Tag Archives: casual

Plants vs. Zombies 2 announced as layoff rumours circle PopCap

Popcap has announced a sequel to its hit multi-platform tower defense title Plants vs. Zombies, but it appears all isn’t well for the casual giant. Prior to today’s announcement, VG247 reported comments from 3D Realms co-owner George Broussard on an apparent restructuring going down at the company. Sources say shakeup …

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Want to be in the cool gang? Hate on Zynga

We all have some inner rage we need to vent off from time to time. The trick is finding a safe target for your anger. And if you’re employed in the games industry at the moment there’s no safer target than Zynga. If you ask someone what they thought a …

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OPINION: The danger of taking E3 out of context

Some surprises are always kept secret, and some expected announcements seem to disappear into nothingness. But, with a certain degree of accuracy, we can always predict what we’re going to get from the platform holders at E3. Is that depressing? No, not really. There are thousands of us around the …

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NPD lifts the lid on size of alternative games market

While ISFE boasts an impressive survey of European gamers, NPD is for the first time sharing its data on non-new, non-boxed video game sales in the UK via MCV. Its latest report in the Q4 2011 spending on areas like pre-owned, rental, subscription and digital games reveals just how big …

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