Social Game Play
How do you respond to toxic behavior in gaming and fandom?
Blizzard is getting ready to launch the newest chapter in the Diablo franchise, lots of people are talking about whether the game will be ready and stable for launch, and all I can think about is whether the authentication servers will be DDOSd again like seemingly every major gaming release in the last decade.
How the evolution of WoW affected the social side of the game — for better or worse
Recently, Mike Morhaime (y'all remember him, beloved former CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment) did a lengthy interview talking about quite a few things, one of those things being the tightrope between accessibility and social gaming in games like World of Warcraft, a game Mike knows a fair bit about.