Crowdstar Raises $11.5 Million for Mobile Gaming, Slowly Moves Away from Facebook

Friday, May 4th, 2012
 
Over seven months ago, casual games maker Crowdstar announced that it will no longer develop games for Facebook. The company behind girl-oriented titles such as It Girl, Happy Pets, and Top Girl revealed that it has raised a fresh batch of investment to the tune of $11.5 million, which would help Crowdstar double-down on its transition into mobile gaming. This brings the company’s total funding to $35 milli
 

Survey Shows 56 Percent Of US Households Own Current Gaming Console

Monday, March 12th, 2012
 
Nielsen Group recently has revealed its annual survey that covered the video gaming business and related trends. It has reported that there are now around 56 percent of US households that own at least the latest generation gaming console. That is up from 50 percent from last year. The survey also indicated that there in an increase seen in mobile and tablet gaming, which helped provide a 7 percent increase in tota