| |Gamer corner: Fall releases to check out
Fall is here, and there are a slew of good games coming out that are not named Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3. Here is a preview of three of the most anticipated games to be released this fall. The first game to look at is Batman Arkham City. ...
| |Video games can help recovery of intensive care patients
Baltimore Sun (blog)
A new Johns Hopkins study found that interactive video games
may enhance physical therapy for patients in intensive care. The findings were published online in the Journal of Critical Care. A patient's stamina and balance improved with use of the video ...
| |New This Week In Video Games
Attack of the Fanboy
RAGE - (Xbox 360, PS3, PC) - RAGE® is a groundbreaking first-person shooter set in the not-too-distant future after an asteroid impacts Earth, leaving a ravaged world behind. You emerge into this vast wasteland to discover humanity working to rebuild ...
| |Mobile Gamer could not Keep Image of the New Nokia to himself
Mobile casino forums were set abuzz by an alleged new Nokia Searay destined for German T-Mobile network in the very near future. One eager fan of mobile casinos, whose name and employer we cannot disclose, just couldn't keep a secret. ...
| |Burning Embers: Video Games are Just Like Movies
are exactly like movies, except for the fact that you are controlling the lead role and other characters in some games. Movies generally cost around thirty to fourty dollars a pop whereas new video game releases have a price tag of sixty ...
| |Dark Souls review
Some of the appeal of video games
is the chance to rewrite a better history for yourself with each new life. In Dark Souls you must live with your mistakes, just as you live with your triumphs. It's not the obfuscated multiplayer, although the way in ...
| |VIDEO GAMES: X-Men Destiny Goes On Sale To Mostly Awful Reviews!
Comic Book Movie
The buzz has never really been all that positive about the latest X-Men game from Activision, and judging from the first batch of reviews for the recently released title, it's not worth wasting your money on... Metacritic has compiled the first batch ...
| |May The Geek Be With You: Best video games take time to perfect
The Dixie Sun
There's no doubting video games
have proven they can be a very lucrative product in this geeky-tech day and age, but as a gamer
, I'm pretty picky about what I throw money at. As you might have read in our Sept. 7 issue, highly anticipated titles, ...
| |RockYou reveals four social gamer personality types
"The Gaming Britain report proves that playing video games
is a mainstream activity enjoyed by over half of the UK population. Demonstrating incredibly high levels of engagement compared to other media. It's a premium opportunity for brands to reach ...
| |Shooting-game pioneer id Software aims to be all the 'Rage'
"As a gamer
I like having all these aspects of gameplay. It really adds a lot of substance and weight to the world," says Brian Crecente of game news site Kotaku.com. "The people who still adore Quake and Doom and all those older games, and are waiting ...
| |Get Your Name In The Smithsonian, Thanks To Video Games
By Evan Narcisse on October 4, 2011 at 1:40 AM When the Smithsonian opened voting for their upcoming Art of Video Games
exhibit earlier this year, the resultant frenzy from gamers wanting to make sure their own personal Best Game EVAR was among the ...
| |Boy Swears Off Video Games for Good
The Spoof (satire)
Twelve year old Jacob Yates swore off video games
for good yesterday morning in his Orange County, CA home. "I'm done," he said. "It's impossible. I've been up since 6AM going over and over this one part, and I just can't figure it out. ...
| |Can I Really be a Social Gamer?
So can I be a social gamer
? I guess the answer is....I don't know. It is fun, but a completely different experience in gaming to me. I love direct interaction. I understand graphics don't have to be amazing to be fun, and I have enjoyed Sim City back ...
| |Your Turn: Connected gaming
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)
One of my many bugbears in life as a gamer
is the look on people's faces when you tell them about your weekend exploits on Xbox Live or PlayStation Network. While they were out clubbing, dining or wining with friends, my weekend social experience ...
| |FIFA 12 enjoys third-biggest UK video game of all time
You weren't alone; the game enjoyed the third-biggest UK video games
launch of all time. FIFA 12 ousted Gears of War 3 from the UK and Irish All-Platforms Top 10, while the success of the game in the UK was so huge that it became the third largest all ...
| |Best Buy's sale on ICO and God of War: Origins
Ever heard of @Gamer
? This is Best Buy's gaming magazine, for the most part its alot like Game Informer. The magazine has regular coupons in it for savings. This month they have a $10 off coupon for GoW: Origins Collection and for ICO/SotC. ...
| |Gears of War 3: Visceral, violent, brilliant
Otago Daily Times
By Hayden Meikle on Tue, 4 Oct 2011 I'm a mature (read: ageing) gamer
, so I have a pretty good handle now on what I like and what I don't like. - Anything with a "3" at the end of its title. So would it be fair to say there is no logical reason why I ...
| |From Naenae to making hit video games
The Dominion Post
Each week The Dominion Post asks someone about the people, places and events that influenced them educationally. Today, we focus on Sidhe managing director Mario Wynands. Sidhe has released its All Blacks Rugby Challenge game, which looks set to become ...
| |The Playstation Vita Will Have A 20MB Download Limit (On 3G)
Now granted, an iPhone is not a lightweight gaming device anymore, however it's not exactly the super-duper gaming powerhouse that Sony is claiming to unleash on videogamer's
faces in the near future. A 3G limit of only 20MB means that you will be ...
| |Battlefield 3 pre-order bonuses controversy
So if you are a PC gamer
and don't mind Origins' questionable practices, they have the best deal hands down. Best Buy and GameStop have the best content deal for all three versions. Although GameStop does have the extra weapons which I would prefer...
| |The wireless Controller has evolved...
WildFire EVO™ builds on the already impressive specification of the original wireless controller, adding a unique built-in 1.7” TFT display – Combat Command – enabling the user to select from a huge range of gamer
enhancements- all accessed directly ...
| |How Can We Make Games More Frightening?
Given the constructs and potential of game design as a state of actualized play on the part of the gamer
, video games
have a unique potential to create entire systems and states of gameplay that extend beyond the initial shock of something jumping out ...
| |Report claims in-game advertising to increase rapidly
New Game Network
With 72 percent of Americans now playing computer and video games
, a growing number of companies are developing in-game advertisements and other advertising campaigns to reach this expanding audience, says ESA. According to a new report from market ...
| |iW's Snag Pick of the Weekend: 'Gamers'
Indie Wire (blog)
by indieWIRE (Updated 15 hours, 59 minutes ago) “Gamers” is a documentary film that follows filmmaker Ben Gonyo into the world of MMO style video games
and the “World of Warcraft.” Having not played video games
for nearly ten years, a lot of things ...
| |Diablo III to feature four difficulty tiers
The news comes way of the new Runestones page on the official website, as spotted by PC Gamer
. There you can see one exclusive Runestone per type in the Inferno tier, each of which requires Level 55. Runestones extend skills and bestow unique powers; ...
| |New Jack in the Box(R) Contest Scores Big with Gamers
MarketWatch (press release)
And they love getting free stuff, whether it's food or cool new video games
. And when it comes to playing those games, they hate to lose. This is what Jack in the Box(R) restaurants, GameStop(R) and Dr Pepper(R) had in mind when they created an ...
| |Treasure 'Island' a pleasure for the living
By Garrett Martin / Video Games
I wasn't going to mention the “Dead Island” trailer. I review games, not commercials. But when Lionsgate announced last week it was turning that trailer into a movie, it became evident that “Dead Island” the game would ...
| |Starbreeze's Syndicate is going to be tough as nails
Of course, hard doesn't necessarily mean good…unless we stopped talking aboutvideo games
for a bit and somebody forgot to tell me. Those of you longing for a more traditional Syndicate game can look forward to Paradox Studio's Cartel, ...
| |Play Flash Game 'Megamash' For Retro Glory
There are thousands of free Flash games available to an eager gamer
with five minutes to spare, and many offer slight variations on a familiar experience; a Flash game has to have a unique hook in order to stand out from the crowd. ...
| |We have an awesome time with Awesomenauts in our preview
If however you aren't a PC gamer
you can liken the game type to that of Monday Night Combat which is currently the closest to a MOBA game on the current generation of consoles, that is of course about to change though. A MOBA is created by having two...
| |The 25 greatest video game trailers of all time
As video games
increasingly matched movies in their use of sweeping cinematics, it was only a matter of time until the gaming industry began taking its marketing cues from Hollywood as well. It's been no surprise then that video game trailers have ...