Blizzard, Valve and the future of virtual goods
Here's the short version for lazy sods (yes, I'm looking at you people whom Google Analytics spend <1 minute reading my thoughtful, fascinating posts): So, we've had news that Diablo 3 will enable RMT came, which came originally via PC Gamer originally ...
Where video games offer wisdom
Empire of The Kop (blog)
By Guest Writer (Other posts by Guest Writer) By Sunday Ikakke Ikpe Watching the Liverpool – Sunderland game today was for me fascinating. Though I saw only the first half of the game, I think I saw enough to form an opinion for the season. ...
"Extra Lives" writer takes a smart look at games
But for his latest book, he turned his attention to a subject oft-ignored and even denigrated by the critical establishment: video games. "Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter" is a whip- smart yet passionate tome that garnered raves from unexpected ...
New Orleans snares a Gameloft game studio with tax incentives
Video games used to be political cannon fodder on the state level, with politicians creating laws to stop the sale of violent video games to minors. But these days, states are realizing that the jobs created by game studios are just as good as any ...
Short Film of the Day: Beyond Black Mesa
Film School Rejects
Video games make awful adaptation material because, for some reason, they're more fun for executives to suck all quality from. They've invariably meant for high budgets, but instead of bringing the faithful along for the ride, most productions tend to ...
Shah Rukh Khan loves his games
Daily News & Analysis
By Sneha Mahadevan | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA It's a well-known fact that actor Shah Rukh Khan one of the most tech-savvy actors, in Bollywood, but very few know that the actor is also quite an avid gamer and is very particular about his gadgets. ...
Sales of video games shoot downward in the US
"There is no getting around the fact that video game sales in the new physical retail channel suffered its lowest month since October 2006," Frazier said, referring to new, packaged video games rather than used games or game downloads, which NPD does ...
ATTRITION: Why 21st Century Warfare Is Different
Computers and video games had an impact as well. The draft ended about the same time that personal computers and video games began to show up. So there have been three decades of troops who grew up with both. It was the troops who led the effort to ...
Bookstore offers an eclectic mix
The store will buy your gently used books, DVDs, VHS, iPods, video games, consoles, CDs and even vinyl records. The Last Word is part of the Grand Promenade shopping complex at the intersection of North Tryon Street and East WT Harris Boulevard. ...
'Always On': the world's past, present and future — in a smartphone
The Seattle Times
While students who are hooked on video games get worse grades, it is not because their brains have been harmed. In fact, some studies show that video games increase certain types of brainpower. The problem is that video games can be addictive — and ...
Mega Man Zero 3
by GamingNerd100 August 13, 2011 - Originally designed to be the conclusion of the Mega Man Zero series before the fans demanded MMZ4, Mega Man Zero 3 is one of the best Mega Man games of all time, and one of my personal video games. ...
Games in Australia to get R18+ rating
The government is supporting a move to classify certain video games as R18+, which would bring some considered Adult-Only titles into the R18+ category and also some from the MA15+ category too. "Few people would dispute the value of a classification ...
New, foreign video games dominate this fall's lineup | Daily Trojan
The fall's new releases are part of a surprisingly diverse amalgam. Several of the most highly anticipated video games were designed by companies across the world and are slated for international releases in the coming months. ...
Limiting Free Speech (45): Selling Violent Video Games to Children ...
By Filip Spagnoli
A recent US Supreme Court ruling invalidated a California law that banned the sale of certain violentvideo games to children on the grounds that the law violated freedom of speech. The controversy is an old one, and goes roughly as ...
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Swords from Video Games become Real
Swords from Video Games become Real. August 14th, 2011 | Category: product review site. One of the great things about living in today's world, especially if you are a gamer or a fantasy and science fiction fan is the amount of products ...
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Nintendo 3DS Price Drop Hits on August 9th at Walmart - Cheap Ass ...
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Choprawoo metastasizes into video games : Respectful Insolence
Now this is some seriously funny stuff. Anyone who's been reading this blog a while knows my opinion of Deepak Chopra. Basically, he's the quackiest of the ...
How Felicia Day's online gamer serial makes good TV, good business ...
How Felicia Day's online gamer serial makes good TV, good business and good art. Posted by Cory Doctorow on Thursday, Aug 4th at 6:01am ...
10 Incredible Chests in Video Games - Joystick Division
10 Incredible Chests in Video Games. By Rich Shivener in Lists! Monday, August 1 , 2011, at 12:00 pm. sagat-thumb.jpg. Stop looking at his chest - it's rude. ...
Video games may help with boys' classroom struggles
Studies during the past decade have shown elementary school boys are struggling -- falling behind academically while also being diagnosed with learning ...
August 8, 2011 | Games | Sawbuck Gamer | The A.V. Club
Sawbuck Gamer August 8, 2011. Prime Minister's Questions: The Game. by Anthony John Agnello, Steve Heisler, Rowan Kaiser, Tasha Robinson, John Teti, ...
Atomic Gamer - RAGE Preview: The First 150 Minutes | N4G
Atomic Gamer - "You don't come to Quakecon without the PC version." This is something that I've ...39m ago - Villain is an integral part of video games. ...
Top 10 Most Horrific Faces In Video Games - Digg
There's something about faces that instantly gives you insight into a person. Whether it's a smile, a nod, or straight up eye contact, these mild facial ...
Senior Citizens Playing Video Games - Tomio Geron - Forbes
Senior Citizens Playing Video Games. The best stock photos we could find. shares . tweets. Share. The Forbes 400. World's Billionaires. Celebrity 100 ...
Pulp Gamer - Pulp Gamer Out of Character - PGOC 179: Gamer Burnout
The Pulp Gamer Crew. Tucson, Arizona. Description: Listen to table-top gaming and community ...The Pulp Gamer discusses their own experiences with burnout, ...
Snag the new Gamer Power BTS11 on the cheap | PC Gamer
We understand the plight of the college PC gamer: you need a new computer that can run your favorite games with ease, but everything's too expensive from ...
Gamer Dies: health risks of playing video games
Gamer Dies: health risks of playing video games. health risks of playing video games. ahmed ibrahem ibrahem Buray is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, ...
Gamer Girls Rejoice! - Must Have Cute - Cute Kawaii Stuff
cute kawaii stuff - Gamer Girls Rejoice! Share your gamer proclivities proudly! Submitted by: Unknown. Via: www.incrediblethings.com
A Guide To Family Video Games (Video Games)
A Guide To Family Video Games