Monthly Archives: October 2012

Have a Happy Halloween, you costumed goofballs!

It’s that frightful time of year again. No, not report card day. It’s Halloween! For the past week I’ve been running all around Pico (in all sorts of public and player rooms) looking for costumes I found 26 cute, funny, … Continue reading

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Ameba will close Pico in mid-December

Massive news ever for Pico today. Even players who’ve been living under a rock have heard that Pico will be closing in December. After yesterday’s unannounced maintenance, the big announcement was posted to the game’s blog: Say good-bye to Pico World. … Continue reading

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Ameba is finally getting into the Picoween spirit

Okay, okay, I admit it. Picoween doesn’t suck as much as it did a week ago. Ameba has actually come up with some interesting costume and home products. I would be more impressed if every single costume theme didn’t require … Continue reading

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A chance to win Sony X Headphones from Threadless.com

Help Threadless.com pick the winner of their Soundtrack t-shirt design contest and you might win a pair of snazzy new Sony X Headphones. Login to your Threadless.com or register for one. Visit the Soundtrack contest submissions page. Rate 50 or more of … Continue reading

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Repost: Zynga to close 13 games after shakeup, reduces focus on The Ville

By Brandy Shaul, 10/23/2012 Source: Games.com blog But which 13 games are they? That’s the question on our minds after today’s unfortunate layoffs of over 100 Zynga employees and the closure of its Boston Studio. Games.com News received an internal … Continue reading

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Close your eyes, click your heels twice and say there’s no place like Facebook

Fans of the classic film The Wizard of Oz will soon be able to skip down the Yellow Brick Road on Facebook. That’s right: Dorothy, Toto and the entire fantastical cast are making their first ever social gaming appearance. The … Continue reading

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Celebrating Simoween with a costume contest

Halloween in The Sims Social (TSS) has been in full swing since the beginning of October. Last week, TSS developers announced a dress-up contest for Halloween. Ten finalists will be selected by judges and published in an album on The … Continue reading

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