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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.
It hinted of the Oscars mixed with a little bit of Sundance and Cannes. Except instead of red, the carpet was green. Instead of fancy designer dresses, the attire was a combo of grunge, flannel and faded blue jeans. And instead of airing on television or in movie theaters, the nominated films came straight from the Internet. Welcome to the 3rd annual 2010 Tudou Video Festival, held over the weekend in the Chinese capital.