This Week’s Top Headlines from Inside Social Games

insidesocialgames_logo2Check out the top headlines and insights this week from Inside Social Games – tracking all the latest developments at the intersection of games and social platforms.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Toolbar-Based Weblings: In Your Internet, Killing Your Bugs
Mainstream Games Companies Buying More Virtual Goods
NumberJumper: A Puzzle Game That’s Harder Than It Looks
Arkadium and Lifetime Digital Expand Partnership

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Zong Introduces Mobile Subscription Payments
When a Game Concept Isn’t Enough: Finding Intellectual Property In Social Games
Notes from GDC Austin: Top Ten Social RPG Trends
Have Social Games Made Us More Social?

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Moblyng’s RPGs Span Facebook, iPhone, Android
SGN Announces Six Gaming Veteran Hires, The Great Industry Migration Continues
My Fishbowl: A Fast-Growing Facebook Aquarium World
Mafia Wars Expansion – Welcome to Mother Russia

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Two Brothers Design Facebook Game for Cat Lovers
XPO Games Turns Gaming Into A Social Network
The Road to Dictatorship: Dictator Wars

Friday, September 25, 2009

Digital Chocolate Creates New Virtual Goods Platform
Go Fish — For A Gaming Lawsuit, in Japan
Social Gaming Roundup: Virtual Goods Reach New Markets, and More