This Week At Giga Gamez (01/01/2007 – 01/07/2007)


The first week of 2007 has come and gone, and so has another weeks worth of Giga Gamez news. Let’s take a look back at this weeks most interesting stories.

The IDC released a new study that predicts that by the end of 2010 there will be 50 million mobile gaming subscribers. Read more about the study in Mobile Gaming On The Rise.

Rare Co-Founders, Tim and Chris Stamper have bid farewell to their company and moved on. Neither party has commented on what’s next for the brothers.

The numbers that are listed for total active players in Second Life are rather suspect. James takes a look at the total active residents in Second Life: The Recount Continues!

Acclaim, which isn’t the original Acclaim but is a completely different Acclaim, has now signed a deal with IGA to provide in-game ads for their freeware online games. See if you can find out who’s who in Acclaim Signs Deal With IGA.

The esteemed Mr. Au brings us some more analysis from the digital frontier, and this time it’s about real AND fake money. Check out this study about peoples spending habits in Second Life: People Light, Cash Heavy?

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