Top 10 video games for kids this year
This is a great pick for your youngest gamer. From Scholastic, best for ages 5-9, $19.99, for Nintendo DS. Rated E. Kids join Ms. Frizzle's class to go on an adventure under the sea. By exploring six different locations in the ocean, kids are exposed ...
Voice controls let blind gamer 'hang' with friends online
By Larry Frum, Special to CNN Debbie Fisher, who's been legally blind most of her life, uses the Voice Over tool to game online with friends. (CNN) -- In recent years, social games have become increasingly prevalent on mobile devices, ...
Video games hit higher level of U.S. education
and it hit him: video games. He designed one, and now his third-year students at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb build virtual race cars, complete with roaring engines and screeching tires, that must maneuver an increasingly challenging course. ...
Player blasts free from overweight gamer stereotype
What we haven't run yet is a story on a gamer who's taken the weight off and kept it off while not only piling on new interests and active pursuits but also maintaining his love of WoW and gaming. A WoW player since the days of the original beta, ...
Video games of the year
This year has been packed with great games, but few are worthy of the title Game of the Year. In the competition for Handheld Game of the Year, it was blowout. Super Mario 3D Land was absolutely phenomenal. Mario has regained his place as king of the ...
Thinking about making video games, where do I start?
Some time in my life I would like to make video games, because I enjoy playing them and am good at drawing and writing. First question: In order to be a game programmer, do I need to learn a programming language first? If so, do you think C# or C++ is ...
Big Games of 2012: South Park Goes RPG
The hit Comedy Central series South Park hasn't always found the greatest of success in video games. Acclaim's barrage of licensed games (Chef's Luv Shack, along with a kart racing game and a shooter) turned out to be real stinkers, to the point that ...
Violent Video Games Linked to Aggression
Lynchburg, VA - New research finds there is a link between violent video games and aggression in children. It has been a heavily debated topic among doctors for years, but now research from the Indiana University School of Medicine suggests a ...
9 Ways How Video Games Have Changed
Now its time for the video games to undergo or to be influenced by these technologies. With this, video gamers can have better experience playing games on the web which is going to provide a platform for online games. Here are 9 reasons how modern ...
Developer: The Witcher 2 Has Been Pirated 4.5 Million Times
"I was checking regularly the number of concurrent downloads on torrent aggregating sites, and for the first 6-8 weeks there was around 20-30k ppl downloading it at the same time," Iwinksi told PCGamer in a recent interview. ...
FIFA Interactive World Cup 2012 kicks off today
The lucky gamer crowned world champion will walk away with $20000 in prize money, the FIFA Interactive World Player award and a VIP trip to the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala. Last year's winner was a 16 year old Portuguese lad called Francesco Cruz. ...
The Problem Solverz Creator Ben Jones: Using Video Games as a 'Religion'
LA Weekly (blog)
Central to Jones is work is the influence of 1980s video games. The artist admits that when he "should have been reading" as a child, he was immersing himself in the worlds of Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda. "I was getting my narratives and ...
What do you play for?
And around the same time we learned of this news from the president's announcement on television, thousands of kids were online watching with excitement the newest trailers for the upcoming Battlefield and Call of Duty video games. ...
PC shooter gives invading aliens an old-school beating
Battle Creek Enquirer
In the rush of the holiday season, it is easy to forget that the PC gamer is always looking for a great gift. With gaming consoles showing their age and hitting historically low sale prices during Black Friday, the PC gamer is having a great time with ...
The 10 Best Video Games of 2011
By Matt Peckham and Nate Ralph, PCWorld So many games to choose from, so little time to play them all. So we did it for you (played them, that is), and now we're back with this year's PCWorld favorites. Check out our rundown of 2011's best games, ...
Japan's Most Talented Pro-Gamer on Television. Set to Music.
31 and Jan. 1), because he had to presumably spend the holidays with his family. All the other days, he was practicing Street Fighter. While not as famous in Japan as Kayo, Umehara has become a "charisma gamer" of late, even giving tips on how to hold ...
Samsung unleashes high performance notebook, the Series 7 GAMER
The Samsung Series 7 GAMER is designed to deliver a "smarter and richer gaming experience", the firm states. Powering the notebook is the quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, combined with a specialist gaming AMD Radeon HD graphics card, utilising an 8GB ...
Video Games: Illustrations Demonstrating Sexist Characters
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Technolog - Fun gifts for the gamer geek
By Winda Benedetti
The gamer in your life has probably already given you an extensive list of the many video games he or she would love to find wrapped up in a gift box this holiday season. But there's more to life than just video games. Or rather, what I mean to ...
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Video Games & Boobs: Hooters Opens An Arcade In Vegas - The ...
By Stefanie Blejec
Joystixx opened last month in the infamous chain's casino, offering “classic arcade games, drink-serving gamer girls, and private video game console booths,” according to the gamer blog Kotaku. The Hooters “gamer gals” will undoubtedly ...
Research Shows Link To Violent Video Games, Brain Changes ...
By Adam Harrington
Research presented at the Chicago meeting of the Radiological Society of North America has found a first-ever physiologic link between playing violent video games and changes in behavior.
Urine-controlled video games in the UK and Japan | NMA.tv ...
By Li Anne
The Exhibit Bar in London installed some video games in the mens' restroom, where your pee stream is your controller. A sensor in the urinal senses you approaching, then tracks the heat and movement of the pee stream.
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The Kept-Up Academic Librarian: Faculty Are Turning Video Games ...
Around the country, pockets of faculty have been adding games to their courses as a way to stimulate learning. At Boston College, nursing students conduct forensics at a virtual crime scene. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a game ...
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Violent video games and changes in the brain | Games Diviner
More on video games and the ways they may alter the brain: Researchers at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America reported.
Eat fish, limit violent video games for healthy brain, studies show ...
Chicago Sun'Times, by Kim Janssen Posted By: JoniTx- Thu, 01 Dec 2011 18:32:31 GMT Eat plenty of fish and don't play violent video games if you want to keep your brain healthy. Those are the findings of two studies presented Wednesday ...
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Violent video games damages brain | Islamic Society of Western ...
Violent video games damages brain Violent TV or video game images can affect the brain even in non-aggressive people, new research has shown. A study of...
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Networked Politics » Blog Archive » Are Toys Video Games The ...
Children love toys and they love to play video games. Imagination is the greatest gift that we can give our children and toys are essential to their creative development. With so many toys on the market, it's difficult to choose which are best for ...
Game Review: Winds of Steel | the android gamer
By the android gamer
We check out Winds of Steel and it's promise of Epic Air Battles. How does it handle? Game: Winds of Steel Type: Air Combat Developer: DeckEleven Entertainment Price: £1.99 (and free demo) Available on Market: Yes What's this about? ...
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Rayman: Origins Review - Midlife Gamer | N4G
Rayman: Origins Review - Midlife Gamer. Smam Turner ... 12m ago - Xbox and PS3 are more than just machines capable of playing video games. Do you use ...
Feds Turn To Video Games To Solve Problems - Government ...
From NASA to National Park Service, agencies research how they can work together to create games to meet social, health, economic, and other challenges.