Activision blends toys, video games with 'Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure'
Billy Pidgeon, an analyst at M2 Securities who follows video games, said the concept is “very risky, but if it pays off, it's going to pay off big.” It's risky, for one, because there's no real way to tell what will drive kids and parents to a holiday ...
Interactive video games help patients in ICUs
Interactive video games, already known to improve motor function in recovering stroke patients, appear to safely enhance physical therapy for patients in the ICU, according to new research from Johns Hopkins. Researchers studied the safety and ...
Maroon and Gamer: Pre-order exclusives: Setting the hurdles?
The State Press
Lock-in an exclusive in-game item and the gamer will choose our store over the competitors. Take for example Gears of War 3. Each of the aforementioned retailers, except Target, offered a specific character that could be used in multiplayer. ...
Is Apple's iPhone 4S too powerful?
We don't sign up to cult of console purists that see iPhone gaming as some sort of inferior breed ofvideo games or anything, quite the opposite in fact; we've been known to spend many an hour building our Tiny Towers, we'll cop to more than a few ...
The Man of Steel returns to video games ... on iOS
by Jordan Mallory on Oct 16th 2011 12:00PM There's a lot going on in the DC Universe these days, what with the radically controversial reboot of all its franchises and the new Superman movie that's currently in production, so of course now is the ...
Video Game Uses Brain to Control Action
By Christina DesMarais, PCWorld Oct 16, 2011 7:08 AM Video games often require children to use their hands to control the action, but a new one released by a collaboration that includes an Australian researcher invites kids to use their brains ...
'Ghost Rider' sequel promises 'darker, nastier, meaner' anti-hero
Los Angeles Times
Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, the writing and directing tandem behind “Crank” and “Gamer,” have inherited the fiery Columbia Pictures franchise and their first challenges may be getting fans to forgive and forget the 2007 movie “Ghost Rider. ...
Activision Blizzard: A buyback bet
This leading maker of video games is a new addition to a buyback-based model portfolio. By TheStockAdvisors on Sun, Oct 16, 2011 1:25 PM By David Fried, The Buyback Letter We previously bought Activision Blizzard (ATVI) in our buyback portfolio last ...
Irrational, bizarre hatred of innocent details
Operation Sports (blog)
Like many of you on here I am a sports gamer and I tell people I like playing video games because they're fun but when I reflect on playing games I'm not sure how much "fun" I'm actually having. Like all gamers certain flaws, glitches, or oversights ...
My Life as a Newb: The World of Online Gaming
By GeekMom Blog I married a gamer. I married a man who, quite sensibly, refused to play World of Warcraft because he knew without a doubt that it would suck him in, ruin him for life, and lead to divorce. I have watched him play and beat many games, ...
An out-of-this-world experience
Jacksonville Daily News
A horde of fans — dressed as their favorite characters from the worlds of Star Wars, Star Trek, Avatar, Harry Potter and several other films, video games and comics — flocked to the first Crystal Coast Con Sci-fi and Gaming Tournament at Mac Daddy's ...
Hey Baby, Nice Hardware
•Five Video Games with Rock Stars Not Rocking [MTV] This sounds like an alternate lyric to the Twelve Days of Christmas. Hey why isn't Band Hero on this list? ... Rimshot? Hello? Anyone? Thank you ... •Ten Fine Art Masterpieces with a Video Game Twist ...
The latest free games online – review
It would be grossly unfair to criticise the medium of video games as creatively narrow-minded, based purely on the blockbusters that dominate the charts. To do so would be to turn a blind eye to the variation and spirit of experimentalism that thrive ...
Madden Makers Find a New Game in the Second Half of a Career
As a 10-year veteran of the Madden NFL series, Ian Cummings has plenty of experience buildingvideo games with bears in them. It's the raccoons and beavers that are a bit of a departure this time. "It's awesome to work on a sports game, ...
'Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3' Gets New Maps, Modes And Playable Galactus ...
Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3's Chris Baker, Francis Mao, Miguel Corty, Riota Niitsuma and Seth Killian revealed some new details about the fighting game today at both the Marvel Interactive: MarvelVideo Games and UMVC3 panels. ...
Surprise profit at UK Blockbuster
The Press Association
The results will come as some surprise given the current retail climate, especially in DVD and video games markets. Video games chain Game said it lost £48.5 million in the first half of the year, while HMV was forced to sell book chain Waterstone's in ...
Blu-ray Review: STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS SEASON 3
I've liked Star Wars since I saw the remastered releases of the original trilogy on VHS in the mid-90s – the pre Special Edition ones – and became obsessed with the various toys, novels, video gamesand other ephemera over the following years. ...
Video Games: 'Gears of War 3' holds back 'Rage,' 'NBA 2K12' at top of rental chart
Press of Atlantic City
PressofAtlanticCity.com uses Facebook as its primary method for story commenting on the site. This feature allows you to share easily content and comments with your social network, and you will be able to see what your friends and other ...
Kipi is the best - Black Rock Shooter Cosplay
There are quite a lot of articles just here on mmosite that have the main theme her starring many roles from many famous animes and video games. Some of them are Asuka & Rei from Evangelion cosplays, while others are simply Kasumi and other DoA ...
NYCC: Getting a Sense of Gaming's Relative Place in the World
Video games are newcomers on the stage of nerd culture, and shows like this are stark reminders of that fact. Games have a respectable showing here to be sure, but compared to the breadth and depth of comic- and film-related material, you can't help ...
Library showcases numerous events for your teen
“Teens have more activities to fill their free time than ever — web videos, social-networking sites,video games, after-school activities, athletics — and increasingly high expectations in the classroom,” said Mary Cosper LeBoeuf, director of the ...
ToysRUs: Buy 2, Get 1 Free Video Games & Accessories
ToysRUs: Buy 2, Get 1 Free Video Games & Accessories. October 16, 2011. If you have video games on your list this year, you may want to check out ToysRUs, Buy 2, Get 1 Free Video Game sale. It includes some of the hottest titles that never ...
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Second Life in PC Gamer Magazine - SLUniverse Forums
In the latest edition of PC Gamer magazine, there is a brief blurb about Second Life, in a feature called Item Shop, which has a list of 10 ridiculous.
Video: Lana Del Rey and Woodkid duet “Video Games ...
By Alex Young
After hamming it up with a couple Gorillaz, music blog sensation Lana Del Rey returned to the Big Apple over the weekend, where she teamed up with Yoann Lemoine for an on-stage duet of “Video Games”. Lemoine has directed music ...
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