April Fools' Day: The best video game pranks

April Fools' Day: The best video game pranks
By Brett Molina, USA TODAY However, there were several other notable -- and humorous -- video game spoofs. Here's a quick breakdown of the top candidates: Blizzard Kidzz. As the website describes, these games for kids are epic ... and educational. 

Gamer Alert: Asus G75 Laptop with Ivy Bridge Processor, NVidia Kepler Graphics ...
By Melanie Pinola, PCWorld Apr 2, 2012 11:50 AM The Asus G75 gaming laptop is now available for pre-order.The Asus G75 high-end gaming powerhouse is the newest laptop that will feature Intel's third-generation Ivy Bridge processor, and you can preorder ...

OpCapita cements deal with video game retailer GAME, saves 3200 jobs
China Post
LONDON -- A deal was struck on Sunday to save British video games retailer GAME, which was taken into administration Monday, and preserve around 3200 jobs. OpCapita, which specializes in turning around ailing high street stores, has bought 333 shops ...

Kids Spend Less Than 20% of Their Media Time Playing Video Games, Study Finds
It's become a well-worn truism over the past few years now that video games, far from being "just for kids," appeal to a wide and diverse audience. The average gamer is in his or her late 30s and has been at it for many, many years.

WRC 3, third edition of the official WRC video game, announced for October ...
30 th March 2012, Milan – Leading Italian developer Milestone confirmed today that WRC 3 , the official video game of the 2012 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), is set for release in October 2012. Developed by Milestone, WRC 3 marks a radical ...

Video Game Review: Congested, Glitchy 'Blades of Time' Not Worth Playing
CHICAGO – Gaijin Entertainment is a gaming company known for their car racing games and flight simulators. With releases like “Adrenaline,” “Anarchy: Rush Hour,” “Apache: Air Assault,” and “Death Track: Resurrection,” it was interesting when they ...


Three video game April Fool jokes that were actually quite funny
The Guardian (blog)
Anyway, the video game industry is not immune to the charms of this annual attack on the gullible and confused. Here are three examples from yesterday that actually worked, if only because they're lampooning games themselves, rather than the people who ...

The Guardian (blog)

Video games industry could be at the heart of growth in Thanet
This is Kent
THE video games industry could be ready to move to the next level in Thanet, according to MP Laura Sandys. The UK games industry was given a boost last month when the Government announced plans to give it tax credits in the Budget.

Apple reportedly working on a video game controller for iOS devices
The mobile gaming space is shifting from the dominant casual titles such as Angry Birds to hardcore games such as Shadowgun and Grand Theft Auto III. As smartphones and tablets become more powerful, games are becoming more complex as well.

Rumored developer revealed for The Hobbit video game tie-in
April 2, 2012 - It seems any movie with a hint of science fiction or fantasy these days requires avideo game tie-in, and Peter Jackson's The Hobbit adaptations don't look to be any different--to be expected as each of The Lord of the Rings trilogy ...

Students create video game, profits go to charity
UNM Daily Lobo
By Victoria Carreon | New Mexico Daily Lobo Instead of playing a video game, some students on campus are creating one that would benefit a charity for children with diabetes. About 30 students are working together to develop Alloy, a video game in ...

GAME 'needs a digital strategy - fast,' warns TIGA
But Richard Wilson, CEO of UK video games trade association TIGA, has today warned that GAME needs to get with the times quickly if it's going to counter the growing threat to its business posed by digital marketplaces. "GAME has suffered from physical ...

Buyer found for troubled video game group
Stourbridge News
A BUYER has been found for the troubled video game group which owns GAME and Gamestation, saving seven jobs in Stourbridge and thousands across the UK. Baker Acquisitions has signed a deal to aqcuire the UK business out of administration and provide it ...

New This Week in Video Games
Attack of the Fanboy
Devil May Cry HD Collection - PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 - This action-packed set chronicles the complete adventures of Dante, the world's toughest demon slayer, with Devil May Cry, Devil May Cry 2, and Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Special Edition.

Attack of the Fanboy

Watch This Woman Sing a Video Game Review
Some video game assessments break down the graphics, sound and music of a new release. Functional, maybe, but a little soulless. Other reviews—like the ones that run on GamePeople—use the different forms of sketch comedy, songwriting and radio plays ...

April Issue of UBM TechWeb's Game Developer Magazine Unveils 2011 Game ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Leading video game industry trade publication polls industry professionals, finds that average US industry salary virtually flat compared to previous year. SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- UBM TechWeb Game Network's Game ...

Bungie releases incredible Halo statistics
As Bungie, the creative minds behind the franchise that indefinitely changed the video gameindustry and community alike, steps away from their ever popular creation, Halo, the studio thought it might be nice to share a few statistics from the past ...

New Video Game Releases List for 4/2 on Xbox 360 PS3 Wii DS PC!
HawtWired (blog)
The video game release highlights for the week of April 2, 2012 on Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Playstation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Sony PSP, Nintendo DS, 3DS, and PC/Mac include Kinect Star Wars (in addition to the related limited edition Kinect Star Wars ...

'Temple Run' tops 50 million downloads
Brett Molina has been writing about video games for USA TODAY since 2005. He is well-versed in Madden NFL, the fighting genre and first-person shooters. The firstvideo game he played was Asteroids at a local arcade. He has been hooked ever since.


High-tech Vegas designs bring arcade game experiences to casinos
Las Vegas Sun
Wadleigh showed up at Bally three years ago after jumping from television production into designing video games with Microsoft, Hasbro and AOL. Making one video game at his former workplaces, he remembered, would take hundreds of people working 14-hour ...

Las Vegas Sun

Gene Simmons' Wife Protects Kiss Star from Crazed Groupies in New Video Game App
WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM
The actress and one-time Playboy Playmate's experiences with backstage bimbos have inspired a new video-game app called Shannon Tweed's Attack of the Groupies that's available now for the iPad and iPhone. “It's a sort of tongue-in-cheek attack of all ...

Game over for many video games shops
The Australian Financial Review
“But GfK numbers for the video games market showed it was down by mid-teens per cent for the year. So while going backwards is something a business never aspires to do in revenue, in the context gaining market share is a strong result.

The Australian Financial Review

Win a 3DS and Kid Icarus Uprising with Nintendo TV
By Tamoor Hussain for computerandvideogames.com In this month's Nintendo TV the team experiences the fantastic highs and crippling lows of the UK Pokemon Video Game National Championships, and chats with the winners of the event, who are now off to the ...

UK Video Game Chart: FIFA Street top, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 new at No.2
EA's FIFA Street holds on at the top of the All Formats All Prices UK video game chart for a third week, despite competition from new release Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 which pars the hole to place in third. Mass Effect 3 climbs one place to No.2, ...

Video game store saved after buyer is found
Dudley News
THE company behind video gaming company Game, has been bought out, saving the Dudley store from closure. Last week it was announced the Churchill Precinct's Gamestation had been shut down after the store went into administration, after it mistakenly ...

Angry Birds cartoons incoming: Video game cartoons through the ages
With the news that a TV series is planned however, we decided to trawl through the archives to see how that panned out for other video game icons. The verdict? Not so well. The Telegraph reports today that an initial run of 52 episodes of an Angry ...

Video games producers putting an end to second-hand market
News Pakistan
The video game producers are making efforts to eliminate the second hand video games market. The second hand market, being the oldest profession in the world, involves consumer goods as diverse as clothing, cars and even real estate.

News Pakistan

Disney Movie and Video Game News and Releases
By Suzannah DiMarzio
Disney has been so busy creating and updating apps and video games and dvds that I'd be posting 10 times a day to keep up, so I thought I'd throw all of this news into one convenient post in case you hadn't seen the announcements: First up ...
Zannaland | Family Magic On Land & Sea!

Nostalgic Video Game Magazine Cover Art & Vintage Design Print ...
By Andy Sowards
So I decided to put together some of my favorite magazine cover arts with some more print ads (I had probably at least half of these magazines – EGM, GamePro, NextGen, Nintendo Power, etc.) – let the nostalgia take you over and inspire you!
Design You Trust - Design and Beyond!

Upcoming Event: What Can a Video Game Teach? « Learning ...
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Brainy Gamer: Journey as Flow
By Michael Abbott
Brainy Gamer is a blog and podcast devoted to video games and the community of gamers. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. --Michael Abbott. My Photo. Search. WWWwww.brainygamer.com. Recent Comments ...
Brainy Gamer

Video game tax breaks: what does it mean and what happens now ...
More like this? ... a gamer playing Grand Theft Auto IV, which was developed in ... tax credits for the video games, animation and high-end television industries, ...

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