Raph Koster has been warning about the death of games innovation longer than most MMOs have been alive

Veteran MMO developer Raph Koster is no stranger to talking about money in gaming. Our own readers will recall that all the way back...

Playable Worlds’ Raph Koster on who really owns all the stuff inside your video games

Who owns the stuff inside video games? That's the subject of Raph Koster's latest blog. Koster, of course, is a long-time MMO developer, and...

The Daily Grind: Is New World’s economy already in trouble?

A couple of weeks ago on the MassivelyOP New World roundtable podcast, we criticized the game's fledgling economy, wondering aloud whether it would perk...

Lawful Neutral: What’s China really worth to the Western gaming industry?

You know what we never talk about these days? China and video games! We should do that more. For example, did you know that...

Academics argue WHO’s ‘gaming disorder’ classification could cost South Korea billions

Over the last couple of years, we've been covering the science behind gaming addiction and more specifically the World Health Organization's attempt to insert...
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EVE Online releases its December 2018 economic report

Forget space adventures, who'd like to look at some spreadsheets? Yes, it's time for the monthly official EVE Online economic report, breaking down all of...
Sure, explosions are great, but have you ever looked at graphs.

EVE Online releases its monthly economic report from October

If anyone is unclear as to why jokes are made about EVE Online being spreadsheets in space, perhaps you could point them to the monthly...

Analysts say Diablo Immortal will bring financial success despite fan outrage

Arguably the biggest thing to come out of BlizzCon 2018 was the sheer amount of unadulterated rage solicited by the announcement of Blizzard's upcoming...

The Daily Grind: How diligent are you about making money in an MMO?

No one believes me when I say that I'm bad about making money in my main games. It's true, though; compared to the people...

EVE Evolved: The controversy over EVE Online’s capital ship nerfs

EVE Online players have been up in arms this week over sweeping nerfs that are about to hit to high-end farming gameplay styles in the...

EVE Evolved: Five EVE video shows to watch in 2017

Over the past several years, the way in which we receive gaming news and the types of gaming media we follow has changed pretty fundamentally. Today's...

EVE Evolved: The single-shard sandbox economy

The debate about what makes a good sandbox game is as old as the term itself, and everyone seems to have a different view...

Superdata: WoW, Lineage, SWTOR, TERA, and Blade & Soul top April P2P online games revenues

Superdata has a new seasonal report out on the state of the digital games market. The research firm's April figures show that World of...

Crowfall devs: ‘We see crafters as a full-time playstyle’

Crowfall's Kickstarter campaign has crossed the 12,000 backer mark and hit yet another stretch goal. This means that the team will be giving an All-Father...