Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures: Funcom’s MMORPG Based on the Works of Robert Howard

With J.R.R. Tolkien’s world of Middle Earth having its own MMO, appropriately enough called Lord of the Rings Online, it is not surprising that Robert Howard’s Conan books series is getting its own mmorpg. The new game, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will give players the chance for adventure in the world of Hyboria. Instead of the high heroic fantasy…

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Scrabulous and Starting Over: Casual and Online Games are Reinvigorating a Stale Gaming Industry

Scrabulous is an imperfect computer interpretation of Scrabble – a built-in dictionary totally negates the Challenge button – but it is a perfect example of a new, or rather re-emerging, trend in game design. Back in the day, videogames, or perhaps interactive entertainment, or computer games, were a burgeoning form of limitless possibilities. Surrogates and Falling Blocks: The Advent of…

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