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2014-08-07 12:33:45

DUBLIN, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Social Gaming Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Social gaming refers to the playing of online games on social media platforms, network sites, or within social media applications. It involves playing games with family and friends. Nowadays, most of the games have some social features included in them, which has led to an increase in...

2014-02-04 08:41:06

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Facebook vs. Non-Facebook Social Network Gaming Ecosystem and Market Analysis 2013 - 2018 Overview:Social network-based gaming has exploded within the last few years, led by the dramatic rise of Facebook with hundreds of millions of users. Social gaming is increasingly becoming a key focal point within the gaming community due in large part to the higher average revenue per unit through...

2010-07-08 14:34:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Playdom, a leading social gaming company, announced today it has acquired Metaplace, Inc., a privately held social gaming technology and game design company based in San Diego, California. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) Raph Koster and John Donham founded their virtual world game engine...

2010-06-24 21:17:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Playdom, a leading social gaming company, announced today it has acquired Hive7.com, Inc., a privately held social gaming startup based in Palo Alto, California. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) Founded in 2005, Hive7 focuses on building games played on Facebook and other social networks and is best...

2010-06-22 11:37:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Playdom, a leading social gaming company, announced today it had raised an additional $33,000,000 in venture capital financing. Joining Playdom's existing cadre of venture capital backers are Bessemer Venture Partners, Steamboat Ventures, and New World Ventures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) This additional financing brings the total amount...

2010-05-18 17:41:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Playdom, a leading social gaming company, and Acclaim Games, a developer of social networking and downloadable casual games, announced today that Playdom has acquired Acclaim. Acclaim was privately held and is based in Los Angeles, California. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100518/SF07226LOGO)...

2010-04-26 13:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Playdom, a leading social gaming company, announced today the continuation of its roll-up of talented social gaming development teams with the acquisition of Merscom, LLC. Privately held Merscom develops online and social games for third parties with nationally recognized brands. Merscom is currently developing games for Sea World, Purina, National Geographic and NBC Universal. Merscom is based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Playdom plans...

2010-04-19 12:59:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Playdom, a leading social gaming company, announced today it has hired David Sobeski, former executive at Yahoo! and Microsoft, to join as Chief Technology Officer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) David served as a Senior Vice President at Yahoo! delivering Yahoo!'s Open Strategy and Data platform as well as driving products and innovation for the CEO. In addition, David drove Yahoo to open its network to...

2010-04-02 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Media Wire today announced speakers for the highly-anticipated LA Games Conference (http://www.lagamesconference.com/) to be held at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, April 29, 2010. Speakers include the following keynotes: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090319/LA86400LOGO) DAVID PERRY, CEO, Gaikai Visionary game designer, Founder of Shiny Entertainment and CEO of Gaikai, David Perry will do a 1-on-1 keynote interview with David...

2010-03-31 12:42:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Playdom, a leading social gaming company, announced today it has acquired Three Melons, a premier developer of online games. Three Melons was privately held and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) A leader in social gaming technology, Three Melons has developed sophisticated proprietary software to enhance the production of...


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