BlackBerry Shutting Down Scoreloop On December 1st

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Back in 2011, BlackBerry acquired Scoreloop, and about three years later, the company has decided to shut it down. Many of you will remember Scoreloop’s integration in titles like Run In Crowd, which brought a social aspect to gaming on the PlayBook and eventually BlackBerry 10. Scoreloop has now sent out a notice it is bringing its…

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Social Gaming with Scoreloop on BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry 10 introduces real social gaming to the platform. In legacy BlackBerry devices this was briefly touched with BBM connected games to which users could see each others installed games. The Games application by Scoreloop allows BlackBerry 10 users to have add friends and compete to higher scores in games. See this in action in…

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BlackBerry, The Rebirth Part 3: Acquisitions In Motion

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Looking at RIM, one can’t help but point out the number of companies that its has acquired over the last two years. Companies such as QNX , The Astonishing Tribe (TAT), NewBay, Jaycut, Scoreloop, Tungle, tinyHippos, Gist, DataViz, Cellmania, Paratek Microwave inc., just to name a few. Did the Waterloo war room realize that BBOS…

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Scoreloop Will be BlackBerry’s ‘Game Center’ for BBX

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During DevCon 2011, RIM announced and released the new Scoreloop SDK beta for the BlackBerry PlayBook OS. This will give developers the ability to integrate social capabilities into their native BlackBerry PlayBook applications, including support for Leaderboards, Game Challenges, Awards & Achievements, and Player Profiles. In an interview RIM held with CEO of Eudaimonia, Ezequiel D’Amico, he discussed…

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RIM Acquires Scoreloop – Social Gaming Toolkit

RIM announced yesterday a new member joining the family, Scoreloop. First, you might want to know what it is, if you don’t know already. Scoreloop is a customizable and cross-platform social mobile gaming developer tool kit. This is pretty good news because now with this and the BBM Social Platform we’ll be seeing a lot of…

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