Quote of the Moment: How Facebook raised the bar on social games

facebook raised the bar on social games"Facebook's changes have also shortened product lifecycles and triggered a rapid consolidation phase ... The bar is now raised on competitive requirements like capitalization, scale and marketing...

"Conversely, while in 2009 the big story was how small developers like Slashkey established new genres like farming, the big story in 2010 is that the strong will get stronger, as evidenced by the high correlation of venture involvement and established scale with the 17 successful new games of 2010 thus far."

- Digital Chocolate CEO Trip Hawkins tells Gamasutra how Facebook's notification system changes stratified social gaming, making big games bigger and leaving smaller games in the dust.

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