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F8: Facebook to Introduce Own Virtual Currency

April 23rd, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Facebook | No Comments »

At the F8 conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the company is nearly ready with their Facebook Credits system. The system enables developers to use an uniform currency in their facebook connected games.

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Yoo-Mee Takes On Scoreloop

February 26th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

Yoo-mee Untill recently, Scoreloop was the only social gaming service that allowed developers to earn money based on in-game challenges. With the introduction of Yoo-Mee, this is no longer an unique selling point.

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OpenFeint X to Introduce new Revenue Streams

February 18th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Analysis & Editorial, Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

Openfeint-x OpenFeint is one of the more popular social gaming platforms on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Now, the company behind it is launching a new iteration aimed at Free-To-Play or Freemium developers.

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Glu’s First Facebook Release and Virtual Currency

November 1st, 2009 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Companies & M&A, Platforms: Facebook | No Comments »

Glu Earlyer on, Glu announced that it would switch from a pure mobile games publisher and developer to one that aims downloadable platforms. Facebook is part of that new target as they released their first game on it.

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Super Rewards Virtual Currency goes Mobile

April 14th, 2009 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Marketing Strategies | No Comments »

Super-rewards With their virtual currency system, an initiative called Super Rewards is taking the one thing Second Life did right to the mobile gaming industry. Will it be a news source of revenue though?

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