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Windows/Mac/Linux: An update out for the Boxee media center adds live hockey for NHL GameCenter subscribers, sure. What media fiends will really enjoy, though, is the ability to see the progress of Boxee's media scanning, and add names manually when necessary.
Boxee is releasing a new version of its software to users today that adds some performance and usability enhancements, plus a new content partner, the NHL. The NHL joins the Internet media center’s sports offerings, including the recently updated MLB.TV app.
Today the casual games publisher Big Fish Games announced the release of its latest social game for Facebook, Treasure Quest. In Treasure Quest, users can play any of eight casual games in order to level up and earn virtual currency. Games included in Treasure Quest include Daily Detective, L.O.B.E., Fairway Solitaire, Unwell Mel, Riddle O' Day, Plunder, Thunderbolt, and Snowglobe Slots. Some of these games are very similar to published Big Fish casual games.
Casual game companies, which grew up as operators of portal web sites, are adapting to the new world order of social networking. Big Fish Games is doing that today as it launches Treasure Quest, a casual games portal with eight games on Facebook.