Posts Tagged ‘Zong’

More than anything SF is a gaming town and as GDC approaches there’s a frenzy of activity building as the game companies get ready for their lavish press events.  Expected are debuts for Battlefield Heroes 3, Alice, Super Meat Boy Wii and more.  You can get up to speed with our 2011 Game Release Calendar with […]


It may look a lot different than depicted in the movie Big, but most New Yorkers will tell you that Toy Fair is still the most fun in town.  And this year, Engage! is co-locating its conference focused on virtual goods, technology platforms, and online/offline toy integration.  Most of the action is at the Jacob Javits […]


Virtual Goods Summit is in full swing with 500+ at the Westin but I am locked down in another universe and just can’t make it over.  Luckily, the Twitter stream has been strong. Special thanks to @lcddave, @killcreek, @jnusser, @joecotellese, @melissaliton, @traffichoney and all the other awesome #VDC09 tweeps, here’s a summary of what was said: […]


Last week was also a big week for exploring virtual goods and in-game monetization as Engage! Expo (Virtual Goods, Social Media, Digital Law, 3DTLC – 4 conferences in one) landed in Silicon Valley.  An event praised by attendees for being a more intimate venue with far greater access and better schwag than most.  Speakers included […]


VentureBeat outdid itself yesterday with a class affair at the Parc 55 in San Francisco. If you wanted a good look at the players of the mobile ecosystem this was the place to be, replete with pitch fest, cocktails, jazz and killer schwag to bring home to the kids, including SGN‘s plush pandas and Symbian‘s […]


What an exciting month in the mobile space!  Today MEF hosted the Telecom Council at Microsoft.  Verizon’s Developers Conference is coming up.  iPhone Developers Camp is at month end.  And tomorrow is VentureBeat’s MobileBeat at the Parc 55 Hotel on 55 Cyril Magnin Street in San Francisco.  From 8-8 everyone in the industry is talking. […]


Impressive was the crowd producer Charles Hudson amassed for the 2nd annual Social Gaming Summit.  500 came from near and very far…game developers, game show producers, VCs…from Vancouver, Australia, Argentina.  There were moments of surprising candor, mass clicking, ooohs, ahas, gasps, laughs and booming applause.  The networking was stellar, and as the crowd drifted off […]