ARCHIVE: May 2012
Social gaming is essentially the intersection between mobile gaming and social networks; it has become so popular that whole conferences and summits are devoted to it, not to mention a whole host of websites and teams of developers dedicated to pushing its boundaries.
A little over a month after the release of Mindfeud, the new social board game from Monkeybin, we thought we’d share some of the good news with you. The reviews have been great and we’re building a good following of users who’ve downloaded the game for their iOS, Android or Kindle Fire.
Among the many things that your smartphone is, it’s also a games board; and traditional board games that don’t survive the crossover to the electronic mobile and/or social format may be short-lived. The simple beauty and challenge of the original board games were amongst the first to lend themselves to the electronic format and now, with the rise of the social side of gaming, many of them are as popular as ever and being played across large networks of players.