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Facebook lets all PC games live stream and reward viewers

Facebook is challenging Twitch and YouTube for video game live streaming supremacy with the release of its new Games SDK for PC. After testing Live streaming from games like Overwatch from developers

Facebook Messenger rolls out Instant Games worldwide

Facebook is sidestepping the app stores by now allowing everyone to play no-download HTML5 "Instant Games" inside of Facebook Messenger. Launched in the U.S. in November, Instant Games are now globall

Facebook Live adds PC game and desktop live streaming

Facebook is taking a swing at Twitch while also one-upping its mobile live streaming video competitors. Today, all users can go Live directly from Facebook's desktop website via their webcam, stream t

Facebook Will Monetize Games With Ads, Not Messenger

How is Facebook going to monetize Messenger? Not by featuring games in the app like Korea’s KakaoTalk, at least for now. Instead, Facebook could concentrate on solving new problems with Messeng

Facebook’s iPad App Becomes An Entertainment Hub With Game Discovery And Trending Videos Sidebar

Over 70 percent of people who use Facebook for iPad played a Facebook-connected game in the past 90 days, so the company is helping them discover or re-engage with games through a new homepage sidebar

YoVille Creator Seeks To Avoid The Game’s Death By Buying It Back From Zynga

Zynga broke a lot of hearts when it announced it would be shutting down YoVille, a virtual world online game that’s been running since 2008. The game’s players have been building their sim

The Facebook Gaming Ecosystem: A Cross-Sectional Study Of The Top-Rated Apps

<b>Editor's note: </b><em>Hassan Baig is an entrepreneur who runs White Rabbit Studios, a South Asian gaming startup he founded four years ago in Pakistan.</em> Services like AppData have been pr

Wedge Buster Lands $2.2M From Drew Brees, Rob Dyrdek & Others To Build The “Zynga For Sports”

Mobile and social gaming have exploded in popularity over the last few years and both are quickly becoming multi-billion dollar industries. With an estimated 35 million players in the U.S., <a href="h

Death To The Install! Play Facebook Games Straight From News Feed

Facebook games just got a lot more viral. People don't want to install and give data permissions to games, they want to play them, so now <a href="https://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2012/05/25/

Facebook Makes Games Less Noisy, But Only If You Aren't Playing Them

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/screen-shot-2010-09-22-at-12-12-57-am.png" />Facebook product manager Jared Morgenstern is on stage at the Facebook Gaming event in Palo Alto