Follow us on:

Posts tagged MMORPGS

Joystiq presents: Massively

We've been working diligently behind the scenes to put the finishing touches on our new offering to the MMO-crazed among you, and we're super proud to announce Massively, a blog that obsessively covers massively multiplayer online games. If you like WoW Insider you'll love Massively -- and if you've...

Continue Reading

Griefing and self-governance in online games

The Guardian has produced an excellent column that addresses the problem of "griefers", people that abuse, team-kill and cheat other players of online games, particularly MMOs. Griefing has always been a problem where real players compete against their peers, although with massively multiplayer...

Continue Reading

Virtual worlds' selective reflections of reality

The announcement of Valentine's Day events for both City of Heroes and World of Warcraft comes hot on the heels of a debate around virtual identity sparked off by a LGBT-friendly guild. The creation of in-game events that reflect popular world holidays is increasingly fashionable; it seems no week...

Continue Reading

Romance in the Sub-Etha; data on MMOers relationships

Nick Yee's Daedalus project, delving into the psychology of MMORPGs, has released data covering the relationship status of players. He writes, "About 80% of female players and 60% of male players are in a romantic relationship. On a tangential note, this gives rise to an interesting...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

Ska Studios shifts to Sony after 6 years on Xbox

Posted on Aug 28th 2014 4:00PM

Image

Madden NFL 15 review: Getting defensive

Posted on Aug 28th 2014 3:30PM

Image

Infamous: First Light review: Burnout

Posted on Aug 28th 2014 12:15PM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW