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  • Blog Post: Only 10 Percent Of Game Sales Come From Casual Gamers

    The Digital Game Monetization Summit in San Francisco hosted a number of panels detailing opinions and analysis of the games industry. According to Greg Richardson, CEO of Rumble Entertainment, casual games may not be making as big of a dent in the industry as many think. “Of the $50 billion that... More
  • Blog Post: Tank! Tank! Tank! Salesmen Trailer Is Really Dumb

    We're warning you, this trailer for Namco's upcoming Wii U party game is ridiculous. Get ready for some terrible tank puns. Why are you doing this to yourself? There are better things to do on the internet than watch this video. Well, you might as well read our impressions of Tank! Tank! Tank... More
  • Blog Post: Survey Says Casual Gaming On Handhelds Down 29%

    If you're a company with a heavy emphasis on dedicated portable gaming devices (like Sony or Nintendo), you probably don't want to hear that people are 29% less interested in playing on those systems. A survey-based report from analyst group Cowen and Company seems to reveal the unhappy news... More
  • Blog Post: Gears Of War 3 Gains Casual Mode, Old Spice Dude

    If you're anything like me, you like going online to test the skills you honed in a game's single-player in multiplayer. Sometimes, however, the competition is too much for the new, less competitive crowd. Thankfully, Epic Games is implementing a casual mode for both Gears of War 3's single... More
  • Blog Post: Insomniac Expands Into Social With Insomniac Click

    Insomniac Games is expanding its reach, today announcing the creation of a new division: Insomniac Click. Revealed by Insomniac Games’ Chief Creative Officer Brian Hastings, Click will focus on web and mobile platforms. Answering the question about if Insomniac is “jumping on the social gaming... More
  • Blog Post: EA And Facebook Enter 5-Year Partnership

    EA continues to fortify its position in the casual market by entering into a new five-year “strategic relationship” with Facebook. Facebook credits will become the official form of payment for all EA games on the social network per the agreement. EA already has successful titles such as Pet... More
  • Blog Post: Casual Games A Smaller Part Of Software Sales In April 2010 Than Last Year

    If you've checked out the NPD sales data for the month of April, you already know that software sales were down in general. However, NPD let us know about a particularly interesting trend for casual games, which were a smaller contributor to overall software sales than last year. According to NPD... More
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