“Does anyone really like mobile games?” Ouch. These headlines and more in this edition of Friday’s Casual Games Weekly News Roundup.


  • Study Finds Casual Games Still Beating YouTube, MySpace

  • Kongregate Closes $5 Million Series A For Casual Gaming

  • Nintendo and Apple platforms are gaming each other

  • Knibble.com Bites Into the Nintendo Wii Internet Channel

  • MTV Networks Scores High Across Gaming Properties in June and July

  • AdsNGames, Turn Your Casual Games Into an Ad Venture

  • Miyamoto advocates fun over difficulty

  • Deal or No Deal Producer discusses TV, virtual reality and interactivity

  • Competitive Games International Completes Integration of Automated Video- Marketing Software

  • MTV Networks investing $500M in games

  • Knibble to Offer Casual Games for Nintendo Wii


  • Q&A: Does anyone really like mobile games?

  • IGS Video: Eric Zimmerman on casual games, Gamelab

  • Gamers Take It Easy

  • Editor’s Note: “The Future of Gaming” (Russ Pitts of The Escapist)


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