Microsoft dips a toe into social networking app space
Assuming you were running Internet Explorer and Windows, that is.
But successes like Scrabulous (now Lexulous) reflected the growing place of social networking in people's online lives.
Even though MSN Games still hosts millions of users each month, Microsoft's playing catch-up by launching a pair of casual games on Facebook and MySpace.
Hexic (a puzzle game involving the rearrangement of coloured tiles) and Chess have been ported to the two social networking platforms.
"We're excited to bring two of our most popular games to the Facebook and MySpace communities," said Megan Hodel, marketing manager for MSN Games at Microsoft.
"These networks reach more than 200 million people around the world, and the MSN Games applications will make it easier and more fun for Facebook and MySpace users to play some of their favorite casual games," she added.
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