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A Gamer Revolt At Dragons Of Atlantis Shows Importance of Customer Service

Free to play games have long been a difficult balancing act. People's interest in paying for a free to play game is commonly low—said gamers didn't show up looking for a “cheap to play” title—yet by like token a game...

Imminent Next Gen Doesn't Slow Gamers Buying Much

A new report has emerged from the NPD Group that suggests that gaming purchases haven't slowed down much even with the imminent arrival of next generation consoles. The numbers tell an interesting story, but considering the numbers in the broader...

Gaming's Huge Surprise Demographic: Moms

When it comes to video gaming, we normally consider the kids first, then not too far behind them, the older folks who've been at it for a while. While debate has been going on for some time about the idea...

Where's The Cash In Mobile Gaming?

A new survey from EEDAR—a company specializing in research into the gaming market—has recently unveiled some unexpected truths about the field, specifically, who's spending money on mobile gaming, and several other facts besides.The EEDAR survey covered fully 3,000 mobile gamers,...

Digital Delivery And The Summer Sales Numbers

When it comes to the video game market, we appear to be on the cusp of something very big. A sea change, really, in the way that video games reach our systems and how we interact with same. It was...

Can The Xbox One Keep Its Cool?

When the Xbox 360 first made its appearance, it looked like a clear winner was in the offing. Not only were there more games on hand, but the system actually cost significantly less than its competitor, the PlayStation 3. But...

MMOs Set To Make A Huge Mark In Consoles

Recently, we took a look at the concept of open world gaming, and showed that there was quite a bit in the field poised to make its way toward the market. At the time, we noted that this was an...

Oculus Rift and IndieCade Plotting Game Jam

One of the greatest principles in gaming is that the hardware is important, but it's not so important that it can succeed in isolation without games. Oculus and IndieCade are looking to get together and start a game jam to...

On The Importance Of Controls

Normally, when we talk about video games, certain elements spring to mind right away. The graphics, for example, usually come right near the top right alongside the plot. From there, there's the sound design and other such aesthetic matters to...

Ubisoft's World Looks A Lot More Open

We've talked here before at length about the concept of open-world gaming and the delightful possibilities it offers. We've seen open-world gaming like the recently-released “State of Decay” tear up the sales charts. But for one game company, the future...

Nintendo's Future Now All About The Games

No matter what you may have to say about Nintendo--and there's certainly plenty that could be said in any direction--but it must be said that Nintendo is rapidly getting a handle on what it's going to need to survive. And...

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...

Big New Numbers For Major League Gaming

An exciting development recently landed in the annals of Major League Gaming: the Spring Championship event recently concluded, and not only was it a big event for prize money, it was also a big event for drawing attendance. The Spring...

Rust Offers A Mix Of Experiences

It's strange, but we've just closed out the E3 event not so very long ago, and what happens? A new game crops up that's really rather impressive in its own way. It's another slice of indie joy, and from the...

State of Decay: By Design and Implication

With E3 now quite thoroughly in the can, and a host of different topics come and gone in its wake, the post-major event letdown, for some, has started to settle in. But as for me, I can get back to...

Hardware: Shipbreakers Steps Up The E-Sports Market

Admittedly, right now, the PC strategy market might seem a bit on the thickly-stocked side. But there's always room for Jello, so to speak, especially when that Jello can present an interesting new idea or an old one done well....

E3 2013: What To Expect

It's hard to believe, but this year's E3--widely regarded as the great touchstone of video game releasing--is only a mere two weeks out from today. But this is likely to be a very special year for E3, and already, many...

Microsoft, It Shouldn't Be This Hard

The Xbox One, the latest entry in the ongoing console wars, has been filled with a lot of questions of late. A lot of restrictions, a lot of strangeness, and a whole lot of unexpected and unusual constraints on the...

Do Games Need To Get Shorter?

I caught a great article today on VentureBeat's gaming section all about the length of games, and that got me to thinking about my own gaming experiences. The more I thought about game length, the more I got to wondering...

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...

The Oculus Rift May Have Its Tipping Point

It's been a while since we last talked about the Oculus Rift--been a lot of great news in gaming between here and there---but a new point may have just hit and giving the Oculus Rift the boost it needs to...

Random House Gets Into The Gaming Market

Perhaps one of the stranger developments in gaming these days--and it seems like there are plenty of them to go around--came from a rather unlikely source, a book publisher. No, it's not a book about games, it's not even a...

Xbox, The Living Room, And The Live Gold Paywall

Recently, some new reports emerged talking about the potential new role being filled by the new Xbox, still expected by many to make an appearance at a live event this May. But looking at the new reports leaves just one...

Early Word On The Elder Scrolls Online Suggests Exciting Possibilities

Recently, some early reports started slipping out about The Elder Scrolls Online, the first MMO from Zenimax using the Elder Scrolls world as its backdrop. What's coming out around this title certainly bodes well for players, but the universal question...