Real Economist Studies Virtual Economy in EVE Online

Today's virtual worlds have their own virtual economies, whether you're coughing up enough gold to buy an epic mount in World of Warcraft or converting real money to Linden dollars so you can buy realistic genitalia for your Second Life avatar. EVE Online, a sci-fi online game of space warfare and commerce, may have… »10/02/08 11:30am10/02/08 11:30am

City of Heroes Gains Cyborgs, a Con, and User Designed Missions

Superhero online game City of Heroes added Cyborg "Booster Packs" this week, giving players a bunch of themed costume parts and an insane self-destruct power. We've also got info on the game's very own Hero-con 08, plus news on the highly anticipated free expansion, Issue 13: Architect.The self-destruct power features… »9/19/08 4:20pm9/19/08 4:20pm

Starship Dogfights and Galactic Rebellion for the Cheap-Ass Gamer

If you want to take to the skies in an advanced aerospace fighter, frag noobs with missile clusters and join a massive battle against a hulking enemy mothership, but your gaming budget is spread a little too thin, then you should check out Air Rivals. It's a spaceship dogfighting MMORPG that's easy to jump right… »4/17/08 11:00am4/17/08 11:00am