Mike Thompson


Tweeria brings “lazy MMORPG” action to Twitter

Even though Facebook is often considered the default platform for social games, it looks like Twitter has received an exclusive with massively multiplayer online role-playing game Tweeria, the “lazy Twitter […]

Disney gives Oz the Great and Powerful the Temple Run treatment

Temple Run developer Imangi Studios and Disney Mobile are once again teaming up, this time adapting the film Oz the Great and Powerful into Temple Run: Oz. Temple Run: Oz, […]

Colin McKee on Aeria Mobile’s efforts to bring Japanese card-battling games to Western markets

It’s no secret that card-battling games are some of the best-monetizing titles currently available for mobile devices. Aeria Mobile’s been making a name for itself in this genre since June […]

Pet Rescue Saga back on top of this week’s fastest-growing Facebook games by MAU

King.com’s Pet Rescue Saga managed to dominate this week’s list of the fastest-growing Facebook games by monthly active users, bringing in nearly 3.3 million MAU for a 17 percent gain. […]

Social games news roundup: War Cluster, Car Town and Pocket Tanks

War Cluster brings social warfare to Twitter [Launch] — Games for Twitter are few and far between, but a new one launched this week. War Cluster brings sci-fic strategy action to […]

Bubble Land leads this week’s emerging Facebook games

Qublix’s Bubble Land held the No. 1 spot this week on our list of emerging Facebook games, growing by 42,633 monthly active users for a 419 percent increase. BlackJack eXtreme’s […]

CivWorld shutting down

The social adaptation of Sid Meiers’ hailed Civilization series, CivWOrld, is shutting down. The announcement was made via the game’s Facebook page: Rulers of great civilizations, repent! The world is […]

Toys”R”Us Towers coming to iOS

Ubisoft’s Facebook game Toys”R”Us Towers is coming to iOS. At this week’s Ubisoft Digital Day, we got to spend some hands-on time with the title on iPad. Based on what […]

Scopely partners with five studios for developer network, including Double Fine

Social mobile entertainment group Scopely today announced the first five partners for its new Developer Network, including Tim Schafer’s Double Fine. The other partners announced includes Big Cave Games, High Line […]

Disney Mobile’s Toy Story: Smash It! launches

Disney Mobile Games’ newest game for iOS, Toy Story: Smash It!, just hit the iTunes App Store and Google Play. The game is based on Disney and Pixar’s blockbuster Toy […]