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Updated: Could Yahoo Games Be Added To Garage Sale?

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It’s already been reported that Yahoo’s “sell” list of non-core assets includes HotJobs, Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) Small Business and Yahoo Personals. Now you may soon add Yahoo Games to the list, according to our channel checks (analyst lingo for sources outside the company). While it is not for sale officially, like the above three are, they will consider it if they get the right offer for it. This would be a decently big one — until last month when its 19.2 million uniques came in slightly lower than EA, according to ComScore (NSDQ: SCOR), Yahoo Games has been the top gaming site for the past five years. Yahoo provided the usual response when we asked if the unit is for sale: “We don

2 Responses to “Updated: Could Yahoo Games Be Added To Garage Sale?”

  1. Rob Weber

    I give kudos to Yahoo Games for trying new ad-supported models like NeoEdge.

    There is a cool article in the summer Casual Connect (http://www.casualconnect.org) magazine that talks about emerging ad-supported models built for games.

    In addition to NeoEdge mentioned above, the article recommends TrialPay (http://www.trialpay.com), which provides a high converting alternative payment option using other offers to increase the perceived value for digital goods/games, and also W3i (http://www.W3i.com), which provides application recommendations within the Windows installers for games and other applications.