It’s Friday, which means it’s time for our weekly casual games news roundup.


  • Oberon Media opens casual games developer API for Google’s OpenSocial standard

  • PS3 “not yet ready” for casual games, says Oberon

  • Beanbag Studios goes casual

  • Majesco announces casual game studo

  • Small games to play big at G-Star show

  • Ubisoft acquires Petz developer Digital Kids


  • Road to the IGF: The wacky hybrids of Plant Tycoon

  • Q&A: Beanbag Studios’ Bergenholtz Talks Casual Market ‘For Dummies’

  • Mochi breathing life into casual games