Woman's call to end video game misogyny sparks vicious online attacks

Woman's call to end video game misogyny sparks vicious online attacks
Globe and Mail
A woman seeking to expose misogyny in video games has suffered a harsh lesson in the extent of Internet viciousness, as a campaign of harassment escalated to a Canadian man creating a game that let people batter an image of her face. Anita Sarkeesian ...

Globe and Mail

Comic-Con 2012: With Three Big Hollywood Studios Out, Video Games Rule ...
The annual celebration of video games, movies, television shows, online entertainment and, yes, comic books, has grown exponentially over the years. Even though 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures are sitting out The Con this ...


Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man' video game better than the film
San Jose Mercury News
As video games have gotten more advanced, they have ended up rivaling the films they once aped. Games like Brave and the The Amazing Spider-Man are examples of the narrowing gap in quality between games and movies on which they are based.

$99 Video-Game Console Aims to Revolutionize Modern Gaming
CIO (blog)
The $99, Android-based Ouya video game console will not only cost significantly less than popular consoles like Microsoft's Xbox or Sony's PlayStation, all of its games will offer some form or free game play. And Ouya exceeded its $1 million funding ...

CIO (blog)

'The Hobbit,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Halo 4' among top film, TV and video game ...
Washington Post
LOS ANGELES — Comic-Con International, the four-day pop-culture celebration that takes over the San Diego Convention Center each summer, runs Thursday to Sunday. Here's a look at some of the hottest films, TV shows and video games expected at the ...

Android-Based Video Game Console Ouya Races Past $3 Million On Kickstarter
Ouya, an open-source video game console that will run on Android, has already surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal three times over. Is this the future of console ... I write about video games, nerd culture, and the gaming industry. Follow Following ...


Game Of Thrones Video Game: Seven Kingdoms Trailer Shows Westeros In A ...
Huffington Post
The new Game of Thrones video game Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms, is based closely on George RR Martin's eternally unfinished book series and the cult-like HBO series of the same name. The above trailer, which is a HuffPost exclusive and will also ...

Landmark video game Doki Doki Panic turns 25 years old
On July 10, 1987, a quirky 8-bit video game called Yume Kojo: Doki Doki Panic was released in Japan for the Family Computer Disk System console. With its whimsi. ...Eric Bailey, Chicago Vintage Video Games Examiner. Eric Bailey is a world-record retro ...


NCAA Football 13 Reviews: What Top Sites Are Saying About Hit Video Game
Bleacher Report
There always seems to be at least one or two sports video games that hit the market with a ton of hype behind them every year, and NCAA Football 13 certainly fits the bill...

Bleacher Report

Fez – Video Game Review
Primary Ignition
Video Games; By Justin; Write comment. TITLE: Fez PLATFORM: XBLA ... While I am known occasionally for gushing about video game music as it is, I mean it when I say this soundtrack is already one of my favorites. On off chance that you are reading this ...

Primary Ignition

Activision Publishing To Showcase Blockbuster Slate Of Fan-Favorite Video ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"We know how passionate our fans are, and San Diego Comic-Con is always a great opportunity for us to showcase our latest video games," said David Oxford, Executive Vice President, Activision Publishing. ... PANEL: TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON Video ...

Reviews for the Lazy Gamer: Quantum Conundrum
Houston Press (blog)
In fact, hearing him go on about family members, cat cloning, and science in general is probably the closest we'll ever get to a Tim Burton helmed video game project, so you might as well enjoy it. The gameplay is flawless. Completely flawless. The ...

Exec Describes Efforts To Save Schilling's Video Game Company
William Thomas says Rhode Island's refusal to approve some $5 million in tax credit advances in May was the straw that broke the financial back of 38 Studios.

'Pacific Rim' And 'Saw' Writers To Adapt 'God Of War' Video Game
It seems Project Greenlight has led writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan straight into a real-life runaway success story of their own; first they wrote Feast, which led them onto Saw IV through VII, and most recently, a draft of Guillermo Del Toro ...


New Batman game from Rocksteady set in the Silver Age
New Batman game from Rocksteady set in the Silver Age. Batman video games; July 11, 2012; By: John Hammons · Tweet ... Batman · Video Game News · Rocksteady Studios · Justice League. Advertisement. A Variety article has leaked information about the ...


Massive video game collection sells for $1.2M on eBay to Canadian mystery buyer
Yahoo! Canada Shine (blog)
Photo of Famicom games from Andre's eBay auction. The Los Angeles Times reports that the collection contains about 7000 video games in all, collected by a 32-year-old man named Andre. He says that he made it his mission to collect every Sega, Nintendo ...

Yahoo! Canada Shine (blog)

Canadian buys $1.2 M video game collection
Canadian buys $1.2 M video game collection. by Community Team Posted: July 11, 2012 2:09 PM Last Updated: July 11, 2012 2:27 PM. Categories: World. hi-famicomcollectionpic2-480.jpg Part of a massive collection of videogames that a Parisian collector ...


Angry Birds Trilogy Coming to Kinect, Move, and 3DS
Tanya Valdez, Video Game Examiner. Tanya Valdez (aka Beatboxtaun) is a frequent ... video game conventions in the world. Tanya is an avid gamer; when she is not playing or writing, she is working on gaming crafts, such as the well-known Punch Out scarf.

'Game of Thrones' and Other Prestige TV Video Games
The Atlantic Wire (blog)
... a new video game based on the wildly popular fantasy book series turned HBO television show, has been released and despite it looking a little silly, it made us curious. What other popular prestige shows could be turned into video games? Let's...

The Atlantic Wire (blog)

Review: London 2012 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games ...
Push Square
Gold standard? Like so many sports, London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games (phew) is a game of two halves. Boasting an impressive tally of 45 events, the official Olympic tie-in doesn't disappoint in the content department. But ...

Push Square

VIDEO GAMES: TOMB RAIDER Featurette Focuses On New Lara Croft, Camilla ...
Comic Book Movie
VIDEO GAMES: TOMB RAIDER Featurette Focuses On New Lara Croft, Camilla Luddington. Zachary Levi (Chuck, THOR 2) hosts the first instalment in this documentary web series which takes fans behind the scenes of the new Tomb Raider video game.

Discuss: Video Games at Comic-Con 2012
Game Rant
In less than 24 hours – even less for any attending Preview Night – the doors to San Diego's Convention Center will open and let a wide swath of comic book, movie, TV, and video game fans into their Mecca: San Diego Comic-Con 2012. As with past years, ...

Game Rant

New McCartney-Bungie video game project recalls rare 'Broad Street' game
Being involved in video games isn't really anything new for Paul McCartney. He's done it twice before. And now he's doing it again, according to a short news it.

London 2012
New York Times
In London 2012, the official video game of the 2012 Summer Olympics, there are no young swimmers grasping from childhood poverty for a gold medal, or any older runners chasing final glory. This game is a repudiation of the broadcast TV theory that pure ...

New York Times

Anyone in the market for a video game ETF?
Globe and Mail (blog)
Outside of gold, it has been a tough couple of years for investors, but there is one overlooked asset class that has performed remarkably well over this period: vintagevideo games. The website Pricecharting.com has created a series of price indices ...

Globe and Mail (blog)

Twelve for 2012: Video Games Part Three - FIFA 13
Unleash The Fanboy
Twelve for 2012: Video Games Part Three – FIFA 13. ... (My heart sank when I heard this, being the crappy gamer I am.) The Player Impact Engine, introduced last year, will be tweaked to be more realistic, with proper collisions and decent physics ...

Gamer campaign against Anita Sarkeesian catches Toronto feminist in crossfire
Toronto Star
Marie gamer who goes by @Bendilin on Twitter in response to this campaign. Thegamer claimed that Sarkeesian had scammed thousands of people out of money. “She claims to want gender equality in video games, but in reality, she just wants to use the ...

Toronto Star

The Dark Knight Rises: 5 Video Games You Should Play First
What makes this game great is the amount of content at hand for the gamer. ... Say what you want about the Star Wars prequels, but there are some Star Wars gems to be found if you're talking about video games. ... What Makes A Good Video GameVillain?

Playing footsie with your video games - Hack a Day
By Mike Szczys
[Jon] will be tapping away with his toes during gaming session thanks to this foot controller which is packed with buttons and sensors. It's the second iteration of the build. The original had some solder joints break and the USB stopped working.
Hack a Day

Why You Should Brag About Being a Gamer - Personal Branding Blog
By Katie Konrath
Not long ago, I heard a really interesting talk at the World Innovation Forum that completely changed my view on gamers. One of my favorite parts about the World Innovation Forum - besides all the creativity – is that they always have at least ...
Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel

Video Games: Now Go Away, or I Shall Shout at You a Second Time ...
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Video Games: Now Go Away, or I Shall Shout at You a Second Time. x. Share. internet memes -Video Games: Now Go Away, or I Shall Shout at You. Get Over Here and Play a Video Game. Submitted by: adamzopzop · Incorrect source or ...
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Rare Video Game Collection Sells for $1.2 Million - The Hollywood ...
By Megan Singson
A French gamer is now a millionaire after auctioning off his vast collection of video games on eBay. The collection includes 22 full sets from every Nintendo and Sega console ever made, adding up to about 7000 games. Among them is one of ...

Video games: a good place for myth | What Would JT Do?
By JT Eberhard
Zed claims that “controlling and manipulating goddess Kali and other HIndu deities… is denigration as these deities are meant to be worshiped,” not “reduced to just a character in a video game.” As such, Zed called for the immediate removal ...
What Would JT Do?

Expendables 2: The Video Game looks like stupid fun -Destructoid
By Hamza CTZ Aziz
The premise of Expendables 2: The Video Game sees you tasked with saving a kidnapped billionaire, with the game ending right where the upcoming movie begins. Best of all, you can play as Stallone, Lundgren, Terry Crews, or Jet Li.

Ouya Brings Android To Home Video Game Consoles
By Shawn Ingram
The Ouya is an inexpensive Android-based video game console that's currently taking funding through Kickstarter. The platform uses Android as a base because it's free and easy to create games for. The console, however, doesn't just ...
Gotta Be Mobile

Baylor community celebrates RG3 video game - YNN - Your News ...
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin, III is giving the Baylor community another reason to celebrate. Tuesday, the Baylor Bookstore held a special launch party to mark the release of the video gameNCAA Football 13. Gracing the cover is ...
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VIDEO GAMES: TRANSFORMERS PRIME Box Art; LEGO LORD OF THE RINGS Promo. ActiVision has released the cover for its video game adaptation of the Transformers: Prime television series, while the new UK Facebook page for the ...
Comic Book Movie

Trent Reznor Reveals That He Has Composed The Theme For ...
By Trent
Well-known video game composer and Video Games Live co-producer Jack Wall (Mass Effect 2) composed the rest of the music for the game … His teaming with ... Being an avid gamer my whole life, I said, 'Yeah, I would be interested in that.
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Activision Publishing To Showcase Blockbuster Slate Of Fan ...
By Barbara Staigerwald
“We know how passionate our fans are, and San Diego Comic-Con is always a great opportunity for us to showcase our latest video games,” said David Oxford, Executive Vice President, Activision Publishing. “These are big, iconic ... play and experience our video games in a unique and fun setting before they hit stores.” Activision's Full San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Booth Activities Include: — First time multiplayer hands-on with TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON video game.
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A Video Game Must Draw the Line Between Immortal and Unbeatable
A Video Game Must Draw the Line Between Immortal and Unbeatable ... Rating a sport's legends is nothing new to video games. Sporting .... The Gamer's Guide ...

Video games replace war for kids in Somalia - Video on msnbc.com
Video on msnbc.com: Video games are keeping children off the streets in Somalia and away ...

First-Person Walking Dead Video Game Announced - Game Informer
While Telltale will continue to release its episodic Walking Dead video games, Activision announced the development of a first-person Walking Dead title.

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