Game review: Mortal Kombat for PS Vita

Video game review: Mortal Kombat for PS Vita
New York Daily News
LOVED IT: Loads of added value, all last year's DLC is included, second Challenge Tower packed with Vita fun HATED IT: No Cross-play functionality GRAB IT IF: You want 2011's best fighter on the go A few polygons for complete portability.

New York Daily News

Video Games Boost Head Shot Accuracy
Discovery News
Those who used a pistol-shaped controller in the shooting video game with human targets had 99 percent more completed head shots to the mannequin using a real gun than did participants who played other video games, as well as 33 percent more shots that ...

Video Game Project Found to Be a Scam
My Fox Boston
The scam came after Double Fine studio raised more than $3.3 million from more than 87000 backers on Kickstarter to produce an adventure video game. Money is only taken from credit cards if the project raises the required support before the project ...

My Fox Boston

Video Game Weapons Dispute Can Charge On
Courthouse News Service
By JONNY BONNER (CN) - Electronic Arts can pursue claims that its combat game "Battlefield 3" does not infringe on a military helicopter maker's trademarks, a federal judge ruled. Bell Helicopter Textron, the designer and manufacturer of the AH-1Z, ...

Courthouse News Service

Video Game Review: Amazing RPG Action of 'The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings'
He is an old-fashioned video game killing machine but with spell-casting magical powers, and it is the development of this engaging, fun-to-play lead that really separates “The Witcher 2” from other RPGs. I loved getting a hold of Geralt and finding ...

Could a Video Game be the Answer to Treating PTSD?
Indiana's NewsCenter
By Scott Sarvay UNDATED (Indiana's NewsCenter) – It's widely known that soldiers who return from war sometimes have a hard time reintegrating with normal society after having gone through the traumatic stresses of war. But according to one research ...

Diablo 3 Leveling Author, Pro Gamer James Avery Reveals the Hidden Secrets to ...
Albany Times Union
However, James Avery has the actual experience from years of video gaming in some of the most demanding, competitive games – and hundreds of hours of Diablo 3 play – to ask – how much of this information is worth to a gamer looking to level quickly in ...

Samsung Series 7 Gamer announced
Well, it seems that the South Korean conglomerate has come up with the Samsung Series 7 Gamer, where it will feature a 17.3″ Full HD LCD display as well as high end components underneath the hood to ensure an optimal PC gaming experience.


Black Ops 2 on PC: Treyarch tackles the tough questions
With that in mind, our friends at PC Gamer grilled Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia on the tricky creative, technical and customer service decisions the developer's facing with Black Ops 2. Here are a few excerpts: Lamia on dedicated servers: "We had it ...

Video game release on election day could suppress voting
ABC Action News
Halo is the blockbuster video game franchise especially popular with young people. The long-awaited new edition of this first-person shooter game is set to be released by Microsoft on November 6 of 2012 - election day. Video games bring in some $4 ...

ABC Action News

Watch Video Games Instead of TV
Wired (blog)
By GeekMom Blog My family loves video games. However, like most families, we live on a budget. This means we can neither afford to buy one of every console available nor even keep up with the new games released for the two platforms we own.

Max Payne: The Video Game Addict
By Adam K. Raymond In the fantasy worlds most video game characters inhabit, a chest full of bullets isn't a big deal. After a few minutes to respawn, a man turned to Swiss cheese is good as new. Apparent tragedies—like seeing a bazooka blow a...

Adidas MiCoach game launching this summer, headed to Xbox 360 and PS3
Global video games publisher 505 Games today announced that it is entering into a worldwide agreement with global sports powerhouse adidas to publish the long-awaited adidas miCoachvideo game. The title will be available this summer for the Xbox 360® ...

Hard Questions: Black Ops 2 multiplayer cheats, dedicated servers, LAN support
PC Gamer Magazine
*PC Gamer's legal representation would like to remind you that our regret for the lives lost by our prototype Interview Barbeque is not an admission of guilt. I spent a day with Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 last week. After Treyarch's presentation ...

PC Gamer Magazine

Opinion: The difficulties of an infinite video game world
by Alex Norton [Console/PC, Design] Procedural generation is definitely in vogue, and I personally have believed that it is the way forward in video gaming for many years now. Using procedural generation in games is nothing new of course, ...


'Suspicious package' outside courthouse contained DVD, video game
CHARLES (WLS) - A suspicious package in a parking lot at the Kane County Judicial center in St. Charles that led authorities to close the parking lot Thursday morning turned out to contain a workout DVD, a Playstation video game and a calculator.


Samsung Series 7 Gamer Laptop With Ivy Bridge Now Available
All Things Digital
Samsung is dialing it up a notch or four with its new gaming laptop, the Series 7 Gamer. First introduced in January at CES 2012 and available today, the Series 7 Gamer features a unique dial that allows you to switch into four different modes and ...

Action video games boost brain activity
Toronto Star
You may want to play video games for a few hours before you leave. A University of Toronto study has found that playing action video games, even for a short time, can improve visual attention skills important in everyday activities such as driving a ...

Watch: Iconic Video Game Characters All Bravely 'Go Right'
Film School Rejects
One by one, this clever short film parades familiar video game faces as they march forever from left to right. It's a celebration of scrolling (with music epic enough for the occasion) and a distillation of 8-bit nostalgia. But more than that, ...

Video games in school provide students a safe place to 'fail'
Bakersfield Californian
Many kids spend their free time surfing the Internet, listening to music, watching television and playing video games. All of these activities keep the user engaged, and by comparison the traditional environment of the classroom may seem boring.

This week in Video Game Criticism: From the state of music games to Wu-Tang Clan
Look, here's a little secret I'm going to share with you: sometimes writing aboutvideo games is… how do I put this…. not weird enough. I'm going to try and pick out some of the weirder stuff this week. "One of the student projects proposed a kind of ...


The history of video game consoles
San Antonio Express (blog)
(Screen Grab / Envizions Computer Entertainment) During last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Nintendo showed off the newest addition to its family of video game consoles — the Wii U. Last week Nintendo reported a loss of $533 million for the ...

San Antonio Express (blog)

Samsung Series 7 Gamer retails for $1899.99 in the US
By News Editor - The Samsung Series 7 Gamer laptop has finally landed on US shores, bearing a rather beefy list of specifications and price tag. What sets this variant apart from its Europe counterpart is the addition of a third generation Intel core ...


Suspicious Package Outside Kane County Court Turns Out To Be DVD, Video Game
CBS2 Chicago
CHARLES, Ill. (CBS) — A suspicious package prompted authorities to shut down the parking lot at the Kane County Judicial Center Wednesday morning, but it turned out to be only a DVD, a video game and a calculator. Around 8:10 am, a Kane County ...

CBS2 Chicago

AMD teams with GameFly for major gamer push
This online video game rental and PC download service has a membership program which will be given for free (for 30-days) to purchasers of any of several new AMD processor packs. This membership also includes a 20 percent discount on brand new PC game ...


When You Can't Find A Video Game Box, Make Your Own
By Jason Schreier
When You Can't Find A Video Game Box, Make Your Own Video game retailer GameStop lets you trade in games for cash. You don't have to bring in the original packaging. So sometimes, when trying to re-sell those used games, GameStop ...

Samsung Series 7 Gamer notebook » Coolest Gadgets
By Edwin
For starters, the Series 7 Gamer will come with a 17.3-inch full HD LCD display that ought to offer more than adequate viewing real estate for your eyes to enjoy each and every polygon that appears, apart from high quality Dolby Home Theater ...
Coolest Gadgets

Octodad: Dadliest Catch, An Adventure Video Game
By Rusty Blazenhoff
Octodad: Dadliest Catch is the sequel to the adventure video game Octodad. It will be released in 2013 for PC, Mac, and Linux. For now, enjoy the game's trailer and its preproduction glitch footage called The Skinning of Octodad. This time ...
Laughing Squid

Video Games, Sports and Toys: How to Save Money on Kids ...
By Amy Hatch
There's no reason to supply your growing gamer with brand-new video games when plenty of pre-owned versions are available online and at your local retailer. The Source: GameStop sells used items (including the consoles!) both online and in its 4500 stores nationwide. A quick ...Source: Don't forget GameFly, a video-game rental service that's a kissing cousin of Netflix. The savings: GameFly comes with a monthly rental fee (for example, it's $15.95 per month after the first month to ...

Iwata admits that Nintendo's move to attract casual ... - Pocket Gamer
Last week was a bizarre one for Nintendo. Despite outselling the Vita 10 to 1 in Japan, the company also posted its first-ever annual loss. Wired reports that Nintendo's President Satoru Iwata places partial blame for Nintendo's current financial ...
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New Indie Video Game, Perfect for Foraging Nerds - New York ...
By Tejal Rao
Amanita Design is Czech Republic-based team of game designers who make some of the most beautiful, off-beat and engaging games I've played. Like the meditative Samorost and Samorost 2 (which look like what Rene Redzepi would do if ...
Fork in the Road

Vantage Learning Blog • Turn The Paige | Video Games in the ...
Konami recently announced its plans to partner with health advocacy groups to put the ever-popular “Dance Dance Revolution” video gameinto gym and fitness classrooms. In recent years,video games have become a surprising force in the ...
Vantage Learning Blog

Using Video Games To Millennialize Education, MTV Movie Award ...
By Melanie Shreffler
Girls' video game interests differ from boys' in that they're more into creating avatars and take advantage of social gaming experiences. Millennial teens have never lived without technology, making them true “digital natives.” This infographic ...
Business 2 Community

Samsung launches the Series 7 Gamer with Ivy Bridge CPU by VR ...
By LG Nilsson
Now the company is trying to get into the already fairly crowded gaming notebook sector with its Series 7 Gamer and even though the company has a rather understated design, there's some serious hardware to be found inside the Series 7 ...
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