Google Launches Games In Google+ Social Network

Posted Aug 11, 2011

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) started giving Facebook a run for their money when they became the fastest growing social network from the point of launch. Now Google is kicking Facebook in another place that counts, game applications. Google added games to Google+ today.

“When you?re ready to play, the Games page is waiting?click the games button at the top of your stream. You can see the latest game updates from your circles, browse the invites you?ve received and check out games that people you know have played recently. The Games page is also where your game accomplishments will appear. So you can comfortably share your latest high score?your circles will only see the updates when they?re interested in playing games too,” wrote Google SVP of Engineering Vic Gundotra.

Some of the games that are available in Google+ today include Angry Birds, Bejeweled Island, City of Wonder, Crime City, Zynga Poker, etc.

[Google Blog]