Social games

Jenova Chen: Social games should be an exchange of emotions, not numbers

A truly social game involves players exchanging emotions, not just helping each other improve stats, according to the game company’s co-founder Jenova Chen. Speaking at the Games for Change festival in New York this week, Chen said he takes issue with many games that market themselves as social because he doesn’t think they encourage social […]

Virtual worlds

Japanese game developers create immersive virtual worlds with Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift is the real people’s choice in the VR community. From its popular education through crowdfunding to its multibillion-dollar takeover by Facebook last week, Palmer Luckey’s immersive headset, which tracks the movements of the wearer’s head to immerse them in virtual environments, has attracted attention. attention from independent and international developers. Having lived through […]