Gamer Shatters Jimmy Fallon's 'Most Gaming Consoles Played' World Record

Gamer Shatters Jimmy Fallon's 'Most Gaming Consoles Played' World Record
PC Magazine
But we all know the saying, and an intrepid Ohio gamer named Ryan Sullivan has done just that: Broken Fallon's record with a whopping 13 different consoles played in under a minute. Let's get serious for a moment: You're probably thinking the same ...

This week in video games: SoulCalibur V, Final Fantasy XIII-2 among new releases
This week happens the first major week in video games for the new year. Among the new releases, are the high profile and much anticipated Final Fantasy XIII-2 and SoulCalibur V. The SoulCalibur V story (yes, there is a storyline to the series) takes ...

Most-anticipated video games, 2012
By Adam Paris | Loading… | Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2012 11:21 pm Iconic female Shepard prepares to battle a Reaper assault in 2012's much-anticipated video game release, “Mass Effect 3.” 2011 will forever go down as one of the best ...

JRPG Gamer's Guide: January 2012
Gaming Union
We're finishing off the month with another brand new feature: the JRPG Gamer'sGuide. Since a lot of our visitors are fans of classic JRPG series such as Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts and the Tales of series, we thought it would be a great idea to ...

Gaming Union

Video games turning kids into zombies
London, Jan 30 (ANI): A charity has raised concerns that a generation of children are becoming living zombies from sleep deprivation due to computer game addiction. Social workers at Wing South West say it has serious concerns over an increasing number ...

Daily Mail "fabricated" zombie gamer story
by Ben Parfitt It has emerged that UK newspaper The Daily Mail “completely fabricated” quotes used in a story linking gaming to a new generation of “zombie children”. Today's story leads with the headline “Stoned with tiredness: Generation of children ...


Piracy is the Only Thing Keeping Many Old Video Games Alive
Pirating new video games is a crime. But there's long been a rather grey area around the piracy of old games. And when I say old, I don't mean 2008 old. I mean 1988 old. Sure, the blockbusters turn up on services like Nintendo's Virtual Console, ...

Douglas Rushkoff Levels Up in "ADD"
Comic Book Resources
by Shaun Manning, Staff Writer | In a near-future world, a select group of teenagers are chosen to beta-test revolutionary video games full time, living in a lavish dormitory that provides everything they could ask for and enjoying celebrity exceeding ...

Foldit: More Than Just A Game
Science Fiction
Why do I care about Foldit? I find Foldit fascinating because the gamer's mind, the gamer's way of thinking, is finally being recognized. Not all video games are the same, and Foldit is for players who enjoy puzzle games. Those with the ability to see ...

Game Brain
Salt Lake City Weekly
The common view from President Obama on down is that video games rot your mind, sap your strength and probably give you acne and bad breath. I don't claim video games have been 100 percent beneficial. The Columbine massacre shooters were reportedly ...

Salt Lake City Weekly

Do You Remember When/How You Become A Gamer?
I wanted to know if you remember when you truly became a gamer, but first one must know what a real gamer is before they can consider themselves one. i believe a realgamer is one that looks forward to games releases each and every year and being hyped ...


Yes, Kingdoms of Amalur has an Online Pass
Instead of holding onto it and charging for it later, we opted to give it to everyone who purchases the game new, for free, on launch day," said community manager “Muse.” If there's one thing that raises gamer ire, it's on-disc DLC.


Moosa's Musings: This is what's wrong with Skyrim
And, you're giving them a product which the gamer contributed to. I'm not sure why games companies don't use the passion of the gamers to create games, too: There is so much untapped talent out there (I don't just mean on Friday nights in underage ...


Roll A Strength Check: Why Tabletop Games Are Awesome For Women (and Everybody ...
The Mary Sue
If you are looking for more gamer friends, but have had bad experiences with harassment online, joining a tabletop group could be exactly what you need (especially since virtually all tabletop fans play video games as well). My advice?

MegaUpload CEO Kim Dotcom Loses Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 #1 Ranking with ...
With around 15 million players worldwide and over $1 billion in sales, Modern Warfare 3 is one of the best selling video games of all time. The 38-year old German-born Dotcom, also known as Kim Schmitz, faces at least four more weeks in custody after a ...

Big Brother Buys a GPS
Boston Review
During the Supreme Court's last term, in the course of oral argument over the constitutionality of a California law that restricted the sale of violent video games to minors, Justice Samuel Alito interjected: “What Justice [Antonin] Scalia wants to ...

Ad Nauseum--Sexy Video Game Ads
G4 TV (blog)
It's a sad truth of the advertising industry, at least when it comes to video games, and we know all about it. Just look at the latest SoulCalibur ad that found itself banned in the UK. On the road to becoming a more inclusive art form, gaming has made ...

First-person shootout world record set
The record, independently confirmed, will now feature in future versions of the Guinness Book of Records: Gamer Edition. Unless it gets broken in the meantime, of course. The firm said its next goal will be to make its PikkoServer technology available ...

How We Will Review Games
We've changed the way we review video games here at Kotaku. That makes this a perfect time to explain our approach to reviews and how the new system will work. They appear to be in two entirely different formats. They both have the rather large word ...

AHL ALL-STAR NOTES: Pens' McDonald whiffs in accuracy contest
Scranton Times-Tribune
I told them I'm a gamer, not a practice player." McDonald redeemed himself in the breakaway relay contest. After Western Conference goalies stopped the first 13 shots they faced, McDonald was the first Eastern Conference shooter to make good on his ...

IGN Entertainment and SHINE Group Get Ready to START
Sacramento Bee
30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- START, the new YouTube video games channel from IGN Entertainment and SHINE Group, launches with its first wave of original shows tomorrow, Tuesday, January 31 st . Part of Google's YouTube channels initiative, ...

Road to the IGF: Tom Francis' Gunpoint
Tom Francis is one such developer -- a British journalist who currently writes for PCGamer magazine, and is developing one of the most talked-about upcoming indie titles of 2011. Gunpoint is "a stealth puzzle game", in which players are invited to ...


I Want To Subscribe To Wired Magazine, But…
Between 1996 and 2002, I collected every new issue of PC Gamer, most of which were purchased individually off magazine racks. I wanted to know more about PC gaming and, well, they were the premier publication to acquire facts and opinions about it as a ...

“This Is Aperture”: Portal Meets The Nightmare Before Christmas
Wired News
By Matt Blum There isn't much I could add to this video, except to warn anyone who hasn't played the Portal video games that there are spoilers for both in here — though the ones for Portal 2 go by quickly enough they might not really register.

Giants win Madden simulation of Super Bowl
By Matt Pepin, Globe Staff EA Sports, maker of the popular Madden NFL football video games, has conducted its official simulation of Super Bowl 46, and the Giants emerged a 27-24 victor. Kicker Lawrence Tynes' field goal as time expired was the ...

Can Too Much TV be Good?
New research shows that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) spend most of their free time watching TV and playing video games. Can psychologists take advantage of this interest to help those with ASD? Previous research has shown that too much ...

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In Flex We Trust » Tech Talk Gaming: Gamer Shatters Jimmy ...
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But we all know the saying, and an intrepid Ohio gamer named Ryan Sullivan has done just that: Broken Fallon's record with a whopping 13 different consoles played in under a minute. Let's get serious for a moment: You're probably thinking ...
In Flex We Trust

Songs That Should Be Made Into Video Games | VH1 Tuner
By Kat George
Lana Del Rey's song “Video Games” got us thinking — what if some of our favorite songs were made into actual video games? We thought about some tracks we love, and quickly found that many of them lend themselves perfectly to the video ...
VH1 Tuner

JRPG Gamer's Guide: January 2012
... 05:08:49 PM. Quote: As you may have already noticed, we here at have been launching a bunch of new features such as New Game Plus and Gaming's Greatest Companies. Full Story: JRPG Gamer's Guide: January 2012 ... Forums - Online...

Xbox Live Hackers Target Pro Gamer | EGMNOW
By Matthew Bennett, Associate Editor
Pro gamer and reality TV star Mrs Violence, winner of The Controller – Battlefield 3, recently had her Gamertag hacked and stolen. Kelly sat down with Analog Hype to discuss what happened and Microsoft's reaction. First she described how ...

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Youth Organization Keeps Kids Off Streets with Video Games ...
By Natasha Schuyler
Francois Chang wants to keep kids off the street—video games will help him do that. Outbreak Youth will host its 4th annual video game fundraising event on Feb. 4. The event has raised the attention of big name video game companies like ...

What do you think was the greatest advancement in video games ...
By Decker
What do you think was the greatest advancement in video games this generation? Video Game Talk.... In a weird way they made me a better gamer...even if my reflexes have slowed. I still will not go out of my way to grind out achievements...or ...
DVD Talk Forum

Kinect Star Wars trailer | GGS Gamer
By Vikki Blake
30 Jan, 2012. It's what the Kinect was invented for, right? Yep, it's here – the Star Wars' fan ultimate indulgence. Purported to feature iconic settings and characters – not to mention that kick-ass pshfwwwuuuummmmm lightsaber noise (well, ...
GGS Gamer

Madden Mondays Return: Super Bowl XLVI Edition | STACK Gamer
By Brandon
This post offers up tips for beating short passes in Madden.

Gamer Style Guide: 10 Accessories For Teens Who Love Video Games!

Gamer Style Guide: 10 Accessories For Teens Who Love Video Games!
Huffington Post
Whether you're a retro gamer, a pro gamer, a girl gamer, a graphing calculator gamer (see: Skyrim on your TI-84), or anyone in between, it's time to score some major fashion points. From classics like Pac-Man and Pong to more recent popular games like ...

In Defense of GameStop
The Morton Report
Regardless, they're neither of those things, just a company that has spread across the country selling video games... used video games. The latter has apparently become a source of true demonic possession, or at least since a few PR talking heads ...

Resident Evil - Revelations
With a campaign spanning more than 10 hours and an unlockable Raid mode that adds new goals and features, it's one of the most complete and hardcore gamer-friendly 3DS titles yet. It's also the first game to use Nintendo's new Circle Pad Pro, ...

Young Minds: Melkonian on Children and Video Games
blogTO (blog)
In his presentation, Peter will explore the positive and negative effects of video games on children and adolescents in the context of education. Unfortunately, a high percentage of video gamesconsumed by this age demographic are first-person shooters ...

Quality Index: The week's best iPhone games – Triple Town, Star Marine ...
Pocket Gamer
by James Gilmour fEvery week, Pocket Gamer sister site Quality Index (Qi) highlights the newest games to make a critical splash in the cool, seductive waters of the iOS pool. Grabbing scores and opinions from all corners of the web, including from ...

Hands On With The Steam App Preview
Platform Nation
For any PC gamer, Steam is a vital service to use. With instant access to a huge variety (thousands) of games by the click of a button, Steam is regarded as the best online distribution service. I have had a chance to use the newly released Steam app ...

No More SpongeBob Video Games From THQ
After years of making games for franchises like “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “Kung Fu Panda,” “Scooby-Doo,” and Pixar's “Cars,” video game developer THQ recently announced that it is pulling out of the children's games market. THQ is expected to focus on ...

Playing games is serious business
The fact that every single employee is a gamer - 33-year-old Mr Tan himself has been gaming since he was six - has been one of the fundamental reasons for the gaming peripherals company's phenomenal success. Incorporated in the United States in 2005, ...

What the Video Game Vendor Selling Hot Dogs Knows About Life
It might take someone fascinated by sports video games to build something so antithetical to their experience, as Hofmeier, 28, has done with Cart Life, an independent game that released in May 2011 and has captured considerable critical attention of ...

Peoria man turns basement into the ultimate mancave
Peoria Journal Star
For the record, this particular basement wouldn't appeal to all men - only those who like video games, target shooting, music, movies, entertaining, drinking, sports, electronic gadgets or state-of-the-art sound systems.

'Gamification': businesses seek the perfect video game to sell their goods and ...
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
However, in an age when video games can be found on nearly every cell phone and "Farmville" is one of the biggest draws on Facebook, thousands of businesses have upped the ante from game mechanics to customized video games designed to keep users on ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Secrets of The Darkness II
Wall Street Journal (blog)
If you do that and combine it with solid game play you can lead a gamer through a story while still giving them enough control to feel like…they're in control. Pulling it off correctly and seamlessly is as difficult as it sounds.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Gets a Technological Oasis With New Warrior Zone
On Friday, JBLM service members and their families got their first look at the base's new recreation center, which features everything large, flat-screen televisions to video games to a spacious sports bar. "It's the biggest and best," center the Army ...

App of the Day: Doodle God
By Dan Whitehead Published 29 January, 2012 Doodle God has been around for a while but, as a discerning gamer who refuses to follow the common herd, there's a good chance you've flicked past it while browsing the App Store or Android Market.

Gamers Sanctuary hosts Magic: The Gathering Dark Ascension pre release tournament
The Flint Journal -
This tournament isn't about big cash prizes, it's a fun event that anyone in the family can come and do, not just the hardcore gamer, said Gamers Sanctuary owner Chad Erway. Enlarge Lathan Goumas | The Flint Journal Lathan Goumas | The Flint Journal...

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Unnecessary Analysis: Octorok
Platform Nation
In Unnecessary Analysis I'll spend way too much time and much to much effort in coming up with random theories about inconsequential things in video games. Our first entry will be Link's famous enemy, the Octorok. Let's start with the Octorok's name.

Platform Nation

Children spending 12 hours a day in front of screens
ONE in four children are spending as much as 12 hours a day sitting in front of a screen watching TV, playing video games or using Facebook. The figures, based on a survey of 8000 teenagers in Glasgow, also show that 13 per cent spend up to 16 hours a ...

Legendary Developer Hironobu Sakaguchi To Address BAFTA
Entertainment Focus
BAFTA will welcome the world renowned videogame developer, director and producer Hironobu Sakaguchi to the stage to discuss his illustrious career as the creator behind some of the greatestvideo games, a departure into film and his return to his ...

TA Community Interview - HybridPK
This week, the screws are being put to HybridPK, a gamer with a love of art, extended responses, and RPG-goodness. This is a long (but good) one, boys & girls, so be sure to grab your Sunday morning beverage of choice and strap in for this week's ...

Nerds Nerd-Out Together at Retro Arcade Night (Photos)
Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)
28 2012 at 5:31 PM ​These days, most gamer socializing happens through headsets and an Internet connection. Back in the day though, there were spots called arcades where peeps would hang out together, in the real world, and play video games.

Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)

Mad Catz MLG Pro Circuit controller review (PS3)
Again, it can be argued that vibration could be distracting in tournament play, but the average gamerlooking for a premium controller may prefer the tactile feedback to the tactical advantage. If you're looking for other MLG licensed gamepads, ...

Lana Del Rey's debut album is here: Oy
New York Daily News
In the months since, “Video Games” has been viewed more than 20 million times — impressive numbers, though piddling ones compared to the 189 million souls who preferred to watch a clip of babies passing gas. On the strength of “Games,” Del Rey bagged ...

New York Daily News

Builder Turns Rec Room into Adult Cave
The Daily Mamaroneck
A rec room where the kids bounce on old sofas between video games? Arnold Karp says there's a third option, one he calls "The Adult Cave." The "cave" Karp's company created in a New Canaan basement won an award from the Home Builders Association of ...

Kluwe Among Players Selected To Take Part In "NFL Business Of Music Boot Camp"
Daily Norseman
In addition to being an avid gamer and (for my money) the best follow on Twitter, he's also part of a band called Tripping Icarus. He's the bass player for Tripping Icarus, and came by that after he got so good at Guitar Hero that one of his friends ...

One Mini Bluetooth Keyboard to Rule Them All
By matt | Jan 28, 2012 Once a niche product for corporate presentation rooms and college lecture halls, mini Bluetooth keyboards have also become indispensable gadgets for gamer and home theater enthusiasts alike. Portable, versatile, and- best of all- ...


Hendersonville man's odyssey a Sundance selection
As a kid, he grew up playing video games and sketched out his own ideas on paper. After high school, he worked for Internet companies in Asheville and Amsterdam and figured out he didn't want to work for anyone but himself.

Aliens: Colonial Marines Cinematic Trailer - Video Games Blogger
By Sabrina
Video Games Blogger Logo · Aliens: Colonial Marines Cinematic Trailer · The Orange Box Artwork What are you playing this weekend? #1 · Resident Evil Revelations Walkthrough Boxart Resident Evil Revelations Walkthrough · Resident Evil ... Assassin's Creed 3 Release Date · Battlefield 4 Announced By EA · Beyond Good & Evil 2 Rumors · Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 Hint · E3 2011 Favorite Trailers · Gamer Habits 5: Hoarding · LA Noire Walkthrough · Let's Talk: Beyond Good & ...
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No Gametwerp This Week | Front Towards Gamer
By Tony "ChaingunPope" Wilson
Our panda listener base will be very upset. We strive to bring you a great podcast each week, but with so many steps between gathering topics to exporting the final show, things sometimes go wrong. This was one of those weeks. In any case ...
Front Towards Gamer

Blizzcon 2012 cancelled | NXT Gamer
By Sandeep
Alas, game developer Blizzard's yearly convention, Blizzcon, will not be returning this year. Fans of Starcraft and World of Warcraft will have to do without.
NXT Gamer

Symposium: 2 February 2012 | Video Games and Human Values ...
By rogertravisjr
Video Games and Human Values Initiative. A different, older kind of conversation about games in culture. Skip to content. Home · About VGHVI · Events · ← Gaming Session: Minecraft, January 26, 2012 ...
Video Games and Human Values Initiative

Developer Makes Disabled Gamer's Wish Come True

Developer Makes Disabled Gamer's Wish Come True With an Arrow Click
Legend of Grimrock commenter HarpoonIPA is a disabled gamer, forced to use a mouth stick for typing. Legend of Grimrock is an old-school dungeon exploration game from developer Almost Human that harkens back to games like Dungeon Hack, ...

Jonathan Monaghan twists video games in exhibit at Curator's Office
Washington Post
Solemn images of royalty contrast with goofy, Disney-style birds and fishes, and the parallel worlds of boys' and girls' video games disconcertingly collide. In one scene, the hyper-muscled warriors find themselves in a hair salon and have no choice ...

Should Netflix Rent Out Video Games?
SodaHead News
Why not do the same for video games? Yes ... they need to get into other areas They have a mail type like Netflix. 15 bucks a month 2 blue ray or games out at a time. I switched when Netflix stopped the new release dvd model and wanted to charge for ...

SodaHead News

The Video Games Industry and The Government
Basically, when it comes to the UK's video games industry, Andy is at its heart and soul. Andy's been heavily involved both behind the scenes and very much up front in lobbying of government to givevideo games their due both in terms of industrial ...

The Average Gamer 1.27.12: Sports Genre Edition
From Madden 12 and NFL Blitz to NBA 2k12, NHL 12 and more, 411's Dan Watson takes a look at the best sports games out there for casual players in this week's Average Gamer! Welcome back to the Average Gamer. This week has been filled with surprises so ...

5 best boss fights ever
A rubbish boss fight is the bane of every gamer, and usually end up being either frustrating or just downright boring. A great boss fight however can send a game soaring to the highest echelon of gaming brilliance. Here are five of our favourites ...

Lana Del Rey Plays Video Games On The BBC
(popmusiclife) After creating a YouTube buzz and securing a record deal, Lana Del Rey is getting set to release her debut, "Born To Die," next week. Del Rey made headlines with a recent appearance on Saturday Night Live, and the reviews were generally ...

Change in Your Pocket: Save Money on Video Games
Video games are a multi-billion industry. If you`re on the cutting edge when it comes to new brand new console games, you already know they`re not cheap. However, there are ways to save when it comes to picking up video games.

Lego Harry Potter: Five other movies that need Lego video games
ChicagoNow (blog)
I love video games. Win. Win. Win. All of the Lego video games based on movies that I've played so far – the two Harry Potter games and the Star Wars games – are fairly entertaining. There also are Lego video games featuring Indiana Jones, Batman,...

ChicagoNow (blog)

Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft made me a PC gamer
Read on, friends. days ago After years of alternating between misjudging and flat-out ignoring the personal computing gaming space, I can now officially state that I am a PC gamer. I have Microsoft, Nintendo, ...

This is the World's Largest Video Game Controller
Tom's Guide
Netherlands students create a gigantic NES controller for the Guinness Book of World RecordsGamer's Edition. Celebrating the launch of the Guinness Book of World Records Gamer's Edition 2012, the company invited engineering students Benjamin Allen, ...

Classroom notes: Minooka students design, test video games
Chicago Sun-Times
Students from Frankfort Square School in Frankfort enjoy recess during the first real snowfall of the season. From left are: Jessica Cervantes, Jacqueline Furlong, Alexandria Bryant, Grace Erickson, Sarah Husa, Kennedy Ballard and Megan Brand.

Activision Blogger Holds Gamers Responsible for Elite PS3 DLC Confusion
According to Amrich, the bottom line is that “I'm seeing people scream “rip-off” and stuff like that, but nobody's going to get ripped off; every gamer will get everything they were promised and everything they paid for.” While Amrich does make it loud ...

World Series pitcher, Curt Schilling, taps heavy hitters to launch video games
By The Times-Picayune Curt Schilling, the former Boston Red Sox pitching ace, has created a big video game, and it's not about baseball. How did this happen? When Schilling, 45, pitched in the majors, he had a lot of extra time on the road.

World Record Being Attempted in Mission Viejo
But Braithwaite, a professional gamer for about seven years, says it's more than just a publicity stunt: he's doing this to raise money for Doctors without Borders. According to S2Games, the company that is sponsoring the event, the Guinness Book World ...

Will the Next Xbox Balk at Used Games?
The market for video games is big, with $9.3 billion generated last year in the US through sales of new games for portable gaming systems, PCs, and consoles like Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Xbox 360. But it could be much bigger.

Pocket Gamer iPhone and iPad gaming podcast: Episode 160 - Dream Heights ...
Pocket Gamer
by Will Wilson Both Matt and I are suffering from a nasty cold this week, so this edition of the podcast is shorter than normal to avoid our voices giving out mid-way through recording. Despite the general air of misery, we still manage to battle our ...

Geek Chic scrambles to meet demand for gamer furniture
Puget Sound Business Journal
Geek Chic founder Robert Gifford, whose title is “instigator,” right, and co-workers, from left, Kip Nordby, Randy Schuenemann and Brenda Holznecht, whose title is “enabler,” play Axis & Allies Guadalcanal atop Geek Chic's Emissary gaming table at the ...

Minter condition: 'Minos' journeys into weird humor
Boston Herald
By Garrett Martin / Video Games Looking for new iOS games? “Caverns of Minos” is an 1980s arcade throwback from Jeff Minter, the idiosyncratic British designer of “Space Giraffe” and “Gridrunner.” It intentionally resembles something you'd play on the ...

Banned Video Games by Country
I researched censored and banned video games, to see how many Grand Theft Auto games and which Manhunt titles were on the list. Australia banned both Manhunts. And to my surprise in the US only GTA: San Andreas made the list because of the PC mod of ...

'Dark Souls' -- Unapologetically difficult and twisted
Daily Camera
By Marc Camron Rocky Mountain Gamer In the good old days of gaming -- the prehistoric, late 1980s -- games were hard. "Ghosts and Goblins," "Battle Toads" and the original, Japan-only "Super Mario Bros. 2" challenged gamers' skills and anger threshold.

Pushmo — Video Game Review
Primary Ignition
I think of myself as an above average gamer in terms of skills, but something about most games in the genre creates some sort of mental block, and I play as if I recently just started to get into video games. I suppose the relaxing nature of Pushmo ...

Primary Ignition

When games should go beta or see you lata
UM Maneater
By Lucia Lee In the wide realm of video games, there is a trend I have been noticing that is not beneficial to the industry as a whole. I'm in economics, so I understand the principles of supply and demand. And trust me when I know that games, ...

Central Core Studios Takes A Break From Video Games And Introduces New HD Live ...
by Chris Chavez on January 26th, 2012 at 9:25 pm I came across these absolutely stunning live wallpapers fresh off the Android Market and felt the need to share them with you here. Brought to you by a couple of self-proclaimed indie game developers, ...

They Turned My City into a Video Game (And Got it Mostly Right!)
I play video games in Pakistan. But many of the movies I love to watch and games I play aren't set anywhere near here. The new Ghost Recon, however, comes to my old neighborhood. I remember how my and friends used to rejoice every time they would watch ...

SMU hosts 4th annual Games, Business, Law summit
The Daily Campus
SMU welcomed major video game industry players in the fourth annual Game:Business:Law International Summit on the Law & Business of Video Games Wednesday and Thursday at SMU Dedman School of Law. Keynote speaker Ted Price, the president and chief ...

The Video Games of 2012 Trailer: Are You Ready For An Epic Year ...
By G4TVLeah
While 2011 was a great year for video games, 2012 is looking to be one of the most epic years we've ever seen in the industry. Aren't you hyped ... It'll give you goosebumps, and hopefully make you even more excited to be the gamer you are.
G4 TV - TheFeed » The Death of Used Video Games
By Kevin
The Death of Used Video Games. January 27th, 2012. Via: Kotaku: Microsoft will upgrade its disc technology for its next Xbox from DVDs to Blu-Ray discs, catching up to rival Sony, games industry sources tell Kotaku. Sony's PlayStation 3 ...

Nintendo Network to offer gamer accounts, DLC and game ...
Nintendo Network to offer gamer accounts, DLC and game downloads. James Batchelor .... MCV is the leading trade news and community site for all professionals working within the UK and international video games market. It reaches ...
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5 WWE Video Games To Get You Ready For The Royal Rumble
By John Riggs
The Royal Rumble, coming up this Sunday, is one of our favorite WWE Pay-Per-View events of the year. Being a huge fan of video games, we're going to amp ourselves up by playing a few classic WWE/WWF video games. Here are our top 5 ...

Senior Citizens Extending Health and Wellness with Video Games ... is encouraging seniors to play video games. Research and studies show that video games on the Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360 rank high in strengthening senior health and physical abilities. Video games are not just ...
Association for Psychological Science

The MWE Emperor 200 is every gamer's wet dream
By Bro
The MWE Emperor 200 is apparently a workstation but let's face it, this is not for work, it's for playingvideo games and it's probably the most awesome gaming station you'll ever see!

Curt Schilling The (Video) Gamer «
By kylestackblog
Curt Schilling The (Video) Gamer. 27 01 2012. Say 'Curt .... Kyle: Did you get a lot of your teammates in your playing days to play video games? Curt: Oh ... Curt: Oh, yeah. If you look at a potential nirvana for a gamer, I had the perfect life.

First Impressions – Sony NEX-5N « The Gamer With Kids
By samversionone
If you read my last post yesterday, you know that I just recently purchased a Sony NEX-5N camera. I ordered it on Wednesday of this week and got it today via FedEX. (On a side note, love Amazon Prime). Upon receiving the package, I was ...
The Gamer With Kids

FTG GameGuide: Hero Academy (iOS) | Front Towards Gamer
By Cannonfodder
Basic Strategy guide for Robot Entertainment's fun iPhone game, Hero Academy.
Front Towards Gamer

Nintendo reveals the Nintendo Network, may change Wii U name ...
By Matthew Humphries
They will include sales of digital content (DLC), communication between players, and a player account system for Wii U allowing each gamer to share hardware, but use their own settings/stats. The new network will be rolled out to the 3DS first ...

Magicka Celebrates an Arcane Anniversary | GGS Gamer
By Dan Spicer
To celebrate they're giving you, the humble gamer, a whopping new Magick that's free for all. The confuse spell will be hitting your games soon. No word yet on what it does, but it's likely just as fun as electrocuting your buddy in the back of the ...
GGS Gamer

PC Gamer - Cave Story review | N4G
PC Gamer - Over on a Cave Story messageboard, X-Calibar has a problem with Cave Story+. It's to do with Balrog, a boss who looks like a suitcase. In the old ...

Netflix drops plan to rent video games

Netflix drops plan to rent video games
USA TODAY (blog)
Netflix had originally planned to offer video games as part of a spin-off, DVD-rental website called Qwikster. But less than a month after unveiling the service, Netflix killed off Qwikster to keep both its DVD and streaming rental services together.

USA TODAY (blog)

5 Essential YouTube Channels for Gamers
If you're a gamer and you haven't already done so, add these five picks to your channel subscription feed as soon as possible. I promise that you will not be disappointed. Is there a YouTube gaming star that you love the most?

Kid video games that parents can get behind …
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
OK, I may be taking this a little too far, but I do have very little guilt about letting my children play with apps and video games. We generally limit game playing to the weekends, but that has more to do with my worries about eyesight problems and ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Why Video Games Are the New Pulps
But, in truth, the new pulp has been around for about 20 years, right under our noses: video games. They're not cheap to make, no. Nor are they particularly cheap to buy. But they fulfill the same role that the classic pulps did: easily digestible ...

The Gamer's Notebook
Ventura County Reporter
By Chris O'Neal 01/26/2012 A friend of a friend links to a website where a strange series of numbers is scribbled onto a torn piece of paper, which also appears to be on the side of a storage building. Clicking on the paper reveals a door, ...

Ventura County Reporter

8 Best Lego Video Games
Game Guru
And adding a twist to this entire experience doesn't hurt at all, which is why Lego Rock Band has struck a chord with many a gamer. The traditional Rock Band gameplay receives a Lego twist, with certain elements that are incorporated within the game.

Game Guru

Senior Citizens Extending Health and Wellness with Video Games
PR Web (press release) examines studies showing video games help seniors with exercise, memory care and other cognitive abilities for their health later in life. Seniors Guide encourages playing Video Games as a great way to connect with and help your ...

Video games at a water park? Get your game on at Great Wolf Lodge
Globe and Mail
The kids in pyjamas are everywhere, sprinting and shouting through the lodge's third- and fourth-floor hallways with plastic wands clasped in adrenalin-clenched hands. They're aiming the wands at the buzzing, flashing portraits and the talking treasure ...

Globe and Mail

Talking About Video Games, History, And Teens At America's Summit On National ...
National Parks Traveler
Thirteen hours at America's Summit on National Parks raised questions about video games as an enticement to lure youth into the parks, in-park history lessons, and how the economy affects affection for the national parks. Those and other issues filled ...

Robert Childs' Top Five Video Games in Honor of Retro Arcade Night at Laser Wolf
Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)
26 2012 at 11:05 AM ​Gamer nerds, and just plain old nerds, drinkers of beer, and those who care about what beer you're drinking, will all be thrilled to know that Retro Arcade Night is back at Laser Wolf this Friday. After its December debut, ...

Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)

RockYou's Galactic Allies shows declining MAU despite strong core gamer ...
Inside Social Games
3 Blokes were brought on board to the RockYou family to produce Facebook-based strategy combat titles that would appeal to the core gamer market, as well as offer some competition to other combat-heavy games such as Zynga's Empires and Allies.

On the Web and Video Games with Staton Facts
Anderson Independent Mail
By Michael Staton I've always thought He-Man was a little feminine. Sure, he had bulging muscles, but those blonde bangs he sported made him look like the steroid-fueled ladies on the cover of so many muscle magazines. However, thanks to some clever ...

Demon's Souls offers a challenge
BY THE NICHE GAMER "Demon's Souls" for the Playstation 3 is hard, the kind of hard that will put many casual gamers off. It is by no means meant for everyone but if you hunger for a challenge, it's right up your alley. Narrative is light in "Demon's ...

Spire-corp Sonex 6010 Gamer Chassis Debuts | Spire-corp,Sonex,6010,Gamer ...
Benchmark Reviews
Introducing the Sonex 6010 pc case, the Sonex 6010 is a versatile gamer chassis. This tower structure is well build and just pure cool looks. The meshed aluminum front panel allows unrestricted fresh air intake which is mandatory for today's extremely ...

Xbox 720 Spec Leaks – What if The GPU Rumours Are True?
NowGamer (blog)
It's common to see some onlookers entering the “Screw those guys, I'ma hardcore gamer, casual gamers suck” mindset, but the reality is that this 'casual' market is both massive and incredibly lucrative, not to mention keeping many developers in ...

Ubisoft wants more (and more) Assassin's Creed. Do You?
While some might feel that regular, annual iterations will only dilute the brand and led to gamer fatigue, Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot believes otherwise. The regular releases, he says, are necessary to "satisfy the demand".


Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation
Pocket Gamer
by Brendan Caldwell If first-person shooters on console are a gamer's bread and butter, then an FPS on smartphone is a gamer's Ryvita. It doesn't taste the same, but at least it's lighter. Unfortunately, where most Android and iOS versions of ...

Alienware X51
PC Magazine
The Alienware X51 gaming desktop goes after the console gamer that wants a bit more out of their gaming experience. The Alienware X51 ($999.99 direct) fits everything a serious gamer needs into a compact chassis. The desktop has a full sized hard drive ...

You call it a problem, I call it a hobby
Suburbanite (blog)
I am able to talk about video games and call it work at the same time. Achievement unlocked! When I heard about the national blogs we are doing, and all the topics that would be covered, I noticed this glaring omission. Video games.

One Life to Live: Denigrated Media Cultures
Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the Dept. of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies, Elana Levine is familiar with the low cultural position of soap operas and video games. While not the biggest gamer, she is an avid ...


Think twice about violent video games
Surrey Leader
A young letter writer believes money could be better spent than on video games that glorify violence and bloodshed. I'm sure all of you have heard of the video games Call of Duty: Black Ops and Halo. These are often called shooting games.

Diversity, service help video store survive
Maryville Daily Forum
Some of those trends include card and video games and playing host to gamer competitions and community events. But the sheer volume of the VHS tapes, DVDs and video games is what makes Movie Magic different than most video stores.

Stephen Strasburg talks 'MLB 2K12,' 'COD'
ESPN (blog)
By Jon Robinson Scott Ryan/Diamond Images Stephen Strasburg is as competitive playing video games as he is on the mound. Stephen Strasburg boasts some of the nastiest pitches in all of baseball. Then again, his video game character might have even ...

VIDEO: Insane High-Level Ambidextrous "Street Fighter III" Play from Pro Gamer ...
Crunchyroll News
A while back in a review, I mentioned that playing fighting games online taught me that I was a small fish in a very big ocean. Of course, it's one thing to see titans going head-to-head, like the EVO Finals, but it's a whole different thing to see ...
Crunchyroll News

California taxpayers reimburse ESA $1.3M after SCOTUS defeat
Last June, the Supreme Court voted 7-2 in favor of overturning the 2005 law enacted in California that banned the sale of violent video games to minors without parents' approval, finding it unconstitutional and ruling that video games qualify for First ...


SteelSeries Sibera v2 Natus Vincere Edition Headset | SteelSeries Sibera v2 ...
Benchmark Reviews
It's hard to be a PC gamer and not hear of SteelSeries. They're renowned for some of the highest quality gaming peripherals produced today. Partnered with some of the biggest games companies in the world, and sponsoring some of the best professional ...

Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Full Tower Case | Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Full ...
Benchmark Reviews
The RX-I aka Overseer is a full sized chassis that is aimed purely at the gamer in us. From the future-like front facial to the interior opening for large video cards says I want to be a gamer rig. But what Thermaltake has done with the full-sized case ...

Notch Seeking Permission To Track 'Minecraft' Player Data
He's really only famous for just the one, but in truth, the Minecraft mastermind is a designer, agamer, and... a spy? Notch's latest post to his personal blog includes a poll asking Minecraft fans whether they'd give permission to have anonymous ...

Where's My Water? on iOS updated with new acid-filled levels
Pocket Gamer
Unlike earlier updates to the Pocket Gamer Silver Award winner, though, this one - entitled Cranky's Story - involves in-app purchases. To explain: the Cranky's Story update adds 40 new levels to the Where's My Water? experience.

Netflix drops plan to offer video games like it was Qwikster | Joystiq
By Jessica Conditt
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who you may remember from his profile video explanation video of Netflix's aborted split into two companies, said Netflix has no plans to offer video games right now, speaking in a Q4 investor meeting ...

Hot Pocket Dispenser Is The Lazy, Hungry Gamer's Dream Come ...
By Josh Wolford
How many times have you been playing Skyrim and thought the only thing that would make this better is food? My personal answer is 100+ times. If you've ever.

Eye Level: The Art of Video Games: Announcing GameFest
By Georgina
To celebrate the opening of The Art of Video Games exhibition, we will be holding three jam-packed days of events and activities from Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18, 2012. The schedule kicks off on Friday with panel discussions ...
Eye Level

Lana Del Rey Gives Impressive “Video Games” Performance On ...
By Robbie Daw
Each successive performance Lana Del Rey has given after her widely-discussed one for Saturday Night Live has been pretty decent, and her latest, for BBC Radio.
Music News, Reviews, and Gossip...

Netflix Drops Plans To Rent Video Games | Geeky Gadgets
By Julian Horsey
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings made the announcement in an investor earnings meeting call earlier today, explaining that the strategy is no longer one that the company finds viable.

Upcoming video games in 2012 | TFW - The Free Weekly
By Blair Jackson
Upcoming video games in 2012. 0 Comments 26 January 2012. By Mike Mahardy TFW Contributing Writer. Courtesy Photo: Combat is action oriented, with a plethora of smaller enemies in addition to huge bosses. “Kingdoms of Amalur: ...
TFW - The Free Weekly

Netflix DVD Business Falling, No Video Games By Mail | GantDaily ...
By 814Editor
When you last heard from embattled Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, he was licking the deep wounds cut by Qwikster, the ill-fated DVD and video game service Netflix.

To Beat the Unbeatable Game | VoVatia
By Nathan
I was thinking recently about the concept of unwinnable video games, and whether there were any. I believe that, at ... As I pondered the subject a little more, it occurred to me that most early video games were unwinnable. There's no way to ...

Shadow Planet Productions Blog: The Independent Gamer Issue 2
By Michel Gagne
Issue 2 of The Independent Gamer is out and it features an interview I did with them about a week ago. You can download a digital copy of the magazine for free or get a printed one for $3.80. Check it out! You can also visit their official website ...
Shadow Planet Productions Blog

Netflix Will Not Be Renting Video Games | TechnoBuffalo
By Joey Davidson
When the split was announced, Hastings mentioned that Qwikster would rent console video gamesin addition to movies. Then Qwikster was scrapped. Word came from Netflix that they were still considering adding video game rentals to their ...

Netflix Kills Plan For Video Game Rentals
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Netflix Kills Plan For Video Game Rentals. Netflix Video Games. The Huffington Post Catharine Smith First Posted: 01/25/2012 8:29 pm Updated: 01/25/2012 11:19 pm. React. Inspiring Funny Obsolete Scary Must-Have Amazing Innovative Nerdy. Follow. Netflix , Video , Netflix Dvd , Netflix ....It won't effect me, I'm not gamer, and I'm happy with NF, but that's too bad they made this plan before thinking this the whole way through. I hope they have learned something about PR after all ...
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id Software Updates RAGE HD to Version 2.0 | GGS Gamer
By Joseph Haygood
26 Jan, 2012. Bethesda and id Software announced that they have released a full 2.0 update for their iPhone/iPad app, RAGE HD. The new update for RAGE HD includes new tweaks like full support for iOS5 and melee combat, as well as the ...
GGS Gamer

EGM Feature: Top 5 Comic Book Based Video Games | EGMNOW
By EGM Staff
Top 5 Comic Book Based Video Games. POSTED ON January 26, 2012 AT 09:00am By EGM Staff. Tweet. Older than our grandparents in some cases, comic-book heroes have stimulated the imaginations of audiences young and old ever ...

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