count of nearly 10 million players.
As the social casino genre continues to grow in popularity, Spin for Good looks to provide players with more than just entertainment in a virtual slot machine. Instead, the Spin for Good platform allows users to donate to charities of their choosing, by playing in tournaments where those charities receive the winnings.
Start-up social game developer BIGMAN Entertainment has announced the limited availability of its new casino game on Facebook, BIGMAN Slots. The game is now available in five countries: Canada, Sweden, New Zealand, Singapore and United Arab Emirates, and gives players a chance to take a spin on wheels designed with “RPG mechanics.”
Following in the success of its High 5 Casino app on Facebook, High 5 Games has released Shake the Sky Casino Real Slots on the platform. The slot machine game offers multiple slot machines for play, and two kinds of experience points for players to earn over time.
Adding to the growing casino craze on Facebook is Black Pearl Casino from Novogoma. The game takes players to an underwater-themed casino, named for the black pearl that sits in its lobby, and lets them run wild across multiple different game modes, in addition to the expected slots.
It’s hard to browse Facebook’s App Center without running into a few casino titles, but Heart of Vegas from Product Madness looks to blow its competition out of the water by offering a more realistic experience, with slot machines “just like the ones you know and love.”
Pipa Studios’ Praia Bingo has found continued success on Facebook, thanks to the developer’s willingness to engage a worldwide audience with its game updates. The game was first released to be a leader in the Latin American market (specifically Brazil), but was later opened up to English speaking players worldwide.
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