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I am a Recovering World of Warcraft Addict

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published here in 2011. Some of the facts have changed, but I (and others) still struggle with this every day.


World of Warcraft has 11 million + subscribers right now. Every day a group of people three times as large as the state of Connecticut logs onto Blizzard’s servers to wage a virtual war against monsters, raid bosses and each other.… Read more.

Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne Has Released!

Developer: Blizzard

Platform: PC/Mobile/Tablet

Release Date: 8/10/17

Teaser Trailer:

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What is Hearthstone?

Hearthstone is one the first and most popular digital collectible card games. It was created as a spin-off of the popular Warcraft and World of Warcraft game series but has since taken on a life of its own.… Read more.

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Video Game Definition of the Week: “Gameplay Loop”

Every week the EFG staff will be defining a gaming term that is either confusing or ill-defined. Please leave a comment with any terms you are confused by and we will try to include them in future editions!

This week we are going to define the game design term “gameplay loop.” This is, admittedly, a heavier word than we have defined before, but understanding what a gameplay loop is will help understand the games that our kids (and we) play a great deal!Read more.

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Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast Episode 59!

Today, we talked about Blizzcon 2016 with our infinite co-host Mike Duetzmann and Dan Beshers.

Overwatch:

Overwatch E sports League

New Arcade mode(s)

Character Reveal: Sombra

Things that Sombra can/can’t hack

Hearthstone:

Mean Streets of Gagetzhan to be released in early December

World of Warcraft:

Tomb of Sargeras 7.2 Patch announced

Heroes of the Storm:

Varian/Ragnaros Announced as New Characters.Read more.

MOBAs: Why Are They So Popular?

MOBAs (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena games) are popular, in large part, because they have a lot in common with team sports like soccer and basketball. I know. I know. That statement sounds crazy, but hear me out.

Soccer (football everywhere else in the world) and basketball have nearly universal appeal the world over because of a handful of traits.Read more.