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Words With Friends: Like Scrabulous for iPhone!

Actually, it's better than Scrabulous, because you can play it anytime, anywhere, without being tied to Facebook. There's even a free version. Goodbye, productivity!

By March 10, 2010


Hasbro drops 'Scrabulous' lawsuit

Wildly popular game was pulled from Facebook after the toy maker filed its copyright and trademark lawsuit against the unauthorized online game's creators.

By December 15, 2008


Another nail in the 'Scrabulous' coffin

Facebook disables access to the popular game outside the U.S. and Canada, meaning that India--where a court case is pending--is the only country where users can still play it.

By August 26, 2008


Why Facebook left 'Scrabulous' alone

Though it could've faced legal troubles for not pulling a developer-created game with obvious trademark infringements, leaving Scrabulous alive as long as possible was in Facebook's best interest for a number of reasons.

By August 1, 2008


'Scrabulous' gets a nip-tuck, returns as 'Wordscraper'

Changing the name, altering the look of the board, and adding some new play options just might be enough to keep Scrabble parent company Hasbro from claiming the Facebook app is a rip-off.

By July 30, 2008


'Scrabble' app on Facebook crashes in wake of 'Scrabulous' takedown

Epic fail: Hasbro convinced the creators of the legally dubious Scrabulous game to pull their application, only to see the official Scrabble app founder under server pressures the same day.

By July 29, 2008


'Scrabulous' disappears from Facebook after Hasbro suit

One of the social network's most popular developer-created games is AWOL after the manufacturer of classic board game Scrabble points out the obvious: it's a rip-off.

By July 29, 2008


'Scrabble' maker Hasbro sues over 'Scrabulous'

Hasbro launched an official version of its Facebook Scrabble application a few weeks ago. Now it wants the far more popular Scrabulous knockoff deleted.

By July 24, 2008


Disney to acquire social-gaming company Playdom

The Mouse House, which already owns Club Penguin, announces plans to acquire this kingdom of play for $563.2 million, plus up to $200 million in performance-based earnouts.

By July 27, 2010


Nominate your favorite iPhone game of all time

Along with the App Store, iPhone games officially turned two over the weekend. What game would you rank as your all-time favorite? Second favorite?

By July 12, 2010