Can video games teach us how to behave?
Scientists currently agree that violent video games increase aggressive tendencies. When it comes to cooperative games, ie games played in a team with other (human) players pursuing the same goal, however, the effects are less well known. ...
Professional gamer Kelly Kelley controls the Battlefield
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Professional gamer Kelly Kelley, far right, and her partner Severn Lang, far left, watch as Jonny Moseley signs their names on a check for $50000 after winning The Controller: Battlefield 3. (GameSpot) You know those people who refuse to compromise ...
Gamer Kills Babushka to See Death for Real
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A search led police to the suspect, who "did not deny his participation in the murder" and promptly confessed to being motivated by a curiosity derived from video games, prosecutors said. An investigation is still under way. ...
Vietnam gamer relives Dien Bien Phu
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Vietnam's best-known exports are probably rice, coffee and Nike shoes but one software developer hopes to start changing that with the international release of a Vietnamese shoot-em-up computer game early next year. Nguyen Tuan Huy of Emobi Games ...
Gamer's Travel Guide: Namco Namjatown
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you mixed video games, chinese dumplings, ice cream and cats together? If you're touring Japan's eclectic capital city of Tokyo, then you need look no further the Namco-owned Namjatown amusement park to ...
The Last of Us gets Enslaved lead designer, doesn't star Ellen Page
"Naughty Dog's mission is to change the way people experience video games. We are confident The Last of Us will take a leap forward in cinematic gaming and storytelling, providing gamers with an experience unlike anything else in the industry. ...
Big Games of 2012: DiRT Showdown Brings the Rally-fied Destruction
When it came out earlier this year, DiRT 3 really defined what rally racing in video games should be all about. Chock full of dozens of events, online interaction and some of the best presentation ever packed into a driving game, it really did quite ...
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Unfortunately, not every gamer will be able to get past the simplistic, 16-bit-style graphics. "Corpse Party" looks like a cross between the classic Super Nintendo games "Chrono Trigger" and "Final Fantasy IV," which came out more than 15 years ago. ...
The VGAs, once again, makes one embarrassed to be into video games
Perhaps it's too early to say this, since today is Sunday and most folks are perhaps enjoying the day off, but I have to wonder if the thing above will get much attention from the same folks who are constantly reporting about how video games doesn't ...
Brominated battle: Soda chemical has cloudy health history
A gamer chugging a 20-ounce bottle of soda every hour will finish 3.5 liters in six hours. "They're just sitting for 12 hours, just pounding sodas," Smawley said. Virtually every teen in America plays video games, according to the Pew Research Center. ...
Innovation in Game Design
AAA video games cost so much to produce that innovation is very risky. There's innovation in video games nowadays, but only from the indie publishers. Big games are dominated by sequels. All 13 games listed in a recent PC Gamer magazine as “most ...
How I Stopped Worrying About Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Started My Own Video ...
Hi, my name is Avery; I'm a 15-year-old gamer and blogger. I'm shocked and amazed that I've been asked to write a guest post for Kotaku! Am I famous now, or what? I've recently started a cool gaming blog, which has a bit of a story behind it. ...
Choose the right video game for children
"And when you can't go outside when it's too cold or too hot, you can get active with certain video games." Gaming systems like Xbox 360 and Wii allow for a lot of movement. The Xbox 360 Kinect system allows a gamer to use his body as the controller.
Online Publication Learns Lesson About Off-Handed Video Game Comments
The post's title should clue you into why it was so popular: This has spark a speculation whether Ross was influenced by the recent burst of video games shooters such as Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. His style of the killing is ...
Tetris iPhone App: EA Games Releases Classic Nintendo Puzzle Game Available ...
The newest, most addicting video game for iPhone is also one of the oldest, most addicting video games ever made: Tetris. Unveiled on December 1, the classic Nintendo puzzler has already hit number-one on the iTunes paid app charts, surpassing Rovio ...
Christmas gift guide: gaming gadgets
by Stephen Graves on Dec 12, 2011 Looking for something to buy for the gamer who's already snapped up the year's big software releases? Look no further. Need something different for that special gamer in your life? The following gadgets are just a ...
Chillingo: 'We're going to put the gameplay back into freemium'
by Will Wilson Speaking to Pocket Gamer, Joe Wee and Chris Byatte, the co-founders of highly successful British mobile publisher Chillingo, revealed that the company would be making a strong push into the freemium games sector in 2012. ...
Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Has Longtime Skate Fans Stoked
I'm stoked because his earlier skate video games were some of my family's favorites. Here are a few more details about the announcement, my thoughts on it and a quick mention of another project the pro skater has been working on: The new skate video ...
8 Hot Video Games To Beg Santa For This Xmas
By Phil Villarreal
You're excused if you've last track of all the marquee video games that have hit shelves in the past several weeks. Just like Tim Tebow, game publishers.
Can video games teach us how to behave? Research focuses on ...
For the first time, the positive effects of computer games on thoughts, emotions and behaviour will be the subject of closer scrutiny by social psychologists. A total of three studies will explore how, to which extent and for how long cooperative ...
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Chrono Trigger review - iPhone reviews | Pocket Gamer
Despite Square Enix's slovenly porting skills, none of Chrono Trigger's brilliance has been obscured in this rather lazy iOS port. Hours of riveting RPG entertainment await those of you willing to look past the fuzzy graphics and occasionally ...
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That VideoGame Blog » Gamer Girls – Getting into the minds of ...
By Tina Amirtha
“Hello, we're here!” they seemed to say. Team Unicorn are getting all up in the boys' stuff: comic books, B-movies, and video games, and they are proud of it. Their “Gamer Girls” video caused a stir in the Internet gaming world when it came out. ...
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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Discerning PC Gamer | GGS Gamer
By Joseph Haygood
When trying to buy gifts for the PC Gamer, you tend to be buying gifts for a different type of gamer. A PC Gamer tends to look upon their console brethren as lesser gamers and have a more discerning taste. Strangely though, a lot of the top ...
DC Hoping to Keep Milking Recent Success with New 52 Based ...
By Nathan Birch
Anyways, it appears as if DC is looking to transfer The New 52′s success to the world of video games. Warner Bros. has opened a new video game studio in Canada and apparently the head of the studio has been talking with Jim Lee and ...
Amazon: Call of Duty video games up to 50% off today only (12/12)
Amazon has the Call of Duty games for Wii, Xbox 360 & PS3 for up to 50% off today only (12/12). Shipping is FREE with an Amazon Prime account, an Amazon Mom account, an Amazon Student account or when you.
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Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Gamer's Edition | Techerator
By Kevin Schulte
Temperatures are slowly creeping towards sub-zero. Radio stations and malls everywhere are switching on the holiday music. Pine trees and other decorations are.
Diary of a Retro Gamer – Not Much Gaming Today | RetrowareTV.com
Diary of a Retro Gamer – Not Much Gaming Today. Monday, 12 December 2011 02:12 Last Updated on Monday, 12 December 2011 02:12 Written by unfrzncavmangmr 0 Comments. presents. Diary Of a Retro Gamer. Well Sunday was busy ...
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Nebi Vural » Native Client: Google Chrome video games
Video games in native code in Google Chrome with the Native Client technology. Since this summer, and a 14 version, the Google Chrome browser is able to take advantage of opportunities for Native Client. This feature allows the browser to ...
Most Violent, Offensive Video Games: Best of Gaming's Worst ...
By Nadia Oxford
Five of the video games industry's most violent, offensive outings to ever hit gaming consoles and the PC. Be afraid.
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Irate Gamer Sucks: Informative Tidbits
Looking up the Irate Gamer's stats is... pretty telling. Earlier this ... According to my Facebook informant, Bores says the next couple of videos he's planning are History of Video Games episodes, further delaying his stupid storyline. So, not only ...
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Love Interest: Derek Nevine, the Anti-Gamer | N4G
Love Interest: Derek Nevine, the Anti-Gamer. Every week, Mattie Brice picks a date from a visual novel and breaks down how they represent culture's expression ...