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04.15.13
EA retiring Playfish Facebook games [update]
04.15.13

EA retiring Playfish Facebook games [update]

SimCity Social, The Sims Social, and Pet Society are going offline on June 14, EA announced this mo...

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02.28.13
EA's Digital EVP and Playfish co-founder departs
02.28.13

EA's Digital EVP and Playfish co-founder departs

Kristian Segerstrale has left Electronic Arts, where he served as the head of the EA Digital team a...

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06.25.12
SimCity Social, a Facebook game you may actually care about, launches today
06.25.12

SimCity Social, a Facebook game you may actually care about, launches today

In writing this post informing you that SimCity Social is now live (in "open beta") on Facebook, I...

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06.22.12
SimCity Social: balancing depth and accessibility
06.22.12

SimCity Social: balancing depth and accessibility

Beneath SimCity Social's cartoony aesthetic, its inviting pixel population of cosmetic wonders and...

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06.16.12
Send giant birds to poop on your friends in SimCity Social
06.16.12

Send giant birds to poop on your friends in SimCity Social

We've taken two major points away from the SimCity Social producer diary above. First off, the game...

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01.29.12
EA's Playfish VP finds another social group in Accel Partners
01.29.12

EA's Playfish VP finds another social group in Accel Partners

John Earner, general manager of the London branch of social-games subsidary Playfish, has left to j...

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07.07.11
Risk: Factions coming to Facebook, bringing special faction-based weapons
07.07.11

Risk: Factions coming to Facebook, bringing special faction-based weapons

EA just announced at its Summer Showcase that it will bring its downloadable version of the timel...

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07.01.11
EA celebrates Independence Day with a massive sale
07.01.11

EA celebrates Independence Day with a massive sale

Rather than watching your grandma mouth along the words to Lee Greenwood's timeless Americana cla...

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03.10.11
EA: 40% of game sales digital, NPD becoming less relevant
03.10.11

EA: 40% of game sales digital, NPD becoming less relevant

Digital sales have been an increasing boon for EA, a source of great profit and growth for the pu...

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