Forget Farmville, Facebook's new game platform offers real, triple-A games

Facebook as a gaming platform just leveled up. The service that once hosted ephemeral favorites as Farmville, Candy Crush and Bejeweled will now host games like Firewatch, Gone Home and Ori and the Blind Forest thanks to a recent partnership with game engine maker Unity.

The two struck a deal earlier today that will allow developers creating the next hit game on Unity to directly publish a version of the game to Facebook without working with the unwieldy Facebook API.

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