Call for Feature Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged cityville

Wednesday, February 19 2014

Tick, Tick, Tick: The Temporal Cost of Free-to-Play Gaming

Free-to-play game developers are playing a game of their own. The object of that game is to gain ownership of your time.


Monday, October 3 2011

The Moving Pixels Podcast on ‘CivWorld’ and Social Gaming

The Moving Pixels Podcast crew considers what happens when you mix a hardcore franchise with the social gaming experience. It may not be pretty.


Wednesday, September 28 2011

Paying to Own, Paying to Compete: Monetizing the Social Game

No one wants to buy the win. They want to own the world. Oh, and preferably a much better world than their neighbor's.


Wednesday, August 24 2011

‘Vampire Vision’: A Study of the Player, A Study in Incentive

Developed by the Center for Game Science, Vampire Vision is an educational game. And yet, it is still actually kind of fun – an insidious kind of fun at that.


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.