As Facebook gaming continues to grow and evolve beyond farming and
mobsters, some real innovation is taking place. Recently we reviewed
the first real MMOG to come to Facebook, and now we have learned about
a brand new gaming experience from Six Flags. Yes, the Six Flags of
amusement park fame has released its first Facebook game, style="text-shadow: none;">Mascot Park. This
social game encourages players to create their own unique mascot and
venture forth to seek fame and glory.

From the official press release:

style="text-shadow: none;">As the game begins, players enter
the Mascot Park world as a customizable mascot with a single goal, to
become the star of the show. Players put on performances to entertain
friends. Better shows gain more fans and coins, thus giving players the
ability to buy new costumes, unlock new mascots and add stage props and
sets. Participants can invite their friends to join the show and add
their own personal flavor by dropping a cartoon-style TNT box that
splats a friend's mascot or by choosing the classic pie-in-the-face
maneuver. In Mascot Park, social collaboration exists on every level.
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"We designed this game to be inherently more social than other Facebook
games because you actually interact with your friends’ shows and
mascots," said John Welch, CEO of Making Fun. "If you’re so inclined,
throw an ax at your friend’s mascot while they are putting on a show or
dazzle them with pyrotechnics. Players can decide the level of

To create a game that delivered Six Flags' signature brand of social
fun, Six Flags sought the creative expertise of Noah Kerner, CEO of
noise and Making Fun's John Welch. Kerner, new media whiz and author of
Chasing Cool, was behind Facebook's first app and some of its largest
platforms. Welch, as CEO and founder of casual video game pioneer
PlayFirst, introduced millions of gaming fans to the addictive table
serving madness of Diner Dash.

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Click here to explore the virtual park.

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016