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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


A Better World for Kids Launches New Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo

Since the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, big changes have taken place for the folks at A Better World for Kids. The upcoming social game allows children to create a virtual avatar and home for themselves in a friendly environment, and the developer will partner with charities to donate some of its profits to organizations that help children. That being the case, the developer has decided to cancel its Kickstarter campaign and launch a new fundraising effort on Indiegogo, which it felt was a better fit for the theme of its project.


Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin Comes to DoubleDown Casino

Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme SpinsBack in September 2014, a Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond slot machine was added to DoubleDown Casino on Facebook and mobile devices, thanks to a partnership between Sony Pictures Consumer Products and International Game Technology (IGT). Part of this partnership includes the development of additional Wheel of Fortune-themed experiences for DoubleDown Casino, and the next game has been released in that series: Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin.


Renatus Media Surpasses 50 Million Players on Facebook, Mobile

RenatusSocial games company Renatus Media is celebrating its second anniversary by reaching a new player milestone, as over 50 million players are currently enjoying its titles across Facebook, iOS and Android devices. As of late 2013, that figure was just 10 million users.


GamePoint’s Social Casino Games Surpass 10 Million Players

GamePoint PokerMultiplayer social game developer GamePoint has reached a new milestone for its player base, surpassing 10 million players across its suite of social titles on Facebook and the company’s own website. GamePoint’s catalog of casino games includes GamePoint Bingo and Royaldice, as well as GamePoint Poker.


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