Violent video games reduce crime

Violent video games 'reduce crime'
Telegraph.co.uk
Violent video games may actually reduce crime as aggressive players are "too busy" shooting virtual enemies to cause trouble in the real world, experts claim. Games such as Manhunt and Grand Theft Auto - where gamers rack up points or cash for killing ...
PlayStation gamer Mark Bradford, 46, throttles schoolboy in Call Of Duty ...
Daily Mail
'I'd been playing the whole day and he was baiting me and baiting me and just would not shut up. He went on and on and I just lost it' By Chris Parsons A middle-aged man charged round to the house of a schoolboy and throttled him after his online ...
Modern Warfare 3 tops gamer holiday wish list - Nielsen
GameSpot
By Eddie Makuch, GameSpot Activision's shooter leads tracking company's survey of most anticipated titles, followed by Gears of War 3, Madden NFL 12. This holiday season sees the release of numerous high-profile titles, and according to tracking firm ...
Study: Violent video games reduce real violence
Gant Daily
Austin, TX, United States (AHN) – Violent video games, those where gamers rack up points for killing and ruthlessly attacking victims, have long been blamed on a spate of crimes ranging from theft to murder. But a new report, “Effect of Violent Video ...
Family Gamer TV Tackles the PS3
Wired (blog)
By Andy Robertson Family Gamer TV is the bi-weekly GeekDad video show that talks video-games from a family perspective. This is the third episode in the show that tracks the gaming journey of new and experienced families. Having been on something of a ...
Madcatz Detonator Stereo Headset Now Available For Xbox 360
Cinema Blend
“Releasing a co-branded range of headsets has enabled us to offer an enticing feature set and quality audio which we are certain will appeal to the passionate gamer this holiday season.” I'm not much of a fan of Madcatz gear given that their ...
In Honor Of 'Mortal Kombat': 7 Video Games That Deserve Movie Adaptations
Screen Junkies
The LA Times announced yesterday that Warner Bros is moving forward with a reboot of the Mortal Kombat franchise. This decision was made after a web series of gritty, “more realistic” shorts, titled Mortal Kombat: Legacy, helped drive sales of the ...
Best Mobile Gamer Gets Into Coveted Guinness Book of World Records
International Business Times AU
OnIine-game advertising and rewards startup Kiip is rewarding the best Mega Jump player a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Whoever scores highest in the iPhone game by the end of the contest period on Oct. 3 will earn the title "The Highest ...
From Civ to StarCraft: A Strategy Gamer's Guide to Gears of War 3's Horde Mode
GamePro.com
If you want a Silverback on the field -- and, trust me, you want a Silverback on the field -- donate freely to the guy who has the Silverback unlocked. Did I mention I have Silverbacks unlocked? From Civ to StarCraft : A Strategy Gamer's Guide to Gears ...
HP Phoenix gaming desktop US-bound?
CNET
UK-based PC Gamer has a cheeky post up today regarding a for-now-UK-only Pavilion Elite Phoenix gaming desktop from HP. PC Gamer points out the rebirth metaphor in the name as it relates to the goings-on with HP's Personal Systems Group. ...
SteelSeries Sensei Gaming Mouse Review: For Hardcore Gamers Only
PCWorld
SteelSeries's Sensei high-end gaming mouse puts slick design and powerful hardware and software at your disposal, but the $90 price tag means it's not for the casual gamer. If you're serious about PC gaming, you've already heard of SteelSeries. ...
Average Gamer 9:30:2011: Personal Best Gaming Moments
411mania.com
Video games have always been a major part of my life. I grew up playing the NES, moved to the Super Nintendo, then Nintendo 64, and then spread my wings a bit from just Nintendo into Dreamcast, Playstation, and now I have all three major consoles. ...
BioWare: Dragon Age 2 fan reaction 'caught us off-guard'
Computerandvideogames.com
... says to me that they've missed the point entirely and are (as usual of BioWare lately) trying to have their cake and eat it too by both appealing to the hardcore RPG fanbase that loved Origins, and the mainstream gamer who prefers things simpler. ...
Analytical Reports on Activision Blizzard Inc. and Electronic Arts Inc ...
MarketWatch (press release)
For many companies in the Multimedia and Graphics Software industry, the holiday video games season has already begun. www.SignalWatcher.com brings investors free classic analysis on Activision Blizzard Inc., Electronic Arts Inc. and other companies ...
Clarkson student goes from video games to racecar driving
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Clarkson University student Christopher G. Roberts, an avid video gamer and an engineering and management major, won the chance to drive a racecar competitively on the Silverstone racing circuit in England this summer. The opportunity came through the ...
The Talon: Girl Gamer
my.hsj.org
Personally, I like to play video games because not only do I like challenges, I also like some good competition. There's nothing better than the feeling of kicking a guy's butt at his favorite game. Being a girl gamer does have its downfalls. ...
The Binding of Isaac (PC/Mac) Review
GoozerNation
The Binding of Isaac is likely not for everybody, and I'm not simply looking at the casual gamer who may find its start-over-from-the-very-beginning-when-you-die level of difficulty to be overwhelming. The Binding of Isaac carries a very anti-Christian ...
Battlefield 3 Beta Impressions – War! What is it good for..?
Lazygamer
In case, you're a veteran Battlefield gamer, you'll immediately notice that there's no medic class. However, all is not lost, since the medic class abilities have been transferred to Assault. Defibrillators (for reviving) are unlockable for the Assault ...
FFD: Where's the innovation in Battlefield 3?
Lazygamer
I'ma gamer. I play on my PC and I play on my Xbox. I play COD and I play BF. If I could afford a PS3 I would probably have one of those too. I used to think that it was only the Americans that was petty enough that they had to have pissing contests ...
Tech 2.0 for Thursday, September 29
KPVI-TV
Editors at the magazine “PC Gamer” recognized it right away as a scene from the shooter video game "Arma 2." ITV has admitted it picked up the mislabeled clip off the Internet and it apologizes for "an unfortunate case of human error. ...
EA's SSX Crew Taking Their Skills To The Hardwood
Complex.com (blog)
The series has been featuring guess characters from other relevant video games almost since its inception. Does anyone remember playing as Raiden or Sub-Zero in the old arcade versions? Just because EA has taken the reigns on the series doesn't mean ...
FIFA Soccer 12 review: Impactful
Joystiq
by Mike Suszek on Sep 30th 2011 3:20PM Video games have a rich history of vaguely emulating sports while being subject to the limitations of the systems we play them on. Sports gamers are accustomed to repetitive animations, unnatural movement, ...
Five Killer Bands Inspired By Video Games
Phoenix New Times (blog)
29 2011 at 1:00 PM ​In this week's olde-timey paper edition we told you all about local rapper MegaRan, who delivers slick rhymes and rapid-fire lyrics inspired (mostly) by classic video gameslike Mega Man 2 and Final Fantasy VII, and is appearing ...
Forza 4 draws inspiration…from Pok√©mon?
Lazygamer
Greenawalt explained how Turn 10 Studios was becoming “that nexus between passionate gamer culture and car culture”, but that they wanted to draw inspiration not from their competition, but from different genres and other non-gaming sources. ...
Gabe Newell Likes Origin More Than I do
Kotaku
"I think it does some things well" Newell told PC Gamer. "I think there are still some areas where, as a customer, I'd like to see it improve. It's not that different from any other system like this. There are positive things and negative things. ...
Pocket Gamer iPhone gaming podcast: Episode 144 - iPhone 5 announcement ...
Pocket Gamer
by Will Wilson It's just Keith and me in the podcast booth today, thanks to Jon fleeing the country after hearing sources in his head. We discuss Apple's recent request for sites to 'talk iPhone' on October the 4th and PopCap's freemium plans in the ...
Three Cool Things (And One Big Spoiler) From Batman: Arkham City
GamePro.com
As a dedicated gamer and as a member of the gaming press, it's tough not to feel just a bit twitchy when a developer tells me that they're about to spoil their own game for me. by Will Herring It makes me uneasy as a gamer, as I can't really un-know ...
The Player, Not the Video Game is to Blame, Study Finds
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Parents who are worried about their kids playing violent video games might want to shift their concern. Recent research focuses on the player and not the game itself. If your kid has certain dispositions — say they are moody, impulsive or unfriendly ...
Propane Truck Goes Pretty In Pink For A Cause
Patch.com
By Nikki Gamer A Tevis Propane delivery truck gets a dainty new make-over in honor of breast cancer awareness. Courtesy of Tevis Propane LLC This is one make-over that doesn't involve Oprah, make-up, weight loss or even women, for that matter. ...
Get Your Name in the Smithsonian Art of Video Games Exhibit
VGrevolution
By John Lomaga Next year The Smithsonian will be unveiling a new exhibit at the American Art Museum, The Art of Video Games. With any exhibit the donations help keep the exhibit running smoothly and the Smithsonian is looking for gamers to help out. ...
The Xbox 360 Games of Fall 2011 - October
TeamXbox
We hope that these articles will help gamers keep track of the coming onslaught of titles this year. These lists don't even consider games that are XBLA-exclusive, and it's already looking to be a season that will hurt every gamer's wallets. ...
Rise of Immortals Available on Steam
Gamers Hell
Instead of an account-based leveling system, players can advance their Immortals through a diverse, persistent skill tree, customizing and upgrading the characters to unlock unique abilities that persist from match to match. In related news, Live Gamer ...
Pwned: What Does It Mean?
Small Business Trends
By Mark Anderson I, like most of my generation, am a gamer. Well, let me clarify that: I'ma casual gamer. I'll take a few games of Dr. Mario or Peggle over a MMORPG any day. Still, I'm online a lot, so I run across plenty of gaming culture and jargon. ...
Modern Warfare 3 tops gamer holiday wish list – Nielsen ...
By admin
This holiday season sees the release of numerous high-profile titles, and according to tracking firm Nielsen, Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the most wanted game of all. Read more: Modern Warfare 3 tops gamer holiday wish list ...
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Top 10 Video Games Based On Books | Top 10 Lists | TopTenz.net
By Mark Hill
Video games aren't usually associated with books—games have yet to reach literature's level of sophistication in storytelling, and we all know books are.
Top 10 Lists
The Weekly Gamer: Gaming News 9.30.2011 | GUY.com
By Stewart Smith
The Weekly Gamer: Gaming News 9.23.2011. A trailer for the mutliplayer mode in the new Assassin's Creed, a new XCOM that is nothing like the original, a developer talks retribution for early copies of Dark Souls, and Ninja Gaiden takes it ...
GUY.com
Joe Danger: The Movie at Eurogamer Expo 2011 | Critical Gamer
By Luke K
In the demo levels I played there were also a minecart, a snowmobile, a pair of skis) and... wait for it... a jetpack! That got the last of you on board, I think.
Critical Gamer
Japanese video games try to lure more women - SFGate
Like many Japanese young women, Takako Suzuki says the first thing she does most days is think about who her next boyfriend should be. Her choices: a cute ...
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