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  • Club Penguin Rolls Out New Features
    Club Penguin Rolls Out New Features

    Disney’s most popular Virtual World, Club Penguin, has just rolled out a set of new features designed to make the game more social by making it easier for the participants to find each other and communicate. Over 56 million chat messages are sent a day and the new system helps…

  • Club Penguin Spreads to iOS devices with first game
    Club Penguin Spreads to iOS devices with first game

    It’s been a while since we checked in with Club Penguin, Disney’s $350 million acquisition aimed at youth around the world. While staying mostly out of the headlines, ClubPenguin.com has continued chugging along with a new group of kids signing on every school year. A recent change to the game…

  • Club Penguin Forgets to Renew Domain Name, Oops
    Club Penguin Forgets to Renew Domain Name, Oops

    According to The Inquisitr, Disney’s child oriented MMORG Club Penguin went off the web on Monday after the company failed to renew the game’s domain name. The site stayed live for about a week after it expired, but then was taken off line for about 4 hours on Monday until…

  • Club Penguin makes donations via players virtual coins
    Club Penguin makes donations via players virtual coins

    It’s been a long time since I wrote about Club Penguin, the virtual game for children that Disney purchased. But they’ve just wrapped up their fourth annual Coins For Change event and the results were remarkable. The Coins For Change campaign helps the young players of Club Penguin make change…

  • Teens talk about Online Communities
    Teens talk about Online Communities

    I think it’s safe to say that with Club Penguin, Toon Town Online, Pirates, Pixie Hollow and other popular online role playing sites, The Walt Disney Company has invested a lot of money in online communities. These games are more than just a revenue stream for the mouse, they’re the…

  • Club Penguin deal works in Disney’s favor
    Club Penguin deal works in Disney’s favor

    Back in August of 2007 this whole econopalypse was still ahead of us. Disney had just decided to spend up to $700 million to buy Club Penguin, an online MMORPG for tweens and pre-tweens. They structured the deal so that half would be paid upfront, and half upon Club Penguin…

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