Casual gaming - 2008 in review

Ben Parfitt
It was the year casual games went from the worst kept multi-million dollar secret in the games business to its potential saviour. Favoured with big investments from venture capitalists and growing interest from the likes of EA, Microsoft, Jagex, Apple and latterly Sega, casual games execs have walked with a confident swagger at odds with the prevailing economic gloom.

2008 also saw the arrival of Launched in May, this site took over the baton of casual games coverage from and, and has since delivered several hundred news stories to a dedicated audience of casual games professionals.

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Tags: games , gaming , casual , review , 2008

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