Why Max Payne 3 could be this year's next big blockbuster

Why Max Payne 3 could be this year's next big blockbuster video game
It will be interesting to see just how big Max Payne 3 will be and how soon Rockstar will follow-up with its next major title, Grand Theft Auto V. It is gratifying to see Rockstar continue to set the pace for innovation in traditional video games.


'Silverlicious' video game hopping with Easter theme
By Jinny Gudmundsen, Special for USA TODAY Fans of the Pinkalicious books, a picture book series written by Victoria Kann, will be thrilled to see their favorite plucky Pinkalicious Pinkerton as the star in her second video game called Silverlicious.


VIDEO GAMES: Rumors Surface of a Possible Video Game Adaptation to THE DARK ...
Comic Book Movie
In the tradition of games based off of upcoming films, the much anticipated upcoming flick The Dark Knight Rises may have its own video game. See more after the jump. Remember the Batman Begins game? Well even though the adaptation to The Dark Knight ...

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Video game tournament hints at future of spectator sports
IPL4, a professional video game competition, is scheduled to begin at 9 am Friday, April 6, 2012, at the Cosmopolitan. This image is from IPL3. By Tovin Lapan (contact) It was only two minutes into the game and one team had delivered a decisive blow.


US government hires company to hack into video game consoles
ZDNet (blog)
By Emil Protalinski | April 7, 2012, 2:32pm PDT Summary: The US Navy is paying a company six figures to hack into used video game consoles and extract sensitive information. The tasks to be completed are for both offline and online data.

Comic Book Movie
New details for Activision's upcoming Men In Black video game are now online, including the release date, cover art and plot summary. Check them out after the jump. On May 25th, Men in Black 3 will be released in theaters. Along with the film,...

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Video game review: 'Ninja Gaiden 3 falls flat on its face
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The sequel fails to live up to the legacy of the classic fighting-action game. Master assassin Ryu Hayabusa battles terrorists in "Ninja Gaiden 3." The more credit you give "Ninja Gaiden 3" for respecting your ability to play it, the likelier it is to ...

Are students made 'more violent' due to video games?
ZDNet (blog)
By Charlie Osborne | April 8, 2012, 7:05am PDT How much visual stimuli and activities that include violent or adult themes may effect child behaviour is an issue that comes to the forefront of discussion more often as video games are played more ...

India's biggest video game carnival kicks off
Do video games make you more violent? These gamers don't seem to agree. Adam Harris Norman, Orange ESports, Malaysia said, "We think it helps you build team skills." Does being a world class gamer make you a hit with the girls?


Inexpensive slices of gaming amazement
Daily Camera
By Marc Camron Rocky Mountain Gamer Since March Madness has led to empty wallets, the time has come to again explore the world of inexpensive, downloadable games. There's no better place to start than with a modern Zen masterpiece.

Valve's Newell takes video gaming to next level
Forbes magazine recently added Newell, co-founder and managing director of thevideo-game superpower Valve Software, to its list of the world's billionaires, estimating his net worth at $1.5 billion. That figure will likely only grow thanks to his...


Pat Howard: Erie traffic like video game as drivers ignore rules of road
I'm more worried about the mix of digital distractions, lack of traffic enforcement, self-absorption and mob psychology that increasingly gives driving around Erie the random vibe of a video game. You almost have to assume everyone crossing your path ...

Borderlands 2 gameplay revealed at PAX East 2012
Luckily, Borderlands 2 is marked on my calendar for a September 18, 2012 release. Screenshots and the game trailer have been made available through 2K Games, which are able to be viewed on the left. The author of this article is a Video Game Examiner ...

Noonan examining whether to offer tax scheme for video game sector
FINANCE MINISTER Michael Noonan has ordered a review into the tax relief scheme for the film and TV industry in order to examine whether it should be extended to the video game industry. The review comes after the British government announced a tax ...

WWE News: THQ's Demise Would Bring Uncertainty to Future Wrestling Video Games
Bleacher Report
Wrestling and video game fans, imagine a year with no WWE game releases. Here is a box of tissue for your weeping eyes. But if Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick is correct, we could be looking at that thought as a reality shortly.

Bleacher Report

Video Game Deal: $25 Off Sony PlayStation 3 320GB
Geeks of Doom
Right now, Amazon currently has on sale the Sony PlayStation 3 320GB system for $274.99 (that's $25 or 8% off the list price of $299.99). Also right now, there's a PlayStation Plus Trial Offer where you will get a free 30-day trial of PlayStation Plus...

Geeks of Doom

Austin Wintory Brings Music to Life in PSN Hit Journey
He previously scored flOw, now featured at the Smithsonian Museum's The Art ofVideo Games exhibit. Wintory recently spoke at the Game Developers Conference (GDC 2012) in San Francisco. The Journey score album will be available through iTunes and ...


"Dark Souls" Is Coming To PC With "Prepare To Die" Edition
By Michael Rougeau | Apr 7, 2012 | 6:03 pm | Permalink The long-rumored PC port of the masochistic action RPG Dark Souls has finally been (all but) confirmed on the German cover of PC Gamer magazine. Gamingbolt reports that the new version will be ...

Apple needs to get serious about this major disruption
The video game market is a sector that Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) more or less backed into. I find it unlikely that Steve Jobs saw it as an industry ripe for Apple to step into as the biggest, baddest disruptor around, but it was inevitable once Jobs gave in ...

EA PopCap on taking social games to a hardcore games audience at PAX East
Inside Social Games
Though broadly accepted by mainstream consumers, social games have only recently started targeting “hardcore” video game players. EA PopCap made a bold move to reach that audience this week at the Penny Arcade Expo video gamesfestival in Boston, ...

Inside Social Games

ASUS Unleashes the Maximus V GENE "Republic of Gamer" Series Motherboard
WCCFtech (blog)
Diehard PC Gamer and Hardware Enthusiast. I mainly cover the Hardware and Gaming Section on WCCFtech. ASUS has announced the official launch of the Fifth Generation ROG Series “Maximus V GENE” motherboard. The Maximus V GENE is a Micro-ATX Form Factor ...

WCCFtech (blog)

The Best Easter Eggs (the Online Kind)
PC Magazine
By Jennifer Bergen Virtual Easter eggs are hidden all over the place—in video games, movies, e-books, and websites. Typically, they take some digging to discover. Some can only be cracked with the Konami code. Others are simpler and reveal themselves ...

TSTV will broadcast live 24/7 during last week of April
The Horn
TSTV regular content will air, such as Video game Hour Live; College Cross Fire; and KVR News, as well as new original series line-ups, including political talk shows, pet shows, and a dance workout series. The University of Texas student TV station ...

Survey reveals that the state of the economy has a strong impact on the casual ...
Video games have been around for decades, but their burst of mainstream popularity is only a few years old. Why is that? What is it about this generation ofvideo games that gave rise to reams of casual fare? The answer is multi-tiered, but according ...


Lana Del Rey, Axl Rose rumored to be dating
New York Daily News
The "Video Games" singer and Rose, 50, were spotted leaving the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood together Friday, feuling speculation that the two are more than musical colleagues. Del Rey has long admired the Guns N' Roses singer, and just last month ...

New York Daily News

Big gamers hunting
Times of India
He is also an avid gamer. Since last week, Moses and a few of his friends from college have parked themselves in Greater Noida to participate in the ongoing India Gaming Carnival - touted as the biggest such event in the country with a prize purse of a ...

Electronic Arts Named Worst Company in America
Hollywood Reporter
Video game publisher beats out Bank of America, AT&T, Comcast and Best Buy in annual bracket-style contest hosted by Consumerist.com. With March Madness now over, Electronic Arts just won the type of college basketball-style tournament that no company ...

Hollywood Reporter

The Gamer Scene Podcast – Episode 2 | N4G
The Gamer Scene Podcast – Episode 2. Welcome to our second Podcast guys! Was brilliant to hear that you all ... 10m ago - OXM's Log writes: "Developers! Are you looking for a way to spice up your video game? A way to ma... | Xbox 360 ...
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Devil May Cry: HD Collection (Video Game) | Horror Movie, DVD ...
By BioGamer Girl
Dread Central is the premier website for breaking news, original content and active community in the world of horror, covering movies, DVDs, games, collectibles, live events and music. If it's got something to do with the dark and horrific, you'll ...

Playing Through a Second Time - Video Games - Memes, Captions ...
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Oh No They Didn't! - John Mayer covers Video Games
By Mayhemonte
John Mayer's recent granuloma fiasco hasn't stopped the musician from playing guitar -- and covering artists like Lana Del Rey. On Thursday, Mayer, 34, took to Tumblr to share a cover of "Video Games," and it's all sorts of guitar heavy.
Oh No They Didn't!

The Gospel According to Gamers: How JChrist7 Pwned Sin | Misfit ...
By Brandon
The Gospel According to Gamers: How JChrist7 Pwned Sin. By Brandon. 08 Apr. Image. Gather round my fellow fraggers, platformers, and role players, for I will now tell you of the greatest game ever played. This is the story of the gamer ...
Misfit Politics

Dusk in Autumn: Video games' place in the realistic vs. stylized ...
By agnostic
One area that tends to get left out of these surveys is video games, which doesn't sink the whole approach -- it's just one not very crucial area. Still, they're worth including since they do move with the overall zeitgeist, providing stronger support ...
Dusk in Autumn

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Top 10 Video Game Butts | Front Towards Gamer
By FlipDock
The highly respected art-forms that are games make up one of the biggest entertainment industries in the world. The evolution of this lucrative medium has been extremely quick when compared to media such as films and music. From humble ...
Front Towards Gamer

What do video games have to do with cardinal numbers? I'm gonna ...
By Christopher
Cardinal and ordinal numbers in a video game? I'm in, baby! Like this: Like. Be the first to like this post. This entry was posted in News and tagged badges, cardinal numbers, games, gamification, motivation, ordinal numbers, video games.
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Turn the New York Times into a Video Game | The Big Picture
By Barry Ritholtz
Yesterday, I read this article in the Sunday Magazine section about “Angry Birds, Farmville and Other Hyperaddictive 'Stupid Games' ” (Just One More Game…). I thought that would make for a good long form read for my Sunday's curated ...
The Big Picture

Pokemon Video Game 2012 Regional Championships – April 15 ...
By Wilhelm Arcturus
Pokemon Video Game 2012 Regional Championships – April 15 April 8, 2012. Posted by Wilhelm Arcturus in DS, entertainment, Nintendo, Pokemon. Tags: Pokemon Black, PokemonVideo Game Championship Series, Pokemon White ...
The Ancient Gaming Noob

Moms and Video Games [Comic]
3 Responses to Moms and Video Games [Comic]. Blas Hernandez says: April 5, 2012 at 6:23 pm. Just checked that blog, and it's pretty new, but have some very ...

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