Apple has hired Matt Casamassina of IGN to serve as the global editorial games manger for its iTunes App Store, reports "AppleInsider" (http://www.appleinsider.com).
Casamassina got started in covering gaming when he launched N64.com, a site that was later bought by IGN, the article adds. After 13 years of reviewing games and covering the industry, he's known to many readers in the gaming industry as a prime source for information about Nintendo. In a blog posting (http://mouthonfire.com/?p=34d), Casamassina had this to say:
"Anybody who has read my work through the years will know that I’ve long been a huge Nintendo fan, but if there is one company that could entice me away from covering Mario and Zelda it’s the one owned by Steve Jobs. Beginning early May, I will join Apple as global editorial games...| Read more »