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Jim Greer is stepping down as Kongregate's CEO, he announced in a forum post on the indie game portal's website. His sister Emily Greer will become the site's CEO, and Jim will stay with the site "half time" while also launching a non-profit political action group, according to Gamasutra. The chan...

February 21st 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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GameStop's mobile platform, Kongregate, now has a $10 million fund to help independent developers in the free-to-play mobile arena. The fund will be managed by former Zynga general manager Panayoti "Pany" Haritatos, who will lead Kongregate's in-house game development along with the Kongregate mobi...

February 4th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Kongregate now hosts downloadable, free games, as well as its standard fare of browser-based titles. The first three downloadable games on Kongregate are Super Monday Night Combat, Bomb Buddies and Smashmuck Champions, all available right now.Kongregate will drop more downloadable games in the "com...

December 2nd 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Kongregate has stepped out of its web browser boundaries by offering free-to-play downloadable desktop games alongside its existing catalog of browser-based titles. Only Super Monday Night Combat, Smashmuck Champions and Bomb Buddies are available for desktop play, but the outfit is set to beef up...

November 29th 2012 at 10:49pm 0 Comments
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After Google's uncharacteristic (and swift) action against Flash game clearinghouse Kongregate when its Android app went live a few days ago, it wasn't clear what was going to have to happen to get it back in the Market -- but they're giving it a shot today by making a few key tweaks and republishin...

January 25th 2011 at 7:16pm 0 Comments
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Exactly one week after Kongregate's promising mobile app, Kongregate Arcade, made its tumultuous debut on the Android Marketplace (from which it was pulled from the very same day!) the browser-based gaming platform is ready for round two with Google, and has resubmitted the app. "We were just shock...

January 25th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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C'mon, it's Friday. You know everybody else in the office is taking it easy. Check out Debbie, you think she's working on next week's ad budget? Nope. She's looking at pictures of her sister's birthday party on Facebook and wondering how she stays so skinny. Look at Rick in HR over there, you just...

January 21st 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Kongregate CEO Jim Greer called Google's swift removal of his company's Kongregate Arcade app from the Android Marketplace "surprising." Released on the morning of January 19, the app was pulled by that evening. "We were very surprised, especially since we had shown it to several people at Google i...

January 19th 2011 at 8:20pm 0 Comments