“The Chase” by Philippe Gamer [video]

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“The Chase” by Philippe Gamer | Cartoon Brew
By jerry
Okay, this is pretty friggin' insane... but has a great punchline. Philippe Gamer produced and directed this film out of Paris-based VFX and game animation.
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For Creators of Video Games, a Faint Line on Cloning - NYTimes.com
Some small video game makers say the line between inspiration and shameless copying seems to have all but disappeared.

Video game popularity on rise in Middle East
Fares is an important figure in the Arab world's burgeoning online industry because he is a character in "Unearthed," the first major Arabic-language video game developed for PlayStation 3 and Xbox by an Arab company: Saudi e-publisher Semanoor.

Video game review: The Darkness II doesn't go light on the story
New York Daily News
By Ebenezer Samuel / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS In The Darkness II, Estacado is a young New York mob boss with a seriously demonic dark side who must battle through a voyage of self-discovery he hopes will end with the revival of his girlfriend, Jenny.

New York Daily News

Video game project breaks Kickstarter records
New York Daily News
By Ehab Zahriyeh / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tens of thousands of video game fans put their money where their passion is, breaking finance records Tuesday on Kickstarter.com. Kickstarter is a popular and simple fund-rasing platform for creative projects.

New York Daily News

GDC 2012: Video game legends share their inspirations
Will Wright, the designer of signature simulation titles The Sims and SimCity, says he drew much of his inspiration from pinball -- specifically, the early-80s video gamePinball Construction Set. The game, available on Apple II and Atari consoles, ...


Video Games Are Tomorrow's Answer To Executive Training
Fast Company
Just ask the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), which claims that kids need more, not less, video game play, arguing that video games directly address one of America's most pressing problems – preparing students for an increasingly competitive...

Fast Company

Humana Extends Partnership with Video Game Leader UBISOFT(R) by Offering ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Mar 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) , one of the nation's leading health care companies, announced today that it is extending its partnership withvideo game leader Ubisoft by offering rewards for healthy gaming.

Video: Tiger vs. Shaq in video game battle
USA TODAY (blog)
By Reid Cherner, USA TODAY Match play doesn't come any more intense than that between Tiger "Crimson Cat" Woods and Shaquille "Swinging Giant" O'Neal. We won't tell you who wins but only one man's name is on the front of the box.

USA TODAY (blog)

Video Game Geeks getting Class (ical Music) : Distant Worlds – Boston
Piki Geek
This is a great thing, because now the artistic craft of video games can be appreciated on the scale that we could only dream about in our youth. This is very present in the number of video gamemusic concerts touring around the world.

Video game trilogy sees tremendous finale to series
Renegade Rip
In Mass Effect 3, these moments have an emotional impact that is unique in video games. They have this impact because there is an attention to detail, a sense of craft that oozes from the game. The way the writing, voice acting and combat integrate ...

Video: Game play a powerful therapy for paralysis patients
Globe and Mail
Physical therapists in California are using computer games with motion capture technology to help paralysis patients increase their range of motion during exercise. Use of the games is still in an experimental phase but both therapists and their ...

Video Game Developer N3V Gains an 18% Sales Lift Through Expert Conversion ...
Yahoo! Contributors Network
Australian developer N3V Games reported today their popular video game "Trainz Railroad Simulator" had achieved a sales conversion rate increase of 18% on its landing page by running a series of experiments, analysis and online tests with WiderFunnel.

Yahoo! Contributors Network

Akili Interactive Seeks to Make Video Games That Heal, Not Harm
I'm no expert on video games, having only recently discovered the time-wasting phenomenon Angry Birds on my iPad. Like a lot of people, my general impression is that excessive use of video games is probably at least partly to blame for a bunch of...


Humana Extends Partnership with Video Game Leader UBISOFT® by Offering Rewards ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation's leading health care companies, announced today that it is extending its partnership with video game leader Ubisoft by offering rewards for healthy gaming. Through its revolutionary wellness and loyalty ...

5 Video Game Movies YouTube Did Better Than Hollywood
Houston Press (blog)
14 2012 at 6:00 AM ​Making video game movies is hard, much harder than you think it would be. After all, the marketing research is done for you at the get-go, they're usually full of action and excitement, and the modern ones have whole bits of ...

Video games and religion
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
That this modern-day "The Binding of Isaac" is a video game shouldn't matter. But to many, including massive video game publisher Nintendo, it seems to. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to ...

Kids and video games: Why children should play more
Parents, politicians, and educators often criticize video games as a waste of time that distract kids from healthier activities such as school, outdoor play, sports, and community service. Just one problem: Research is quickly proving the theory wrong ...

Pilot Program Incorporates Video Games into Classroom Learning
T.H.E. Journal
Kinect for Xbox 360 is a controller-free method of playing video games on an Xbox 360 console using the full body. To kick a ball in a game, players kick their leg. To jump in a game, players jump. Microsoft has assembled a library of 200 ready-to-use ...

Canadian Video Game Awards
Canada.com (blog)
Many Canadians might not realize it, but some of the past year's big-budget, critically-acclaimed video games were actually developed right here in Canada. The 3rd annual Canadian Video Game Awards takes place in Vancouver, British Columbia and honours ...

Canada.com (blog)

Old-school video games withstand test of time, continue to thrive in used game ...
Daily Nebraskan
The video game industry has come a long way since then, bringing new technological advancements into our living rooms. Today, the video game console giants are the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii. These consoles offer the latest features ...

Kanye West video game released online
Previous post'The Voice' Battle Round 2 recap: Jamar Rogers thrills View all posts Kanye West video game released online 10:28 AM By Glenn Gamboa Ever want to knock Kanye West in the head? Well, the folks at Otter Spice Productions have decided to help ...


Five Surprising Video Game Cameos by Musicians
Riverfront Times (blog)
14 2012 at 11:36 AM While musicians and their labels frantically rush to get a song in the latest FIFA title, there's a small subset of artists that have actually appeared in avideo game in some form or fashion. It's been hit or miss, to say the least ...

Riverfront Times (blog)

'Sin City' Concept Art and Character Models from Unmade Video Game
Fortunately, loads of character model sheets and conceptual art have surfaced, giving us an idea of how cool a Sin City video game could look. According to a 2008 report by Reuters, California-based Red Mile farmed the Sin City production to ...

Codemasters Extends Video Game Partnership with Formula One
Operation Sports
The agreement includes the development of multiple titles across video gameconsoles, personal computers, mobile devices and online platforms. Codemasters will continue to publish the official Formula One game worldwide, and plans to take the series to ...

Operation Sports

Teens exchange video-game controllers for Kendama toy
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
While it's not likely adolescents will put down their video-game controllers anytime soon, more of them apparently are switching to kendama wood, particularly in the Pittsburgh suburbs, says Jeremy Stephenson of Kendama USA, the governing body of the ...

This year's best game, has the worst ending: Mass Effect 3
The best video game to hit shelves this month, maybe even this year, has to be Mass Effect 3. The hype around this game prior to arriving in players' hands was astounding. The game developed by BioWare and published through EA is the final installment ...

Lana Del Rey On 'American Idol': 'Video Games' Singer Returns TV
Huffington Post
Although her appearance on the reality singing competition has not been confirmed, Spinner reports that tickets to the taping of "American Idol" this coming Thursday depict Del Rey alongside the two scheduled performers -- Disney starlet Demi Lovato ...

A new era of video games
Nerdvana (blog)
Handheld video game consoles have really made a name for themselves in the past few years. In fact, Nintendo's DS and Game Boy Advance sales combined with Sony's PSP sales have totaled over 303 million worldwide. Compare that to 220 million combined ...

Nerdvana (blog)

The Amazing Spider-Man: Taking cues from the Batman
By Steve Boxer for computerandvideogames.com Video game franchises simply don't come with a more chequered, patchy history than Spider-Man. Over the years, Activision's virtual evocations of the arachnid superhero have delighted and disappointed in ...

Classic video games were 'super hard', researchers find
GMA News
Still think your elders who played 20- to 30-year-old games like Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong had an easy time beating their opponents? Think again. A group of scientists from the Free University of Brussels found these "old" games turned out to ...

3quarksdaily: Food and Video Games
By Azra Raza
A show called The Art of Video Games, opening Friday at the American Art Museum, moves beyond looking at games simply as a form of entertainment and draws our attention to how games are a design and storytelling medium—perhaps the art medium of the 21st century. By the same token, have you ever ... Furthermore, ever since the video game boom of the late 1970s, games have been used as a means to advertise products—including edibles. While “advergaming” may be a ...

19 Video Game Background Characters: Where Are They Now ...
There are a few iconic leading men and women in video games, but for the most part, their worlds are populated by extras. People and anthropomorphic objects whose job is to do the same thing over and over again. Which made us wonder ...
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Video Games Get Orchestral In Melbourne, And I Get Jealous ...
By Mark Serrels
I know, it's awesome. Especially when said orchestra is blasting out some of your favourite video game soundtracks. The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is now getting in the act of performing video game music to satiate us everyday plebs, ...
Kotaku Australia

The Art of Video Games: an Exhibition | freewaregenius.com
By Samer
The US supreme court has been responsible for some very dumb decisions lately (e.g. political SuperPACS), but their recent decision to consider video games.

Playing video games not a waste of time, according to recent studies ...
By admin
“Video games used to be considered mindless and it was thought that when you're playing, you're just letting your brain rot,” Allaire said. “I would think that playing these kinds of video games, or anyvideo game that requires cognitive skills, ...

The Best Sports Video Game of All Time ... - STACK Gamer
By Brandon
We're enlisting the help of STACK readers to help us determine the best sports video game of all time. Catch up with. ... Skateboarding video games that weren't terrible had been scarce to nonexistent. Since then, Tony Hawk games have ...

/v/ - Video Games
By Anonymous
>hear about some video game club >decide to go just to check things out >place isnt too bad, discussing video games and having a good time >decide to steer the conversation away from games for a bit and talk about anime or something ...
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New Video Game Releases : 03/14/12 - Guys Gab
By Trent
New Video Game Releases : 03/14/12. March 14th, 2012 Trent Posted in Video Games. Tweet. It's hard to believe, but this week's list of new video game releases is even bigger than last week! When it rains, it pours.. Here's what's new this ...
Guys Gab

By JDubeous
Previously, we showed you the teaser trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man: The Video Game along with the Rhino trailer for the game. Now we have a brand new one for you, the Iguana trailer. Now if you are like me, I had no idea there was an ...

Cops: Woman Sexually Assaults 15-Year-Old She Met Playing ...
By mhigginscbs
A 22-year-old Maine woman has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old Connecticut boy she met while playing an online video game. ... Cops: Woman Sexually Assaults 15-Year-Old She Met Playing Online Video Game ...
CBS Connecticut

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