Tuesday, October 25, 2005

"The Escapist, Issue 16:Import/Export" Now Available

The new issue of the Escapist magazine examines the effects of modern commerce on the gaming industry. Allen Varnay reviews a breakthrough first person shooter from Croatia, backing up his assertation that it's a cutting edge game with a history o Croatian game design; Mark Wallace discusses virtual business in MMORPGs and what happenes when a game experience becomes work; Spanner looks at knock-off consoles and states that gamers don't care about hardware and corporations don't care about software, using the Brazilian video game industry to prove his point. Jack Thompson and Penny Arcade made the News Bits this week. Read it online at http://www.escapistmagazine.com/issue/16

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