Gadgets, video games still top teens' wish lists

Gadgets, video games still top teens' wish lists
NewsOK.com
For the gamer in the family, try a gift card from one of the game stores like GameStop. A Best Buy gift card also might be a good way to satiate a video game or electronics lover. Gift cards for the video gamers help when you are not sure which games ...
Mobile phone video games developed in India to fight HIV/AIDS & TB
Examiner.com
Help may be on the way for Dallas to increase awareness about about communicable diseases, such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS -- via educational video games. This announcement came today at the '5th International Conference on Entertainment Education ...
Proof? Video games make kids smarter, better drivers & productive multi-taskers
Examiner.com
The idea is that all those multi-tasking skills required for kids to text and play video games has a spill-over to problem solving -- and video games provides a pattern of constant learning. All in all, games are responsible and can help your kid be ...
TEDx Talk - Video Games Make Kids Smarter / "Gamification"
Ve3d.com
A talk has surfaced on TED today on the subject of kids, games and resulting levels of intelligence. According to ol' Gabe Zichermann, studies have shown that the act of learning new things (such as mechanics in games) increases the amount of grey ...
Black Friday 2011 - Amazon's biggest deals on video games
Examiner.com
Video games are offered at big savings for Black Friday 2011 from Amazon. Leading up to Black Friday, they will offer new video game deals each day, according to Amazon.com Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year and if you enjoy the ...
In Stores This Week: Video Games
Big Shiny Robot!
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is the reason you haven't boxed up your Wii. Charge your controllers and get playing. Be heard! Post a comment below! Or go sound off in our forum! Feel free to leave a comment below. Big Shiny Robot reserves the ...
PC pirates outnumber legitimate users 100-to-3
Computerandvideogames.com
It seems unlikely as paněl explained to PC Gamer:"Our statistics from multiplayer show that for every three legitimate buyers playing their game in multiplayer, there are 100 (failed) attempts to play with a pirated version. ...
Why Rocksteady Should Make a Sherlock Holmes Game
GoozerNation (blog)
Video games are the perfect medium in which to experience the types of riddles, logic puzzles, and other challenges Holmes would be presented with. Puzzles could drive the pursuit of Professor Moriarty as well as provide diversions from the main story. ...
Game Ranter Banter: Games vs. Movies, Saints Row 3, SNES, Gamer Failures ...
Game Rant
This week five our writers will discuss Novembergeddon, the classic SNES, why video games may be a better alternative to movies, and some of the crazy things gamers have done these past few weeks. Oh, and we also give a slight nudge to remind you of...
Interview: We Talk To A Former Operator To Find Out If “Blackwater: The Game ...
Complex.com (blog)
Though not a gamer himself, Mr. Rincon recognizes the value of Kinect as an entertainment device and as a training tool. “I'm hoping that as the technology improves and the game develops, we may someday get a good training simulator. ...
Battlefield 3 Review
CPUGamer (press release)
The authority and power of each gun shot is felt in a way that makes all other guns in the history ofvideo games sound puny and weightless in comparison. It's truly in a class of its own, generating an atmosphere of war from all sides. ...
Video-gamers' brains reward them more
Khaleej Times
Teenagers who spend a lot of time on video-games have different structures and activity levels in areas of the brain that are linked to reward, scientists have found, suggesting they get more out of gaming than people who tend to play less. ...
WWE 12: Legends Roster Makes New Video Game a Must-Own
Bleacher Report
The latest installment of the WWE's video games is one of the most anticipatedvideo games in the history of the WWE. But it isn't just the video game that is getting so much buzz, it's the legends that you and I can use in the game. ...
Lana Del Rey, Scala, London Wild Beasts, The Cathedral, Manchester
The Independent
That's how many times, consecutively, that I listen to "Video Games" on the way to see Lana Del Rey. It still isn't quite enough. Sometimes, one song towers over all others as Single of the Year, and 2011 is one of those years. Lana Del Rey's "Video ...
Watch the world's best pro-gamers at MLG Providence live this weekend
PC Gamer Magazine
A portion of PC Gamer has just got back from Bristol's very first Barcraft event, to watch the Providence Major League Gaming finals. Many drinks were drunk and much StarCraft II was watched, making it a turbo-excellent night. ...
Whether or not Games are Art, Rockstar Doesn't Care
DeltaGamer
Turns out that none of this highfalutin discussion on the legitimacy of video games as a form of art or a medium for artistic expression matters to Rockstar Games, makers of the legendary Grand Theft Auto series. Making a rare public appearance in an ...
Telling tales: 'BioShock's Ken Levine on video game storytelling
Digital Spy
In terms of the long history of world culture, video games are the nouveau riche ragamuffin rubbing shoulders with the aristocracy of film, literature, art and music. Despite being more than 40 years old, the games industry is still relatively just a ...
MLS Cup Final Today – Winning is Everything – Even For Thumbs
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The Final kicks off today at 6pm on ESPN “I learned to love soccer through my thumbs,” says Jay, a twenties-something dude, “I grew up playing baseball but when I started playing soccer video games, I ditched it and became a soccer fan. ...
Players leave their legacy at Assassin's Creed: Revelations launch party
Tennessee Journalist
Many fans had been waiting for this event, including avid gamer Molly Green. When asked if she was participating in the tournament, she had a colorful response. "Hell yeah, I play multiplayer all the time, they're going down. ...
PETA's 'Mario' ploy doesn't suit me INFINITE IMPROBABILITY Rich Howells
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
video games, but never once did it cross my mind how cruel I was being towards those digitized, pixilated animals. That may be because, despite what they say about those things frying your brains, I'm not an idiot. Or it may be due to the fact that I'm ...
Police investigating triple shooting at Clear Lake apartment
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Police say three men were playing video games at a Clear Lake apartment complex when someone they knew shot them all “execution style,” according to KTRK. The shooting occurred at the Bay Crest Village apartments on Seafoam Road near Buccaneer. ...
Will Rogers World Airport gives peek at new concessions
NewsOK.com
The shops include two new POPS drink stands and EA Sports Experience, where travelers can playvideo games. Workers are wrapping up a $1.7 million remodel of the concessions at Will Rogers World Airport. A giant soda bottle was installed Friday as part ...
Imaginary Seasons
SoDo Mojo
Back then, if you wanted to play video games you went to an arcade. Games at home were played with pencils and paper. And dice. Oh, God, so many dice. Bill was by far my most obsessive friend, and that was saying a lot. One of Bill's obsessions was a ...
New Line Cinema Making Rampage Movie A Good Thing?
Just Push Start
Another thing that it might do is further discourage credible movie makers to adapt video games in the future. Assassin's Creed is a smart series of video games but Hollywood is snubbing it with Steven Speilberg turning it down along with other major ...
Report: 'Casual' interest in portable gaming systems down 29 percent
Joystiq
Survey and statistical analysis firm Cowen and Company has published the results of a survey that suggests "casual" gamer interest in dedicated handheld gaming systems has declined by 29 percent over the last 5 years. 37 percent of people polled play ...
Vaz takes on Modern Warfare 3 for Tube carnage
Politics.co.uk
It argues that "there is increasing evidence of a link between perpetrators of violent crime and violent video games users" and calls for tougher action from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). The BBFC has passed the game but imposed an...
It's Cold and You're Bored, So Watch Desert Bus For Hope All Weekend!
Seattlest
Video games are so many things for all of us. They are a place where we can hide, indulge ourselves, and be who we wish we were. They sometimes fulfill a space in our lives where voids might be and allow us to escape a harsh reality. ...
The Nintendo Wii Turns Five Today, Dust Yours Off and Say Happy Birthday
Gizmodo
If you're a gamer there's a good chance you were standing in line waiting for the Nintendo Wii, and an even better chance you didn't get one. Believe it or not today is the fifth anniversary of the Wii's release here in North America. ...
Homes For Our Troops Gives Keys To New Madison Home To Wounded Veteran
WHNT
Major Bradd Schultz says, "Last night, we were playing video games, and he was just giddy. He couldn't sleep last night. I went to bed at midnight. I finally had to tap out, but he stayed up. I think he was still up at four o'clock this morning. ...
Video Game Review: 'NCIS' For Hardcore Fans of CBS Hit Only
HollywoodChicago.com
Not unrelated is the particularly unusual subgenre of video games tie-ins for hit TV shows, including poorly-received ones for “Lost” and “The Simpsons.” Don't get me started on the Nintendo Wii tie-in for “The Bachelor.” Add to this bizarre subgenre, ...
Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 Review (XBox 360)
WhatCulture!
Over the years, we have seen the Danish invention extend its market presence into other media, including board games, cartoons, and of course an upcoming live action film, but it is the Lego video games that represent the most enduringly popular ...
Sony Racing Simulation Gran Turismo Blurs Line Between Virtual And Reality
Forbes
In another interesting melding of the real world and virtual, the GT Awards also featured Bryan Heitkotter, a gamer who has become a real race driver thanks to Sony's GT Academy. In its US debut, Sony, Polyphony Digital, and Nissan North America gave ...
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword ... - Video Games Blogger Logo
By Genevieve
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword released exclusively for the Wii console is an epic adventure that all players, regardless of the type of video games they enjoy, can pick up and play. The world of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is ...
Video Game Walkthroughs, Video...
EdCone.com: Video games
By Ed Cone
The ban on video presentations by speakers from the floor at meetings of the Guilford County commissioners makes no sense. The issue here isn't the technology used to present a message, it's the limit -- if any -- to be...
EdCone.com
The Oregon Trail: American Settler review - iPhone ... - Pocket Gamer
A well-constructed social freemium game, but one that becomes more awkward and less appealing as the game progresses.
Pocket Gamer | www.pocketgamer.co.uk...
AHLiST 2011 » All New Puzzling Video games
By MurayamaSalveson676
And on console, these types of journey video games have basically lived on in the type of horror games. As an example, Resident Evil series has managed to obtain two best picture productions and 3 sequels. Many of those console adventure ...
AHLiST 2011
Reasons NOT To Buy Video Games At Launch - Digg
The video game hype machine is geared to spend months -- and sometimes, years -- getting fans to want to line up at midnight sales and pounce on titles as ...
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