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Socialspiel announces angel investment and new CEO

Socialspiel, a social and mobile games startup based in Vienna, Austria today announced a six-figure angel round led by FLOOR13, and joined by Austrian & US games industry veterans Clemens Beer and Mike Borras. In conjunction with the financing, Beer, previously a Lead Developer … Continue reading

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The to​p Facebook gaming ge​nres​ – according to AppStats

AppStats, a comprehensive Facebook analysis and metrics database which is part of the Berlin-based Observer Network, today informed us about of the to​p Facebook gaming ge​nres​. Since most of you are familiar with gaming hits like Farmville this may not … Continue reading

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iVentureCapital invests in Austrian game studio Pro 3 Games

The Austrian game studio Pro 3 Games just secured an investment from iVentureCapital. Pro 3 Games develops social browser games and is currently working on the 3D space RPG, “Starforce Delta”, which will be launched as a beta version in December. Pro … Continue reading

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Zattikka goes public and acquires three game companies

Zattikka, a London based social and casual games developer, has has gone public (on London’s AIM exchange), raising approximately £12.6 million, with proceeds to be used to fund the acquisition of three online games companies and ongoing working capital. Zattikka was … Continue reading

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Growing out of Europe: Wooga is on the hunt for talent at GDC

The Berlin based startup Wooga, which is the world’s third biggest developer of social games, will be attending this week’s GDC (Games Developers Conference) in San Francisco, in search of new industry talent. Jens Begemann, founder and CEO of Wooga, … Continue reading

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Social games: Wooga saw 185% user growth in 2011

The Berlin based social games publisher Wooga just reported that it saw its user base grow by 185% in 2011 – surging from 14 million in January 2011 to over 40 million users currently playing Wooga’s games every month. New games … Continue reading

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Kobojo releases PyramidVille for mobile devices

Kobojo, a Paris based social games publisher (founded in 2008), has just announced the release of PyramidVille for mobile devices. Kobojo is co-publishing this new version, PyramidVille Adventure, with its partner BulkyPix in French, English, Italian, Spanish and German. Kobojo’s original … Continue reading

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JaJah founder Daniel Mattes invests in uboot.com

uboot.com started in 2000 as one of Europe’s first online communities. Yesterday the Vienna based company anounced that JaJah founder Daniel Mattes has just invested a sum in the 6-digit range for about 25% of the shares. The fresh capital … Continue reading

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wooga expands into the market of mobile games

The second largest social game company of the world - wooga - has recently announced that it will be bringing its popular social games to iOS, starting with the hit title, Diamond Dash. Played by over 10 million users per month, Diamond … Continue reading

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Interview with Helmut Hutterer (Socialspiel)

Today we interviewed Helmut Hutterer, the co-founder and CEO of Socialspiel. The young social games startup is based in Vienna and was founded in early 2010. The team behind Socialspiel has a long history of working together in the games … Continue reading

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