| |Video Games as New Treatment for Amblyopia in Older Children
by Stanley Darma on Oct 26, 2011 • 3:16 pm We earlier reported that video games
could improve the vision of adults with amblyopia. Now a new study in a population consisting of children aged 10 to 18 has found that the combination of video games
| |Gamer Dad Attacks Teen After CoD Black Ops Heckling
One man lost his cool and actually assaulted a teen living up the street over words exchanged in Call of Duty: Black Ops. When playing deathmatch or other multiplayer options online with other gamers, heckling comes with the territory, even more so for ...
| |Teens who play video games tend to eat more, Canadian study finds
Vancouver Sun (blog)
Teenagers tend to eat more after playing video games
, raising concerns that sedentary games may fuel weight gain more than previously believed. University of Ottawa researcher Jean-Philippe Chaput compared the eating habits of teens who had spent time ...
| |PC Gamer UK December issue – Planetside 2
PC Gamer Magazine
You can read all about it in our preview in the latest edition of PC Gamer
UK. It hits store shelves today. It's also available online, digitally through Zinio and Apple Newsstand, and it should already be with subscribers now. ...
| |Facebook video games are stupid, anyway
I've always thought Facebook was a stupid place to play video games
. Now, it seems, there's a social engineering risk. As Graham Cluley at Sophos notes in the Naked Security blog, a scam claiming that you can play Mario Kart on Facebook has spread ...
| |Netflix Uncertainty About Video Games
It seems that Netflix is having a hard time making up it's mind about stuff lately. What with the Qwikster launch and dismantling and now this statement by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings: We have yet to decide whether or not to offer video game discs. ...
| |Brand Names Slip into Cartoons, Video Games
Voice of America
October 26, 2011 Brand Names Slip into Cartoons, Video Games
Advertisers pay to 'immerse' their product names in children's TV, gaming Ted Landphair | Washington, DC By all accounts, American kids are way too fat, and parents are getting a good ...
| |VIDEO GAMES: My top 5 favorite video games of all time.
Comic Book Movie
With trolls and vampires, Dark caves to explore in and millions of awesome weapons and treasures and so much more, it has everything that a fantasy RPG gamer
would want. I am a huge fan of the Resident Evil series, so this game was the ultimate in that...
| |How the video games industry is faring
by AP | Oct 26, 2011 11:55 AM ET Oct. 20: Microsoft Corp. says revenue from the Xbox 360 products and services grew 7 percent, led by higher revenue from the Xbox Live service and offset by decreased revenue from video games
and fewer consoles sold. ...
| |Violent Video Games May Lower Violent Crime Rates, Study Shows
"Yaah, like, every game I play is violent," said gamer
Ricky Roden. "They're just fun." "In Grand Theft Auto, you're stealing people's cars. You can punch people. You can blow them up," said Adetula. If you're worried the games will inspire the guys to ...
| |Demand growing for high-tech guns popularized in video games, movies
Victoria Times Colonist
The consumer tastes of Canadian gun owners are fast changing, as shooters eschew vintage hunting rifles in favour of the latest "tacti-cool" military-style weapons - many of which appear in movies and popular video games
, such as Call of Duty. ...
| |The Stars of Uncharted 3 interview part three
By Tom Hoggins, Video Games
Editor It must be great to see it there once the game is finished, when you've been working on a soundstage in a mo-cap suit with tennis-balls as gear levers? Nolan North: You know what. We're proud to say that we've been...
| |Video games can help treat lazy eye
A new study from researchers in India suggests that ambloypia (commonly known as “lazy eye”) can be treated, in part, with a regular dose of video games
. An eye clinic in India found that nearly one-third of the patients in the 10-18 year old group saw ...
| |No Free Battlefield 1943 For you!!!
In response to an inquiry on Twitter as to where the codes to redeem the free version of Battlefield 3 were by an curious gamer
, the official Battlefield Twitter account replied “In lieu of 1943 being available on disk for PS3 customers, ...
| |The Best Board Games To Come From Video Games And Apps
Pop Culture Zoo
As you know from the cartoon episodes and the video games
, a character can capture Pokenon using an empty Poke-shell and throwing it at wild Pokemon. The shell breaks open and sucks the creature inside. Pokemon fans can now re-create this iconic scene ...
| |New XIII is a puzzle-based “interactive adventure”
PC Gamer Magazine
“The game is an interactive story, with puzzles, games, and enigmas,” an Anuman Interactive rep told PC Gamer
via email. “It will be released on PC, Mac, iPhone and iPad and will be the same on each platform (except for tactile features of course on ...
| |Wine for gamers, suggested pairings: pizza rolls, Hot Pockets
PC Gamer Magazine
Carefully crafted from grapes grown… somewhere, GamerWines is offering the 2008 “n00b” Merlot, 2007 “Stunlock” red, and for the “Gamer
Widow” a 2008 Pinot Grigio. Perhaps you are still skeptical? Very well, then let me tell you that GamerWine is ...
| |Metal Gear Solid HD Collection dated, roll on February
So if like every self-respecting gamer
you love the Metal Gear Solid series, then you will have to wait silently in anticipation for February 3rd 2012 when the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection is released on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.
| |The Secret World Beta Reaches Over 500K Registrants
interest in 'The Secret World' and the community size for the game is even greater than we experienced with 'Age of Conan' at the same stage of development. We expect the community size to keep on expanding at an ever faster pace in the ...
| |London MCM Expo 2011 Preview
Read on for a special gamer's
preview of the event, including what to look for if you're attending as well as what we'll be bringing to you from the Expo. The London MCM Expo is now in its tenth year, with the upcoming event marking the big number ...
| |Your Child Could Have A Video Game Addiction
WFMY News 2
Greensboro, NC -- The American Academy of Pediatrics says 92%of school-aged kids play video games
and nearly 10% are gaming addicts. Nannette Funderburk is a therapist at the SEL Group in Greensboro. She says video game addiction is a pattern of gaming ...
| |Move over geeks, gaming is seriously mainstream
New Zealand Herald
By Elizabeth Binning A new mother in her 30s is probably the last person to spring to mind when conjuring up an image of a typical Kiwi gamer
. But according to research gaming is no longer just for moody teenagers, geeks or boys who like their toys. ...
| |Trick-or-Treating for Candy in Video Games
Whether you're ten years old or fifty years young, we bet you'd walk for miles, uphill both ways, just to trick-or-treat at these houses. by Olivia Hubert It's almost Halloween, which means just about everyone with a sweet tooth will see their sugar ...
| |Opinion: Why I Became An Educator
by Alex Darby [Console/PC, Programming] [In this reprinted #altdevblogaday-opinion piece, Gamer
Camp's Alex Darby explains how the perceived "worsening of understanding of the low-level underpinnings of programming languages" has driven him to become ...
| |Reckless Racing 2 swerving onto Android and iOS in December
by Will Wilson Polarbit has dropped us a line to reveal that the sequel to its PocketGamer
Gold Award-winning iOS and Android racer Reckless Racing is speeding onto both platforms in December. Reckless Racing 2 will feature more decidedly dangerous...
| |Believe It or Not, It's Just Me: On Batman: Arkham City
By Tom Bissell POSTED OCTOBER 26, 2011 Rocksteady A question I have been asking myself lately: What if, of all the experiences video games
make theoretically available to us, a simulated superhero experience turns out to be what, at the end of the day, ...