EA And 1C Deliver Jewel-Cased Games To Russia

PC games in jewel cases aren't just for discount titles at Walmart and Target anymore. Electronic Arts has announced a distribution agreement with 1C Company which will see the latter releasing the former's newer PC titles throughout Russia in jewel case economy packaging. The first titles coming out this fall in the… » 9/18/08 12:20pm 9/18/08 12:20pm

Breaking Through the Retail Glass Wall

The typical method of keeping games in glass cases works like a charm when it comes to reducing theft, but stymies impulse buys — something the game industry is working to change as companies attempt to appeal to ever broader markets. The San Jose Mercury News has a reasonably interesting short piece on what companies… » 9/06/08 3:00pm 9/06/08 3:00pm