Casual-games

12.16.12
'Casual content' might account for only a small part of gaming industry's revenue
12.16.12

'Casual content' might account for only a small part of gaming industry's revenue

Monetisation of online games has been a hot topic for the past few years, fueled by the rise of t...

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12.12.12
Smedley: Social network games not in SOE's future, PlanetSide 2 doing 'very well'
12.12.12

Smedley: Social network games not in SOE's future, PlanetSide 2 doing 'very well'

How successful is PlanetSide 2? "I can't give away revenue numbers, but it is doing an order of m...

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01.12.12
NCsoft KOs Punch Monster in Korea
01.12.12

NCsoft KOs Punch Monster in Korea

If you've never heard of NCsoft's Punch Monster, you're not alone. Apparently the few people who...

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11.02.11
Richard Garriott blames Blizzard for ignoring the social gaming field
11.02.11

Richard Garriott blames Blizzard for ignoring the social gaming field

Richard Garriott, who heads up social games outfit Portalarium, publicly put the screws to Blizza...

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04.28.11
Amazon starts 10 days of free games with Chicken Invaders 2
04.28.11

Amazon starts 10 days of free games with Chicken Invaders 2

Amazon is offering a freebie game download each day for the next ten days. If the first game -- C...

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03.10.11
Richard Garriott discusses ongoing plans for Portalarium
03.10.11

Richard Garriott discusses ongoing plans for Portalarium

As much as some may poke fun at Facebook and other social media based games, those games have an eno...

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02.14.11
Richard Garriott on the state of social gaming
02.14.11

Richard Garriott on the state of social gaming

Legendary game creator Richard Garriott raised a few eyebrows when he announced a foray into social...

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02.03.11
Bing adds playable games to search results
02.03.11

Bing adds playable games to search results

At approximately 3:00pm ET, Joystiq blogger Richard Mitchell was assigned an article regarding the...

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12.21.10
Consumer spending on video games reached $25 billion this year
12.21.10

Consumer spending on video games reached $25 billion this year

Market research firm Newzoo recently published a report on the U.S. video game industry's sales per...

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