Tag:  announcements

Facebook continues its mobile charge with app install ads

Oct 17, 2012

If you use Facebook on your phone or tablet - and science says that there’s about a 95% chance that you do - you may have noticed something different lately. And no, we’re talking about the fact that the app is finally working. Rather, the social networking giant recently stepped up its mobile ad program from featured news stories to include a select pool of game developers.  Starting today, that pool will be a whole lot bigger.

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Achievement Unlocked: Microsoft reveals wave one of XBLA games for Windows 8

Aug 31, 2012

PC

During E3, Editor-in-Chief Jim Squires stuck it to Microsoft for neglecting Windows 8 as a gaming destination. Well it seems the company was listening (that’s our story and we’re sticking to it). Just prior to writing, company spokesperson Major Nelson took to his blog to announce 40 titles headed to “any Windows 8 PC, laptop, or tablet” beginning October 26th. Microsoft fans? Your casual games have arrived.

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The other, other social network: Zynga announces Zynga With Friends

Jun 26, 2012

You know when you’ve had a bad day at work? The boss is breathing down your neck, deadlines are whizzing by you almost as fast as the e-mail reminders about them? And you just want to take a load off somewhere that everybody knows your name? Well cheers, because Zynga things they have the answer with Zynga With Friends: the new social hub for all things Zynga.

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New Horizons: Zynga adds live multiplayer to Bubble Safari, takes Ruby Blast multiplatform

Jun 26, 2012

For fans of Zynga, today continues to be a pretty great day. Amid the hooplah of their “Unleashed” press event, the social gaming big dog has announced new partnerships, promised new games, and revealed new entries in their classic series. Making sure not to leave their existing players in the dust, however, the house that Pincus built went on to announce some new features for things you might be playing right now.

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Peak Games growing faster than Facebook, has more users than Pinterest

Jun 12, 2012

Here at Gamezebo, we get a lot of press releases. As I type this to you right now, I’m swimming in press releases. Wearing a bathing suit made of press releases. In all seriousness, though, not everything can make the cut. But when the already fast-growing game startup by the name of Peak e-mailed to tell us that they were in fact growing explosively? I took notice. Why? Because now they’re outpacing Facebook themselves.

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