It’s Friday, so you know what that means. Time to check out what newsworthy events happened in casual games this week.

The answer: No major big deals signed (when oh when will that rumor I heard a month ago be announced if ever)? But, there are a lot of great articles about casual game trends, such as gaming on the Apple, in India, and by Moms around the world. The biggest scoop of the week came from us — that Virtual Villagers 2 is coming out this winter along with exclusive screen art and teasers. Read On.

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Reuters

Business Week

eMarketer

Express Computer – India

Gamasutra

Yahoo!

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