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  • Forget Clues, You Can Find The Google Games Logo (And More) In The Google+ Code

    Forget Clues, You Can Find The Google Games Logo (And More) In The Google+ Code

    Shortly after Google+ was unveiled, Engadget got a tip from someone who dug deep into its source code and found verbal references to something called Google Games. A tipster of ours has now dug a little deeper and managed to find more of them. In the Google+ source code, Yvo Schaap – who also found the embeddable +1 button before it was released – actually discovered a link to… Read More

  • Google Not Serious About Online Gaming? This Job Offer Suggests Otherwise

    Remember back in July last year when we reported that Google quietly invested $100 million in Zynga in preparation for a new product dubbed Google Games? They even recruited gaming industry vet Mark DeLoura (formerly of Ubisoft, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Nintendo and others) as developer advocate for game-related products, though he quit after only 4 months on the job (he’s now… Read More

  • Google's Gaming Advocate Leaves After Only 4 Months On The Job

    Google's Gaming Advocate Leaves After Only 4 Months On The Job

    In April of this year, signs started pointing to Google getting serious about gaming. That was when they hired gaming industry vet Mark DeLoura (formerly of Ubisoft, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Nintendo and others) to be their developer advocate for games. At the time of his hiring he told gaming blog Gamasutra, “I personally feel that Google hiring someone specifically to focus… Read More

  • Google's Schmidt Doubts Company Will Get Into "Significant" Gaming

    Today at the Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe, CA, Google CEO Eric Schmidt sat down with a group of reporters after his panel to answer questions. A lot of questions. 45 minutes worth of questions. That included the death of Wave and the success of Android. But one area that a lot of people are interested in right now as it relates to Google is their overall social strategy — and… Read More