Death of a Retailer: GameStop's Q2 Earnings Pave Way to Digital Future
Used video games and gaming machines sales totaled more than $292, generating 46% of the company's profits. Chief executive Paul Reins said, “GameStop's resilient retail model enabled us to achieve our earnings plan despite a challenging period for the ...
Classic Teams in Video Games
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However, I have enjoyed seeing video games evolve into the awesome creations we have today, even Madden. It seems 2K is on to something including legends in its NBA game. Although some are recycled it adds something to the game. ...
Of course video games were blamed for the London riots, writes CIARA O'BRIEN
Eventually someone got around to blaming video games for the rioters' behaviour. Not poverty. Not cutbacks. Not a lack of services and support. Not a lack of leadership and a widespread feeling of disassociation from the political system. ...
Gameloft Sticking with Universal Builds for New Releases
Talking with Pocket Gamer during the Gamescon â€™11 conference in Germany, Gameloft PR Manager Gregory Wintgens stated that from here on out the iOS mega-developer plans to â€œrelease everything as Universalâ€ rather than the long standing practice ...
GamesCom 2011: Sonic Invades Super Mario 3D Land
Sarcastic Gamer managed to talk briefly to Nintendo marketing executive and spokesperson Iwanta Fuyu about Sonic's inclusion, in which he had this to say... "Many fans loved how the levels with Yoshi played in Mario Galaxy 2 for the Wii. ...
Hip-Hop Meets Gamer With Def Jam Rapstar
With the popularity of video games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, it was only a matter of time before hip-hop took a stake in the karaoke-game market. Def Jam Rapstar is the first truly interactive hip-hop game experience, available on XBox 360, ...
Meet the gamer – Mad Dog Malcs
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... you will be the game and when that happens, SkyNet will become a reality!! Special thanks to Mad Dog Malcs for taking the time to answer our questions. To apply to be featured in a future “Meet the Gamer” segment, simply fill out the following form.
No playing around, video games are an art form
As John Lanchester remarked in a London Review of Books article in 2009, “there is no other medium that produces so pure a cultural segregation as video games, so clean-cut a division between the audience and the non-audience. ...
The PC Gaming Reader – read the best of PC gaming writing as an ebook
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The PC Gaming Reader is a collection of the best PC games writing from PC Gamer, PC Format, Edge and the now sadly defunct PC Zone. Previously we gave it away with issue 222 of the magazine, but now we're offering it to everyone in e-book format. ...
New Xbox Dashboard, Kinect Future Detailed
The much-touted Cloud storage feature applies to gamer profiles and saves - the whole account is saved to the cloud, meaning you can log in on a friend's console and retrieve your profile and saves easily. Deeper Facebook integration via the Social tab ...
PopCap: Playing casual games may help you bond with your kids
Maybe video games aren't so socially damaging after all: A study from PopCap Games says that playing casual games with your kids can actually lead to increased bonding. Of course the Seattle casual game maker has an interest in games being perceived in ...
Virtual goods, real rights?
... last year's review on the online gaming world by the government in Vietnam indicated that it considered that virtual goods and property are not real assets comparable to real-world goods and property (you can read Gamer/Law's report on that here). ...
Why it feels good to be the Master Chief
Leave it to a psychologist at the University of Essex to discover that the secret sauce in irresistible video games is the characters' personalities — especially those that leave just enough creative space for players to pour themselves into. ...
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PC Gamer Magazine
The PC Gamer logo in letters ten foot tall! Framed in purest gold! Tremble at it's magnificent glory! Inside is a collection of magnificently constructed PC gaming news. Frequent PC Gamer contributor Lewis Denby defends Deus Ex: Invisible War over at ...
Video Games: GamesCom Trailer for Amy
A trailer for the upcoming video game Amy hit the web. This premiered at the German expo GamesCom. Amy takes place in December 2034 in the small town of Silver City (Midwest, USA) after a comet strikes, wreaking havoc on humanity and unleashing a ...
Kinect-ing The Possibilities
The Kinect is undoubtedly a revolution in video games, but I see at as a revolution for more than living room fun. The Kinect offers up endless fun and functionality, its only a matter of time until it is implented in places other than next to your TV.
The Lawbringer: WoW's immune system and the gold selling virus
by Mathew McCurley Aug 19th 2011 at 3:00PM Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genre. Mathew McCurley takes you through the world running parallel to the games we love and enjoy, full of rules, ...
Gamescom 2011: Five upcoming games that stand out
He's covered video games for upwards of 400 outlets over the past 20 years, from Forbes to The Hollywood Reporter, and produces 3-D television and online content for outlets like DirecTV and NVIDIA 3D Vision Live. Cologne, Germany (CNN) -- Gamescom is ...
Tony Hawk: Ride Skateboard Bundle Is the Olliefied Deal of the Day
we played video games. We played them with the kind of high functioning beta-male vigor that would've been better spent on grades or girls or folding laundry appropriately or doing laundry at all than on Super Mario Kart. We played them with conviction ...
Tap Tap Glee Brings Musical Melodrama to Your Phone
Pairing hit TV show Glee's catchy showtunes with Guitar Hero's signature synchronized button-pressing gameplay, free iPhone and iPad game Tap Tap Glee hopes to bridge the world between flamboyant musicals and finger-blistering video games. ..
Video: Creating Hockenheim For The Forza Motorsport 4 Game
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Video games. From coin-operated arcade games to the advent of home games consoles a whole generation had a new form of entertainment and for the budding gearheads, the best fun was provided by racing games. Just as car technology has progressed ...
Pictures from the Pocket Gamer, PapayaMobile and Super Rewards ...
Another games conference can only mean another swinging Pocket Gamer party. And so it was. At GDC Europe, together with sponsors PayapaMobile - the fun social mobile gaming network for Android - and Super Rewards - the global ...
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The Weekly Gamer 8.19.2011 | GUY.com
By Stewart Smith
The Weekly Gamer 8.5.2011. The Supreme Court speaks out about a recent ruling regarding video games, an update on a possible Mirror's Edge sequel and Nintendo responds to early adopters angry about the 3DS price drop. callofjuarez SB ...
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Gamescom '11: Gameloft plans to release all future ... - Pocket Gamer
CU 'HD'. Click to read the full 'Gamescom '11: Gameloft plans to release all future iOS games as Universal builds' news article. For more Gameloft news and Multiformat news, visitPocketGamer.co.uk.
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Will We Get Too Old for Video Games? |
By Paul Tassi
The data appears to suggest that once a gamer, always a gamer. We'll obviously have to see how things progress over the next few decades, as these 37 year olds are the first ones to truly grow up with video games. ...
Bible Stories That Demand to be Video Games - Gaming For God
By Evan Derrick
I had this game as a child, undoubtedly because my parents thought that as long as I was spending hours playing video games I could at least be reading scripture at the same time. Just an FYI, parents, kids can see through that stuff a ...
Gaming For God
Video Games - The Barnes & Noble Review
History, myths, and stories of the digital playground. Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America By Jeff Ryan How did a portly plumber in red overalls ...