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  • Always-On DRM is a bit Off

    I can proudly say that I have been an avid supporter of the games industry for over ten years (I don't tend to count the years that my parents footed the bill for my gaming addiction). I have owned and/or played every major console released since the early days of the NES and I've loved every minute of it. You see, I've never been a very outgoing person. I don't enjoy going to bar... Read More »

  • GDC: Indie, Smartphone, and Self-funding Games are Rising

    Game Development Conference (GDC), as the world’s largest and longest professionals-only game industry event, attracts over 22,500 attendees, most of whom are programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. After pollin... Read More »

  • Democratising Harlem Shake is Invading MMOs

    A year ago, there was viral magic of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe", followed by Psy's "Gangnam Style". A year on, a dance track "Harlem Shake" became the first viral video sensation, which was originally released by a young electronic musician Baauer. Don't be confused with the original Harlem Shake dance started in 1981. This is an internet meme established by five tee... Read More »

  • Sony is Preparing Something Bigger than PS4

    With the PlayStation Meeting holding at the Hammerstein Ballroon Manhattan Center Studios in New York on February the 20th at 6PM EST, the debut of PS4 is ready for us to appreciate. This is going to be a huge event akin to an E3 press conference, which would accommodate more than 2000 guests from all over the world. According to a recent report, as a successor to 70 million-selli... Read More »

  • Violence in Game Influences the Mind of People?

    When I take this mission, I feel very heavy, not because it is a complex and difficult task, but it is a topic that would cause us to think a lot beyond the topic itself. And at the first, I could not remember where I can enter into, after reading facts, collecting data and organizing the clues I have, finally I find a way out to tell people that we are all responsible to these tragedie... Read More »

  • Overturning MOBA, Innovation on Sins of a Dark Age

    Innovation is a vital role in designing a game. Thinking about, World of Warcraft, popular in the fans for years, is once a cutting edge game in the old days; Clash of Clans, a newly thriving game that earned for his developer billions of dollars, is adding the casual element into the nervous circumvent; DOBA, under the shadow of successfully conventional RTS, is breaking the ice by ble... Read More »

  • Balance in Game

    One of the popular topics in game forum is about balance in the game. A lot of classical games, such as World of Warcraft, address the balance issue quite well. The Blizzard spends a large part of source to invest the balance problem every year. Nevertheless, there are still plenty of controversies in the forum to point out the unfairness in WoW days ago, because of fans feeling so... Read More »

  • Sexism, not a Reason of Dearth of Women in Gaming, What is?

    A Response to Gabrielle Toledano. Recently, sexism is always a topic popular throughout the whole country. Just a few days before, Gabrielle Toledano, executive vice president and chief talent officer of Electronic Arts, stated that, not sexism but women themselves caused the conspicuous absence in Gaming. However, not all person supported what she claimed, and insiste... Read More »

  • Sexism in Game Industry

    Speaking of Sexism, it reminds me that Harvard President Lawrence Summers was under heavy criticism for suggesting at an academic conference that women had less innate ability to perform in science and mathematics than men, although it, in the view of outsider, is not really an event of sexism. Sexism was always acting as a political or ideology weapon in the old times, and occasionally... Read More »

  • A Successful Game Belongs to All

    An interview with a 70 years old hardcore fan of WoW Always, those one, who excessively surf Internet, also called internet geek, are teenagers or fashion young men. Rare is the elder hardcore fan of World of Warcraft. Today, I am happy to introduce a 70 years old professional hardcore fan of Video Game, especially with an eight years history of indulging in WoW. Although, h... Read More »

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