Libe Goad

<p>Texas native Libe Goad resides in New York City and has spent the past decade covering technology and video games for publications including Blender, PC Magazine, Bust, Seventeen and Sync. <p> Libe is currently the Editor-in-Chief of AOL's award-winning Games.com group, covering the growing social and casual games industry. Previously, she reported on consumer technology news for PC Magazine and other Ziff Davis properties and was the Editor-at-Large for gaming enthusiast site HappyPuppy.com. In 1999, Goad founded the one of the first women-targeted gaming/technology websites, GameGal.com. <p> A semi-regular TV talking head on CNBC, Bloomberg News, ABC, CBS, NBC and others, Libe has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Games journalists by Next-Generation, and has served as a judge for Spike TV's VGA awards, the E3 Game Critics Awards, and Independent Games Festival Awards.

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Five gamification lessons from E3 2011

Five gamification lessons from E3 2011

For those not steeped in the sometimes arcane world of video games, E3 is the Electronic Entertainment Expo, an annual trade show covering all kinds of interactive entertainment. Well, almost all kinds.

published June 17, 2011 by

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Still no Zynga IPO, but two new games instead

Still no Zynga IPO, but two new games instead

The rumor that FarmVille-creator Zynga would kick off its initial public offering sometime the past few weeks proved to be untrue, but the Silicon Valley darling did manage to push out a hot new game on Facebook and another on iOS, which shows that the game company has not run out of ideas yet, or at the very least, has not lost the knack for taking existing game ideas and giving them a liberal application of Zynga's magic sauce.

published June 15, 2011 by

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