Bitmob Big 10: March’s most-read community stories

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One of the great things about the Bitmob community is that you guys come up with fantastic article ideas. Your stories often outdo our regular writers in traffic and comments — even without a front-page push, sometimes. I tip my cap to all of you. And especially to the authors of the 10 articles listed below. Well done, folks.

Here are the most-read community stories from March 2011:

10. Four terrible games that made me smile by Chris Winters

9. Beyond Good and Evil: Has Ubisoft learned a lesson from history? by Rob Haines

8. What not to do: 10 rules for game developers by Matthew Anfuso

7. Ten things I love and hate about Killzone 3 by Reggie Carolipio

6. Dragon Age 2 fails to consider standard-definition TV owners by Kris Pigna

Hit the jump for the rest of March's list.


5. Five days with the Nintendo 3DS: A honeymoon diary by Chris Charlton

4. Why you shouldn't trust early Metacritic scores by Dennis Scimeca

3. 10 things I hate about DLC and digital distribution by William Harrison

2. Goodbye Demon's Souls by Karli Winata

1. Stumping in the wasteland: On the politics of Fallout by Matt Polen

Do you want to be on next month's list? Here are some tips:

Catchy headlines: A great one goes a long way — you'd be amazed at how much this matters. If it doesn't draw people's attention, it doesn't matter how good your article is. You can easily double or triple your hits with a catchy and interesting headline.

Format your articles: Short, concise paragraphs and pictures go a long way. Why don't you follow our writing tips column?

Encourage comments: Ask your readers to share their opinions.

Promote your work: Share your links via Twitter, Facebook, message boards, N4G, Reddit, and StumbleUpon.

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