Marvelous Team Up: Playdom meets ESPN

Sports media behemoth ESPN strikes a two year deal with EA’s  Playdom to develop social games for Facebook, MySpace, Tagged, Bebo and Hi5. Articles and analysis from:

Mashable ” Social gaming was the missing puzzle piece for ESPN, and we can’t wait to see what Playdom comes up with.”

Gamasutra ” Playdom is working with ESPN’s Interactive division to create a series of social games, the first two of which are in development and scheduled to launch this fall.”

Gamezebo ” Playdom is a leading developer of Facebook games with a roster of titles that includes Mobsters 1 and 2, Social City, Tiki Farm, Wild Ones, Big City Life and Sorority Life.”

WebNewser ” The network is also entering the location-based social space with its ESPN Passport app. Similar in function to FourSquare and free to download, the app will let users “check in” to sporting events they attend.”

InsideSocialGames

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Sydney Morning Herald


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