Jam City has announced today that they are teaming with the national, non-partisan non-profit “When We All Vote” to drive online voter registration. From October 3rd-5th, players of Cookie Jam, Cookie Jam Blast, Panda Pop and Genies & Gems will be served with a non-partisan reminder to exercise their right to vote in time for the November 6th midterm elections. Voting has never been more important, and this will coincide with many states’ deadlines for voter registration (during the first week of October). With the average smartphone user spending 55 minutes per day playing mobile games, this message will be served to a vast, highly engaged audience, on a platform that packs the highest impact. … [Read more...] about Jam City Teams with ‘When We All Vote’ to Mobilize Voter Registration
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Star Citizen Recent MMO crowdfunding news Brad McQuaid’s MMO Pantheon has snapped up Trion’s Linda ‘Brasse’ Carlson - Did you wonder where Linda "Brasse" Carlson was going to end up post-Trion Worlds' implosion? Because you had to know she'd end up somewhere; she's a force of nature in… Whatever happened to Empyrion Galactic Survival? - Anybody remember Empyrion Online aka Empyrion Galactic Survival? It's one of those space sandbox multiplayer survival games that went for a Kickstarter back in 2014 but ultimately canceled it, having… Star Citizen kicks off a free-fly event next week, welcoming non-backers to play over Thanksgiving - Oh yeah, you know a big holiday is coming up when every single game, even the ones deep in alpha, are cranking out demos and free-to-play events. Star Citizen is… Project Gorgon now has a free demo as Elder Game previews upcoming development - If you've ever wanted to become a cow or learn phrenology in a … [Read more...] about Make My MMO: Star Citizen hits $200M in crowdfunds, Reddit drama ensues
One backer asks how the devs intend to faithfully recreate Earth at quarter scale, and the answer is that they’re not entirely sure yet. As it stands, CIG’s tech isn’t quite up to the challenge of replicating Earth with its massive variety of biomes and environments, but over time, they hope to bring the tech up to a point that will allow a high-fidelity recreation of our home planet. … [Read more...] about Star Citizen’s latest Calling All Devs dishes on recreating Earth, non-lethal weaponry, and customization
Elite Dangerous: This choice seems pretty obvious to me; it’s the natural progression after spending so much time in Star Citizen and it would certainly be good to see where there are similarities and differences. Also, y’know, it’s a fully finished game, so there’s that. RIFT: Consider this me picking up where the lovely and brilliant Eliot Lefebvre left off. This was the choice that won the vote in July, so it just seems fitting to include the option once more just in case folks would like to see where it goes. Project Gorgon: I know this was already covered — and in January of this year, no less — but I’m adding this one as a sort of personal curiosity selection than any sort of attempt to repeat what Eliot already experienced. I haven’t played this one in a very long time and I’d like to see where it leads. Those are our options. Where to, friends? … [Read more...] about Choose My Adventure: Star Citizen’s missions and their bugs
Every morning, the Massively Overpowered writers team up with mascot Mo to ask MMORPG players pointed questions about the massively multiplayer online roleplaying genre. Grab a mug of your preferred beverage and take a stab at answering the question posed in today’s … [Read more...] about The Daily Grind: Do you vote in MMO player elections?