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Rockstar's Dan Houser disses casual gaming, explains process of rebuilding NYC

Dan Houser, Vice President of creativity for Rockstar Games, has apparently never enjoyed the visceral thrill of creating a Mii in his own likeness and entering the boxing ring with a similarly Mii-ified version of Adolf Hitler -- or else we assume he wouldn't have dropped the following foul-mouthed...

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The Office game is better than you'd think

When thinking of TV shows to transform into games, The Office isn't the first on the list. The show is light on the sort of sophomoric hijinx that usually passes for humor in games and pretty heavy on the talking. That said, the casual game version of NBC's hit show actual fares a bit better than...

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MySpace launching games channel in 2008

Looking to cash in on the ever-growing casual games market, MySpace has officially announced MySpace Games, a new feature to the social networking site that will allow users to add hundreds of casual games to their profile pages. MySpace Games will be developed with the help of Oberon Media, a...

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Thrill to the first video of Dirty Dancing: The Game

It's a well-known fact that putting Baby in any sort of corner is a crime punishable with death by firing squad or (in some states) lethal injection. But Dirty Dancing: The Game is a whole other story. Judging by this video, Dirty Dancing: The Game should be placed in the corner of a latrine in...

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Casual games bridge generation gap, report finds

Popcap Games -- makers of casual hits like Bejeweled, Peggle, and Bookworm Adventures -- have published the results of a recent survey on families and casual gaming. According to the press release, a staggering 92% of the adults surveyed believe that casual gaming gives them common ground to...

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Ubisoft CEO plans for the casual future

Ubisoft's Yves Guillemot sees a dramatic increase in the size of the video game market in the near future, driven by the influx of new customers. Since a lot of these new customers are casual gamers getting into the mobile, PC, and, of course, DS and Wii platforms, Guillemot believes that his...

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BBC not revealing 'major move' into games [update]

[Update: The BBC denies the report. "The presentation will not reveal a major move into the games industry and is in fact just reflective of the way in which various sectors of the entertainment industry are now converging and can learn from each others methods of working."] According to a report...

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Lifetime: Games for women

There are moments you just couldn't make up the story if you tried -- this is one of those times. Lifetime network, television for women, and RealNetworks (yup, they're still around) are joining up to make downloadable games for women. The first game will be Sally's Salon and releases July 25. The...

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Conjecture Countdown: One more day!

With only one more day of waiting before the debut of the diminished E3, we've decided to get serious and offer up some real predictions about what we will -- and won't -- see at the show. Check after the jump for the breakdown, by writer, of the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of our E3 hopes...

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Chris Early moved from MS Casual Games to G4W Live

Microsoft just announced that Chris Early, studio manager for Microsoft Casual Games – they're the group that does that whole Xbox Live Arcade and MSN Games thing – is being moved to a new, arguably more challenging position, inside the Redmond behemoth: General Manager of Games for...

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