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  • With the release date only a week away now, Crytek and EA have released a demo of what may turn out to be the game of the year: Crysis.
  • It may sound like an oxymoron but the serious games industry is growing. BCS assistant editor Henry Tucker spoke to David Wortley, director of the Serious Games Institute, about what serious games are and how they can benefit companies.
  • A reality TV show for developers, life-saving software and the discovery of fire... BCS managing editor Brian Runciman speaks to IBM Fellow Grady Booch, who gave the Turing Lecture in 2007.
  • Away from the games consoles and the shrink-wrapped PC games, there is a wealth of what have become known as casual games says John Beaver, MBCS CITP.
  • Steve Wozniak is the other Steve who founded Apple Computers in the 1970s. Although he no longer works for the company he spoke to BCS assistant editor Henry Tucker about Apple, professionalism, nerds, geeks and robots making coffee.
  • He hates cellphones, but thinks that acceptance of the open source concept is now taken for granted - in a good way. BCS managing editor Brian Runciman interviewed Linus Torvalds after he received the BCS Lovelace Medal.
  • The kingdoms of art and code can happily be united under one wise digital asset management system, says Dave Robertson of Perforce.
  • Games are proving to be more and more popular. A recent survey by Information Solutions Group has found that many choose to while the hours away when they should be working, playing games.
  • Development of large and complex software applications can be a nightmare for companies of any size with budget overruns and delivery slippage. One possible solution is application lifecycle management, Bob Doyle asks if it's the right one.
  • Macrovision has revealed the results of its annual global survey on casual gaming. The survey results indicate an acceptance of alternative business models, reflecting broad support for advertising, online trials and cross-game promotion.