It’s Friday, so that means its the day where we showcase all the casual game news fit to print. This week: more acquisitions, more studies that show casual games are good, and a Mossberg review of My Big Fish Games.
But the big news this week is Apple is releasing casual games for the iPod. Check out our full coverage.
iPod Games Coverage
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The Mossberg Solution: Online games appeal to ‘casual’ players. Walter Mossberg of Wall Street Journal reviews My Big Fish Games.
New York Times
Game Makers Court ‘Casual’ Players With Shorter, Less Lethal Fare. Good article about large media companies like Vivendi and Liberty Media who are discovering casual games. Free registration required.
- ‘Casual games’ survey results surprise publisher. Another survey (this one from PopCap that suggests that casual games are replacing TV (nice) are healthy.
- Casual gamer gets serious prize. Kavitha Yalavarthi of Odessa, Texas, was crowned World’s Best Casual Gamer and wins $1 million from Fun Technogies.
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