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Players Only with Scott Steinberg

Latest episode looks into indie games, and why thinking small is in.

PORTLAND, OR (June 6, 2008) – Technology supersite Digital Trends ( today announced the availability of episode nine of Internet video show “Players Only with Scott Steinberg,” which considers why, despite retail domination by giants like Halo 3 and Gears of War, it’s independent games – small, quirky and low-budget productions – that are making the biggest strides forward in PC and video games today.

Created and produced by Digital Trends and available for free download and viewing at, the latest installment in the 10-episode PC and video game series determines why thinking small is in, and the reason tomorrow’s next game design superstar might just be staring right back at you in the mirror. Also explored are the importance of innovation, digital distribution and ways to make and market your very own PC or video game…

Covering topics ranging from the art of video games to professional gaming, indie gaming, casual games, massively multiplayer online (MMO) games and next-generation consoles such as PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, new episodes of “Players Only” will debut online at every Friday from April 4-June 6, 2008. Hosted by Get Rich Playing Games author and noted industry expert Scott Steinberg, the show’s initial season will also feature appearances by icons such as Sid Meier, Ken Levine, Denis Dyack, Warren Spector, Lorne Lanning, David Perry and Peter Molyneux. All episodes will additionally be free to download and embed on websites, video networks and other forms of electronic distribution.

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With 40 million monthly readers, is the first stop for mainstream readers and gadget enthusiasts looking to make sense of how consumer electronics, video games, home theater components and other tech-related products fit into their everyday lives. Since debuting in 2001, the site’s become an indispensable resource for those looking to shop for groundbreaking new gadgets and technological innovations, with content syndication handled through partnerships with leading providers such as Yahoo!, Google, MSN, WorldNow, and more.

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