Video Games 2012: Embarrassment of Riches

Video Games 2012: 'Embarrassment of Riches' for Gamers
ABC News
By Mike Snider and Brett Molina, USA TODAY CTA Digital presenter uses a US Army Elite Force Assault Rifle Controller to play a video game at the CTA Digital booth at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on...

ABC News

Video Games Inoculate Against Nightmares
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Christopher Shea Do video games inoculate soldiers against nightmares? They appeared to in a study that compared the dreams of 64 hard-core gamers with those of 22 people who played less frequently— all of them former or current member of the ...

Video Games to Tackle Global Warming
But Gore and the team have been looking to expand their reach even further by getting into video games. Gore's already tackled film, concerts, and books — why not video games as well? PSFK recently “challenged its readership to come up with concepts ...

Hottest Video Games of the Week
Selection of this week's best video games including "Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City," "Hitman: Absolution," and "The Darkness II." Find out who lavished praise on former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan in 2006 and other nuggets from recently ...

O'Donovan calls for a health levy on video games
Limerick Leader
AT THE time of year when we are all trying to lose a few pounds Deputy Patrick O'Donovan is proposing putting euros on the price of video games to combat the growing obesity problem. When the former teacher was doing his training one of his pupils was ...

Limerick Leader

Why Small Gaming Sites Matter
GoozerNation (blog)
Because these are the opinions and experiences that matter to the average gamer. In his (excellent) review of Skyrim, Andrew Reiner listed some statistics he gathered in his 11 days spent with the game. Most notable to me were the 146 quests he ...

GoozerNation (blog)

Last updated at 12:15 AM on 15th January 2012
Daily Mail
As soon as I got back to the office I found her song Video Games on YouTube (the 21st-century memory bank for past, present and future) and discovered for myself that she was indeed extremely good. Coincidentally, that very afternoon, one of my staff ...

Daily Mail

Gina's Bananas: Skyrim: The Not Greatest in the World
Skyrim, one of the best video games of this year is not what we all think it is. Sure, institutions from GameStop to Xplay praise the game up and down as if it were their savior, yet is this game really up to all the hype? Is this game leading less ...

Sonex Introduces New 6010 PC Gamer Chassis
Legit Reviews
Two drive cages with direct cooling and pre-installed front and rear 120mm BlueStar Blue LED fans. The Sonex 6010 pc case is satisfaction for the professional user, enthusiast and gamer alike. Spire – Powered by Innovation. Sonex 6010 PC Chassis.

Legit Reviews

Sony Partners With Playboy Cyber Girl Jo Garcia To Make PlayStation Vita More Sexy
Garcia, who owns the Gamer Next Door site that runs on, talks about the PS Vita and how she's working with Sony in this exclusive interview. How are you working with Sony for the PS Vita launch? I'm going to start touring with Sony in ...


Xbox 360 Gaming: 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2012 (VIDEOS)
International Business Times
By Prarthito Maity: Subscribe to Prarthito's RSS feed Video games have a great potential in 2012 with some of the biggest names in game development set to release their most awaited titles. With 2011 dedicated mostly to the popularity of "Call of Duty:...

International Business Times

CheapyD Joins the Third Street Saints Next Week
Just Push Start
CheapyD, creator of Cheap Ass Gamer, will be able to tag along and help you create chaos in Steelport. To grab this freebie, you'll need to follow certain steps, some of which differ between platforms. Here is how you'll claim your new Saint: All ...

Just Push Start

Survey Find - You Cheat At Games, You Cheat In Real Life
*SEATTLE, Washington and DUBLIN, Ireland, **January 11, 2012** —* PopCap Games, maker of some of the world's most popular video games, today unveiled the results of a survey exploring the habits of the more than 10 million people who cheat at social ...

Worker Unrest Returns to Foxconn Factory in China
The Indypendent
After Foxconn Technology Group announced it was going to close an assembly line for Microsoft's Xbox 360 video games and transfer 600 workers to a new production line, this week about 150 workers climbed to the top of a factory's six-story dormitory ...

The Indypendent

Excitement builds for pop subculture events throughout the South
Chattanooga Times Free Press
For fans of: Fantasy and science-fiction literature but programming is also available for television shows, films, video games and more. Special guests: Include Sharon Lee, Steve Miller, Laura Anne Gilman and John Picacio. Where: Clarion Inn & Suites, ...

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Be wary of the tube: TV watching can be a health hazard
Zanesville Times Recorder
This also holds true for video games and mobile devices. "Some video games attempt to try to make people active, like the Wii Fit, but most video games are passive," Bushman said. "Educational media is a different story. Some video games are fantastic ...

Nintendo's Wii U and Zelda in HD, hands-on [Video]
Los Angeles Times
Despite not offering games with high-definition graphics, Nintendo's Wii home console changed the way people play video games, introducing motion sensing controllers called Wii remotes and a then-new level of casual games that appealed to millions of ...

Born to be king of the stage
Derbyshire Times
YOU probably know him best as Qadim Shah, stern Asian dad of Amira in EastEnders, but Ramon Tikaram's career began on the stage with the National Youth Theatre and has spanned music, voiceovers and video games as well as a variety of authority figures ...

Derbyshire Times

Hands on with Samsung's Line of New Notebooks
In addition to the refreshed Series 9 ultraportable that we saw earlier, Samsung was showing off the new Series 5 and Series 5 Ultra, the Series 7 Chronos, and the Series 7 Gamer. The new Series 9 comes in 13" and 15" variants, compared to 11" and 13"...


TA Community Interview - Kendrene
This week, we're featuring Kendrene, a gamer who has some ambitious goals for the year, recently moved from coast-to-coast, and speaks more languages than anyone alive… ever. I put zero research in backing up that last fact. So, with those precursors...


Rocking for a cause
FRUITA, Colo (KKCO) -- The Fruita middle school, choir, band and orchestra carried their video games, computers and rocking chairs to school on Saturday. Along with mountains of junk food and soda. But all the snacks, video games and rocking chairs ...

Bullet Blender: The Winners
Look, I play video games and write about sports, I'm not the goddamn chef de cuisine. Anyway, we asked you to blend that mixer with some twisted humor, and we've got 20 winners inside, including overall champ Ryan! Getting started, power_overwhelming ...

Excessive gamers more depressed
The Virtual Medical Centre
Video gaming researcher Daniel Loton is conducting a global study comparing academic results, relationships and physical and mental health in excessive gamers – who spent on average more than 33 hours a week playing video games – with more balanced ...

The Virtual Medical Centre

Was American arrested for spying in Iran producing "propaganda games" for CIA?
Boing Boing
It's a whole other thing when you say the spy made video games as propaganda for the CIA. Yet that's precisely one of the charges Iranian-American Amir Hekmati confessed to on Iranian television in December. (Let's remember that Iran routinely accuses ...

Retrospective: Doom
The two of us are 13 and we've both been playing video games in some form or another since we were toddlers. Doom is not only the best looking thing we've ever seen, but it's also the first game that's ever given us any sense of fear, ...

Xbox 360 Review: X-Men: Arcade
Video Game Generation
By VGGEN Staff 01/15/2012 12:22:59 PST This one's for those old timers among us who, like myself, find themselves pining for bygone days of hanging out in dark, smoke filled arcades where there was a lot more going on than video games. ...

Video Game Generation

Weekend Talk Amongst Yourselves
Welcome to your morning call to discuss all things video games amongst yourselves. While you'd do it anyway, I'd like to think that giving you my permission to do so is what makes it special. Big thanks to Mr Marsu for today's TAYpic. ...

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What Not: Video Games - SUPER MARIO by Cliff Chiang
By Cliff
... Pick: Dave Johnson. This Week's Pick: Cliff Chiang's subject is Video Games. 1/14/2012. Video Games - SUPER MARIO by Cliff Chiang. Posted by Cliff · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Labels: Chiang, Video Games ...
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FTG Giveaway: 1 Month Of Xbox Live Gold | Front Towards Gamer
By smikey1123
FTG is here to help extend your game time by giving away one month of Xbox Live Gold to one lucky reader. Read on to find out how to win!
Front Towards Gamer

Hardcore Gamer Girl
By Rob
Hardcore Gamer Girl. Hardcore Gamer Girl. January 15th, 2012 Rob Leave a comment Go to comments. Submit your articles and photos here or send them to Share this: Reddit · Digg. Categories: Meme Tags: ...
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Performs 'Video Games' on SNL
The singer performed her viral video hit "Video Games" as well as "Blue Jeans," two songs off her forthcoming album Born to Die. Del Rey is one of the rare singers ever to perform on Saturday Night live before the release of a first major label album. ...

Lana Del Rey - Video Games( Live @ Saturday Night Live )
Lana Del Rey performing 'Video Games' at Saturday Night Live. 

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