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Play Market Street; Receive Free Building, & More – Social City Updates!

Friday, August 20, 2010

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Play Market Street; Receive Free Building, & More – Social City Updates!

Tweet A new round of buildings has been released in Social City, with new options being available in both the game’s newspaper (those being limited edition items) and in the game’s traditional marketplace. In addition, users who play Playdom’s new game Market Street will receive a free item in Social City as a reward. New [...]

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Playdom Launches City of Wonder on Facebook – A Frisky Hands-On

Thursday, August 19, 2010

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Playdom Launches City of Wonder on Facebook – A Frisky Hands-On

Tweet No one can say that Playdom is stingy when it comes to releasing new games on Facebook, as the company has launched yet another game, this time in the form of a ancient city-builder known as City of Wonder. While immediately comparable to Social City, in that you’re, at the game’s most basic state, [...]

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Playdom Developing Marvel Game, HeyZap Supporting HTML5 – Social Gaming Round-Up

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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Playdom Developing Marvel Game, HeyZap Supporting HTML5 – Social Gaming Round-Up

Tweet Welcome to another edition of the Social Gaming Round-Up! In this installment, we have some exciting news from Playdom by way of their new owner Disney concerning a new Marvel Facebook game, and the news that HeyZap is launching support for HTML5 games in their suite of distribution and social tools. Playdom Creating Marvel [...]

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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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Sunday Soapbox: Pop-Up Edition

Sunday, August 15, 2010

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Sunday Soapbox: Pop-Up Edition

Tweet How many pop-ups is too many pop-ups? Shouldn’t there be a more reasonable cap on pop-up notifications, so players can get busy playing (and spending money, for that matter)? Log-in interruptions are particularly bothersome in my opinion, but some games are offering smoother entry these days, so I’ll just assume that’s been noted and [...]

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Beach House, Palm Trees, Waterpark – Social City Summer Updates!

Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Beach House, Palm Trees, Waterpark – Social City Summer Updates!

Tweet As we count down the final days of summer, and the hurriedly approach to the beginning of the school year, we see Playdom letting summer go with a bang, by bringing back some old water, beach, and otherwise Summer themed items, in addition to adding new items to the game, for those who already [...]

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Tiki Resort Wheel, Social City Wallace Building & More – Playdom Gaming Updates!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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Tiki Resort Wheel, Social City Wallace Building & More – Playdom Gaming Updates!

Tweet There have been a few items released in Playdom’s games already this week, with the addition of new limited edition buildings to Social City, and the launch of a Spin to Win wheel in Tiki Resort, along with a new Charm bundle in the game that will set your wallet back a hefty sum. [...]

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New District Available, Flashback Sale, New Items – Social City Updates!

Saturday, August 7, 2010

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New District Available, Flashback Sale, New Items – Social City Updates!

Tweet A whole slew of updates have launched in Social City, with Playdom not only adding new limited edition items to the game’s newspaper, but also relaunching the Mega Flashback Sale. The biggest update of all, however, is undoubtedly the release of a new district. Expand to the West With a New District If your [...]

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Newspaper Stand, Dental Clinic, Design Contest Winner – Social City Updates!

Friday, August 6, 2010

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Newspaper Stand, Dental Clinic, Design Contest Winner – Social City Updates!

Tweet Quite a few updates have launched in Social City since we last spoke. There are new items available in the Newspaper, as well as in the game’s store, or Build Menu. On top of this, the Social City Building Design Contest has come to a close, and the winning item is now available to [...]

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Thursday Throwdown: Market Street or Fashion World? You Decide!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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Thursday Throwdown: Market Street or Fashion World? You Decide!

Tweet Welcome to another edition of the Thursday Throwdown! This week, we dive back into the world of Facebook gaming by comparing two store-simulation titles, Playdom’s Market Street and Metrogames’ Fashion World. First, though, let’s recap last week’s Throwdown, which compared Gowalla, foursquare and MyTown. According to the current vote, foursquare has a commanding lead, [...]

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Stratosphere in Social City; Water Slide in Tiki Resort – Playdom Gaming Updates!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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Stratosphere in Social City; Water Slide in Tiki Resort – Playdom Gaming Updates!

Tweet Two of Playdom’s Facebook games have received updates recently, with Social City offering new limited edition buildings via the in-game Newspaper, and Tiki Resort offering new attractions, ready, willing, and able to please your tourists (and help you bring in the virtual cash, of course). Social City Limited Edition Buildings: Commerzbank Tower & Stratosphere [...]

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Dino Park & Chinese Restaurant in Social City, Flowers Are Blooming in Ranch Town, Make A Wish in Country Story – Facebook Gaming Updates!

Monday, August 2, 2010

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Dino Park & Chinese Restaurant in Social City, Flowers Are Blooming in Ranch Town, Make A Wish in Country Story – Facebook Gaming Updates!

Tweet A lot has happened in the world of Facebook gaming since we last spoke. For one, the lineup of limited edition buildings in Social City has been updated yet again, and what’s more – new plant life has begun to sprout in the stores and on the ranches of Meteor Games’ Ranch Town. Finally, [...]

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