Academia

12.18.14
Claims that MMOs are a 'threat to public health' are 'exaggerated' says new study
12.18.14

Claims that MMOs are a 'threat to public health' are 'exaggerated' says new study

Dr. Rachel Kowert, lead author on the relationship between shyness and online gaming paper that we...

By B. Royce,   12.18.14
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04.29.14
Stanford acquires MUD1 source
04.29.14

Stanford acquires MUD1 source

MUD1, the first online virtual world, was originally released in 1978. Thirty-six years later, Stan...

By J. Reahard,   04.29.14
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01.09.14
Study shows intense gaming can cause changes in real-life perception
01.09.14

Study shows intense gaming can cause changes in real-life perception

A new study published in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction has linked changes...

By M. Foster,   01.09.14
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10.11.13
The Daily Grind: Does your MMO character reflect you or the other way around?
10.11.13

The Daily Grind: Does your MMO character reflect you or the other way around?

Last summer, we reported on research that suggested people's behavior changes because of the propor...

By B. Royce,   10.11.13
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10.17.12
Rez creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi joins Keio University
10.17.12

Rez creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi joins Keio University

Tetsuya Mizuguchi, former head of Q? Entertainment and creator of games like Rez, Lumines, Space Ch...

By JC Fletcher,   10.17.12
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10.17.11
Midwestern Conference on Health Games to feature MMO presentation
10.17.11

Midwestern Conference on Health Games to feature MMO presentation

Academic conferences aren't normally hotspots for MMO players, but you may find a few at this yea...

By J. Reahard,   10.17.11
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08.28.11
Papers 2 and Papers for the iPad: the ultimate journal reading combination
08.28.11

Papers 2 and Papers for the iPad: the ultimate journal reading combination

It's that time of year again: time to head back to college, grab those books and kickstart the...

By S. Gibbs,   08.28.11
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03.15.11
Piracy is a problem of 'global pricing,' not enforcement, claims new report
03.15.11

Piracy is a problem of 'global pricing,' not enforcement, claims new report

The smart cookies at the Social Science Research Council have spent three years researching media a...

By Vlad Savov,   03.15.11
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12.10.10
Storyboard: Archetype discussion - the Scholar
12.10.10

Storyboard: Archetype discussion - the Scholar

It's time for our third archetype discussion, with the previous two being the Soldier and the Rogue...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.10.10
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