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The Contest is heating up
There is still one week to go for entries in the contest, and things are heating up. Samir, who is also behind Mobile Wish, offering an innovative Flash Lite greetings application, and who has dominated so far, has made a very generous offer to relinquish ...
08-Feb-2008
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Contest Update: Just 15 Days Left and Full Speed Ahead
It’s amazing how quickly time flies. The Playyoo Game Contest is in full swing, and we’re just a few short weeks away from the deadline. To be clear: You have up to February 15 to submit a game & be eligible for the contest ...
01-Feb-2008
3
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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The Game Creator Intro
David had the idea of the game creator as a means of enabling everybody to be creative. And he has such a disarming voice according to the girls next door. Please watch and enjoy the walk-through. You never know and end up creating casual games and ...
19-Dec-2007
5
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
6
Playyoo in Holiday Beta
After many months of development, we have released the Playyoo platform for mobile social gaming into public beta. Don't ask how much blood, sweat and tears went into it yet (probably more to come). We decided to release our baby straight - without a ...
13-Dec-2007
7
Freeing the creativity in everybody
I stumbled across this post at Gamasutra News (see below) and asked myself what is needed to support content that is based on user demand. The answer to this question is the secret to every successful business after all. But how to find the proper answer. ...
12-Dec-2007
8
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
9
Select free mobile games and have fun
Well Jupiter makes it quite clear what is needed to boost acceptance and adoption. Their take is concerned with improving the browser software itself. Until that is done we try to improve user experience with the means available.One of our main goals is ...
07-Dec-2007
10
1100 views for Playyoo
I just realized that our slides from the presentation to the Boston Adobe Mobile and Device User Group have been viewed 1100 times and it's only three weeks ago. That's something I'd say. Thank you all for taking a look at this bare bones presentation. ...
07-Dec-2007
11
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
12
Game Creator Beta is open now
You are cordially invited to join the Playyoo GC Beta. Start creating casual games without being a developer. Create a free mobile game, an appealing one that matches with what the pros are designing and win one of the cash prizes of our contest.. 1) ...
30-Nov-2007
13
Democracy and Game Creation
We have something in the works that will enable all casual gamers to be game creators at the same time.Some might call it the democratization of game creation as amateurs (t d f) flock in. They don't need to have Flash, they don't even have to know to ...
26-Nov-2007
14
Let's roll
Hey Samir, we like this one, do you have another one in the making. With the next software update it'll be online. Since we are getting ready for the launch it may take some time to be public - say around Mid-December.Anybody else is posting about ...
21-Nov-2007
15
Getting better
each day. I promise I will. And one day I create my own games (with our Games Creator) with different images.I spent yesterday's evening with one of the preview games. Before doing that I installed Operamini on my N95. I was surprised to get that screen ...
21-Nov-2007
16
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
17
Help Spread the Love
Show your support for the Playyoo community and receive some cool stuff. Publish one of our contest banners to your web site, blog, or community page, and you'll receive a Playyoo kit consisting of a Playyoo t-shirt, cap, mouse pad, and more. If you'd ...
19-Nov-2007
18
Let's play
This is my step into the game. I'm with Playyoo here in Lugano since last week. Welcome to everybody following us already. I spent the last 5 years being heavily involved in the social media sphere; I remember back in early 2002 when I got into blogging ...
12-Nov-2007
19
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
20
Conversation with Kars Alfrink- social participation, mobile platforms, and more
We sat down with Kars Alfrink-interaction designer, teacher, and consultant for Playyoo-to learn a little about his thoughts on social participation, casual games, and the mobile platform. What do you think is the significance of bringing the social or ...
02-Nov-2007