Two-Thirds of Parents Admit They Don't Bother Checking Video Game Age…

The ESRB has a fairly detailed and complex system that determines what games are marked kid-safe and which are considered appropriate for adults' eyes only. All major publishers participate in the voluntary rating system, and it is instrumental in physical, retail game sales in stores like GameStop and Walmart. » 4/13/12 11:30am 4/13/12 11:30am

Mobile Games Get Played More On the Couch Than On the Go


Mobile games, conventional wisdom holds, are for playing on the go. The point of a mobile device is that it's unplugged, wireless, and travels everywhere with us. For many who have transitioned to a smartphone, to leave the house without it feels almost like leaving the house naked. So surely we play mobile games… » 3/22/12 11:30am 3/22/12 11:30am

Solitary Versus Social: Play Styles of Gamers

As I mentioned in my tale of my first MMO » 9/20/08 2:30pm 9/20/08 2:30pm, I'm about as solitary gamer as one can be. I was interested in the last of a set of articles detailing the findings of the DGD2 gamer survey, this one on the major motivational differences between gamers who prefer multiplayer games versus those of us who cling to single…