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Repost: Zynga Shuts Down OMGPOP One Year After Acquiring It For $200M

By Greg Kumparak, 06/05/2013 Source: TechCrunch As the dust begins to settle following yesterday’s massive, sweeping layoffs at Zynga, the extent of the damage is becoming more clear. Remember when Zynga acquired OMGPOP last year for roughly $200M dollars? Yeah, … Continue reading

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Countdown to The Sims Social and SimCity Social closures

EA games is killing its popular Facebook game titles The Sims Social and SimCity Social. The shocking announcement was made on April 15 in game and via fan pages and email. As of today players have two weeks (14 days) … Continue reading

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Are you a Pigger?

Piggers.net launched yesterday … and I became a Pigger. The site promises to be a dynamic social network for English-speaking Pigg players. The layout and design is beautiful and true to the spirit of Pigg (and Pico). I’m really impressed. … Continue reading

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Will you become a Pigger?

PiggBook, a new social networking site for Pigg players by Indy Étoile, debuted on our computer screens in January (I posted about it earlier). Piggers by Benry, another Pigg-focused social networking site promises to launch in 5 days. The Piggers … Continue reading

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PiggBook: New social network for Pigg players

The end of Ameba Pico has brought the rise of Ameba Pigg. Many Pico users have migrated to Pigg, hoping to recapture some of the social aspects that endeared them to Pigg. It was relatively easy to get around and … Continue reading

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Repost: Games.com’s Most Bold Predictions for 2013

By Joe Osbourne, 01/04/2013 Source: Games.com blog With 2012 well behind us and the greatest games of the year accounted for, it’s time to look forward, lose weight and all that good stuff that comes with a new year. More … Continue reading

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RO80 Type Mag: a year in review

It’s been a busy year here at RO80 Type Mag. I created a Facebook fan page for the blog, and added over 100 new posts and uploaded more than 600 photos. And you read and viewed them. For that I … Continue reading

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