It’s Friday, which means it’s time for our weekly news roundup where we bring you all the casual game headlines that were fit to print.


  • Survey: Adults favor casual games for kids; Child’s gender plays major role

  • PopCap’s casual video game hits coming soon for PlayStation 2, Xbox 360

  • AOL Games relaunches website with Bingo titles

  • 15,000 working in gaming industry in the Seattle area

  • DDI, Destineer partner for new casual Wii titles

  • Playyoo announces ground-breaking social networking platform for mobile games

  • Competitive Games to distribute Splashworks Games

  • Competitive Games International adds online payment service UseMyBank

  • Burger King-branded games to be marketed in deals with cell providers

  • Silverstar’s Empire Interactive sets official release date for Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe on Microsoft Xbox 360


  • Innovation in Casual Games: A Rallying Cry

  • Q&A: Damir Slogar, CEO, Big Blue Bubble

  • Cool with casual games

  • Casual as in sex, not casual as in Friday

  • MumboJumbo talks casual consoles, The Office Game

  • How Casual Games Can Become Money Machines?