What Games Are: Games Need Their Nielsens

With Facebook deciding to hide monthly and daily active users, we have lost the one game platform that could give us reasonably objective data about game performance. We are back to the Dark Ages of v

Playfire Hits A Million Users Of Its Analytics For Gamers

<a href="http://Playfire.com">Playfire</a>, a social network designed entirely for console and desktop video gamers launched in 2008. That makes it one of the older social networks, but unlike others

Raptr, The Social Gaming Network, Launches First Personalized News Feed For Gamers

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/13230v5-max-250x250.png" />There are a lot of companies out there trying to leverage the social graph to make discovering new products, servic

Social Gaming Network Raptr Raises $15 Million; Hits 6 Million Users

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/raptr1.jpg" class="shot2">Online gaming startup <a href="http://raptr.com/">Raptr</a> has raised $15 million in new funding, according to a <a

Raptr Leaves Beta, Makes It Easier To See Which Games Your Friends Are Playing

<img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/raptrshot.png" alt="" />Online gaming service <a href="http://www.raptr.com">Raptr</a> has just dropped its beta tag and launche

Raptr's New Chat Client Helps Friends Get Their Game On

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/press_contactlist-96x200.png" width="96" height="200" />It's clear that online gaming is quickly becoming much more social, with companies lik

Raptr Launches 1337 Gaming Network To The Public

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/raptrlogo.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.raptr.com">Raptr</a>, the social network that revolves around gaming, has launched

Raptr Gaming Network Opens For Private Beta

Yesterday I wrote briefly about new gaming startup Raptr, formerly called GXL, Inc. Founder (and celebrity gamer) Dennis Fong has now demo’d the product on stage at GDC, and I’ve had the c

Gamers, Prepare To Raptr

Tomorrow at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, attendees will get a peak at Dennis “Thresh” Fong’s newest startup – Raptr. It’s being demo’d as part o