DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
January 16, 2018 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 79 people online.


Latest Reviews
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller

Follow us

EA acquires flash game maker Playfish for $400 million

Posted on Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 17:30:13 CET by

Flash games are big business, dozens of companies are involved in this casual video gaming segment and earn millions of dollars a year. EA's purchase of Facebook video game maker Playfish for $400 million illustrates flash video games are a bigger market than many people thought. Playfish offers 10 flash video games, the company boasts 60 million users a month and is expected to make about $75 million this year from advertising and sales of in-game objects.
Playfish, which will make a purported $75 million this year from a mixture of advertising partnerships and the sale of virtual turnips, is the second biggest games-maker on Facebook after Zynga, maker of those infuriating Mafia Wars and Farmville games.

London based Playfish offers 10 games to date - including facebook hits Country Story, Pet Society, and Restaurant City - and boasts an impressive 60 million users a month, enough to lure a plethora of sponsors eager to buy in-game upgrades for users' who agree to try their products.



DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2017 DM Media Group bvba