EA & Disney Bullish on the Rise of Social Gaming
Inside Social Games
Another point of interest that was briefly touched on by the panelists and in the Q&A segment was the concept of casual players merging with core players that come from the traditional video games space. This move has been occurring in social games ...
Bias-Buster: Mainstream reviewers speak out!
It's impossible to ask them all, of course, but I recently discussed the issue with three key members of the mainstream gaming press: editors Ashley Day from games™ and Chris Watters from GameSpot, and Logan Decker, Editor-in-Chief of PC Gamer (US). ...
Personal disgust cannot stop free speech
Q: I understand the US Supreme Court recently found a California law unconstitutional that regulated the sale of video games to minors. Can you tell me more about the decision? A: In our discussion last week of the case you reference, Brown v. ...
God Got Game
Another part is spent at New York University, where I teach and research video games. And there are weeks, like this one, when these two undertakings seem remarkably intertwined. Reading this week's parasha, we come across an odd formulation. ...
The Hardcore Gaming Myth
I used to just call out in my mind whether a game or gamer was of the casual or hardcore sort without thinking about what I was doing—until this year's QuakeCon when I was finally challenged with articulating what those two terms mean. ...
Pocket Gamer iPhone gaming podcast: Episode 143 - iPhone 5 rumour, Whale Trail ...
by Will Wilson It's a bumper episode of iPhone 5 rumours this week, with Jon claiming his October 4th source from last week is right, while Keith and I try to wind him up about it. Other news includes the revelation that 74 per cent of all App Store ...
Bollywood Movies Now as Video Games
By SiliconIndia, Friday, 23 September 2011, 04:22 Hrs Zoya Akhtar's 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' (ZNMD) lets users participate in the La Tomatina festival, an annual event in Spain that involves throwing and squashing of unlimited supply of tomatoes on ...
COMMENTARY: Gaming proves to be a costly obsession
North County Times (blog)
... the average gamer is 37 years old, meaning adults — not kids — are spending their hard-earned money on this expensive hobby. The video game industry has been struggling for much of 2011. According to the NDP Group, video games sales were down 26 ...
Quality Index: The week's best iPhone games – Infinity Field, Early Bird ...
It's the Quality Index round-up, Quality Index being one of Pocket Gamer's many sister sites. It's like Metacritic for iPhone games, collating everybody's opinions in one handy resource. Annihilating the Quality Index competition this week with an ...
How video gamers are saving the world
Until recently, I've always had to make excuses for being an avid video gamer. I mean, let's face it: Telling someone you're into video games rates slightly lower on the cool scale than saying you collect stamps or still sleep with “Teddy. ...
A Birthday Letter To Myself About Video Games | Kotaku Australia
By Lisa Foiles
Many video games turning twenty-five this year could set themselves on a podium and brag until their throats are sore. 'Hey, I'm ... Some time around 1999, I proclaimed that I hated video games. ...Every gamer I encountered was a jerk. ...
MIT Explores LGBT Content in Video Games, News from GamePro
GamePro News: MIT Explores LGBT Content in Video Games.
How a Mainstream Media Story About Video Games is Born
By Nathan Birch
Good journalism is all about integrity, accuracy and objectivity -- unless of course you're a mainstream news channel reporting on video games, in which.
CITE Game Innovation Lab » “The Beginnings of Video Games”
The Beginnings of Video Games Saturday, October 1, 2:00 p.m.. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street), Astoria, NY Live Skype discussion with Ralph Baer and demonstration of Tennis for Two Ralph Baer was one of ...
CITE Game Innovation Lab
Video Games and Marriage: Game Related Divorce Rampant in ...
By Michael Anderson
Way back when gamers acquired the 'basement dweller' reputation, you needed a powerful desktop PC to be a gamer, and then a bit later a console system tied to a TV. Each of those was a 'tethered' activity, which ended up in fights about TV ...
The Weekly Gamer: Gaming News 9.23.2011 | GUY.com
By Stewart Smith
The Weekly Gamer 9.2.2011. War of the Worlds gets adapted into a game, we get our first look at BloodRayne: Betrayal, Sony wants you to play video games with a visor on and the independent game Hawken gets a trailer. ...
By Super Swede
That's not to entertain some kind of doomsday endgame (those of us who love video games have seen depicted time and time again), however: Companies cannot blindly trounce around and lay waste to the proles with impunity. Companies' ...
Playboy's Gamer Next Door: The Evolution of Gaming with Jo Garcia ...
By Alec Banks
Playboy's Cyber Girl of the Year 2008, Jo Garcia, certainly inspires you to dust off those old gaming consoles. Featuring old favorites like Super Mario.
Gamasutra - News - Psychology Researchers Argue Gamer ...
Psychology Researchers Argue Gamer 'Improvement' Studies Are Flawed ... A number of studies have shown that playing a wide variety of video games can ...