Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
June 24, 2021
arrowPress Releases

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

Rockstar Vienna Veterans Socialspiel Launch First Facebook Game

Rockstar Vienna Veterans Socialspiel Launch First Facebook Game

November 1, 2011 | By Mike Rose

Socialspiel, a casual gaming studio formed by ex-Rockstar Vienna and Deep Silver Games staffers, has released its first title for Facebook.

Described by the developers as "Animal Crossing meets Frontierville," Tight Lines Fishing is a social fishing game that asks players to compete to catch the biggest fish.

Users can compare their catches with those of friends on Facebook, and then train their skills to land even bigger catches.

During a beta period which ran before release of the full game, Socialspiel reports that the game was seeing over 30,000 monthly active users.

Socialspiel co-founder Helmut Hutterer said, "With Tight Lines Fishing we've created new ways to connect with friends around the world and bring out the angler in all of us."

"In doing so, we continue our history of creating unique social games with high quality production values and appealing experiences for players and their friends to enjoy."

SocialSpiel's first game, the online board game Push, was released on competing social gaming service Hi5 in December.

Related Jobs

Genvid Technologies
Genvid Technologies — CA/WA/NY, California, United States

Senior UX Designer
Zing Games Inc.
Zing Games Inc. — Naperville, Illinois, United States

Gameplay Programmer
Infinity Ward / Activision
Infinity Ward / Activision — Woodland Hills, California, United States

Expert Gameplay Engineer
innogames — Hamburg, Germany

Concept Artist - New Mobile Game

Loading Comments

loader image