- A refresher from The Escapist on the cost/benefit of “boutique MMOGs”. Though by boutique, they really just mean “low budget.”
- Time Warner acquired a 10% stake in SCi Entertainment/Eidos, then inked a distribution deal with Codemasters. Oh big media, you do love your games.
- A Japanese economic website estimates that the Wii costs just $158 to produce. (I’m not aware of a fully-translated version of this article, sorry.)
- Burger King’s advergames have sold 2M copies. Given that they’re being sold for $4, that’s a pretty big win. Assuming a reasonable development cost, Burger King is advertising for free or even advertising at a profit. 🙂
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