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The Menlo Park-based company formerly known as iSwifter has announced version 2.0 of its cloud gaming platform to offer more content types and usage on clients beyond iPads. Android tablets,…

iSwifter Reveals Itself As “Agawi,” Announces Second Version Of Cloud Gaming Platform For Publishers

It’s a sign of the times. Crowdstar is through with making games for Facebook and the company has just raised another $11.5 million to double-down on their move toward mobile gaming.…

Crowdstar Raises $11.5M To Double Down On Mobile Gaming, Has Layoffs As It Leaves Facebook Behind

The Yakuza, Chinese Triads and more. There’s just so many more mafias for Benchmark-backed mobile gaming studio Red Robot Labs to infiltrate. So the gaming company, which has made a…

The Hong Kong Firm Behind Those Quirky Animated News Shorts Bets $5M On Red Robot Labs

Social gaming company CrowdStar is bringing its social mobile title Top Girl to Android phones with the launch of a native app. Top Girl will be sold exclusively through the…

CrowdStar Brings Mobile Social Game Top Girl To Android

After releasing a strategy for mobile, social and global expansion, CrowdStar announcing the beta launch of its first hardcore social game on Facebook, Wasteland Empires. Wasteland Empires targets hardcore and…

CrowdStar Launches First Hardcore, Strategy-Focused Social Game Wasteland Empires

It’s no secret that many social gaming companies are looking to become less dependent on Facebook as a centralized platform for games. Zynga just announced its first, direct to consumer,…

Social Gaming Company CrowdStar Looks To Become Less Dependent On Facebook Via Global And Mobile Deals

Social gaming company CrowdStar is teaming up with the incubator which it was spawned from, YouWeb, to launch a $10 million venture fund, called the StarFund. The fund will make…

CrowdStar And YouWeb Launch $10M StarFund For Mobile Social Game Development

Social gaming company CrowdStar has hit a milestone today, passing one million downloads of its recently launched iOS game Top Girl in 10 days. Top Girl is a female-focused mobile…

Social gaming company CrowdStar has had an impressive run of competing with giants like Zynga, EA and Disney with only $100,000 in funding. The company is the fifth largest social…

Social gaming company CrowdStar has hired former Glu and Transpera executive, Alex Galvagni, as the Head of Studios. In his role, Galvagni will be taking on a COO-like position, heading…

With 45 million monthly active users on Facebook, CrowdStar is now the second largest social gaming network behind Zynga (which has 275 million monthly active users). Second in line in…

Microsoft this morning announced several new efforts to gain some ground in the booming social/casual gaming market. The company will be debuting an all-new version of MSN Games (see preview…

So there was this guy named Ken who was working a 9-to-5 at some giant software company writing tons of code for something whose importance and value was exceeded only…

Social Gaming: Where We’ve Been, and Where We’re Headed

Bon Jovi is getting into social gaming today by distributing the band’s digital music through games on Facebook. The band is partnering with CrowdStar to bundle its digital album, virtual…

Today at the Inside Social Apps conference in San Francisco, a panel of top social gaming executives met to discuss the future of gaming on Facebook. The conversation touched on…