Why do people like some games, but not others? If good graphics don't make up for bad gameplay, why do developers keep making these kinds of games? Is 'dumbing down' a bad thing, or a good thing? What's the difference between casual and hard-core? In this hub, I explore these and other questions by revealing the intimate relationship between player investment and satisfying gameplay.
A look into addictive games and the psychology used to create them. Skinner's Box is used as much in video games as it is in psychology itself. Read on and see why online games are created with this in mind.
I discuss why I rarely buy new games at full price and how you can find great deals on both physical and digital copies of games. I also talk about buying game consoles and gaming PCs. I weigh the pros and cons of buying new, used or refurbished consoles, and gaming PCs, or building gaming PCs.
Learn about Twitch Bits. Learn how Bits help streamers and viewers enjoy Twitch more. Twitch is a popular live streaming service. Twitch is mostly about live streaming video game play.
Steam may be one of the most popular ways to buy games on PC, but there are many alternatives. Learn about game stores that sell games without needing a Steam CD key.
4thewords is a fantasy game that has users travelling across a detailed and expansive world while fighting monsters, crafting weapons, and completing quests. And the best part? The only way to advance is by writing.
Many kids like video games, but which ones are appropriate for little ones? Here are twelve games appropriate for children under ten years old.
The Old Republic is a fascinating era of the Star Wars universe with plenty of engaging and gripping stories. As this period of the lore creeps further into the cannon, today I'll list a few key narratives that I believe could yield amazing movie adaptations.
Video game addiction is an often overlooked addiction. Don't ignore the signs. If you are concerned that someone has a video game addiction, or you have an addiction, you should read this article.
Here is the list of online PC games that, due to their strong multiplayer components, may never die for another 50 years.
Are you having trouble defeating a video game or winning in a multiplayer match? Learn how studying the game, playing often and remaining stress-free can improve your video game skills!
"Pokémon GO" can be a great source for building community. Believe me, I have seen it in my own life. But "Pokémon GO" can, like many other things, create some toxic and despicable behavior as well. Here is my recent experience.