Games are coming to Google+, bringing the googles socail network more in likeh Facebook. Google announced today the addition of games via e-mail to journalists and through a post on its blog, it has already signed deals with a “select group of partners” to bring games like Angry Birds, Zombie Lane, Sudoku, Bejeweled Blitz, and more to the platform.
In the blog entry,Vic Gundotra, senior vice president of engineering for Google, stressed that the games, when they do eventually go live, won’t be appearing in everyone’s stream, an apparent veiled jab at Facebook, which lets game updates appear in its Top News and Most Recent streams.
“That means giving you control over when you see games, how you play them and with whom you share your experiences, Gundotra wrote on Thursday. “Games in Google+ are there when you want them and gone when you don’t.” Likewise, your scores will only be displayed to people in one of your circles when they themselves are interested in playing games too. “If you’re not interested in games, it’s easy to ignore them,” Gundotra writes. “Your stream will remain focused on conversations with the people you care about.”’
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