New gamers can’t beat first level of original Super Mario game? Satire hits … – Globe and Mail

BonusBabe – Skill Games
BonusBabe – Senior Games gives chance to push some limits
The games start Wednesday with badminton at the Sheridan Park Community Center and will end on Saturday.
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 03:32:00 GMT
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BonusBabe – Behavioral economics of Free to Play games – Boing Boing

Behavioral economics of Free to Play games
Boing Boing
I was very interested to learn that some games look for behaviors that mark out "spenders" and convert themselves from "skill games" (win by being good at them) to "money games" (win only by spending): A game of skill is one where your ability to make 


Wed, 10 Jul 2013 01:47:45 GMT
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BonusBabe – Are Kids Who Make Their Own Video Games Better Prepared For The Digital Future?
It is easier than you might think for kids to make their own video games. Gamestar Mechanic is a great web based place for younger children to start. Kodu, Gamemaker, and Scratch all offer simple interfaces for more experienced kids. When kids design their own video games, they are engaged in “learning-by-making.” Project based learning is a constructive experience. It is active rather than …
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 14:39:52 GMT
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BonusBabe – CashPlay.Co partners with G4M3 Studios to launch player vs. player cash … – Gamasutra

CashPlay.Co partners with G4M3 Studios to launch player vs. player cash
Gamasutra
Co has announced its first developer partner, G4M3 Studios, for the launch of the first mobile skill game to feature cash tournaments worldwide. CashPlay.Co is a new way to monetize online and mobile games via player versus player cash tournaments, 


Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:08:39 GMT
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BonusBabe – New gamers can’t beat first level of original Super Mario game? Satire hits … – Globe and Mail

New gamers can't beat first level of original Super Mario game? Satire hits
Globe and Mail
He pointed out that today's games revolve much more around intricate stories and highly detailed graphics than jumping on Goombas and collecting coins. He said Super Mario Bros. was great for teaching gamers important reflex skills, but games today

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Tue, 09 Jul 2013 22:37:34 GMT
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