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The 80 / 20 Rule? For Mobile Gaming, Try 46 / 0.22

One of the biggest rules around is the so-called “80 / 20 Rule.” Known by many names—the Pareto Principle, the Law of the Vital Few, the Principle of Factor Sparsity—this rule basically posits that, in many cases, 80 percent of...

Welcome Development For Steam Developers: Name Your Own Discounts

The Steam Sale is a popular fixture in the gaming community, with the deepest of discounts making their way to the fore and spurring even the most tight-fisted of gamers to pull out the wallet—or the credit card, PayPal account...

Just Say No To Smurfberries: Governments Take Aim on Virtual Goods

The free to play gaming market has made some pretty substantial strides of late, with game makers discovering there's a lot of money to be had in offering up the game for free, but later offering components of the game...

Making Smarter Games: The Secret To Truly Mainstream Gaming?

Are games too much like porn? That's a strange question; leave aside the occasional “hot coffee” incident and games really aren't much like porn at all. There's little sex, no nudity to speak of, and content is so carefully regulated...

Trolls Playing Trolls: Microsoft May Have Plans For Online Gaming

The idea of playing on Xbox Live is an exciting prospect for some, and a terrifying process for others. But it may well be shaping up with the arrival of the next generation of gaming consoles thanks to an improved...

Selling Games In A Saturated Market

It's getting to be downright amazing how many games there are out there, but with more and more games showing up on a regular basis--huge names and indie fare among them--that's posing a bit of a challenge to marketers, and...

Place Your Bets...On Android Games

When I first read about Skillz, the new online platform that allows users to place wagers on games of skill, I admit that I was a bit taken aback. But the more I read about the idea, the more...well...the more...

Is Far Cry 3 A Sign Of Change In Gaming?

So I finally managed to settle in with a copy of Far Cry 3 over the weekend, and not surprisingly, that gave me a lot to think about. In fact, I began to wonder if one main point of the...

When Quirky Just Ain't Enough

It's no surprise to find that, in many cases, a lot of gamers are sick to death of the big pile of more of the same that so often lands on their store shelves. But what happens when quirky just...

DayZ Looking A Lot More MMO These Days

There's some interesting news about the DayZ conversion to more of a full-MMO model, which is at last report still on track to launch sometime by the end of the year, though there's some room for interpretation on that front....

Is There Still Room In The Market For New Consoles?

For some time now, I've been hearing the various Jeremiahs of the gaming community scream that console gaming is dead and that the smartphones have taken over. But with recent word from Nintendo about the sales on their newest console,...

Why The EA Coupon Glitch May Be A Blessing In Disguise

It's been making the rounds of late that EA recently made a fairly substantial mistake with a recent coupon code that resulted in easily thousands of games being given away. But while more than a few are laughing at EA's...

Why Can't I Stop Playing The Last Stand--Dead Zone?

While we've seen loads of new console and PC games alike come out in recent days--indeed, with the buildup to holiday shopping season well under way there will only be more titles to look at--an unexpected title has hit me...

Cheating Pool: Changing The Online Gaming Landscape?

Once is a novelty. Twice is a coincidence. Three times is a pattern. We're well on our way to a pattern with the recent announcement that Awesomenauts is looking to join in Max Payne's method for dealing with online cheaters:...

End Of An Era: Is Nintendo Power On Its Last Life?

Some dark stirrings today in the gaming world, yet at the same time, dark stirrings that make all too much sense: word is that Nintendo Power, long the bulwark of Nintendo fans and kids everywhere, is coming to an end.The...

Connecting Games: Wave Of The Future?

Something has been catching my attention lately, and though the news itself may be a bit old, the dots are starting to connect, or at least look like they're connecting. And like Rorschach told Nite Owl II, if it looks...