Video Games are the New Best Way to Make a Living Composing Music

Video Games are the New Best Way to Make a Living Composing Music
Baranowsky put aside film scoring to move into the world of video games, and today he's a well-known name in the world of video game music—his soundtracks for Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Isaac, as well as his work on several successful iOS games ...

Video Game Quick Hits 2/24/12
Big Shiny Robot!
If you're the kind of gamer that enjoys competitive multiplayer but could care less about single player campaigns, then Sony has a deal for you. The Killzone 3 multiplayer modes and maps will be coming as a standaone product to PSN next week.

Big Shiny Robot!

Video Game Analyst Michael Pachter Says Nintendo Is in Disarray
SAN FRANCISCO – Michael Pachter, video game analyst for Wedbush Morgan Securities, delivered a keynote at the fourth annual Ayzenberg A-List Summit 2012, put on by the all-purpose game marketing, PR and publishing firm. With the conference focusing on ...


Review: 'Act of Valor' a video game-type action adventure of Navy commando teams
In bracing, first-person-shooter video game-style photography, we follow a platoon of “operators,” as they're called – Rorke, Mikey, Dave, et. al – as they rescue a CIA agent (Roselyn Sanchez) before she is tortured to death, hound a smuggler (Alex ...

SYSTEM UPDATE: Activision builds a new anti-hero in video game Prototype 2
New York Daily News
At the end of April, Activision will release Prototype 2, an open-world video gamestarring James Heller as a troubled soldier with family issues and way-cool powers. It's the sequel to 2009's original Prototype, a game that was well-received in most ...

New York Daily News

Video Game Deal: 'Warhammer 40k: Space Marine' For $15
Geeks of Doom
Part of this week's video game deal of the day over at Amazom is Warhammer 40K: Space Marine for PC Download for only $15.00 (that's 50% off the list price of $29.99). Note, this deal is valid through Saturday, February 25, 2012, until 11:59PM PST.

Geeks of Doom

Gay-friendly video game
Deccan Chronicle
By Nidhi Sethi A Star Wars franchise game has caused controversy after it was revealed that the characters could have same-sex relationships. Some parents argue that kids will be exposed to a “corrupted way of thinking” through the game, while others ...

Deccan Chronicle

Gamer's Last Name Deemed Obscene by Xbox Live Cops [UPDATE]
A gamer says his handle has been censored by Xbox Live because it seems too much like a slang word — even though it's his last name. Christopher Gooche uses his surname as his gamertag on Microsoft's online service. He says he's been using "Gooche" as ...

King of Keg: Video Game Hall of Famer opening Seattle-area microbrewery
The former Pac-Man champ and video game hall of famer is set to open up a microbrewery in Puyallup, WA. "I worked at a great beer bar in the mid 90s called the Rosehill Alehouse and Cafe," Akeson recalled. "The owners of the Alehouse were homebrewers ...

Worst Sports Video Games of the Past Five Years
Yahoo! Sports
Instead of sticking to what works, some video game companies have tried venturing out and giving gamers something new. This is usually hit or miss, and the following five games are huge failures that should have never been released.

Teacher Creates American Revolution Video Game
By Myles Ma David Allocco, a history teacher at Paramus High School, created a video gameasking students to choose sides during the American Revolution. One Paramus High School teacher is putting students at the crossroads of the American Revolution ...

More video games, more attention trouble?
Futurity: Research News
Douglas Gentile, an associate professor of psychology at Iowa State University, and graduate student Edward Swing worked with researchers in Singapore to examine video-game playing as it relates to attention problems and impulsiveness in a sample of ...

Marathon 2012: A Video Game Proposal
Yahoo! Sports
Even more, the closest any such video game gets to being "good" would possibly be in the case of Wii Sports, where players physically move themselves in order to make their characters run, or QWOP, which is famous for how impossible it is.

Yahoo! Sports

Video Games at Symphony Hall? Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy
Fenway News Online
Boston, MA – Attila Glatz Concert Productions presents “Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy,” the international concert phenomenon featuring Nobuo Uematsu and Masashi Hamauzu's stirring music from the award-winning video game Final Fantasy on ...

Fenway News Online

5 Craziest Video Game Marketing Stunts Gone Bad
Piki Geek
And so here you are – a list of the five craziest video game marketing stunts gone bad. In today's movies, product placement is pretty subtle. If you're too obvious, after all, you come off as a massive advertisement, which inevitably dooms both the ...

Game on!: Show your stuff at weekly video game tourney
Pacific Daily News
Kent Pueblo and Gavin Guerrero battle it out in a weekly video game fighting tournament which includes Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition held at the G3 Internet Cafe in Harmon. / Vlad Navasca/For Pacific Daily News ...

Average Gamer 2.24.12: Most Disliked Characters Edition
From Mortal Kombat's Liu Kang and Mario Kart's Toad to John Madden, Tails from Sonic the Hedgehog and more, 411's Dan Watson looks at his least favorite characters in this week's Average Gamer! Welcome back to the Average Gamer.

Otaku Meccas Are More Than Video Games
He has zero interest in video games, comics, or cartoons. Yet, he loves going to Nipponbashi to check out speakers, amps, and old vinyl LPs. He's a huge audiophile, subscribes to multiple high-fidelity mags, and regularly goes to audiophile-type ...

Oklahoma's "violent video game tax" shot down after e-mail backlash
The proposed "violent video game tax" of Oklahoma Representative Will Fourkiller is no more after hundreds of e-mails to Oklahoma's Subcommittee on Revenue and Taxation. With Fourkiller's claim that video games cause violence and obesity, the proposed ...

What Lana Del Rey's "Video Games" says about video games
The Phoenix (blog)
Unfortunately, I can't find evidence that Del Rey plays video games in real life; her song was based on a relationship she had with a gamer. But her lyrics certainly make it sound like she's playing the games along with him: "this is my idea of fun, ...

Bedlam brawl to be fough via video games
Daily O'Collegian
The Gamers of OSU will host the OU Gaming Club in a video game competition Saturday at Oklahoma State University's Wes Watkins Exhibit Hall. The players will compete in numerous events on large screens throughout the 1 pm. to midnight gaming marathon.

The Smithsonian's Video Games Exhibit is Nearly Ready, Let's See how it's ...
The Art of Video Games will be split across five "eras" of gaming, focusing on the consoles and games that best exemplified both the gameplay and art of their generation. Also, to accompany the launch of the exhibition, there'll be an accompanying big ...

Smithsonian Exhibit Explores 'The Art of Video Games' (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
Video games have vastly evolved since their introduction nearly 40 years ago. Some, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, would argue that this creative evolution gives video games the honor of being an art form.

DC's Animated Young Justice is Old Enough for Its Own Video Game
That calls for a video game, don't you think? Little Orbit certainly thinks so. The small developer is hard-at-work on Young Justice: Legacy, the interactive entertainment tie-in to the hit show for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and DS.

'Little Deviants' shows off PlayStation Vita's novel gameplay
23, 2012 06:23 PM With the PlayStation Vita splashing into the sea of handheld gaming consoles, families will have exciting new ways to play video games. With its revolutionary rear-touch screen, as well as a touch screen in the front, motion sensors, ...

Student club offers members more than just video games
URI The Good 5 Cent Cigar
The convention includes everything from video games and Magic: The Gathering tournaments to a Rock Band video game battle of the bands, which, Royce said, includes several dozen participants every year. "To summarize everything that's happening [at the ...

Young video game developers invited to boost skills to next level at Advanced ...
NIU Today
In the Advanced Games Lab, students will get the opportunity to design and create their ownvideo game characters. From “Donkey Kong” to “Call of Duty,” video games have captured the imagination of generations of players, but what really goes into ...

Bob Glouberman: The Million Dollar Gamer Dad
The Verge
Their offices are the stuffy convention centers and second-rate hotel ballrooms where they playvideo games competitively against one another. Most aren't paid well, and those who are get paid in lump sums by the makers of energy drinks and computer ...

Video Game Characters Visit The Dog Park
By Zeon Santos
(YouTube Link) This cute animated short shows what video game characters and their pet sidekicks are like when they get together at their local dog park. Some of the critters are just glad to be outside, while others lament their current station ...

New Video Games For The Week of 2/21: Small Ball
By Charles Webb
Video game news featuring the top games on the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and PC. ... I've been pleased with Asura's Wrath—tickled even—but I'm really curious how it'll go over with John Q.Gamer. Title: Army Corps of Hell Platform(s): PS Vita ...
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Impulsive kids play more video games
By American Psychological Association
Although the findings indicated that playing violent video games also can be linked to impulsivity and attention problems, the overall amount of time spent playing any type of video game proved to be a greater factor, according to the article.

Gaming Roundup: Resurrecting the “Are Video Games Art?” Debate ...
By Pritpaul Bains
Few video games exist that allow a reasonable argument to be made for the consideration ofvideo games as an art form, although Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Limbo, Okami, and Grim Fandango could construct rather strong cases. You can now add Dear Esther to this list. This indie experiment ... To say a video game is not art is to tell a chef that the meal they created is nothing more then a delivery mechinism for vitamins. For me what holds video games back from being considered ... Frontpage Partial - Blog...

Letter to the Editor: Gamer Girls Don't Need Coddling : The Elm
By kaitlintabeling
The article is directly targeted towards guys with girlfriends, but as someone who does enjoy video games, I couldn't help but read anyway. I shouldn't have to feel offended for being a girl, and for feeling like I'd just been called a stupid girl, ...
The Elm

Video Games Are The New Best Way To Make A Living Composing ...
By Kirk Hamilton
Baranowsky put aside film scoring to move into the world of video games, and today he's a well-known name in the world of video game music — his soundtracks for Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Isaac, as well as his work on several ...
Kotaku Australia
Lego Video Game Montage of the Day - TDW Geeks
By Cheezburger Network
Lego Video Game Montage of the Day: Animator Alex Kobbs — the guy behind the Lego-fied trailers for Modern Warfare 3 and Gears of War — produced this stop motion montage of Legovideo games for the 15th Annual Interactive ...
TDW Geeks

Video Games Live coming to Colorado Springs, Denver in ...
By Joe Nguyen
Video Games Live coming to Colorado Springs, Denver in November : A blog offering a virtual stomping grounds for gamers to meet, learn and give input on games from all genres and platforms. Colorado.
Game On

The XBox 360, Not Just For Video Games | FC Safe Kids
By thenewb
The XBox 360, Not Just For Video Games. Posted on February 24, .... They can act video gameswith their kids, spouse, friends, or even by themselves. It doesnt matter, as long ... Therefore how is a video game fan to choose? He is normally ...
FC Safe Kids

By JDubeous
Well now we have the official Rhino reveal trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man: The Video Game. Once again like the previous trailer you get a great look at our neighborhood Spider-Man's costume. On top of that you get to see Rhino in all his ...

In the age of Wii, video game fan opens classic arcade - Chicago ...
In the age of Wii, video game fan opens classic arcade. By Julie Mullen For Sun- Times Media February 20, 2012 4:14PM. Reprints. Story Image. Matt Urquhart ...

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