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social gaming Line breaks: so¦cial gam¦ing

Definition of social gaming in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The activity or practice of playing an online game on a social media platform: social gaming, with its emphasis on friends and community, is seeing tremendous growth
More example sentences
  • He hopes the updated title will capture the interest of the growing social gaming population.
  • And again with the social gaming, the only reason I play online games is to experience them alongside other people.
  • Certainly media richness is important, but who foresaw social gaming, where "richness" is created by human interaction not the medium?

Derivatives

social gamer

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The lure of the hardcore male gamer is waning and making way for the female social gamer, says a report by a mobile analytics company.
  • If you live in the Austin area and are a player seeking a GM, a GM seeking players, a wargamer seeking opponents, or any other kind of social gamer (CCGs, LARPS and others welcome), then give it a look.
  • It is possible that social gamers do not necessarily enjoy the challenge of "beating the game," or beating friends.

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