Tag Archive: social gaming

Atari to Venture into Social Casino Games Market

Classic video game developer Atari will be getting involved in the social gaming market. Although the company has reinvented itself in the 21st Century, Atari has not truly attained a reputation as a modern developer. Its new social casino partnership with FlowPlay aims to change that. The new Atari Casino brand will provide players with…

New Social Games Network From Yahoo

Social gaming is taking off in a big way, and social networks should be working hard to get in on the trend. Yahoo is a bit late to the party, but it’s better late than never as the search engine operator has a lot to gain from launching its own social gaming network. Now, Yahoo…

Over 1/3 of Social Casino Poker Players Are Female

International Game Technology is a leader in social casino gaming. To maintain its standing, the company is always on the up and up with trends in the social gambling market. Recently, IGT has found that more than 30% of all poker players at social casinos are women, marking a new trend in the industry. Poker…

Social Slots Players Seem Eager For Real-Money Gambling

Facebook is becoming a popular social gambling destination. Every month, millions of players log on to their Facebook accounts to play free online casino games like Double Down Casino and Mirrorball Slots. But, how willing are these players to wager on these games with real-cash? A new study by Traffic Generation finds that players are…

Zynga Apps Coming to Mobile

Social games developer Zynga has experienced significant success in the online gaming market, but the company has recently fallen behind the times. This is likely due to Zynga’s delay in embracing mobile gaming systems. Now, Zynga will finally get involved in mobile gaming, launching its first title this week. Farmville 2: Country Escape was launched…

Nintendo Could Get Involved with Social Gaming

Important shareholders at Nintendo are urging the company to get involved the mobile and social gaming market. The console manufacturer’s latest hardware release, the WiiU, is not selling as well as was forecasted, and shareholders believe that Nintendo could make a better profit by creating games for hardware designed by Apple, Samsung and Sony. Smartphones…

Online Gambling Won’t Hurt Land-Based Operations

As more and more countries around the world start legalizing online gambling, certain issues must be addressed. Land-based casino operators tend to resist online gambling, but industry experts reassure them that their profits will not decline as a result of the legalization of online pokies and other casino games. Firstly, it is also important to…

Traffic Generation Provides Insight Into Social Casino Player Behaviour

Social gambling is a relatively new phenomenon in the gambling market, so industry experts are still figuring out how players respond to social casino games. A new report by Traffic Generation offers some new insight into the minds of social gamblers. Traffic Generation, a data analytics and marketing provider, recently surveyed more than 1500 social…

IGT Hires Former Zynga GM

IGT is making some significant changes to its free-to-play gambling app, DoubleDown Casino. The gaming designer has appointed former Zynga executive Jim Veevaert as DoubleDown’s new Vice President of Games. The news of the appointment comes shortly after DoubleDown’s founders left the company in January 2014. Founders Greg Enell and Cooper DuBois have been attributed…

Gamzio to Offer Real-Money Casino Games

This year, we are seeing more and more social gaming developers venturing into the world of real-money online gambling. Gamzio has recently joined the list of social gaming firms that has made the leap, announcing that it hopes to release a new real-money online gambling app this year. Gamzio is best-known for its free-money casino…