Big Fish Games acquires Thinglefin, a company I have not heard of yet, that is creating an undisclosed causal massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. Thinglefin is founded by veterans of video game companies Monolith and Sony Online Entertainment so it’s interesting. We shall investigate. Click here for more details.

In other news, yours truly, Joel Brodie, was quoted in a new article by Paul “The Gamemaster” Hyman for the Hollywood Reporter on the value (or lack of thereof) of licenses in casual games. Click here to read the article.