This year's ScreenBurn not only saw an expansion of its game panel track, but also hosted a huge arcade with many companies showing off new toys and wares. I had an opportunity to play Ubisoft's new DS
game JAM: Sessions
before anyone out there. I will be bringing you more of these highlights over the next few days. I also had a chance to see some of the industry's greats like Warren Spector and Will Wright.
ARG's were on everyone's lips. No, I don't mean there were a bunch of angry pirates. ARG's are a new wave of gaming involving a combination of real world puzzle-solving and digital sleuthing. Though originally a giant marketing ploy, they are gaining a lot of interest and big prizes.