Tag Archive | "FarmVille"

Target Stores First to Sell Facebook Credits Gift Cards

Friday, September 3, 2010

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Target Stores First to Sell Facebook Credits Gift Cards

Tweet Beginning this Sunday, Target (a TriplePoint client) will be the first retailer to carry Facebook Credits gift cards in stores nationwide. This is great news for social gamers who can’t (or prefer not to) use a credit card to make online purchases, but still want to use premium virtual currency in Facebook games and [...]

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PR 101 for Indie Game Developers

Sunday, August 29, 2010

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PR 101 for Indie Game Developers

Tweet TriplePoint’s Chris Heintz had the opportunity to give an updated version of his ‘PR for iPhone Games‘ talk to the New York Gaming Meetup last Tuesday. Focusing on indie development publicity for multiple platforms, the presentation walks viewers through the What, Why and How of doing PR – whether budgets are shoestring and you’re [...]

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New York Times: FarmVille Players Should Try Growing Actual Plants

Monday, August 16, 2010

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New York Times: FarmVille Players Should Try Growing Actual Plants

Tweet FarmVille naysayers — they’re everywhere (according to Games.com). They come in the form of Facebook friends who are tired of being spammed with game-related with quests on their wall, people who think games in general are a waste of time, and they also, apparently, write for The New York Times. Over the weekend, The [...]

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Rixty Offering Free Facebook Credits Promotion at Coinstar

Monday, August 9, 2010

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Rixty Offering Free Facebook Credits Promotion at Coinstar

Tweet Here’s a back-to-school deal to get your virtual good on – free Facebook Credits anyone? Today (August 9) through September 7, TriplePoint client Rixty is teaming up with Coinstar to give 10 free Facebook Credits to new users who convert their coins into Rixty credits, redeemable in a variety of online games and apps. [...]

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Rixty Coin Redemption Goes Beyond Games with Embee Mobile Credits

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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Rixty Coin Redemption Goes Beyond Games with Embee Mobile Credits

Tweet Rixty (a TriplePoint client) today announced a partnership with Embee Mobile to expand its redemption options to include mobile top up credits. Rixty already allows users to exchange their spare change at over 20,000 locations nationwide (including over 10,000 Coinstar kiosks) for pre-paid Rixty cards or RixtyCode, and use the credit online for virtual [...]

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Social Game Distractions: PR Advice for a Generation Constantly at Play

Sunday, August 1, 2010

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Social Game Distractions: PR Advice for a Generation Constantly at Play

Tweet It’s soapbox time again – enjoy (and add your 2 cents below)! Know why I prefer writing on the weekends? Because all the noise dies down around me – our unrelenting 24/7 news cycle doesn’t stop, but it slows down long enough for a person to clear their head…. During the week, we’re lucky [...]

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FarmVille iPhone App Update 1.03

Sunday, August 1, 2010

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FarmVille iPhone App Update 1.03

Tweet The FarmVille iPhone App has received several updates since its release, and each have all had great significance overall whether it’s performance issues or support for iOS4 multitasking. Today, there is a new update awaiting the app, version 1.03 with some major fixes and additions. The update has added Social Mission and Collectible Notifications [...]

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What Zynga’s Game Closures Say about the Social Gaming Market

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Tweet The recent hard times for the social gaming market have been harder on some games than others, as reported by Games.com. Last week, social-gaming mega-publisher Zynga decided to shut down two well-established parts of its catalog. First, the servers for Roller Coaster Kingdom (RCK) were shut off, then Ponzi Inc., a promising game Zynga [...]

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Top 25 Facebook Games: July 2010

Sunday, July 4, 2010

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Top 25 Facebook Games: July 2010

Tweet Over at Inside Social Games, they’ve posted a list of the top 25 Facebook games for this month. First, here’s the chart: As the site notes, older games with a larger installed base have slowly, but steadily been bleeding players. In particular, FarmVille is the title that is seeing a monthly outflow of players. [...]

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Farmville at your Fingertips

Friday, June 25, 2010

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Farmville at your Fingertips

Tweet After a year solely on the computer, Farmville-obsessed iPhone/iPad users can rejoice for the newly released Farmville app. That’s right! You don’t have to settle for other farming apps anymore (however, I will keep Zombie Farm)! No more desperate calls to any friend near a computer to harvest your pumpkins while you’re at work [...]

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Contest Reminder! Zynga + 7-Eleven = Free Stuff for FarmVille, Mafia Wars & YoVille

Friday, June 25, 2010

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Tweet Frisky Friday reminder – if you haven’t entered our contest yet, head over to the forum now to win free gift cards from 7-Eleven and Zynga! All commenters will be entered in a random drawing and 10 will win a free $10 gift card. Contest winners will be announced next Monday, so don’t delay. [...]

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Thursday Throwdown – FarmVille or Farm Town? You Decide

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Thursday Throwdown – FarmVille or Farm Town? You Decide

Tweet Welcome to another installment of the Thursday Throwdown – we’ve taken a bit of a break from the feature for the last two weeks, in order to bring you coverage of the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, but we’re back and better than ever, with the biggest Throwdown we’ve ever had, pitting the [...]

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