How the video games industry is faring

How the video games industry is faring
Austin American-Statesman
As part of a technology change, commenting will not be available on some articles for a number of months. Read more about the change here. The Associated Press Jan. 9: GameStop Corp., the world's largest video game retailer, reports nearly flat sales ...

Online Pirating: An Old-School Gamer's Only Option?
Cincinnati CityBeat
However, as an avid gamer and internet users…I know for a fact there are other reasons gamers such as myself might be tempted to pirate as well. I personally love old-school video games. I grew up in the era of Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis.

Video games festival launch
The Star
Rotherham is to launch the first ever video games festival in Britain, designed to enthuse the next generation of programmers and designers. Top global companies and leading players from the computer games industry have thrown their weight behind Games ...

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Top 10 Soccer Video Games of All Time
Bleacher Report
If the popularity of soccer video games is any clue, they're playing more of the beautiful game on their XBox, Wii or PlayStation 3. But while soccer video games are popular today, the genre also has a long, distinguished history dating back to the ...

Bleacher Report

WWII Making A Comeback to Video Games?
Gaming Examiner
A couple of years back, gamers got tired of the World War II setting for video games. First-person-shooters, real-time-strategy, even stealth games were flooding the market with the Second World War as a setting. After the success of Call of Duty 4: ...

Stop throttling video games, CRTC tells Rogers
Toronto Star
A: Teresa Murphy of the Canadian Gamers Organization filed a complaint about Rogers throttlingvideo games. She said it was violating its own policy of slowing down only peer-to-peer traffic, such as sharing movies. Patricia Trott, a Rogers spokeswoman ...

Gamer joins European elite
Dundalk Democrat
DARREN McGee is living many a young man's dream – he gets paid to kill people. More specifically he gets paid to play the popular computer game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare as part of one of Europe elite gaming teams, who compete across the continent ...

Dundalk Democrat

What links deprived young people, video games, and the EU?
The Guardian
Founded in 2007, its aim is to "make a difference to people's lives using games-based technologies" – which entails seizing on the ubiquity of video games, introducing disadvantaged young people to the techniques that lie behind them, and sparking ...

THQ confirms exit from licensed kids game market
THQ will exit the traditional kids' licensed video games market and focus on its core video game franchises and digital initiatives for the future, the publisher has announced. The company says it will continue to build its "strong portfolio of core ...

Antec High Current Gamer 620W Power Supply Review
Overclockers Club
The High Current Gamer series includes five models with DC output powers of 400W, 520W, 620W, 750W and 900W that all feature a high power +12V rail, heavy duty connectors, 80 Plus Bronze certification and active power factor correction.

Elementary school students use video games for fitness, health
Pittsburg Morning Sun
By WILLIAM KLUSENER Video games, and the long hours children spend stationary in front of TVs playing them, have long been blamed as a cause of childhood obesity. At least one Pittsburg area school, though, is attempting to use video games as a way to ...

Spectrum Disorderlies Play War Games in Douglas Rushkoff's ADD
Wired News
By Scott Thill Gamer pop icons transform into insurgent reality hackers in Douglas Rushkoff's new graphic novel, ADD But the book's genesis has more to do with Koreangamer culture than The Matrix . “Everybody expects The Matrix from most everything...

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Nexus signs new international directing talents Philippe Gamer and Kris Hofmann
Creative Boom
Leading London production company Nexus is to expand its roster of international talent with the signing of top directors Philippe Gamer and Kris Hofmann. Originally from France and Austria respectively, Philippe and Kris are winning worldwide acclaim ...

Megaupload master loses Call of Duty crown
Unfortunately, for the alleged promoter of piracy, another obsessed FPS gamer, Arazos, has now taken the top slot. And with Dotcom's bail request denied, it seems unlikely he'll be challenging his rival any time in the near future.

CES 12: Razer Naga Hex
Gamereactor TV
Razer's Robert Krakoff tells us about their philosophy behind their gamer mouses and in particular the Naga Hex, developed with action-RPG's in mind.

THQ drops family video games, aims for the hardcore gamer
Strategy Informer (press release)
THQ has announced that the company would be readjusting its focus more on the hardcore games, and would be eschewing family games. This shift in focus was the result of sales in the past few years. This strategy ostensibly arose from the failure of the ...

The Best Video Games, According to Kotaku
People often ask us which games to get for their favorite systems. These are our answers. The games on these lists were selected (and argued over) by the Kotaku editorial team. We're listing the best games, with a special consideration for giving you a ...

Lana Del Rey Leaked
The Atlantic
The melodramatic strings and moody atmospherics of "Video Games" carry through most of the album, though Del Rey does get a little frisky with some half-rapping on "National Anthem" and "Lolita." ("National Anthem," which leaked in unfinished form a ...

Paradox CEO Smashes DRM
It doesn't make sense from a gamer perspective - I hated it." This isn't just empty speculation either, as Mr Wester says, he is a gamer himself. "I bought Civilization III when it first came out, and for the first three days I couldn't play it.


Australia to Allow Freedom of Choice to Video Gamers in February
That's about to change, however, as the Australian Parliament will decide on a bill that intends to allow R18+ ratings for video games. Should it pass, it would mean that Australians will finally be allowed to access highly acclaimed titles such as ...

QuakeCon 2012 dates and location announced
PC Gamer Magazine
... place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas on 2-5 August 2012. It's free and run by volunteers, and in 2010 it attracted some 8500 people. You might even rub shoulders some of the incredibly famous and good-looking people from PC Gamer there. QuakeCon.

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Feedback: BioShock Infinite's 1999 Mode, Diablo 3 Changes And Resident Evil 6
G4 TV (blog)
It's Ladies Night on Feedback as Blair Herter welcomes Jessica Chobot, Nikole Zivalich, and Leah Jackson. The Feedback team tackles tough issues games... Actually, that's the only issue we cover. Video games are a big deal guys.

The 10 Swiftest Ninjas in Games (blog)
By Rich Knight | Jan 25, 2012 | 9:57 am | Permalink There are plenty of badasses in video games, but none are as badass as the ninja. Whether fully clothed with the mouth covered and a sword on the back, or wearing full armor and a pauper's hat, ...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC schedule lists maps, missions and new game ...
PC Gamer Magazine
Black Ops DLC took about four weeks to cross the desert that separates Xbox Live land and PC gamer world. Check out these Modern Warfare 3 screenshots for an early look at the first two maps, Piazza and Central Park. Modern Warfare 3 DLC maps.

PC Gamer Magazine

A Gay History of Gaming
Listen to much popular discourse on video games, and you'll come away with the impression that they (and their players) are overwhelmingly sexist, immature, and unwelcoming to anybody outside of that traditional demographic. There's a small amount of ...

BMW Designed Gaming Mouse Is Out Of This World
PC gaming peripherals have created a niche market for themselves over the past several years, with companies like Razer specializing in keyboards and mice for the hardcore PC gamer. For the everyday computer user however, these peripherals may look ...

Samiusbot's Page - Blog Archive - GDF: Gamer Divorce Fund
By Samiusbot
Charity is defiantly not the right word. Grant maybe? Anyway this is the Gamer Divorce Fund. It is a small fund to help out a friend of mine play while he is in the throws of separating from a bad marriage. Atm he doesn't even have a computer, ...
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Under the Mask: Perspectives on the Gamer Conference ...
By Chris Joseph
Under the Mask: Perspectives on the Gamer enters its 5th year as a conference focused upon questions concerning the player. With current debates in the Games Studies considering the effect of gamification upon our conceptions of work and ...
Chris Joseph

The Future of Nintendo Gamer Thoughts
By Zack
The Future of Nintendo Gamer Thoughts. So Nintendo Gamer Thoughts has been live for two months. Originally I posted at my other blog The Four Parks .... DaisyFAIL. A girl's thoughts on video games. Skylanders Multiplayer - In most video ...
Nintendo Gamer Thoughts

Gamer Limit Review: Zombii Attack | Gamer Limit
By Kyle MacGregor
Over the past few years Nintendo's online shop has developed a bit of a reputation. WiiWare once was looked at as a platform for indie developers and small.
Gamer Limit

Transformers Video games : : WYGenWeb
By alnuser
Transformers Video games. January 25th 2012 Posted at Uncategorized Comments Off. Sure its pro promoting secret, adjusting bestseller games films or viceversa. However, only frustration loyal Consider back, do you remember Kamaaina ...

Triple Town review - Android reviews | Pocket Gamer
Love life, hate bears. Triple Town breathes fresh life into the match-three genre, and makes letting go of your smartphone rather difficult.
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Female Gamer? That'd Be Me. (: - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ...
By VannaBear
Default Female Gamer? That'd Be Me. (: Hello! ^^ My name is Savannah, but you can call me 'Vanna'. <3. I play Black Ops and MW3, so hit me up sometime via XBL. c: Wanna get to know me, add me or something? Nice to meet you all. <3 - VannaBear!(: ... Clan Recruitment · PC Recruitment · PS3 Recruitment · XBOX 360 Recruitment · Wii Recruitment · Clan Matches & Player Lobbies · Servers · Buy/Sell/Trade · Video Games · Video Games General Discussion · Platform Discussion ...
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Hot Pockets extruder makes for one lazy Xbox 360 gamer » Coolest ...
By Edwin
Hot Pockets extruder makes for one lazy Xbox 360 gamer. by Edwin - on January 25th, 2012. Gamers are known to be a lazy bunch already – where they are willing to survive on nothing but fast food deliveries and Coke, just to make sure that ...
Coolest Gadgets

Dates for Quakecon 2012 Have Been Announced | GGS Gamer
By Joseph Haygood
25 Jan, 2012. For those that eat, drink and breathe all things id Software, you might want to mark down a few dates in your calendar, as Bethesda and id have announced the time and place for Quakecon 2012. Quakecon is the annual ...
GGS Gamer

Whats the best chipset for a Video Editor/Gamer?
I'm in to process of upgrading my current PC. Right now I have the p55 chipset. Would the x79 be a good choice? or wait for IvyBridge? I use the Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium...editing DSLR and HDV footage. Also creating motion ...
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Shuriken Ninja (Windows Phone) | Front Towards Gamer
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article provided by Front Towards Gamer Contributor Paul Neafsey. Single ninja. Shuriken Ninja places you in the Tabi shoes of a Ninja during his training scenarios that involve popping the target balloons. In order to ...
Front Towards Gamer

1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
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1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die Publisher: Cas,.,sell Illust,,rated | 2010 | 960 Pages | ISBN: 1844036812 | EPUB | 31 Mb In fewer than fifty.
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Why kids love video games & what parents can do about it ...
Prof. Stephen Heppell in the UK talks about how parents can increase kids' learning in video and online gaming.

Gamer Escape » FFXI Escape » Blog Archive » PlayStation 3 HDD's ...
Sometime in February, the PlayStation 3 will undergo a system update that will increase the hard drive space necessary to run the PlayStation 2 version of ...

UK top 20 video games chart, week ending 21 January | Technology ...
Fifa 12 is still sitting pretty on top of the chart, and it looks like it might be there for the long haul.

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