Actress Katie Leclerc is a gamer, 3-D fan

Actress Katie Leclerc is a gamer, 3-D fan
By Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY On ABC Family's Switched at Birth, actress Katie Leclerc, 24, plays hearing-impaired 16-year-old Daphne. In real life, Leclerc — who has a hearing disorder (Meniere's disease, which causes occasional hearing loss) ..."I've always been into games. My brother and I would play all the time. He was Sonic, and I was Tails," characters in the video game Sonic the Hedgehog. . .


Video Games Bill: Oklahoma Politician Links Media Violence To Teen Bullying
Huffington Post
Is there a link between violent video games and bullying? According to one Oklahoma State Representative, the answer to this question is "yes," and in an effort to address the issue he has introduced a new bill to the state legislator that, if passed, ...

Video games industry doing it tough, but makes $1.5 billion in 2011
Despite general economic uncertainties, Australia's interactive games industry remains upbeat despite a 12.8 per cent contraction in 'traditional retail' computer and video games sales to $1.5 billion in 2011, according to Australia's Interactive Games ...

Taiwan man dies playing video games at internet cafe: police
Sydney Morning Herald
This file photo shows youngsters playing video games at an internet cafe in Taipei. Photo: AFP TAIPEI — A Taiwanese man died while playing video games at an internet cafe as dozens of other patrons carried on for hours afterwards apparently unaware ...

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New This Week in Video Games
Attack of the Fanboy
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning - PC, PS3, Xbox 360 - Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a single player Action Role-playing Game (RPG) set in the brand-new game fantasy universe of Amalur. The game features an expansive Open World game environment, ...

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Antec Announces the High Current Gamer M PSU Series
Fremont, California - February 6, 2012 - Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components, announces High Current Gamer M series, a mid-range wattage class of Hybrid Modular power supplies. The High Current Gamer M series is an ...

Gamer Dies While Playing League Of Legends, Is It That Epic?
Cinema Blend
There are a lot of free-to-play games out there but right now the top of the crop is Riot Games' League of Legends. Apparently it's so intense, so thrilling and so epic that people die while playing it. According to Sky News [via CNET] 23-year-old, ...

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VIDEO: Once again, video games accurately predicted the Super Bowl
I didn't bother watching the big game last night. Why? Because I knew already who would win, thanks to Skyrim. Every year, EA tries to see who will win the Super Bowl by running a simulation in Madden, which I guess makes sense, given that it's a ...

UK Video Games Get a Slice of £15 Million Grant
Of course, there were also video games from studios such as Team 17, Sumo Digital and Revolution Software. Therefore, Charles Cecil, Managing Director of Revolution (and a Screen Yorkshire Board Member) points out that, "The advent of ubiquitous ...

Kids and video games - the positive side of gaming
Yahoo! Lifestyle UK
... motor and spatial skills are not in tune, then your chances of survival in the world of the younggamer are pretty remote. Through on screen instructions and scoring systems, video games can help your child brush up on their reading and math skills ...

Report: Video games industry sales hit $1.5b, down by 12.8 per cent
The Australian video games industry's retail revenue declined by 12.8 per cent in 2011 but it still brought in about $1.5 billion, according to an NPD Group report. Figures released by the market research group include retail sales from console ...

Your Turn: I want my daughter to be a gamer
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)
For many parents, the mere mention of video games gives visions of kids' little brains turning to mush from staring at a screen all day and becoming desensitised to violence. With studies showing that kids spend more time on the computer than ever ...

VIDEO: NMA's take on the dead gamer found at an internet cafe is terrifying
For those who missed the headlines last week, yet another gamer was found at an internet cafe in Asia, this time in Taiwan. I've actually been waiting for NMA's report on the story to make a mention of it, which finally happened, but couldn't have ...

Amazon's Kindle Fire: The next gaming console?
Los Angeles Times
While traditional video games aren't going away, that part of the industry is also not growing very fast. Mobile and social games, however, are booming. Gaming on tablets, in particular, is taking off. Amazon is well positioned to capitalize on that ...

Start your media career with Pocket Gamer
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by Richard Brown Pocket Gamer is looking for interns for up to three months' experience working on the production of leading games and technology websites and magazines. This is an unpaid role that would suit a university candidate looking to gain...

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The Xbox 360 is 2011's best selling console worldwide
As a core gamer, my needs are met. Throw XBL in there and I'm set. I really would only see this as a massive marketing drive……… its alwys been microsofts style to sell alot of consoles in a batch and not have good results throughout the rest of the ...


Mad Catz Soul Calibur V Soul Edition Fight Stick review – Stick it to me, baby.
When Mad Catz released their admittedly expensive Tournament Edition arcade-quality fight sticks alongside Street Fighter IV, they quickly became a phenomenon – with “core” fighting gamer picking them up en masse, and even frugal and more casual gamers ...


What We're Into: Folksy music, important reading and nostalgic video games
Lincoln Journal Star
Each week, Journal Star staffers will share what we're listening to, reading, eating, watching, wearing or otherwise generally loving right now. These are real, actual ravings, not paid content. What you're into: Share your ravings by commenting on ...

SPONSORED FEATURE: TwitchTV - How to Build Community Around Your Game in 2012
by Justin Kan [Sponsored Feature] We've all grown up playing video games. When I was a kid, I spent most of my time playing Super Mario Brothers 3 on Nintendo, passing the controller between my brothers and I. For me, watching video games meant being ...

Street Fighter X Tekken leak reveals Jin, Ogre and Akuma, confirms M Bison
Taiwan-based games site posted a set of images over the weekend, including pics of the official move lists for Jin, Ogre and Akuma – as well as M Bison; Capcom had already dropped heavy hints about the latter's presence.

SuperMes and the idea of emergent drama
The Guardian (blog)
Video games have been toying with the notion of 'emergent narratives' for many years. Stories that arise from the combination of player actions and the unpredictable behaviours of AI characters are a common element in 'open world' titles like Fallout, ...

Final Fantasy X on PlayStation 3 is a remaster not a remake
Speaking at the Taipei Game Show, Square Enix producer Shinji Hashimoto told Taiwanese gaming site Gamer: "The game is being developed like a high-definition remaster, but the visuals will look much better compared to the original.

Q&A with game creator Curt Schilling
Q: When did you decide to make the leap from gamer to gamemaker? A: I had the conversations every gamer has. Why did they do this? Why didn't they do that? The next evolution of that is, I can do this better, or We can do it better.


Orangevale teen turns video-game passion into fundraiser
Sacramento Bee
By Cathy Locke An Orangevale youth is channeling his passion for video games into a fundraising effort to help families grappling with serious illness. Austin Young, 18, knows what it is like to experience a life-threatening illness.

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Some Oklahoma Democrat wants to tax video games… | The Lost ...
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This happened last week, but we were so busy reading the epic comment section from that gag-inducing engagement video post that we didn't get around to.
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Late, Late Night FDL: Video Games | Firedoglake
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Top 10 Banned Video Games | EgoTV
By Jonny Svarzbein
Some of these video games are great and some of these video games are just plain awful, but all of them have been banned. All around the world people have.

Gamer Bro Dies Gaming In Internet Cafe And Nobody Notices All ...
By kmarko
The 23-year-old gamer apparently died 10 hours earlier, according the Taipei Times. Police told the Taipei Times they were disgusted when they arrived at the scene to find other gamers were disinterested in the corpse and wanted to ...
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How to Get Totally free Nintendo 3DS Video games
By Ardie King
Is it doable to get totally free Nintendo 3DS games? Yes. And no, you don't have to do anything at all deceptive, devious or diabolical. All it can take is a.
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Happy Console Gamer - Mega Man X series review: Part 1 ...
By RawmeatCowboy
Mutant Mudds review! GN Podcast # 336. RR - SM3DL. Happy Console Gamer - Mega Man X series review: Part 1. Feb 06, 2012 by RawmeatCowboy. Direct link here (thanks Andre!) Also check out: Mega Man D-Arts voting open · D-Arts Vile ...
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Medal of Honor 2 Reveal Incoming? | Velocity Gamer
By Nick Calandra
PSM3 is teasing a “mystery shooter” sequel for it's next magazine's cover issue. Right now the best guess would be Medal of Honor 2, which would be EA's opponent to this years Call of Duty. The speculation right now is leading towards ...
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Gamer Dies In Internet Cafe, Remains Unnoticed For Nine Hours ...
By Jonathan Fallon
On Tuesday, Chen Rong-yu of Taiwan died of a heart attack in a New Taipei internet cafe after playing League of Legends for 23 hours. His corpse, which was slumped in the chair and reaching toward the computer, went unnoticed.
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Drew Brees: Gamer - Video Library - The New York Times
Mike Tanier meets up with Saints quarterback Drew Brees to talk gaming and to play some games.

Gamer's death at internet cafe goes unnoticed for nine hours ...
Read 'Gamer's death at internet cafe goes unnoticed for nine hours' from our blog Games Blog on Yahoo! Games. It's easy to get absorbed in a game, but it's ...

The Best Video Games, According to Kotaku | N4G
The Best Video Games, According to Kotaku. Kotaku writes " The games on these lists were selected (and argued over) by the Kotaku editorial team. We're ...

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Download Jagged Alliance: Back in Action Demo and many other gaming files freely for Jagged Alliance: Back in Action at AtomicGamer that are mirrored ...

Gamer Limit Review: Resident Evil Revelations | Gamer Limit
Revelations has a lot to live up to. It's the first full Resident Evil game for a Nintendo handheld (barring remakes and mini-games) since Resident Evil.

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