Google has debuted on the big screen as part of the ensemble in the comedy film “The Internship,” starring the duo Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn of “Wedding Crashers” fame. The new movie revolves around two unemployed salesmen who become Google
By 2014, 50 percent of social networking users and 34 percent of all internet users will participate in social gaming.
By 2015, the social gaming market is projected to reach $5 billion.
If people think that social gaming is not big business because games on social networks are free to play, they are wrong.
Game makers are monetizing their games through various methods such as the sale of virtual goods, the display of advertising and the generation of leads.
Virtual goods account for 59.9 …
Electronic Arts reveals that beginning June 14, its Facebook games The Sims Social, SimCity Social and Pet Society will be taken offline.
The announcement came today from EA on a post on its site.
Here’s the official and full announcement from EA:
Maxis: An Update on Facebook Titles
Today we are informing players of the difficult decision to retire some of our Facebook games: The Sims Social, SimCity Social and Pet Society.
After millions of people initially logged in to play these games, the …
Facebook game developers generated a whopping $2.8 billion last year, the world’s largest social network has reveals.
The revelation was made by Facebook at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California this Tuesday.
In the conference, the social network had the creator of the top game on Facebook, Candy Crush, speak of the app’s success on the platform.
Additionally, Facebook also released these statistics, in the hope of entices more developers to make games for the …
Netflix has announced a new Deal with Warner Bros to air popular shows to Canadian customers.
According to Netflix, the first two seasons of The Vampire Diaries are now available for streaming to Netflix Canada subscribers.
The third season of the show will be made available in the territory on New Year’s Day.
Also available on January 1 are all the previous seasons of Pretty Little Liars and Fringe, the company has revealed.
In a statement, Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix, …
Someone over at the official British government site Direct.Gov.uk may have watched too many James Bond films.
That or he or she may be still be mesmerized from watching the latest 007 film Skyfall as a posting on the site was briefly put up advertising the exact same job James Bond has.
First noticed by The Verge reader TinyTank, the post was titled Target Elimination Specialist and came with the job code 007.
The post has been erased but not after The Verge managed to get a screenshot of the …
The popular Grand Theft Auto franchise officially comes to iOS and Android on December 6 with the launch of a 10th Anniversary Edition of the GTA: Vice City game.
According to Rockstar Games, the GTA: Vice City game app for iOS and Android will be sold for $4.99.
Smartphones have come a long way as when it was released in 2002 for Sony PlayStation 2, the GTA: Vice City game had cutting-edge graphics.
It was later released for Xbox in 2003 and has the best-selling PlayStation 2 game of all time, …
Apple announced today the first worldwide release of AC/DC’s complete catalog in digital format on the iTunes Store.
The Cupertino-based tech firm worked with music label Columbia Records to bring out titles from AC/DC’s 16 studio albums, 4 live albums and 3 compilation albums.
All the digitally mastered tracks for iTunes give fans the option to download entire albums or purchase a favorite title.
“Fans can also choose from two specially packaged digital compilations: The Complete …
Microsoft is feeling generous and is giving away limited edition free Xbox 360 gaming consoles to long-time Xbox Live subscribers.
The news was broken by Kotaku in a report that included photos of a limited edition Xbox 360 gaming consoles a friend of one of their readers apparently received in the mail.
The photos show an Xbox 360 with bright orange and green trims, a disc tray door with “XBL10” on it and a body and box adorned with Xbox Live anniversary graphics.
So, how long is …
Microsoft’s Halo 4 is the top selling title on any gaming console in the UK for the week ending November 10, reports chart tracker GFK.
The latest addition to the Halo series – this time from developer 343 Industries – zoomed atop the Top 40 Entertainment Software list of GFK to dethrone Ubisoft’s Assassins Creed III.
On November 6, Microsoft launched Halo 4 worldwide with a rousing fanfare and great reception from loyalists and consumers. At its UK launching event, the company flew a …