2011: Best Video Games and Trends

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5 Video Game Moments that Defined 2011
It was more than a moment of competition but an example that video games are moving further into the public consciousness. Of course, it also doesn't hurt that both games spent enormous amounts of money promoting and publicizing before launch. ...

Saving Video games: Is worth it
Deccan Chronicle
The reach of video games has gone so deep that it has given rise to exceptionally captivating pieces of creative information ranging right from visual art, intriguing concepts to even tales and stories of great depth. Jon-Paul C. Dyson, director of the ...

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Top 10 Video Games of 2011
By Michael Bushman • Fri, Dec 30th, 2011 Tweaking the dungeon crawling genre yields impressive results with this RPG. Open world environments, genuinely creepy monsters and a clever leveling and death system that revolves around souls collected adds ...

FPSWin - Gamer Girls | N4G
First of all I'd like to start by saying gamer girls are no longer considered a myth, and treated like unicorns in the gaming community. There are a lot of female ...

Gamer proposes to girlfriend via Google plus game Crime City
A gamer proposes to girlfriend in Google+ via the MMORPG game "Crime City". But other people think it's just a company's marketing publicity stunt. The game company Funzio described the story in a post on Mashable: "A player named Mihai (last name ...

Chinese gamer purchases $16000 virtual sword
Some still wonder whether or not this model will prove to be lucrative in the long run, though one Chinese gamer has given hope to purveyors of premium content after blowing a record $16000 on a virtual sword for a game that isn't even out yet. ...


One Very Good Reason to Be a Nintendo-Exclusive Gamer
Tired of being picked on and looked down upon for being a Nintendo-exclusive console owner, commenter ClaudioIphigenia speaks up on Kotaku about the rather reasonable reasoning behind his brand loyalty. So after having just replied to three different ...

Average Gamer 12.30.2011 Year in Review Edition
Then Christmas day received board games, this pretty cool watch, some video gamesthat I failed to pick up earlier, and a bunch of other items. One of those items was tickets to Raw the next day. Raw was pretty cool to see live. ...


Utah Symphony: Video Games Live: Bonus Round!
Salt Lake City Weekly
If you're a gamer, it's a chance to show the music lovers in your life that there is indeed some art to be found in your fascination with pixelated worlds. It's not just killing and explosions—it's art! The Video Games Live shows feature music from ...

Salt Lake City Weekly

VIDEO GAMES: Naruto Generations Japanese Demo in January (Rumor)
Comic Book Movie
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations is scheduled for a February 23, 2012 release date in Japan. Before fans buy, they surely want to try a little sample of the game. Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations is scheduled for a ...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Review
I'm not a PC gamer. Never have been, didn't think I ever would be. I've tried several different games to try and get into PC gaming but none of them held my attention for very long. Star Wars: The Old Republic is set to change all of that. ...


VIDEO GAMES: First Details And Teaser Trailer For SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 4 ...
Comic Book Movie
Though no actual gameplay has been revealed, we do have the first details and a teaser trailer for the second episode of Sonic 4. Check out the teaser and an interview with one of the game's developers after the jump... Thanks to gaming website ...

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Video games' Tim Burton struggles with sales side of social games
Games.com News (blog)
by Joe Osborne, Posted Dec 29th 2011 3:05PM You know, the most important part of a social game? Unfortunately, the creator of creepy console game hits like Alice told Gamasutra that his Shanghai-based studio, Spicy Horse, has struggled with adapting to ...

Not Just New Games, but Also New Systems
New York Times
KINGDOMS OF AMALUR: RECKONING In addition to being a longtime gamer, Curt Schilling also happens to be a former pretty good professional baseball pitcher. So naturally his game company, 38 Studios, is named after his jersey number. ...

New York Times

Are videogames good or bad … or both?
Futurity: Research News
To parents who just purchased new videogames for their kids this holiday season, associate professor of psychology at Iowa State University Douglas Gentile says that it's not simply a “black and white” issue when it comes to how video games affect the ...

The 60Beat Gamepad Finally Brings Console Controls to iOS
Complex.com (blog)
By Michael Epstein | Dec 29, 2011 | 3:21 pm | Permalink Any console gamer will tell you that playing iOS games with an in-screen joystick is a pain. Though the App Store has plenty of classic gaming titles in its library, few play as well due to the ...

Weekend Game Hunting: 2011 farewell edition
USA TODAY (blog)
Among them: a Supreme Court victory over a violent video games ban, the breach of the PlayStation Network and its aftermath and the brawl between first-person shooter franchises Battlefield and Call of Duty. Readers, feel free to share your favorite ...

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17 year-old sets world record for longest continuous session of 'Dance Dance ...
Alexander Skudlarek from Rochester, Minnesota, has just set the Guinness Book of World Record for “longest video games marathon playing DDR”. Yes, it was an actual title. The previous record was 15 hours, 17 minutes and 44 seconds, which Skudlarek ...

AMD HD 7950 Launch Date Reportedly in Limbo
Maximum PC
Every PC gamer who doesn't have an aversion to AMD would love to own a dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 when it ships in March 2012, but not everyone can afford (or justify) an $849 investment on a graphics card. By that same token, $549 for a Radeon HD 7970 is ...

Maximum PC

Game and TV show: One and the same | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-12-30
Philadelphia Inquirer
As game consoles become more like cable television boxes, maybe it's time for video games to start becoming more like cable television shows. In 2011, major cable providers Comcast and Verizon both announced that they would start delivering some of ...

When surreal turns real
Saudi Gazette
By Mohannad Sharawiand Doha Ghouth Some experts and researchers believe that video gamescan be educational and develop certain skills. Dr. Walid Al-Sharif, a Saudi social researcher, said that banning these games is not the best solution and might be ...

Memoirs of a gamer in the 90's | GamingSquid
By malikruman
As much as I loved my NES and have some great treasured memories of it, for me when I think of the golden years of gaming I think of the war between the Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive (or Genesis to my American pals) to be a gamer ...

Top 25 Best Video Games of 2011
By Josh
Top 25 Best Video Games of 2011. 30 December 2011. Leave A Comment. Posted by:Josh · 2011 Best VideoGames List. The best games of 2011 have been revealed! Is your favorite game of the year part of our list of the greatest the Xbox ...
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By Meredith Galante
In our society people are always trying to out-do one another. The Guinness World Records helps recognize some of these feats that are extraordinary and some what odd. In 2011, a new world's tallest man and the world's shortest woman ...
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Music in Video Games | SFX-360: Bringing Gamers Face to Face
Feel free to link some of your favourite music, let us share and celebrate the music in video games. Related posts: 'The Music of SSX' Producer Video – Remix Your Songs While Racing In this video from EA Sports, the music philosophy of the ...
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So This Happened: Gamer Breaks DDR World Record
By Mike Foster
So This Happened: Gamer Breaks DDR World Record ... And, apparently, there's such a thing as “person who wants to hold the record for longest video games marathon on a dance/rhythm game.” This person, ladies and gentlemen, ...

Do you believe that video games inspire creativity? - Crowdsourcing ...
By AmazementLion
SO, do you believe that video games inspire creativity? Like, Minecraft, World of Warcraft, EVEN Pacman , Tetris and Mario. I think they do TO AN EXTENT. (Because, of course, they probably WON'T have you set with an education to guide yo ...
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Best Video Games of 2011 | MuchMusic.com | Blog
By Alberto
Every year video game companies produce quality games that make a ton of money and keep us gamers happy. This year was no different, it was an awesome year.
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Gamer loses 224 pounds playing Rock Band -Destructoid
By Dale North
Note: Our own Jim Sterling confirms that he is not the kid in question. In that strange world where they use odd measurements like stone lives a gamer named Marc Rodwell. Marc's overeating of cur...

The Quest to Be a PC Gamer - PC Feature at IGN
How the burning fires of Diablo III spurred one console gamer to build a PC and start from scratch.

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