Resistance 3 kicks off big fall launches for video games

Resistance 3 kicks off big fall launches for video games
VentureBeat
Sony is launching Resistance 3 for the PlayStation 3 today, and with it begins the big fall video game launch season. The Sony exclusive is the first salvo in the battle between the game platforms that will occupy gamers for the next few months. ...
Proof That GameStop Understands Apple Is Changing The Way We Play Video Games
Business Insider
GameStop will soon be carrying Apple's full range of iOS devices, including iPhones, iPods, and iPads, reports 9to5Mac. This week, it will begin accepting iOS devices for trade-in credit. This is likely to help build up an inventory of used iDevices to ...
Guns, Video Games, Rap Music, and Sumo Wrestling: Coverage of the Call of Duty ...
OC Weekly (blog)
By Peter Mai Tue., Sep. 6 2011 at 9:34 AM ​The Call of Duty XP event took place over the Labor Day weekend, with publisher Activision making some huge announcements regarding their next money maker game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. ...
Ads in violent video games turn players against products
TG Daily
Embedding advertisements in violent video games has a totally counter-productive effect, putting users off products and lowering brand recall. As a result, say researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, advertisers should think twice about ...
Will video games save the world or are they a waste of time?
Marketplace
(Michael Tullberg/Getty Images) Ian Bogost is a professor at Georgia Institute of Technology where his specialty is the development and meaning of video games. Be sure to check out his game Guru Meditation. His new book, "How To Do Things WithVideo ...
Violence in Video Games: It's All Part of Growing Up
Wired News
And, videogame violence is specifically considered “participatory violence” because thegamer is seen as directing or participating in violent actions, albeit, in-game, and albeit still fantasy violence. Adding to this misinformation, parents typically ...
Gamer stuffs PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles into one case, clears shelf space for ...
Engadget
Looking to save some funds in the process, the ├╝ber-gamer skipped out on a liquid cooling system -- but he notes that when both machines are running simultaneously, they each hover around 100 degrees Farhenheit (38 degrees Celsius). ...
GET DIGITAL OR GET LOST: The State Of Modern Video Games
Business Insider
What do successful video game studios need to do to stay competitive? An in-depth report by Neil Doshi and Mark Mahaney of Citigroup says it largely revolves around how they handle the Internet. They outline a few key points that have helped define ...
Warhammer 40K Space Marine: Two tons of armour and no helmet?
Globe and Mail
And, for one reason or another, none of the Warhammer video games that have come and gone over the years have ever beckoned me. Thanks to intuitive controls, familiar game design, and a simple narrative structure, Warhammer 40000: Space Marine—a...
New This Week in Video Games
Attack of the Fanboy
Resistance 3 - (PS3) - Resistance 3 is the 2011 release in Sony's flagship Resistance First-Person Shooter game franchise for play exclusively on PlayStation 3. Picking up right where Resistance 2 left off, players follow the adventures of Joseph ...
Several highly anticipated video games to be released in coming months
The Dixie Sun
Plasma guns, mine fields, alien invasions and more, the gaming world has changed drastically over the last year, and this fall some exciting games are hitting the shelves. Some of the most anticipated games are "Dead Island", "Battlefield 3", ...
Playing video games aids in treating lazy eye:Study
HealthJockey.com
A new study conducted by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, has disclosed that video games apparently help enhance the vision of adults suffering from amblyopia or lazy eye. The study found that participants seemingly encountered...
Patriot Gamer 2 AMD Black Edition
MSN Tech & Gadget UK
Memory maestro Patriot has launched the Patriot Gamer 2 AMD Black Edition DDR3 4GB RAM kit specifically aimed at the AMD crowd. With the launch of AMD's new Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), Llano, RAM is a vital performance component again. ...
Antec Sonata Series Solo II Mid Tower Case Review
Legit Reviews
Seems as of late that Antec was focusing on the gamer side of things with the Lanboy Air, Dark Fleet series, and Gamer case lines. Not everyone likes that style of case, preferring a classier look. For those users Antec has the Performance and Sonata ...
Video Games: Aliens: Infestation Launch Trailer
ShockTillYouDrop.com
Developed by WayForward in collaboration with Gearbox Software, Aliens: Infestation pits players against the overwhelming Xenomorph hive, with access to a vast selection of iconic weapons and tools from the series. Featuring character designs by ...
Qualcomm Atheros Acquires Designer of Video Games-Optimized Network Controllers.
X-bit Labs
by Anton Shilov Qualcomm Atheros, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, has quietly acquired Bigfoot Networks, a designer of network controllers tailored for video games. As a result of the acquisition, Qualcomm Atheros will be able to deliver improved user ...
'Video games media should be as mainstream as sport and film'
MCV
by Chris Dring The online giant's ambitious president Roy Bahat says gaming media ought to be as big as movies and sport, and that it's down to IGN to make it happen. “We have this vision of a new kind of media company that makes games media a ...
EVE Online Vets Demand Something New to Do, Not Something New to Wear From CCP
Gamespy.com
PC Gamer directs our attention to Alexander Gianturco's blog, Kugutsumen, where Gianturco writes as the leader of Eve Online's Council of Stellar Management liaison group. As evidence of the game's recent stagnation, Gianturco points to the average ...
Win tickets to the Eurogamer Expo 2011
Telegraph.co.uk
Particularly special though, is the Special Effect crew who will be calling on you to help them break two world records in support of the charity, which helps young people with disabilities enjoy video games every day. If you want a chance to win ...
Video Games Could Increase Kids' Identity Theft Risk
MedIndia
by Sheela Philomena on September 06, 2011 at 11:49 AM Adam Levin, chairman and founder of IDTheft911, said that parents have become more attuned to the dangers their children face when gaming online due to the massive Sony data breach earlier this year ...
The Mass Effect statue that is angering fans
Lazygamer
Sure, video games, if successful, can make a lot of cash for publishers and developers. But any business savvy marketer knows that the real key to success is in merchandising the hell out of your product. On the market, there are currently Halo ...
And in other PC gaming news…
PC Gamer Magazine
No seriously, we've had to have the doors to the PC Gamer doom fortress specially enlarged to accommodate his massive paldrons, although we insist he checks his bolt pistol and chainsword in at reception. Inside is a selection of PC Gaming news that ...
UK top 20 video games chart
The Guardian (blog)
This article was published on guardian.co.uk at 13.27 BST on Monday 5 September 2011 . It was last modified at 07.06 BST on Tuesday 6 September 2011 .
Opinion: Because We Have Stories Too
Gamasutra
And a game developer, and incidentally also an avid gamer. In the text that I'm referring to, Ben Abraham challenges his readers to think about sexism and to take an active part in changing the world around us. From the final punchline: "Gamers and ...
Simulation-Stratgy Game, King Of Dragon Pass, Gets An iOS Port
AppAdvice
Pocket Gamer reports that the critically acclaimed game is being ported to iOS and will be arriving in a matter of days. It is known as a title that is more of an interactive text adventure than a modern game. It has no moving graphics and instead ...
Playing Golden Tee so others can enjoy camp, too
Chicago Sun-Times
By Sandy Stevens wordsbysandy@gmail.com September 6, 2011 12:38PM Like a lot of kids, Tim Weaver enjoys playing video games. But this Naperville 17-year-old has used his interest to benefit a camp in the Adirondack Mountains of New York that provides ...
Game Review: DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION Beautiful, Addictive
Newsarama
The linear structure is something that video games do often but rarely do well; fencing a player character in might save a developer countless hours of work on details that might never have been seen by a player, and at the same time it shortcuts the ...
Top Gear Takes A Quick Look At The Warthog
GamerFront
This is just another awesome aspect of video games and their expanded universe. The gaming world is starting to run rampant with it, and I embrace every fully explained detail. Whether you like Halo or not you have to respect the detail put into the ...
We're Not Ready for Streaming Games
Gamasutra (blog)
At a time when services like Netflix and Hulu are enjoying tremendous popularity with their streaming options for movies and television, it's natural to follow a train of thought that envisions an equally successful service for video games. ...
Interview with Christina-Antoinette Neofotistou: Games Illustrator
DeltaGamer
When did you begin playing video games? As a child. My parents bought me one of the first C64 machines on the market. That was such a huge privilege. I haven't stopped ever since. DG: What kinds of games were/are you into? RPGs, RTS, FPS, platforms,...
Independent Game Developers to Gather in LA in October at IndieCade To ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Their sights are set on IndieCade 2011, the fifth-annual international festival of independent video games and its accompanying industry conference. While the annual festival converts the community into an indie game arcade, with opportunities to play ...
Study: French Games Market Will Drop To 3.2B Euros In 2011
Gamasutra
by Mike Rose [Console/PC, Business] A new study by market research firm Newzoo estimates that the French video games market will be worth a total of 3.2 billion euros ($4.51 billion) in 2011, down 10 percent compared to last year. ...
Growing Up Geek: Joseph Volpe
Engadget
No, I had other loves -- namely books, comics and video games, but not in the way you'd think. While most children were happily rotting themselves into contented alpha states in front of the boob tube, I was poring over fantasy novels, ...
'How to Do Things With Video Games': What They Are Is Not the ...
By W. Scott Poole
This is so much the case that it often feels like Bogost's title should have been “What video gamesare”. Much of the book is purely descriptive and even the most dedicated gamer (since they do still exist) will learn new information about how ...
PopMatters
Gamer Camp: Nano Games now on Apple iOS Devices | GamePolitics
By james_fudge
Each qualification on Mini is worth 60 credits and costs £2700, allowing students to study GamerCamp: Pro's full MA or MSc in Video Games Development (£8000 for EU students, £10050 for non-EU) over several years if they want to. ...
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Top 5 Video Games Portrayal of Women | N4G
Top 5 Video Games Portrayal of Women. Xomba: Over the past 15 ... 8d ago - Crispy Gamer: Every video game has its annoying characters. Over the course of ...
n4g.com/news/.../top-5-video-games-portrayal-of-women
Gamer's Foot: Portal And Minecraft Socks - Geekologie
Gamer's Foot: Portal And Minecraft Socks. ... My Answer's Yes!: Slick Portal 2 Proposal (08/23/2011). C.R.E.A.M.: Pixelated Video Games Money (08/22/2011) ...
www.geekologie.com/.../gamers-foot-portal-and-minecraft-soc...
Video Games Day: By the Numbers - Yahoo! News
Who are the people playing the most video games, how long do they play, and which ... Average age of a gamer - Entertainment Review Software Board (ERSB) ...
news.yahoo.com/video-games-day-numbers-143100834.html
Petroglyph Taps Live Gamer to Drive the Virtual Economy in Rise of ...
Petroglyph has integrated the Live Gamer Elements platform into Rise of Immortals to drive the game's virtual economy. As a complete monetization engi...
pc.ign.com/articles/119/1191504p1.html?RSSwhen2011...
On Costumes, Video Games, and the Art of Pretending < PopMatters
A little nostalgia goes a long way. Sometimes, you get so lost in looking at a thing that you forget that its not real. Or at least, you want to forget that its not real.
www.popmatters.com/.../146505-on-costumes-video-games-a...
August 29, 2011 | Games | Sawbuck Gamer | The A.V. Club
The A.V. Club's regular roundup of bargain-bin videogames. In this edition: Wesley Snipes brings his incarcerated star power to the iPhone.
www.avclub.com/articles/august-29-2011,60976/

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