Extra Credits this week takes a look at the data companies often use to measure success versus things they may be ignoring which can erode player trust in a given franchise or company.
Obvious comparisons to recent events are obvious. Also somewhat interesting to me given my efforts to rank WoW expansions earlier in the week. I suppose I could add in another version of the ranking with how much each one affected my trust in Blizzard.
Extra Credits explores what makes PlayerUnknown’s Battleground such a compelling game.
It sounds plausible, but not having played it, I couldn’t confirm.
Five challenges for Virtual Reality.
Warning: Unfortunate comparisons with the Kinnect ahead.
Not really about MMOs, but certainly could be applicable in some cases, as it takes on the whole “whales” concept in free to play.
This goes well with their episode Doing Free to Play Wrong.