SXSW panelists discuss how gaming can be a "gateway drug" to get girls interested in technology; OnLive unveils a service that could do away with the need to download games to your hard drive; and a PopCap study reveals that playing casual games could help you stick to your diet. These headlines and more below.
- Could casual gaming aid dieters?
- New OnLive service could turn the video game world upside down
- PopCap launches Bookworm for iPhone on Aple’s App Store
- Academic finally cracks the Sudoku code
- Game makers to blanket San Francisco for Game Developer’s Conference 2009
- Tetris Online unveils new casual game site, Tetris Friends Online Games
- GDC: In iPhone’s wake, Nintendo, Sony push handheld game downloads
- PCGA reports PC gaming worth $10 billion in 2008
- ngmoco raises $10 million
- Rock Free open beta begins March 31, 2009
- Metaboli reveals new casual game package
- Aurora Feint to share iPhone social networking tools with game developers
- Nonoba quadruples in 10 months to 4,000 free games; flash developers embrace company’s multiplayer API
- Digital River and PLAYXPERT sign joint marketing agreement