As expected, Google's added games to its Google+ social networking service - and Facebook has fired right back with new gaming features of its own.
The social gaming company Zynga has brought its gaming services to China in a partnership with the Chinese Internet service Tencent. Their first game is titled "Zynga City."
Social games like Farmville and Mafia Wars may have been born into the Facebook revolution, but it seems as if similar titles will be a major part of Google+ as well.
Many popular social games require you to gather gems and various trinkets to advance further. But how would you like a Facebook game that pays the winner with real gold?
Scrabble is a popular game, and now it’s being used to unite social gamers no matter what platform they happen to be on.
The popular Facebook app DoubleDown Casino has added video poker to its lineup of social games.
Recently published stats from mobile analytics firm Flurry seem to indicate that smartphones and tablets have effectively altered the traditional world of gaming.
Walt Disney is planning a major push into social gaming, according to the Wall Street Journal, which says it's in talks to acquire Playdom.
Civilization creator Sid Meier has given the thumbs-up to social gaming by describing the genre as an exciting "new frontier."