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Former Myspace CEO Owen Van Natta now former Zynga executive

Owen Van Natta has resigned from his position as an Executive Vice President of Business Operations at casual/social gaming megalith Zynga, according to a regulatory filing released Thursday. While Natta maintains his position on the company's board of directors, his involvement in the...

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MySpace launches Games Lab, aims to tackle social gaming

Like a pokey little puppy, social network MySpace has announced that it's starting up a Games Lab to try and beef up the gaming space on the site. A pilot program has been underway for a while now with TheBroth and Meez, and MySpace has now announced Playdom as a partner in building the platform....

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GDC: MySpace making a push into games, hoping it'll be as popular as music

While we've yet to meet those amongst you reppin' Farmville and swearing allegiance to Facebook, we worry that today's announcement of MySpace making a stronger push into the casual gaming market may stir those folks from their dismal, musty resting places. Alongside a revamped and relaunched...

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Richard Garriott re-enters games atmosphere with new social media project: Portalarium

Known spacefarer and castle-owner Richard Garriott isn't going to let a relatively unsuccessful MMORPG launch keep him down. Lord British himself, along with former NCSoft colleagues Dallas Snell, Fred Schmidt and Stephen Nichols, has revealed the launch of a "broad-based" social media company...

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Game-related startups raise $600 million in 2009, down 36%

Game-related startup companies raised $600 million throughout 2009, according to GamesBeat's analysis. And while $600 million is a lot of money if you're, say, trying to sell a shooter based on the art of modern warfare, it's not quite that much when you're an up-and-coming game developer. Total...

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MySpace looks to games as 'missing piece of the equation'

MySpace became a wretched hive of scum and villainy as soon as all decent people fled for the greener pastures of Facebook. But Jonathan Miller, of MySpace parent company News Corp, hopes that games are the answer to reinvigorating the site. "None of the traditional media conglomerates are also...

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Square's on cutting edge with new MySpace game

Have you guys seen this new online Web site, MySpace? Apparently, you and your friends all get your MySpaces, and then you can go to one another's MySpaces and just ... well, we don't know exactly. Hang out? Chat? We're not sure. But we do know that you'll now be able to play Square-Enix's brand...

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DC Universe Online images revealed on MySpace

The comic-geeks over at Big Download followed the clues left in DC comic books this week and have found a MySpace page for DC Universe Online. The site contains the painfully small first screenshots seen in the gallery below. The MySpace page also showcases several concept drawings for the game...

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Social networking sites as market research for games

Chances are, you're on one (or all) of the major social networking sites out there -- MySpace and Facebook, being the two that stand out most. Vancouver-based Gnosis Games wants to utilize the time spent on these sites towards developing retail video games. Already, it plans on bringing one of its...

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MySpace launching games channel in 2008

Looking to cash in on the ever-growing casual games market, MySpace has officially announced MySpace Games, a new feature to the social networking site that will allow users to add hundreds of casual games to their profile pages. MySpace Games will be developed with the help of Oberon Media, a...

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