The lights are on
If those constant Farmville invites haven’t already put you on notice, Facebook isn’t just for stalking exes and reuniting with creepy high-school acquaintances. The social networking titan is increasingly becoming a destination for gaming, and developers are all too happy to keep churning out new content. And now you can count Sony Online Entertainment among those companies. The fantasy-themed strategy game PoxNora is Sony’s first Facebook game. PoxNora, based on a browser-based game of the same name, lets players slug it out in a variety of magical lands with various heroes, monsters, and other creatures. The game is free to play, but, as with most games of its ilk, it supports microtransactions for players interested in gaining the edge over their friends.Is Sony excited? Are they excited enough to unleash a torrent of jargon? Heck yeah!“The Facebook platform offers gamers a new and powerful way to interact with and tap into their social communities,” said John Smedley, president of Sony Online Entertainment. “With the launch of PoxNora for Facebook, we are leveraging the expertise SOE has gained bringing entertainment to the online gaming community for over 10 years.”
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Great, now if they coudl just undo the stigma that Facebook apps dump spyware onto your PC, somebody other than idiots would actually play it. Yes, alot of my friends play Farmville, yes, I'm calling them idiots.
Someone please stop the Facebook games!
Actually, nevermind. People click on the ads, get virus'd up, and then I get their money for fixing their computers.
Keep them coming!
Just what I needed this morning - a torrent of jargon! Better than coffee.
bleh facebook games...never understood their appeal, i think i'll just stick to my 360 thank you
"Our mission statement for this social-online gaming IP venture is to deliver the kind of quality that gamers expect from the Sony brand within the growth of community driven online networks. The potential of this market's focal dynamic of want vs. need driven quality game experience leverages the casual base group of core gamers into the heretofore "social" construct of baseless SOE jimmer jammers. Rip nap gomb ding-dong hippity poo market share diff pop glob in order to create "synergy" between dippity gloop bingo Captain Kangaroo."
I'm excited now.
I think I'll stick with FFXIII coming out tonight.
Ah, and they were doing so well until the name John Smedley was mentioned.
Granturismo 5 anybody?
Facebook apps are garbage, they give you spyware and viruses. Why are they getting popular so much? It just shows how many people out there are mentally inept with computers.
Wouldn't really call SOE's 10 years in the online gaming community "expertise".
I hope this game has "sustainable competitive advantage" and "circle back dialogue" that "illustrates actionable individual user-centric contributions" as well as "partnership outcomes."
I can't wait. The "visibility" of my anticipation to "drill-down" this game is beyond my "bandwidth."
this looks mildly good i probably wont play it for more than ten minuets.
Hey, another game to waste our lives.
hmm... kinda reminds me of the old Heroes of Might and Magic games.
erm hmm i may check it out. need something to bring life back to facebook for me.
All this means is I will have a dozen more requests to ignore...
y sony? Y didn't you just put this on PSN? This is a fail
Put all the handheld games on ipod is what i say. Cmon look at it, looks like it is a ipod game.