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PocketGamer.biz Week That Was: BlackBerry's future, King's billion daily gameplays, and PopCap defends PvsZ 2's F2P model
by Matthew Diener 17/8/2013
Product: PocketGamer.biz
Manufacturer: Steel Media
Format: Android, Blackberry, iPhone, PG.Biz, iPad, 3DS, PS Vita, Windows Phone, Kindle, Windows 8
It's difficult to put yourself back on the market, as many who've dated after ending a long-term relationship can attest.

But for Canadian mobile pioneer BlackBerry, the move should be something to get excited about.

After weathering declining sales, harsh layoffs, and the loss of market to upstart Windows Phone devices (not to mention iOS and Android), BlackBerry needs a bit of new energy and direction - the kind you need to find when you begin dating again...

Or begin planning 'strategic alternatives' as BlackBerry puts it. 

We don't know if the 'strategic alternatives' for BlackBerry will include joint ventures, a prominent partnership, or a wholesale sale - but we do know it'll definitely be worth keeping an eye on.

Just like the news items we've compiled for here are - so enough rumination on the son of RIM, let's take a look back at the week that was.

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