“There’s really no limit on social gaming, and I think even now as we predict just how big it is, we still have no idea how big it can go.”
—- Brian Reynolds, Chief Designer Zynga
News and info from the 2010 Game Developers Conference. This post will be updated all week.
Forbes – Venture Capitalists discuss what types of social games they will invest in next.
GamePro provides multiple perspectives of social gaming
Vator News discusses Next Generation social games
1up discusses why social games are so hot at GDC 2010
VentureBeat covers a panel on social game developers
CNET offers multiple articles
Forbes reports on social game companies relationship with Facebook
CNET reports that veteran game developers are embracing social games because of the creative possibilities.
IGN discusses Namco Networks United SDK for cross-platform social gaming
Gamasutra – Farmville has over 32 million daily users.
Gamasutra provides coverage of an interesting venture capital panel
CasualGamer.biz provides a review of a Social Games panel at GDC 2010
VentureBeat provides last minute details and a schedule to GamesBeat@GDC
BBC News discusses the impact of social games
CNET covers various stories from GDC
CNN has a nice overview of the conference
Times Online discusses social gaming stealing the show
Times Online follow up
Gamasutra provides a primer with previews of a few panels
GamerLive.TV provides Epic video and some previews of various panels
PR Newswire – Press Release