Disney Buys Game Dev Playdom

The Walt Disney Company has announced it has agreed to acquire online social game developer Playdom. Under the deal, Playdom shareholders will receive a total of $563.2 million, and a performance-linked earn-out of up to $200 million. Playdom’s titles include Social City, Sorority Life, Market Street and Bolo, the company estimates it attracts 42 million… Continue reading Disney Buys Game Dev Playdom

Viximo Launches Social Game Platform

Viximo has launched a social game platform to expand social gaming beyond a single social network. The Viximo platform allows game developers to integrate their social games to the company’s social networking partners, though a single point of integration.  Viximo’s developer partnerships already include IGG, Playtaki, Frosmo, Synapse Games and Mob Science. “Social game developers… Continue reading Viximo Launches Social Game Platform