All cheats, tips and news tagged: hardcore-casual

Don't blink: You'd miss this guy utterly obliterating you in Tetris [Video]

Don't blink: You'd miss this guy utterly obliterating you in Tetris [Video]

Seriously, just pray this guy doesn't play Tetris Battle on Facebook. Known as LapSiLap in Hard Drop, an online community of hardcore Tetris pla...
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Ubisoft CEO: Smurfs & Co. gained 4.2 million players with no marketing

Ubisoft CEO: Smurfs & Co. gained 4.2 million players with no marketing

And now, The Smurfs & Co. is sitting pretty with over 9 million monthly players since its launch just over a month ago. During an interview w...
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Study: In the year 2013, we'll have over 73 million U.S. social gamers

Study: In the year 2013, we'll have over 73 million U.S. social gamers

Every time one of these studies comes in, it feels like we're all at the World's Fair, doesn't it? (And we'll play them while being driven in our...
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Former EA CCO Bing Gordon (and Zynga investor) on how EA can survive [Video]

Former EA CCO Bing Gordon (and Zynga investor) on how EA can survive [Video]

Bing Gordon, former EA CCO and now an traitor investor in Zynga through Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer, knows what EA must do to survive. ...
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Dragon Age Legends producer Ethan Levy: This game 'was a gamble' [Interview]

Dragon Age Legends producer Ethan Levy: This game 'was a gamble' [Interview]

Deemed the first real game on Facebook when it was released, Dragon Age Legends launched in advance of its console counterpart, Dragon Age 2, in...
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Hardcore Facebook games could grow five-fold by 2013

Hardcore Facebook games could grow five-fold by 2013

While I would consider FarmVille as hardcore an experience as they come for dedication's sake, that's not what this study by Social Times Pro ha...
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RockYou's Julie Shumaker: 'We've got to blow sh*t up'

RockYou's Julie Shumaker: 'We've got to blow sh*t up'

According to RockYou SVP and GM Julie Shumaker, social games need more explosions to reel in the hardcore crowd. While she was probably kidding,...
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Why core gamers hate social gamers: Is it all about the money?

Why core gamers hate social gamers: Is it all about the money?

Isn't it always about the Benji's? GamesBrief seems to think so in its short and sweet estimation of why exactly core gamers--i.e. those who woul...
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Five reasons why social games are as hardcore as they come

Five reasons why social games are as hardcore as they come

For probably longer than I've been writing about them, social games have been looked at by traditional gamers as "casual" or barely even games. ...
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