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MySpace to become online videogame destination

Monday, 27th July 2009 17:30 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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News Corp, owners of MySpace, have revealed that they are planning to turn the socialising website into a place for online video games. Speaking at Fortune Brainstorm tech conference in California, the company’s digital boss, Jonathan Miller, said the service will be a “major focus”.

“MySpace is and will be more in the future a gaming platform, a space for people to meet and play games,” said Miller.

“If you look at the big activities online, games right now is number three. Communications, search, games. So it’s clearly going to be a major focus.”

It comes as the site suffers dwindling numbers due to users of the site going to sites like Facebook or Twitter.

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5 Comments

  1. Robo_1

    Seems like an ideal candidate for Dave Perry’s new service.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Michael O'Connor

    So basically they’re just ripping off Facebook again?

    #2 5 years ago
  3. freedoms_stain

    Myspace should concentrate on music and clearing out spam.

    Once they’ve got that right they can think about other things.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. cookiejar

    My what?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Michael O'Connor

    “Myspace should concentrate on music and clearing out spam.”

    They curbed the spam problem a *long* time ago.

    #5 5 years ago

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