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The Power of Play: Using Fun to Increase Engagement & Drive Viral Distribution

The Power of Play: Using Fun to Increase Engagement & Drive Viral Distribution

Wrote this a while ago and am not sure why it never got published. So I am sending it for publishing now.------------------------------------------------------------Sit down for a moment and pick up a game of PacMan. Play it for 5 minutes. Same old game? What happens if you add emotional elements to ...
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Addictions: Glitch

Addictions: Glitch

Categories Gaming
Glitch by Tiny Speck is the latest game, currently in beta, to capture my attention and much of my time. Trailer below: I first learned about Glitch through my friend, Shelly Bowman, after sign up I immediately fell in love with this cute little browser based massive multi-player game. You can ...
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Music on Websites

Music on Websites

While exploring the option of spending a couple weeks in Italy in a dance intensive, I visited the site of the recommended hotel: Park Hotel La GraveIn process my computer crashed and on reload Firefox reloaded all my open tabs. Then as if from no where, there was music filling the air on a constant ...
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Pac-Manhattan (Alternate/Augmented Reality Game)

Pac-Manhattan (Alternate/Augmented Reality Game)

Categories Gaming
LINKA large scale urban game utilizing the pacman game framework.-----------------More-----------------------Blast Theory - UKAlternate Reality Game - What is it?Augumented reality game is a game which auguments reality.Article: "This is not a game" ...
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Microsoft to sell game making tools

Microsoft to sell game making tools

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT - news) on Monday will announce the availability of software tools aimed at encouraging independent and hobbyist video game makers to create titles for its new Xbox 360 console.The move from Microsoft, which kicks off its two-day Gamefest video ga ...
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Mobile Technology

Mobile Technology

Categories Gaming, Mobile
Mobile games take a step forwardGames on mobile phones have come a long way since Snake or endless knock-offs of arcade classics such as Asteroids and Space Invaders.Now many of the big name titles first created for consoles and PCs are turning up in shrunken versions for handsets that an increasing ...
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