It's a Massively Multiplayer Online Halloween Spooktacular

With fewer and fewer children donning costumes and hitting the streets every year to celebrate all things sweet and spooky, the Halloween tradition is alive and well in the virtual worlds of today's massively multiplayer online games. » 10/31/11 3:00pm 10/31/11 3:00pm

The Family That Plays (Online) Together, Stays Together

Research suggests that family communication improves if the group are playing online video games together, but if a single member is gaming, it suffers greatly as the gaming becomes a substitute for healthy communication. » 5/06/11 10:00pm 5/06/11 10:00pm

Twelve Years Later EverQuest Still Soldiers On

Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the original EverQuest. What keeps one of the original big massively-multiplayer fantasy games going after all these years? » 3/16/11 12:30pm 3/16/11 12:30pm

Gold Farming Research Digs Up Similarities With Drug Dealers

A study by a student at the University of Minnesota suggests that gold farmers - the unscrupulous salt mine workers of the MMO world - have a lot in common with other undesirable lots, like drug dealers and street gangs. » 7/23/10 4:30am 7/23/10 4:30am

Exploring The Shard Of Love In EQ2

The Shards of Destiny, The latest content update for EverQuest 2, is now live, opening up Erollisi Marr's Shard of Love to players and adding achievements to the game. » 9/24/09 12:20pm 9/24/09 12:20pm

Study Shows MMO-Playing Women Overwhelmingly Bisexual

The infamous Everquest 2 lying survey continues to make waves, as newly uncovered results reveal that the MMO has five times more bisexual women than the general populace. » 12/23/08 11:20am 12/23/08 11:20am

MMO Players Surprisingly Adept At Lying On Surveys

MSNBC is running an interesting story on a recent survey conducted by researchers at the University of Southern California that indicates that MMORPG players rank among the most physically fit people in America. The data was pulled from more than 7,000 Everquest 2 players, enticed to answer the 25-minute survey with… » 9/30/08 1:20pm 9/30/08 1:20pm