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  • Trophy Whores Have Changed Gaming
    By on August 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    No question, Trophies (Achievements, if that’s your thing) have changed gaming. For better or worse: you decide…

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  • The FarmVille Ruse: How It Ruins Gaming and Steals Your Time
    By on August 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    As of July, FarmVille was hosting the digital homesteads of 61 million users. But you probably know all that already. What we’re going to examine is why Zynga and FarmVille got that large, why they will continue to grow, and how they have changed the face of gaming.

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  • The State of Windows 7 Gaming
    By on July 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Don’t believe what you’ve heard—the state of Windows gaming is still strong.

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  • Gaming in the Cloud with OnLive
    By on June 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    OnLive’s cloud-based gaming service not only turns any computer into a gaming rig, it shows how streaming could be the future for all kinds of application

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  • Believe it: 3D is great for gaming
    By on June 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Coming out of E3, there is no longer an inkling of doubt in my mind: 3D gaming is great.

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  • The Evolution of Gaming
    By on June 13, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    From Pong to the current status as a $57billion industry, the dynamics, interactions, and future are changing drastically.

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  • PC Gaming is Doomed
    By on May 4, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    No, really, it’s going to I cop it any day now. In fact, it may even have expired by the time you read this introduction. After all, people have been predicting its demise for 20 years now – it’s all piracy this, expensive hardware that, niche appeal this, compatibility problems that… Oh, shuddup. PC gaming isn’t going anywhere.

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  • Gaming the Score: Metacritic
    By on April 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    We take a look at reviews aggregator Metacritic’s role in the video game industry, examine how that all might change in the near future, and talk to Metacritic founder and Games Editor Marc Doyle as well as game developers and PR representatives to share their thoughts on the website.

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  • Peter Molyneux and Gaming From (and for) the Heart (Video)
    By on March 19, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    With news of ‘Fable 3,’ the latest installment of his adventure-based RPG series, Molyneux was brimming with thoughts on the PlayStation Move, social gaming, and how his influence has affected the way in which designers create choice-based games.

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  • How Social Gaming is Improving Education
    By on February 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    For decades, educators have been scrambling to find better ways to prepare students for the real world. It began with the mildly apocalyptic government report, A Nation at Risk, which warned that an outdated school system was unwittingly sabotaging America’s economic superiority.

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