Disney is purchasing social gaming company Playdom (Social City, Sorority Life) for half a billion dollars. EA's got Playfish. Disney now has Playdom. FarmVille maker Zynga still rules. Facebook gaming's huge and the big companies are clearly very into it.
Disney Buys Playdom
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Hopefully, it'll be something a fraction better than this.
Game developer Patricia Pizer was arrested in Rock Hill, South Carolina yesterday on charges that she assaulted a police officer while filming the officers with her phone. According to The Herald, the Rock Hill police department’s report states that Pizer assaulted an officer. Pizer’s husband, who says he has seen a surveillance video of the arrest, has come forward with a very different recounting of the events.