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Governor of Poker: Texas Tycoon grows on Facebook after re-launch

Becca Leider, Community Manager at Mytopia, tells Inside Social Games: “As a poker application set in the old west rather than a casino, our game is proving to be one of the most innovative social gaming experiences out there.” Governor of Poker: Texas Tycoon is now available to play … our Inside Mobile Apps event this December in New York! Discover the best practices for successful game design , distribution, marketing, and monetization in a multi-platform world.

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Zynga closes Baltimore studio, consolidates Texas, New York offices

Zynga's Chief Operating Officer David Ko issued a statement today announcing that the social gaming giant is closing its Baltimore studio. Zynga is also closing its McKinney, Texas and downtown Austin offices but these …

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Zattikka buys three social games firms with IPO raise to challenge …

Social games development vehicle Zattikka incorporated on Monday, raising money to roll up independent studios it hopes can give it some of Zynga's gold. … Concept art House of San Francisco and Shanghai has worked on games including Command & Conquer and World OfWarcraft and wil be used as a design studio. Sneaky Games of Austin, Texas, publishes three freemium fantasy role-playing games plus Monster Island for NBCUniversal's Syfy – all with very …

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Big Fish Games acquires mobile social studio Self Aware Games

Self Aware Games was founded by entrepreneur Colin Liotta and game designer Seppo Helava. It is best known for Card Ace: Casino, the mobile social casino game that combines Texas Hold 'Em poker, blackjack, slots, …

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Gamasutra: Shay Pierce's Blog – All Games Are About Choices

Today I read a very thoughtful blog post by a game designer who I greatly admire, but with whom I absolutely disagree: Chris DeLeon wrote a scathing dismissal of the argument that games like Galaga are based on interesting decisions. …. He currently holds the position of Lead Game Developer at social game developer OMGPOP, Inc. Shay develops games and lives in Austin, Texas, and doesn't plan on changing either of those things in this lifetime.] …

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Social Games are DOOMed | Social Game News

Games.com ” Based in Austin, Texas, Hall will serve as Loot Drop’s studio head and game designer . Romero will not work as chief executive of Loot Drop, but will leave that job up to Robert Sirotek who has released 150 games over 26 …

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The Austin, Texas based GDC Online conference is focused on the development of online games, including free-to-play titles, social network games, and traditional MMOs, with a veteran online game industry advisory board evaluating and …

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GDC Online Adds Major Design Talks From Carbine, Sony Online …

The Austin, Texas based GDC Online conference is focused on the development of online games, including free-to-play titles, social network games, and traditional MMOs, with a veteran online game industry advisory board evaluating and …

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