Gamasutra ranks the 10 best browser-based gaming sites; EA announces a sequel to Steven Spielberg’s Bloom Blox; and an analyst predicts that U.S. game industry revenues could hit $20 billion in 2009. These headlines and more below.
- GDC 2009 announces casual games summit sessions
- PopCap PC retail sales up 85 percent in 2008
- comScore says U.S. online gaming audience grew 27 percent in 2008
- Microsoft pledges Games for Windows focus with new boss
- EA and Steven Spielberg announce Bloom Blox Bash Party
- GSN and WorldWinner kick off search for the world’s best casual gamers
- Are profits in video games shifting from West to East?
- Nintendo president Iwata to keynote GDC 2009
- Jambool launches virtual goods platform for social network apps
- Hallmark gets in the game
- Gogii Games announces a four title deal for PC/Mac
- Playrix ports titles to Mac
- ESA: Family-friendly games dominated 2008 sales
- Nintendo sales up 17 per cent, cuts outlook on strong yen
- MMO publisher Nexon closes Vancouver studio
- Analyst: U.S. game biz to hit $20 billion in 2009?
- Leipzig Games Convention cancelled in favor of show focusing on MMO and mobile games
- GamersGate to offer "client-free" experience
- PopCap Games brings casual games to the PlayStation Network
- OneBigGame announces official charity partners
- World of Goo Publisher Brighter Minds Media Goes Bankrupt
- Biggest 10 browser-based game sites ranked
- The evolution of video game business models
- Industry Roundtable: Is casual recession proof?
- Interview with Nick Pili, PlaySEGA
- Road to the IGF: Kranx’s Musaic Box
- Creating balanced in-game economies
- Barton: Wii game glut "raises spector" of player disechantment?
- Taking on giants, GamesCampus and CyberSports move into online sports
- Q&A: Maxis’ Bradshaw on expanding the Spore franchise
- A demo of Flower: The most inspired game for the PlayStation 3