Articles of Interest
- EA, ESPN, and ESPN.com will offer a $20 pay-per-view behind-the-scenes look at Madden NFL 07. An interesting stab at for-profit transmedia development, but the price seems so steep! I wonder if EA can pull this off?
- AMD is buying ATI for $5.4B; cites AMD’s growing relationship with Dell as one of the main reasons for the merger.
- Via Wonderland, news that Habbo Hotel in China is selling matching real-world and virtual goods (in tandem). Flowers, clothes, and movie tickets can be purchased online by customers, and the matching real items will be delivered to the purchaser the next day.