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2012-12-03 16:23:03

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paltalk, the largest provider of live video chat communities, announced today a key addition to its executive leadership team with the appointment of Wilson Kriegel as President and COO. Kriegel's vast experience in driving growth at start-ups and innovation-driven companies in the mobile and gaming industry will prove invaluable as Paltalk continues to focus on more aggressive growth of its existing desktop business and accelerating adoption across...

2012-07-26 02:35:15

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb Game Network, organizers of the Game Developers Conference® Online (formerly GDC Austin), have announced the finalists for the third annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards, the premiere awards show honoring the best in connected online gaming, from social network titles to major MMOs and beyond. The most-nominated titles include BioWare Austin's MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic, which grabbed six nominations, as...

2012-05-16 02:26:47

NEW YORK, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nextrendz presents the first affordable game-inspired touch-screen stylus that helps give you an edge over your Draw Something friends. The Draw Thing(TM) will enhance your all-around Draw Something(TM) game on iPad®, iPhone®, iPod® touch and Android® devices. Draw Something is the new app that has taken the world of smartphones by storm. An online version of Pictionary®, it allows players to use Apple® and Android devices as a...

Draw Something Acquired By Zynga
2012-03-22 08:53:38

Recently reported talks between mobile game developers Zynga and OMGPOP, creators of the hit social game Draw Something have been finalized with Zynga announcing the acquisition of the game company, writes Chris Davies for Slash Gear. Responsible for Farmville, Words With Friends, Mafia Wars and dozens of other time killers, Zynga took pains to emphasize that the Pictionary-like Draw Something will retain its charm and appeal. Zynga has been successful in the past with smooth transitions...

Draw Something Tops Words With Friends For Social Gaming Crown
2012-03-21 10:39:51

Game maker Zynga's Words With Friends, the brainy, popular social game played by millions on their mobile devices has lost its top ranking to newcomer Draw Something, the Pictionary-like drawing game from the designers at New York-based OMGPOP, reports PC Magazine´s Leslie Horn. The Facebook app tracking site AppData reveals that Draw Something found 12.2 million daily average users (DAU), compared to Words With Friends´ 8 million. However, Zynga still reigns supreme with when it...

2012-03-14 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Flurry, a company that helps developers make better apps, grow their app audience and monetize their business, today announced the winners at its inaugural App Spotlight Awards at SXSW. Each winner starred in a launch party hosted by Flurry at the Alcatel-Lucent Trend Lounge, interviewed by press partners, VentureBeat and Marshall Kirkpatrick, to discuss and demonstrate their application. The Flurry App Spotlight Awards, created to bring...

2011-08-16 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tapjoy, Inc. (www.tapjoy.com), a leading independent mobile app network, announced partnerships today with several top iOS and Android application developers, bringing the number of apps using Tapjoy to provide users with safe, consumer-friendly ad-funded payment options to more than 10,000. OMGPOP, Moblyng, Craneballs Studios, Game Circus and Spry Fox are among the developers recently integrating Tapjoy into their apps. Tapjoy's turnkey...

2011-01-25 12:02:00

BOSTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social gaming companies are keeping gamers coming back for more by utilizing an innovative loyalty suite from local tech and marketing firm, FreeCause. The firm has become the go-to destination for social gaming sites, such as OMGPOP and Sometrics' Gamecoins.com to increase user loyalty in a space where a game's success is measured by its longevity. The FreeCause gaming Loyalty Suite includes an online toolbar and shopping mall. These tools allow...

2010-09-28 07:59:00

PALO ALTO, California, September 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - IMVU Adds Lucrative Games Via Partnerships With Viximo, Heyzap and OMGPOP IMVU, an online community where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends, today announced that the company is expanding into social entertainment by offering casual and social games on its popular social platform. IMVU is expanding its entertainment features by bringing games to its growing...

2010-06-10 10:57:00

FREMONT, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Offerpal Media (http://www.offerpalmedia.com), the leader in virtual currency payment alternatives, announced partnerships today with several top online games and social media sites to enable their users to earn in-game currency through Offerpal's array of alternative payment options instead of having to pay for it. GameDuell, Snail Games USA, OMGPOP and The9 join more than 2,000 other game developers and social publishers using Offerpal Media to...