Hi5 has announced a new social gaming platform called SocioPath. Hi5 President and CTO Alex St. John said that top game developer companies Playdom, Bigpoint, Digital Chocolate, Portalarium, etc. to jump into Hi5. Currently Hi5 has about 50 million users.
Many game development companies have been complaining about the restrictions Facebook has. “I intend to love their game developers better,” said St. John. Hi5 SocioPath will spread using viral methods similar to Facebook’s News Feeds.
When joining an application on SocioPath, you will be asked if you want to spread the game on your e-mail, instant messenger, Facebook, and Twitter contacts. If you want to save your game progress, you will be asked to register.