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Gamespot scandal and community reviews
Last month’s scandal at Gamespot undoubtedly rattled gamers and loyal readers who turned to the site for objective reviews. If you’re not familiar with the story, Jeff Gerstmann, Gamespot’s longtime editorial director, was shown the ...
14-Jan-2008
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All work and no play?
With the launch of Playyoo beta, there’s definitely an excited energy at the office - coupled with the inevitable stress from long nights and one too many espressos. And all these frazzled nerves got me thinking about an older (well, 2003) study ...
14-Dec-2007
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Nolan Bushnell discusses rebirth of casual games
Thirty-five years ago, Nolan Bushnell and Atari brought us the world’s first successful video arcade game: Pong. I came across a short radio interview (PONG: The Ping Heard Round the World) with Bushnell where he talks about the “rebirth of ...
10-Dec-2007
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Juniper's Big Numbers
The other day I downloaded a white paper from Juniper Research on mobile games. Juniper recently published a report predicting big things for mobile games. The research group believes today's 5 billion mobile game market will skyrocket to 16 billion in ...
05-Dec-2007
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Guess What? Men and women equally enjoy playing casual games
So, just who exactly is playing A Cat's Life? Well, according to a recent study by the Casual Games Association, those who play "simpler games involving shiny gems or lines of colored balls" are equally split among the species -- that's 50-50. ...
21-Nov-2007
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Snacking on casual games
Casual games have certainly received their fair share of attention recently. The Casual Game Association recently published their 2007 study on casual games — where they projected casual games to be a $2.25 billion a year industry and found that men ...
09-Nov-2007
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Now Anyone Can Make Games
The Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles acts as the videogame industry’s lodestar.Major publishers present the next year’s worth of games to the world’s media representatives. Mainstream publications, from CNN to Reuters to ...
31-Oct-2007
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Flash Lite on one billion phones by 2010?
Computerworld on Thursday published an article that examines Adobe's aspirations to infiltrate mobile phones. Much like it has on desktop PCs, the web-app maker hopes mobile phone users will freely adopt their Flash Lite plug in. From the article: Having ...
29-Oct-2007
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Why John Carmack Believes in Mobile Games
By Alexander Smith When he’s not contributing to our blog, “Alexander Smith” is a well-respected journalist writing about the business of games for the industry's leading trade publications, and the world's most respected business ...
25-Oct-2007