Archive for February, 2010

The Next Generation of Pervasive Games

Via MIT’s Technology Review, an interesting look at the future of gaming, especially the next generation of pervasive games.  As the article notes: “…It’s no secret that the Nintendo Wii has changed the landscape for gaming. The question is what comes next. Sony has been developing camera-based games for some time and Microsoft has a […]

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Mobile Augmented Reality: Apps That Will Change The Way We See The World

Via GigaOm, an interesting look at augmented reality:

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Avatarnomics: Is Gold Farming A Real World Farmville?

Via Scientific American, a detailed article on gold farming or specifically how online fantasy games enable developing world entrepreneurs to make a living by trading stashes of make-believe gold for hard cash. “…It sounds like a digital alchemist’s question. How do you turn virtual gold into the real item? Hundreds of thousands of “gold farmers” […]

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