Electronic Arts says it will close down three popular Facebook games—The Sims Social, SimCity Social, and Pet Society—on June 14, citing a "not surprising" dropoff in player activity within its Facebook-based games.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could gather real-time feedback from your customers and make real-time changes to your product, quickly pivoting based on their personal preferences? Thanks to interactive design and some super-charged technology, social gamers are doing just that.
On December 20, BioWare will release "Star Wars: The Old Republic," its most ambitious project yet. Bigger than all of its previous games combined, it could be a monumental success—or a titanic failure.