WildTangent closes its in-house studio and CEO Alex St. John steps down; Real appoints John Barbour as the new president of its games division; and game developers offer praise for iPhone and Flash formats.These headlines and more below.
- Real’s casual games business generates $34 million in Q3, gets new president
- WildTangent suffers studio closure
- Mytopia shifts from games to cross-platform technology
- Glyph arrives for iPhone and iPod touch
- Ludia games now available for Wii, DS, PC and Mac
- KingsIsle Entertainment lets Wizard101 players choose their payment with Pay-By-Zone
- Microsoft reveals Dream-Build-Play 2008 winners and makes indie game development dreams a reality
- Zapak invests in international portal to lure global players
- Most video gamers don’t share EA’s gloomy outlook
- iPhone devs say Apple beats Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft as a format-holder
- Apple: Soon to be a mobile gaming force
- "Flash will become casual platform of choice," says Boonty boss
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- Is your granny a gamer?