Category Archives: WoW

Casual Games Holy Grail

Paul Heydon is MD of Avista Partners, a London-based boutique investment bank founded earlier this year, solely focused on the media sector. His presentation at last weeks Casual Games Association in Seattle has sparked a number of conversations. With Casual Games coming of age Paul’s strategic review of the sector is recommended reading as are commentary from Ben Kuchera and Raph Koster.

CNN Future Summit

CNN Future Summit: Virtual Worlds aired on June 13th on CNN International. Originating from Singapore and Palo Alto, California, the program features creative visionaries and entrepreneurs leading us into a new age of creativity and imagination.

CNN Future Summit : Virtual Worlds serves as a good primer for those new to the space. Kristie Lu Stout attempts to connect the dots by bringing together some of the leading thinkers from academia, gaming, social media and virtual worlds within this one hour special. It is now viewable online with the show broken down into 6 segments – Virtual reality, Communications, Movies, Connectivity, Creative talent and Virtual future. Recommended viewing and food for thought.