Social Gaming has been on a high ever since the Social Network has been in place, there are many people especially in the teens who spend a majority of the time on Social Networks just playing games. We have seen that few of the brands have already utilized the gaming space to market themselves by providing virtual gifts in the game or some benefits for the game lovers. Facebook has been the place for game lovers on Social Networks. Even in the recent F8 changes Facebook did not disappoint it’s game lovers and did announce the changes that it plans to bring in the Facebook Games. Moving into 2012 I am sure as a brand if you want to market yourself in this gaming space I am sure you would like to know which games have been on the top of the users list on Facebook.
Facebook released a ranking of its most popular games for 2011. The list was based on games “with more than 100,000 monthly active users and giving priority to those games with the highest user satisfaction scores,” reads a disclaimer on Facebook. “The result is a list of the games that received the most user recommendations in 2011.” These were the top 10 Facebook games for 2011.
1. Gardens of Time (Playdom)
2. The Sims Social ( Electronic Arts)
3. CityVille (Zynga)
4. DoubleDown Casino (DoubleDown Entertainment)
5.Indiana Jones Adventure World (Zynga)
6.Words With Friends (Zynga)
7.Bingo Blitz (Buffalo Studios)
8.Empires & Allies (Zynga)
9.Slotomania-Slot Machines (Playtika)
10.Diamond Dash (Wooga)
This list basically shows where time is spent on Facebook by it’s users. So if you want to strategize your Social Media marketing strategy then as a brand think which game you would pick up ?