I’d stopped using the Facebook for Android app some time ago, but for some reason, reinstalled it on my phone and even on the tablet, that was until I saw the latest permissions it needed.
Microsoft seem to think they know what we want without the need for market research, sort of like Electronic Arts in that respect as they also think they can tell us what we want instead of taking the time to ask.
Simple really… Visit The Elder Council on Facebook and play the Drag & Shout app. Solve the puzzle before time runs out to see the Dragon Shout in action, download an exclusive wallpaper, and enter for a chance to win the limited edition console.
Before I paste the info about this, I’d just like to say it’s rather hypocritical that EA closed The Sims Online/EA Land and tell us nobody wanted it, then not long after, tell us that Sims gamers are social and want a community, pissed a lot of people off.. anyway. Play with friends, play with life, play with The Sims on Facebook! The EA Play Label of Electronic Arts announced The Sims Social, a groundbreaking new game that brings one of the world’s most popular gaming franchises to Facebook, the world’s largest social network.
Do you play Yoostar 2 and want to show off your skills to the world? Now you can thanks to the new ability to do so instead of just being tied to the Facebook game, Yoostar Playground which is also having new stuff added in the next couple of weeks. “Integrating YouTube into the Yoostar community provides unparalleled reach for users to share their performances with the world. By bringing together the three formerly separate worlds of console gaming, social networking and social video sharing we’ve taken a big step toward realising our vision: to create the world’s first social video gaming network,” said Stephanie Morgan, Vice President of Social Gaming at Yoostar Entertainment Group.
If you’re a big fan of WWE wrestling and just also happen to be on Facebook, you can combine the two by playing the WWE All Stars Fantasy Warfare Facebook Application.
Image via CrunchBase This will no doubt appeal mainly to female Facebook users that play endless crap… I mean, enjoy gaming apps and have always wanted to open their own shopping mall. “Konami has always been at the forefront of interactive entertainment,” said Shinji Hirano, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
Civ has been a game that has stood the test of time and even managed to push out some expansions to main games, now Facebook users can try their luck at Civ World. More info in the full article on Wired UK. Civilization coming to Facebook as free-to-play Civ World (Wired UK).
Codemasters have released a packshot for the PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 versions of Operation Flashpoint: Red River, but since they’re all the same except for obvious platform branding, just the PS3 pack is shown here. Follow the progress of the game on Facebook: www.facebook.com/flashpointredriver and Twitter: www.twitter.com/flashpointgame.
Pocket God has been available for the iPhone and iPod Touch for quite some time, now Frima Studio are bringing the Bolt Creative title to Facebook.