Your Web Domain Analyzed

Ever wonder your website or blog wold look like if all the links out were traced five or ten hops to their ultimate destination? David Polinchock at BrandExperience found this applet by Salathe Marcel where you “…put in your web address and it turns it...

No Batteries Required

Today when most of us think about the potential of serious games in the classroom, computer-based games come to mind. With all the attendant issues about the ratio of students to computers, software trouble shooting, not to mention tightly prescribed lesson plans and...

Games, Social Media and the Web

More people are connecting through social media every day, creating, personalizing, and sharing user-made content on the web, often called Web 2.0. There are a handful of emerging companies and products taking Web 2.0 to the next level with user generated games,...

Extreme Growth

Ahead of this year’s Game Developers Conference, analyst and virtual world fan Bruce Sterling Woodcock updated his MMOG Chart website. Compiled and published since 2002 using stats from 1997 to date, it provides as unbiased a snapshot of growth in the MMOG space...

Will Wright’s “Spore” Coming in Sept.

In one of the most anticipated product announcements in years, Will Wright said this week that his new game, Spore, will be released worldwide on September 7th. I’ve seen so many previews I’ll be glad to get my hands on it (though I don’t look...