It was a cute game when it launched: online voters running a real organic farm. But now MyFarm has gone a step farther, running a conventional farm to shine a light on different farming practices and the daily tradeoffs farmers must make to produce the food we eat.
In the high-stakes corporate tort system, an elite squad of legal eagles handle lawsuits dealing with "World of Warcraft," "FarmVille," and others in the big business of video games. These are their stories.
When Siemens decided to launch its own online social game today called PlantVille--which includes a feature called the PlantVille Café--one couldn't help but wonder whether the global industrial behemoth was taking its cues from the makers of games many of its employees are probably right now.