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Gaming Goes Mobile: Zynga Launches 'FarmVille' Moible - LA Times

Gaming Goes Mobile: Zynga Launches  'FarmVille' Moible - LA Times | Contests and Games Revolution | Scoop.it
Gamersyndrome Zynga to launch mobile version of 'FarmVille' game Los Angeles Times While the Facebook title helped launch Zynga to stardom and convinced investors in its 2011 initial public stock offering that it would be a standout among...
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Mobile gaming is fully upon us. I'm designing CrowdFunde, our crowdfunding and content marketing app, now and creating mobile first. Bet video games head in the same direction - create the mobile game first then, if the numbers merit it, move to game consoles, laptops and desktops.

Gotten so I think of all Internet marketing as a game and the smartphone as the game console (lol). This LA Times article about Zynga making FarmVille for Mobile is a SOT (Sign of the Times). M

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How FarmVille Becomes Rich Man's Crack (Addictive) Thanks To Gamification

How FarmVille Becomes Rich Man's Crack (Addictive) Thanks To Gamification | Contests and Games Revolution | Scoop.it
New to Gamification? Check out my post What is Gamification & my Gamification Framework: Octalysis Gamification Research on the Game you don't want to play but have to play Most people know about FarmVille, either because they have played it themselves,...
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Great "inside baseball" post on how FarmVille uses game mechanics to become addictive. 

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