Mike Thompson


GameMaker: Studio now supports Linux publishing

YoYo Games today announced its game development software suite GameMaker: Studio now supports Linux publishing for the first time. GameMaker: Studio is a cross-platform development suite designed to let game […]

Kabam officially reveals it’s in the publishing game

Mid-core developer Kabam today announced the official launch of Kabam Publishing, a new part of the company that will allow third-party game developers to utilize Kabam’s technology platform and marketing […]

Pet Rescue Saga reclaims top spot among fastest-growing Facebook games by DAU

King.com’s Pet Rescue Saga is once again the top gainer among the fastest-growing Facebook games by daily active users, bringing in 386,040 DAU for a 7 percent gain. PopCap’s Bejeweled […]

Namco “retiring” Facebook games

Namco appears to be shutting down its various Facebook games as of March 19, 2013. The developer known for its classic arcade and mainstream video games has a small selection […]

Playdemic credits Zynga with Village Life’s success, launching new game features soon

Playdemic’s life management sim Village Life may have just launched a few months ago, but the game’s deep, original gameplay is already proving successful on the platform. Playdemic CCO Alex […]

Dragon City inhabits top spot on this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by MAU

Social Point’s Dragon City took the top spot on this week’s list of the fastest-growing Facebook games by monthly active users, up 2.61 million MAU for a gain of 13 […]

Social games news roundup: Double Fine, Portalarium and Disney

Double Fine announces Dropchord — Acclaimed game developer Double Fine Productions announced this week’s it’s working on a new music game called Dropchord for both the Leap Motion Controller and […]

Puzzle Chasers is this week’s top emerging Facebook game

Konami’s Puzzle Chasers is once again picking up speed, taking the top spot on our emerging Facebook games list this week with 52,108 monthly active users for a 124 percent […]

Win increasing social casino games efforts with more titles and mobile-friendly versions

Last week, social casino developer Win released its first title with Slots Craze. While it might be tempting to dismiss the title as yet another entry into a genre crowded […]

Criminal Case once again leading the fastest-growing Facebook games by DAU

Pretty Simple’s crime-themed hidden object game Criminal Case took the top spot on this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by daily active users, bringing in 456,611 DAU for a […]