Some big games were announced today during Day 2 of the Casual Connect
conference in Seattle. PopCap announced that it’s bringing Peggle,
Mystery P.I. – Portrait of a Thief and Amazing Adventures The Forgotten
Ruins to the Nintendo DS this fall, and MumboJumbo announced that the
next LUXOR game will be stepping out of Egypt and into Persia, Syria,
and five other exotic lands. More show news below.
- King reveals the games women play during first consumer industry panel
- Nickelodeon predicts "new wave" for online casual titles
- Online casual gaming anything but casual, MTV Networks study finds
- Hawkins defines the Omni Media Gamer
- Oberon Media unveils new SweetSpot Technology marketing tool
- National Geographic Channel launches robust online game site featuring exclusive new games in partnership with RealNetworks
- PopCap exec dislikes "casual gaming"
- St. John: Console games will be dead by 2020
- uclick launches new ucklickgames.com online superstore
- AddictingGames to honor best in online games with new multiplatform awards event, coming Summer 2009
- Unity supports development of virtual worlds and massively multiplayer online (MMO) games
- Cartoon Network creates first AAA, browser-based MMOG for kids
- ijji.com online gamers get free "G Coins"
Game announcements – PC download and online
- MumboJumbo announces fourth quarter releases
- Majesco Entertainment announces Bananagrams game for Facebook
Game announcements – PC retail, console and mobile