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Oberon’s Dream Day on DishGAMES, SEGA’s Super Monkey Ball 3DS – Casual Game News

Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Tweet In the world of casual gaming news this week, we see two particularly interesting features coming to light. The first is the announcement that Oberon Media (the people behind I-Play) has launched the incredibly popular Dream Day Wedding on Dish Network’s DishGAMES service, and the other comes from SEGA, which has announced a new [...]

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Help Your Family in FrontierVille’s “Aunt List” Quests

Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Tweet A new series of quests has appeared in FrontierVille for some users. We’re assuming that these missions will pop for all users over time, as Zynga likes to roll new features out over time, rather than all at once to maintain stability within such a large player user-base (if we find that the missions [...]

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German Festival Items, Garden Mystery Game – FarmVille Updates!

Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Tweet The German theme in FarmVille has taken on a bit of a different focus this week. While we still see the addition of some traditional German animals in the theme, the buildings and decorations are in a new “festival” sub-theme of sorts, that goes along with Oktoberfest. In addition, the Mystery Game has been [...]

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BREAKING: Build A Super Combine in FarmVille – Harvest, Plow, and Plant in One Click!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Tweet In the official FarmVille podcast from the second week of September, we were given a small teaser letting us know that something called a Super Combine would be coming to the game in the future. Very few details were known about the item then, but now the Super Combine has launched to the world, [...]

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iPad Giveaway, Random Horse & Cat Come Back – Happy Pets Updates!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Tweet CrowdStar is doing all they can to stay at the #2 on the AppData developer leaderboards, as they have updated Happy Pets with two updates that should make fans of the game very excited. The first sees the developer giving away a free iPad, while the other offers users another chance at a random [...]

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Earn Free Playfish Cash in Restaurant City, Hotel City, & More!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Tweet While developers like Zynga or CrowdStar have the “free premium currency” systems down to what seems to be a science, either rewarding users as they level up in games, or even offering extra opportunities like Lotto Tickets in Cafe World or the PetVille Genie Gems game, Playfish is the odd man out, with Playfish [...]

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FreeAppADay for 09/29/10: HELLKID: Hook & Jump

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Tweet Today’s free iPhone app at FreeAppADay.com is HELLKID: Hook and Jump from JustNine. The game places you in the role of Devi, a red little devil that wishes to become human. You’ll need to play through the game’s 12 levels, collecting human souls so that you can do just that. Ultimately, the game is [...]

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User Appreciation Month Brings Inventory Search, New Cottage Items to YoVille

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Tweet Not to let User Appreciation Month go out without a bang, Zynga has added a greatly anticipated feature to YoVille in the form of Inventory Searching. In addition, more English Cottage items are available in the game’s store, along with two new fall-themed collectible items. Find Exactly What You Want With Inventory Searching! Two [...]

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FarmVille Podcast Explains Nursery Barn Glitch, Teases Avatar Customization

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Tweet The latest edition of the FarmVille podcast saw FarmVille Community Manager Lexilicious not only offering users a sneak peek of items that are coming soon to FarmVille, but also to explain a growing concern among users that chose to own more than one Nursery Barn. Recently, there has been numerous “technical” difficulties seen with [...]

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Complete FrontierVille Quests to Earn Items in FarmVille, Cafe World

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Tweet In an effort to grow the 30+ million user family that is known as FrontierVille, Zynga is offering users a chance to earn new items in other Zynga games, like Cafe World and FarmVille, for playing FrontierVille. For the Cafe World cross-promotion, we see a quest called “Homestead Cafe Part 1.” This quest asks [...]

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CrowdStar Takes #2 Spot, City of Wonder is Top City-Builder – Facebook News

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

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Tweet In the world of Facebook game data, we’ve seen two interesting developments take place over the past few weeks. Most recently, we see the reemergence of CrowdStar as a serious threat in terms of its total monthly user-base, and in other news, we see a new app become the top city-building app in the whole of [...]

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Dublin Challenge Mission Chapter 2 Now Open in Mafia Wars

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

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Tweet Last week, Zynga launched a new challenge mission in Mafia Wars entitled Challenge Mission: Dublin – Rob the National Bank. This week, Chapter 2 of the mission has been released, but in order to access it, you will first have to complete Chapter 1 (check out our coverage of Chapter 1 by clicking on [...]

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