Red Bull LAN Event: Pro Gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins Exclusive Interview (video)
Online gamer's 911 call thwarts home invasion in Pittsburgh; man was pistol ...
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police say a 911 call made by an online gamer brought officers to a violent home invasion in which a man was pistol-whipped and cash was taken by two robbers. Police say the incident happened about 2 am Tuesday while the man ...
Red Cross Would Like Rules of War Applied to Video Games
According to the gaming site Kotaku (see “War Crimes in Video Games Draw Red Cross Scrutiny,” Dec. 2, 2011), the International Committee of the Red Cross is considering whether the Geneva and Hague Conventions should apply when blowing things (and ...
Christian Video Games Finding A Place In Gaming Industry (POLL)
Video games such as "Modern Warfare," "Grand Theft Auto" and "Madden NFL" are popular among kids, teens and adults today, but how do games with a religious focus fare in the multimillion dollar electronics gaming industry? Left Behind Games, Inc. (also ...
Family Gamer TV Goes Hands-Free on Forza 4
This is what keeps Family Gamer TV motivated to follow our different families as they start playing new consoles and games. This week Tobi and his family put Forza 4 through its paces and discovered hands free driving is the way forward for them. ...
Oklahoma gamer proclaims himself unbeatable on RBI Baseball
The world of competitive video gaming is often full of brags and proclamations, but one gamer has bought ad space to ensure the world knows about him. An article on Kotaku.com revealed an ad in an Oklahoma newspaper proclaiming that he (or she) cannot ...
30 in 30: Naughty Dog
Hennig asserted some four years ago that the prominence of graphical advancements in video games would subside as more mature forms of creative expression takes precedence. We would say her predictions are already true. The original Crash Bandicoot was ...
Peer calls for video games research
The Press Association
A leading scientist has called for more research into the effects of constant use of video games and social networking sites on young people's brains. Independent crossbencher Baroness Greenfield raised concerns about the addictiveness of screen-based ...
FanCensus announce First Ever European Video Games PR Charts
For the first time in the Video Games industry, FanCensus has compiled a Top 40 of the most actively covered products. Covering a 7 day period, FanCensus will weekly announce the rankings to enable publishers and developers across Europe to grasp how ...
Blame video games for everything?
There has been plenty of debate following the violence and imagery depicted in video games, with games such as Manhunt and almost every single Grand Theft Auto game, that has ever been released, mentioned whenever there is talk of the subject. ...
Codemasters video games developer chooses NextiraOne
RealWire (press release)
Lichfield – 06 December 2011 – One of Britain's largest video games developers Codemasters has chosen NextiraOne, Europe's leading expert in communications services, to deliver the physical networking infrastructure that enables the company to support ...
Like Scott Pilgrim Before it, To The Moon Tells a Personal Story in the ...
Video games have a language all their own. It's a language that most people understand implicitly—concepts like extra lives, leveling up, experience points, and boss battles have gone mainstream. That language has begun to seep into other media as ...
GPS and Bluetooth Enabled Rearview Mirror Lets You Play Video Games
Designed to fit comfortably over a standard factory mirror with no installation or setup required the unit features a 4.3-inch touchscreen for multimedia playback and playing video games. The unit's GPS is powered by a SiRF Atlas VI chip and a ...
Get in the Game : Video gaming beholds more than obsessive behaviors
Video games have been a constant source of various debates for many reasons since becoming a popular medium for entertainment, especially after the advent of the home gaming console. People have argued over its validity as a legitimate form of media, ...
Rayman creator: 'I don't really enjoy Mario'
Mario is such a prominent figure in video games that it's almost considered mandatory to love his games. But not everyone does. Ancel was asked during an interview with Gamasutra recently how much the brilliant Rayman Origins drew inspiration from ...
Captive audience for new urinal video games
The world's first 'pee-controlled' video game urinals have been unveiled at The Exhibit bar in Balham, South London. Developed by Captive Media, the games fit above existing urinals and are controlled solely by the direction of gents' streams. ...
Today In Accidental Gay Kisses In Video Games
by Dan Fogarty | 1:20 pm, December 6th, 2011 Sometimes, you find love in unlikely places. This video, taken from EA Sports' popular FIFA 12 video game, has been making the rounds for the last few days. In it, an improbable romance emerges between two ...
GamerGaia End of Year Awards: Best Xbox 360 Exclusive Nominees
A great racing game that might just help legitimize the very “casual gamer-friendly” Kinect peripheral for the hardcore audience. Which one of the these fantastic games will be the winner? Which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below and ...
Lana Del Rey at Bowery Ballroom: New Songs, Technical Difficulties and Promise
Suffice to say, it was not very nice: "At one point ... people were saying that [Del Rey's] 'Video Games' was the song of the year. However, now that we're done dragging her through the buzz mud, no1 [sic] even cares about her music any more and she ...
6 Video Games That Just Didn't Get It (And 6 That Did) | Cracked.com
When it comes to developing video games, it turns out that "Kick Ass And Be Awesome" isn't a specific enough mission statement. You can't blame .... It comes off as a pretentious gamer'sopinion's being made legit, when they ain't. Reply ...
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This Gamer Has Balls. Wants To Beat You.
By Brian Ashcraft
Remember R.B.I. Baseball? The classic sports title for the Nintendo Entertainment System? Thisgamer is so confident that he can defeat anyone at it, he or she took out an ad in a local Oklahoma newspaper.
One gamer spent 8701 hours on White Knight Chronicles II ...
By Dale North
One Japanese gamer has probably missed all of that. This guy ... Destructoid aka ModernMethod is an independently-run company forged by our childhood love of video games and adulthood hatred mainstream video game press. Living the ...
Violent video games alter brain function | Sovereign Independent
Dr. Yang Wang of the Indiana University School of Medicine and colleagues showed a direct relationship between playing violent video games over an extended period of time and a subsequent change in brain regions associated with ...
The Best Gifts For the Young Hobby Gamer [2011 Geek Gift Guide]
By Matt Morgan
The Best Gifts For the Young Hobby Gamer [2011 Geek Gift Guide]. Posted 11 minutes ago by Matt Morgan in Geek Gifts, Gift Guides, Hobby Gaming. A good chunk of December is behind us and you're still contemplating gift guides? ...
Suitable Video games on your household « statsnstones.com
Suitable Video games on your household. Using the around the corner college getaway and christmas, every person would seem busy organizing every little thing just like events, picnics, get-together and various pursuits. It's also any real ...
Media Law Prof Blog: Video Games and the First Amendment After ...
By Media Law Prof
Entertainment Merchants Association (2011), the Supreme Court stated unequivocally that video games are entitled to the same broad First Amendment protections as those afforded to other media. But just as laws and regulations distinguish ...
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