Topic: farmville

10 Great Moments in Web Journalism Besides Deadspin's Te'o Scoop

From Favre to Bubba to FarmVille, the big stories that put pubs on the map

Brett Favre’s penis was certainly a big deal, so to speak. But Manti Te'o’s imaginary/made up dead girlfriend has thrust Gawker Media's Deadspin into the spotlight like never before. As of…

EA's E3 Message: We're Social, Mobile and Always Evolving

Gaming publisher pushes into social gaming, tablets, the cloud

Video games are each a social network onto themselves. They're never quite finished. And video games are no longer bound by the console hooked up to giant TV screens. Those were…

Players Lend a Helping Hand—or, Thumb

Social games like FarmVille boost charitable causes—and burnish the reputations of blemished brands

When Japan was hit last year with one of the biggest earthquakes ever measured, Laura Hartman received a text from her brother. Hartman’s brother just happens to be Mark Pincus,…

Lady Gaga Joins Forces With Zynga

Special game tie-ins will offer free music and virtual goods

Zynga is launching a range of Lady Gaga-branded features in its social games (which include the popular FarmVille and Mafia Wars) that will connect users to music downloads and other…

FarmVille Becomes Reality

Actual farm in England run by virtual farmers

FarmVille, the 46 million-strong Facebook game sensation, is taking root in the real world. Online users will now manage a large working farm in Cambridgeshire, England, through the FarmVille-inspired MyFarm…