Casual-games

December 16, 2012
'Casual content' might account for only a small part of gaming industry's revenue
December 16, 2012

'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...

By B. Drain,   December 16, 2012
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December 12, 2012
Smedley: Social network games not in SOE's future, PlanetSide 2 doing 'very well'
December 12, 2012

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...

By J. Reahard,   December 12, 2012
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January 12, 2012
NCsoft KOs Punch Monster in Korea
January 12, 2012

NCsoft KOs Punch Monster in Korea

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

By J. Reahard,   January 12, 2012
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November 2, 2011
Richard Garriott blames Blizzard for ignoring the social gaming field
November 2, 2011

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...

By J. Olivetti,   November 2, 2011
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April 28, 2011
Amazon starts 10 days of free games with Chicken Invaders 2
April 28, 2011

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 --...

By J. Fletcher,   April 28, 2011
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March 10, 2011
Richard Garriott discusses ongoing plans for Portalarium
March 10, 2011

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...

By K. Voecks,   March 10, 2011
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February 14, 2011
Richard Garriott on the state of social gaming
February 14, 2011

Richard Garriott on the state of social gaming

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

By J. Reahard,   February 14, 2011
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February 3, 2011
Bing adds playable games to search results
February 3, 2011

Bing adds playable games to search results

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

By R. Mitchell,   February 3, 2011
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December 21, 2010
Consumer spending on video games reached $25 billion this year
December 21, 2010

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...

By G. McElroy,   December 21, 2010
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