The social game developer's first title for iOS -- Backyard Monsters: Unleashed -- comes at a time when its browser and mobile-based games are becoming too big, and too good, to ignore.
The browser, and now mobile-based, game developer is a fast-growing force in the industry, infusing a traditionally low-brow model with the passion and craft of serious gamers.
The niche game maker promises to fight to its "last breath" in a new lawsuit it's bringing against the social-gaming giant regarding accusations of trade secret theft.
Zynga's social-game competitor says its better-known rival is relying on its legal department to stay afloat.
The world's largest social network is offering developers a way to sell virtual items to its users.
Pretty Simple's Criminal Case is the Cinderella gaming story of the year, according to the social network.
Game maker had accused a former executive of taking confidential game designs to a rival last year.
The Xbox executive faces a Herculean task of tossing the social-gaming company a lifeline, and risks getting dragged down himself.
Developers will add at least 10 hard-core titles this year to help the social network target players who spend more time, and money, on games.
Right Pedal Studios is a Brisbane-based games accelerator looking to fund and mentor up-and-coming mobile-gaming developers.