Virtual-worlds

01.03.14
Some Assembly Required:  Virtual world roundup for 2014 and beyond
01.03.14

Some Assembly Required: Virtual world roundup for 2014 and beyond

Just over two years ago there was a great disturbance, as if millions (or so) of voices suddenly cr...

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12.17.13
Colbert cracks ancient Second Life joke, picks on NSA
12.17.13

Colbert cracks ancient Second Life joke, picks on NSA

I guess we'll forgive Stephen Colbert for not realizing that the Second-Life-users-don't-have-a-fir...

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12.09.13
NSA spies infiltrate MMOs to weed out terrorism
12.09.13

NSA spies infiltrate MMOs to weed out terrorism

News of our government spying on us is not actually news at this point, but recent reports suggest...

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11.30.13
Make My MMO: Crowdfunding November 17 - 30, 2013
11.30.13

Make My MMO: Crowdfunding November 17 - 30, 2013

One thing gamers can definitely be thankful for this year is crowdfunding! Thanks to this phenomeno...

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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...

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07.16.13
Smaller virtual bodies affect how people see the world
07.16.13

Smaller virtual bodies affect how people see the world

How much does the size of our virtual bodies influence our behaviors? It doesn't seem like it'd hav...

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07.11.13
Second Life's Linden Lab expands with digital distribution service
07.11.13

Second Life's Linden Lab expands with digital distribution service

Second Life's Linden Lab has announced this week that it has acquired the digital distribution serv...

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06.20.13
Second Life readies for 10th anniversary, celebrates a million active users per month
06.20.13

Second Life readies for 10th anniversary, celebrates a million active users per month

Second Life hasn't gotten much respect in MMO circles since the genre went mainstream (yes, yes, ge...

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06.05.13
World of Warcraft's Stormwind Keep gets a price tag
06.05.13

World of Warcraft's Stormwind Keep gets a price tag

Have you ever sat down with a realtor and tried to haggle down the price of a house based on the fa...

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