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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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I Play SimCity Social for the Writing

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

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I Play SimCity Social for the Writing

Tweet “SimCity Social?” they ask me. “Sure, it’s got the SimCity branding and all, but isn’t it just another click-and-wait Facebook game?” Though I know the look of skepticism it will produce, my reply is, “Oh, I play SimCity Social for the writing.” Since I can feel your dubious smirks already, let me explain this. [...]

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EA: Mobile On the Rise While Social Gaming Cools Off

Thursday, August 2, 2012

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EA: Mobile On the Rise While Social Gaming Cools Off

Tweet Yesterday, Electronic Arts’ chief operating officer, Peter Moore, made it clear that revenue growth in social games is slowing down for the company, but the mobile market is as hot as ever. The trend of mobile growth versus social gaming is still a highly contested one, as not all companies may see eye to eye with [...]

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