THQ's in dire straits, financially. Marvel—now a wholly-owned division of Disney—has lots and lots of money. Maybe, if the former buys the latter, they hold hands and make beautiful games together?
The company behind Farmville has money. Lots of it. And, for more than a year, they've been buying up smaller development houses left and right. But, Rovio—the development house that created mobile megahit Angry Birds—turned down Zynga when they came calling with mountains of cash.
There's this German browser game called WAR2 Glory. You've probably never heard of it. "Alleged Cougar" Lisa Carroll, 39 (pictured), and her 16 year-old "fiancee" have, though, because it's where they met, and it's how they started knocking boots.