Playfish is a social gaming provider which focuses on making games for social networks. The service aims to create a new genre of games by combining the best elements of casual games, social networks, MMOGs and virtual worlds. This will provide an entirely new, more social ways of enjoying great games together.
Social gaming is now becoming more and more of a trend with the popularity of social networking sites. While the types of games that can be played on social networks are not for hardware hungry hard core gamers, this will surely appeal to casual gamers who spends a lot of time in their favorite social networking sites.
The games that Playfish provides are quite addictive and fun to play. They only support Facebook as of the moment. With all the great feedback and reviews that they are getting from users and news sites, I’m pretty sure that it’s only a matter of time when support for other popular networking sites is made available.
Who Has The Biggest Brain: A brain game where you are taken through a series of four mini games (Calculation, Memory, Logic, and Visual) which will test your brain’s ability on each category.
Word Challenge: A vocabulary hunting game where you are given 6 letters. The objective of the game is to create a 3-6 letter word from the letters provided as fast as you can. It’s like a text twist with a twist.
Bowling Buddies: You can enjoy a game of Bowling with your online buddies by creating your own customizable 3D character. You can play this in single player mode or go head to head with friends in challenge mode.
You might want to try out these games in your social network (currently Facebook) to play with your friends. You will have to check back from time to time though to see if they will be supporting your favorite social networking site.