InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames 10,000 Words FishbowlNY FishbowlDC LostRemote TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

Amazon Buys Electronic Game Developer

tetris-kindle.jpgAmazon.com has purchased Reflexive Entertainment, an electronic game developer. Reflexive CEO Lars Brubaker described the acquisition as “a very exciting day for us,” noting that their distribution channels just expanded significantly, “bring[ing] a huge new group of customers into play.” But speculation by outside observers is that Amazon plans to introduce gaming functionality to its Kindle device, which is already also an audiobook player as well as an e-book reader…

(via PaidContent.org)

NOTE: We know: we will never be known for our Photoshop skills.

Mediabistro Course

The Art of the Book Review

The Art of the Book ReviewStarting August 4, learn how to get paid to write reviews that will influence the publishing landscape! Taught by a Publishers Weekly book critic, you'll learn how to recommend a book to its audience, write reviews of varying lengths, tailor a review to a specific publication and more! You'll leave this course with two original reviews and a list of paying markets for book reviews. Register now!