Welcome to Friday’s news roundup, where we summarize all of the interesting casual game headlines that caught our eye this week. Gamelab’s Eric Zimmerman says casual games are dead (sort of) during a panel talk at the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco, PlayFirst signs Wadjet Eye Games (maker of the Blackwell adventure series) to a publishing deal, and Sean Ryan discusss the inevitable rise of web gaming in his latest Silicon Valley Insider column.