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Girl gamers get 505’s attention

Burgeoning UK games publisher 505 Games is to enter the increasingly competitive girl-gamers market on DS with the announcement of its new The Academy range, which is due to arrive on Nintendo’s portable DS in mid 2009. CasualGaming.biz has the full story – you’re just a single mouse click away.

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Could credit crunch hit Nintendo hardest?

The extent to which the games industry is or is not ‘recession-proof’ will be revealed over time, but two leading industry analysts have warned that casual-centric games firms, and more specifically Nintendo, could be more severely affected than most. To read more, click here to visit CasualGaming.biz.

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The Sims 3 targets ‘real’ gamers

EA’s The Sims Studio is looking to lure traditional gamers to the next installment in the franchise, The Sims 3, with more ‘goal-orientated’ gameplay. Speaking exclusively to MCV, the division’s creative director Rod Humble also revealed that his MMO background would help the franchise move away from its simulation past. …

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