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EA Stops Fish from Playing, SimCity Social Closing June 14

Monday, April 15, 2013

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EA Stops Fish from Playing, SimCity Social Closing June 14

Tweet Looks like I won’t be playing SimCity Social for the writing, or for any other reason, anymore. Yesterday, EA made the sad announcement that it was closing down its Playfish line of Facebook games, including SimCity Social, The Sims Social, Pet Society, and others. Those three are scheduled to go offline on June 14. In an [...]

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Restaurant City is Closing Down the Kitchen

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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Restaurant City is Closing Down the Kitchen

Tweet Back in the day, we here at Frisky Mongoose were big fans of Restaurant City, one of Playfish’s early Facebook offerings. The title was one of many in the company’s portfolio that ultimately led to their acquisition by EA, and kept us all going with its ingredient-swapping, dish-cooking, decor-placing, bathroom-mopping antics. So, it is with [...]

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

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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

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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Class is in Session! Celebrate Back to School Week in Pet Society!

Monday, September 27, 2010

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Class is in Session! Celebrate Back to School Week in Pet Society!

Tweet While it may seem to be coming a bit later in September than we might have expected, Playfish is finally putting Pet Society through a “Back to School” makeover, allowing users to add a bit of academia to their own homes. The theme stars in the game’s Outdoor Shop, where under the Furniture section, [...]

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Create A Garden Cafe In Restaurant City With New Items & Food

Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Create A Garden Cafe In Restaurant City With New Items & Food

Tweet It’s another Thursday, which means another new theme has officially been launched in the restaurants of Restaurant City. This week, Playfish is continuing in the upscale, sophisticated set of themes we saw beginning last week with the Coffee Bar items, as this week’s theme gives you all of the items necessary to build an [...]

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Celebrate A Second Week of Japanese Items in Pet Society

Monday, September 20, 2010

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Celebrate A Second Week of Japanese Items in Pet Society

Tweet That’s right – not only did Playfish fill the stores of Pet Society with traditional Japanese items last week, but this week they are doing it again, except with a more “modern” take on the theme, as opposed to traditional. This week’s theme once again starts in the Outdoor Shop, where under the Gardening [...]

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Head to A Coffee Bar in Restaurant City With New Items and Food

Thursday, September 16, 2010

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Head to A Coffee Bar in Restaurant City With New Items and Food

Tweet This week’s theme in Restaurant City takes us to a Metropolitan Coffee Bar, where your guests will be able to eat various pastries and of course drink coffee. However, before they can do that, you’ll need to first transform your restaurant into the Coffee Bar proper, which is where the wide variety of new [...]

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Take A Trip to Tuscany With New Restaurant City Items and Food

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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Take A Trip to Tuscany With New Restaurant City Items and Food

Tweet In keeping with the current geographical theme in Restaurant City, this week’s new items take us on a trip to Tuscany. There are plenty of new items, both premium and non, available to decorate your cafe to look like it rests in the heart of Italy, and if you have the ingredients, you’ll be [...]

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Set Sail for the Battle Arena in Pirates Ahoy!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Set Sail for the Battle Arena in Pirates Ahoy!

Tweet Playfish has added a new competitive feature to Pirates Ahoy! that will see you battling against your friends for virtual fame and glory. The feature is called the Battle Area, and it be accessed very simply. Each day, each pirate (that’s you) gets three free passes. You’ll be able to earn more passes by [...]

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Makeover Your Pet Society Home With New Items

Monday, September 6, 2010

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Makeover Your Pet Society Home With New Items

Tweet It’s Home Makeover week in Pet Society, which seems like Playfish’s way of saying “There is no real theme, so here’s an assortment of random, yet new, items!” This week’s theme sees items from the 1960′s, the 8-bit era of gaming, and even the modern future being available in the game’s stores, and as [...]

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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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Experience the Arabian Nights With New Restaurant City Items and Food

Thursday, September 2, 2010

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Experience the Arabian Nights With New Restaurant City Items and Food

Tweet Last week, Playfish took us to the world of Morocco with their item theme based around a bazaar. This week, we take barely a hop, skip, or jump to the new theme, as we are being taken on a grand tour of the Arabian Nights. This theme contains new decorative and functional items, along [...]

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