Wednesday, March 10, 2010

farmville tops the charts

So I have been interested in facebook app games for some time now and when looking for recent news I came across a post in Bruce Sterling's blog for wired, "Beyond the Beyond" where he describes farmville as the biggest game in america.

His post links back to this great article ( that gets at the under belly of games like this. I love the label sociopathic corporation... it really works to characterize the relationship between the players and the played.

I also found this article from LA Times that covers more of the economics of farmville. (

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