Wednesday, July 16 2014
With Google looking to buy Twitch, we take a look back into an early form of videogame spectating and what it means in the context of that acquisition.
Tuesday, February 18 2014
Free-to-play game developers are playing a game of their own. The object of that game is to gain ownership of your time.
Tuesday, July 8 2014
By regularly releasing new characters, MOBAs like League of Legends reshape expectations about how a character class must look and play.
Thursday, June 19 2014
Will Fantasy LCS have the power to bring new fans into the eSports scene, including those who do not watch or even play video games?
Wednesday, June 18 2014
At some point, League of Legends champions have become for me toys that are just displayed on a shelf, gathering dust, having never been played with. Smite asks me to tear open the packaging and actually get down on the floor to appreciate all the toys I have again.
Wednesday, June 11 2014
Am I playing video games or at times merely enduring them?
Thursday, April 10 2014
Experimenting with broken design lets you examine the ways small changes could have profound effects on play. We are all better for having played an unbalanced version of a well designed game.