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How League of Legends Made Me a Better Person: Part Two

How League of Legends Made Me a Better Person: Part Two

In part one, I detailed how I started playing League of Legends, how I met my roommate, and how, through him; I met "Lan"- the guy who took me un...
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Core Corner: Offensive Combat lights the way for Facebook's FPS future

Core Corner: Offensive Combat lights the way for Facebook's FPS future

Offensive Combat might look similar to other FPS games encountered in the past. Of course, most weren't embedded on Facebook and cost $60. Offe...
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Social Space: Why doesn't the new MySpace have games?

Social Space: Why doesn't the new MySpace have games?

And here you thought MySpace was dead. Justin Timberlake--yes, the guy who played the founder of Napster in that Faceobok movie--and Specific Med...
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Core Corner: In 2013, how will core games continue the social invasion?

Core Corner: In 2013, how will core games continue the social invasion?

Last year was definitely heavy for social gaming. News of gaming giant Zynga's woes kept pouring in, while many gamers questioned whether they w...
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Social Space: Happy Wars is the dawn of free-to-play console gaming

Social Space: Happy Wars is the dawn of free-to-play console gaming

The first free-to-play game on the Xbox 360 is quite the success, it seems. Happy Wars, created by Japanese studio Toylogic and published by Micr...
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Core Corner: How Facebook RPGs compare and compete with Diablo

Core Corner: How Facebook RPGs compare and compete with Diablo

As I play through a newer social action RPG like Merlin the Game, I wonder why more of these RPGs aren't some of the most successful games on Fac...
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Social Space: Traditional game types Zynga and co. haven't aped yet

Social Space: Traditional game types Zynga and co. haven't aped yet

It's a known fact that today's most popular social games have either ripped pages from the playbooks of genres past or are direct renditions of g...
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Core Corner: War Commander, Total Domination and more: Too much?

Core Corner: War Commander, Total Domination and more: Too much?

Core gaming is supposed to be about games with more of a challenge than your average Facebook game. Core games are for players who want a little ...
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Social Space: Hero Academy, a mobile hero of hardcore-meets-social

Social Space: Hero Academy, a mobile hero of hardcore-meets-social

Every week in this column, I discuss the many, seemingly endless ways in which the worlds of social games and traditional games merge. So far, we...
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Are You Skipping the Wii U?

Are You Skipping the Wii U?

Y'know, when the Gamecube launched, I had a little bit of enthusiasm for it. The Xbox broke my trepidation on buying a console as a gaming machin...
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Core Corner: Do core cash-shops go against core standards?

Core Corner: Do core cash-shops go against core standards?

Monetization in social gaming is somewhat different than you would find in other genres. Social games are accused of selling "power" or making it...
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Social Space: Wii U Miiverse blurs lines between social, console games

Social Space: Wii U Miiverse blurs lines between social, console games

You may have heard that the Wii U is finally here. Nintendo's latest and (debatably) greatest console is available in the U.S., complete with a c...
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ChefVille Aftertaste: Why are players penalized for earning too many coins?

ChefVille Aftertaste: Why are players penalized for earning too many coins?

If you're one of ChefVille's most dedicated or veteran players, you've likely earned tens of thousands of coins from serving dishes, completing q...
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Social Space: Wii U: What we want from Miiverse and Nintendo Network

Social Space: Wii U: What we want from Miiverse and Nintendo Network

Nintendo's next major console, the Wii U, is less than a week from release. With pre-orders for the system sold out across many major retailers, ...
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Core Corner: Dungeon Overlord's balanced approach to social gaming

Core Corner: Dungeon Overlord's balanced approach to social gaming

I've played Dungeon Overlord in the past, but didn't give it much of a chance until recently. At first glance, it appears to be yet another strat...
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