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  • PlanetSide 2 Certification Grinding Tips Created: Thursday, February 14, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Tips for maximizing your Certification gain in SOE's new MMOFPS, PlanetSide 2. Learn about support roles and Sunderer certification to accumulate points." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
  • Top Multiplayer RPGs Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Highly graphical multiplayer RPGs have become a large online gaming trend in recent years. See the top seven with a variety of Internet play options.
  • Gaming for Money: Online Games of Skill Created: Friday, January 16, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    A lot of people dream of turning their gaming habit into a full-time job. There are a number of ways to put your game skills to the test for a wager online." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
  • How To Play PopCap Games For Free Created: Thursday, February 18, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Over the years, PopCap Games has created some of the most addictive and well known casual games on the market. Titles like Bejeweled and Peggle have stolen countless hours of our time due to being ...
  • Top Free Online Pinball Games Created: Thursday, May 21, 2009 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
    They will never be quite like the old arcade pinball machines with roll digits, but online pinball simulations are getting incredibly realistic and there are no quarters required. Free pinball has ...
  • Internet Game Timeline Created: Saturday, November 05, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    This is a timeline of key events in the history of Internet gaming. It includes significant developments in computer games, console games, and Internet technology." itemproexpr="$zTP='t3'" --> item...
  • User Feedback on F2P Games Created: Sunday, February 27, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    What do you think of the F2P game trend? Is the subscription-only approach on its way out, or is there room in the market for games to employ a variety of business models?
  • User Feedback on Video Game Addiction Created: Friday, November 19, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    If you follow gaming news, you know that video games are regularly accused of being addictive and destroying lives. They are often placed in the same category as heroin, alcohol, and nicotine. One ...
  • Are Subscription Games a Good Value? Created: Friday, July 31, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    Although the number of people subscribed to games that charge monthly fees continues to grow, we've all heard protests from those that refuse to pay any regular fees to play a video game. Many are ...
  • Etiquette Tips for Online Gamers Created: Monday, July 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    It's an unfortunate fact that online gaming involves tolerating a remarkable amount of rudeness, vulgarity, poor sportsmanship, and plain old bad manners. What etiquette tips do you have for online...
  • Your Favorite Sci-fi MMORPGs Created: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    Science fiction is a natural fit for a roleplaying game, and, although medieval fantasy still has the largest draw, there has been a steady increase in the number of MMORPGs with a sci-fi setting. ...
  • Your Favorite Fantasy MMORPGs Created: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    There are a remarkable number of choices available to massively multiplayer online gamers compared to a few years ago, but medieval fantasy continues to be the most popular setting. In these games ...
  • Your Favorite Free Online Soccer Games Created: Thursday, October 08, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    I'm not sure if Soccer, or perhaps more accurately, Football, is the world's most popular sport, but if it isn't, it certainly comes close. Free online soccer games have been growing in number, and...
  • Your Favorite Multiplayer RTS Games Created: Monday, June 29, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    Many real-time strategy games now have multiplayer options that allow you to wage war over the Internet. In most cases you are required to gather resources, research new technology, build up an arm...
  • Your Favorite Free Online Pinball Games Created: Monday, June 29, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    They will never be quite like the old arcade pinball machines with roll digits, but online pinball simulations are getting incredibly realistic and there are no quarters required. Free pinball has ...
  • Your Favorite Free Tower Defense Games Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    Tower defense games have been growing in popularity at a rapid rate ever since the success of Flash Element Tower Defense and Desktop Tower Defense in 2007. Of course, the basic concept for these g...
  • Your Favorite Free Match-3 Puzzle Games Created: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    Match-3 games have become a staple of the casual game genre over the years, and you'll now find them adapted to countless different themes and seasons. The central mechanic they all share is that t...
  • Your Favorite Multiplayer Online Shooters Created: Saturday, May 02, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    FPS fans have a remarkable number of games to choose from these days. What are your favorite multiplayer online shooters?
  • Your Favorite Free Online Mahjong Games Created: Saturday, May 02, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    Mahjong (or Mah-jongg) is a tile-matching game that originated in China over a century ago. Today it is played all over the world, and like many other traditional games, there are now a multitude o...
  • Your Favorite World of Warcraft Addons Created: Saturday, May 02, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    There are hundreds of useful interface addons available for World of Warcraft. Which ones are your favorites and why?
  • User Feedback: Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Multiplayer Tips Created: Sunday, May 02, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    The Battlefield series has long been a popular source of multiplayer mayhem on the PC, and in recent years it has become a hit on consoles as well. Bad Company 2 has revived interest in the franchi...
  • User Feedback on Ubisoft's DRM for PC Games Created: Saturday, March 13, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    Ubisoft is among the latest to create a stir by implementing a DRM system for PC games that requires a constant Internet connection. The first games to use it are Silent Hunter 5 and Assassin's Cre...
  • Neverwinter Primer Created: Saturday, April 27, 2013 Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013
    An introduction to the upcoming MMORPG, Neverwinter, from Cryptic Studios, Wizards of the Coast, Hasbro, and Perfect World.
  • Crowdfunding and the Future of Game Publishing Created: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013
    Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding may change the way video games are developed and funding in the upcoming years. Here's a look at how the publishing model is being affected by these recent trends.
  • World of Warplanes Beta Impressions Created: Friday, April 19, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013
    A preview of the multiplayer online game World of Warplanes from Wargaming.
  • MechWarrior Online Beta Impressions Created: Friday, April 12, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013
    A preview of MechWarrior Online, an upcoming online mech shooter from Piranha Games.
  • A Tale of Two Kickstarters Created: Thursday, April 04, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013
    Richard Garriott and Mark Jacobs have both taken to Kickstarter in an effort to fund their latest games. This is a quick comparison of the proposed projects, Shroud of the Avatar and Camelot Unchai...
  • Game Launches: Best Avoided? Created: Friday, March 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013
    When servers are overloaded from the initial rush, game launches can be a frustrating affair. Some MMORPG fans are resigned to waiting a week or two before plunging into a new release. These are so...
  • An Overview of Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas Created: Sunday, November 27, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013
    Multiplayer online battle arenas are new breed of game inspired by the famous Defence of the Ancients mod for Warcraft 3. This is a brief summary of what this genre is all about and a list of some ...
  • StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Multiplayer Changes Created: Monday, March 25, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013
    A breakdown of the new units added to StarCraft 2 multiplayer with the first expansion, Heart of the Swarm, as well as a look at some of the changes made to Battle.net.
  • The Elder Scrolls Online Primer Created: Saturday, March 23, 2013 Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013
    An introduction to The Elder Scrolls Online, an upcoming MMORPG from ZeniMax Online Studios.
  • SimCity 5: The Always Online Dilemma Created: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
    Meeting demand for the online components of games when they launch can be a challenge, as demonstrated by the recent release of SimCity 5. We return to the once-again-revived debate about always-on...

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