If we say that social gaming is the next BIG thing in Social Media sphere, we won’t be wrong. It’s different from conventional video games and PC games. A game cannot be social, unless more than one person plays it. They are interactive, which means that you can communicate with other gamers, involved in the game. They are based on social networking platforms.
Social gaming is getting popularized with every passing day. More than 68.7 million US residents will join the social gaming league by 2011, as per eMarketer.
Farmville: It’s an easy task to harvest crops, but when you do it with your FB friends, it’s fun and exciting. Did you know more than 10% of FB users regularly play this game? Farmville is a Zynga product, which has applied all the strategies of CityVille (another product of Zynga) effectively.
Mafia Wars: If you are on Facebook, you might have received hundreds of Mafia War requests! It’s the most popular FB game ever. In this game, you can recruit your friends in order to form your own gangster organization. You can perform ‘jobs, fight other mobsters, and pretend to be a criminal. It’s fun!
Words With Friends: You must have played Scrabble. The only difference is that you can play with your friends, instead of computerized components. This is a downloadable smart phone gaming app.
Angry Birds: This gaming sensation, which was a rage on Google Chrome, has now been incorporated into Google+. People can play with as well as challenge those who are playing the game in their circles thus making the experience more wholesome.
If you’re still thinking what would be your gain if you go for social gaming, we would love to lead you all the way to its monetary incentives. If you run a business or are associated with one, social gaming can earn you ROI for your brand, both qualitative and quantitative. Look at Zynga for example!
So what are you waiting for. Get Gaming!!!
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