Recapping MMORPG science in 2016

Recapping MMORPG science in 2016

You guys may not have consciously noticed it, but we’ve been working harder and harder on our science-related articles in the past couple of years — even more than in 2015. This past year, we even hired on a staff writer specifically to cover gaming science, especially as it relates to MMORPGs, and we’ve been collecting all of his work along with our other science posts in their very own category.

Read on for a recap of our best science-related MMO articles from 2016, from virtual reality tech and the Gamer Motivation Model to EVE Online’s Project Discovery and the psychology of Pokemon Go. Don’t worry; there won’t be a quiz at the end!

MMORPG science in 2015 - Better not scoff at academic research: From Superdata to in-house economists, from feminist theory to Bartle, and from education applications to NASA mapping, science is shaping the video…
The best Massively OP MMO polls of 2016 - Every week for the last few years, we've expanded on our "Daily Grind" theme with a Leaderboard poll. I've had a blast taking over Leaderboard; Daily Grinds…

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