Andrew Lloyd Webber sets score to new Nintendo Wii video game

Andrew Lloyd Webber sets score to new Nintendo Wii video game
Los Angeles Times
The legendary composer will star in a new video game to be released Sept. 14. The Nintendo Wii game features (what else?) singing and dancing competitions in which up to four players can square off against each other, as well as a "career" mode where ...

NASCAR Unleashed -- Low-Quality Race Game: A Sports Video Game Review
Yahoo! Sports
As a huge sports video game fan, I will try most games for any of my systems. I especially like race games. I gave Activision's NASCAR the Game 2011 five stars, so when I saw that I could try NASCAR Unleashed for my Xbox 360 for under $20, I jumped on ...

Are video games art? Traveling exhibit gives argument credibility
North County Times (blog)
Rae also cites the support of the National Endowment of the Arts and "The Art of Video Games" exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum as proof that video games are becoming more accepted in the art world. ... Xbox LIVE username: Googlaw — and I'm just an amateurgamer trying to survive a hardcore gamer's world. Check out my blog every Tuesday and Friday for updates on the latest in gaming. For breaking news, follow me on Twitter @Googlaw. Arevideo games art? Traveling exhibit gives ar.

Video Game Atlas: Monkey Island
Houston Press (blog)
Pin It. Once a week Art Attack will offer you a handy little travel guide to the fictional worlds ofvideo games. monkeyisland1.jpg. Name: Monkey Island, Monkey Island Series. Population: Surprisingly few monkeys. Government: None. The Caribbean is home to ...

Yeouch: Video Games Programmed to Zap Players via Shock Collars
Years ago, my parents put in an invisible fence to keep our family dog from running away. The dog wore a shock collar for a while in order to get used to where the boundaries of the yard were located. Within minutes of the invisible fence being installed, she'd ...

Video Game Sexual Harassment 101
Comics Beat
This is the last frontier, as anonymity and youth add up to a culture of harassment—which spills over into the real world as when a female gamer was harassed by the captain of her own team IRL (above.) The Times says it's gone so far even video game ...

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'Rambo: The Video Game' is very much real and we've got screenshots to prove it
It's been just about a month since we reported that Reef Entertainment, a publisher based in the UK, was working on a big budget game adaptation titled "Rambo: The Video Game". The game would put players in the shows of John Rambo, lead character ...

John Madden 'a big fan' of video game cover boy Calvin Johnson
Detroit Free Press
The man who once cast a giant shadow over football, whose very name evokes the NFL and whose eponymous video game has stoked football's popularity around the globe for more than two decades, preferred to remain in the shadows on this day. Madden ...

EA sues Zynga
Steven Ruygrok, Denver Video Game Examiner. Steve Ruygrok has been with since February 2012. He attended E3 this past June in Los Angeles and is one of the most well connected writers within the video game industry. Steve also wrote ...

Go for The Digital Gold: Olympic Video Games
PC Magazine
The Olympics have made an impact on home computers and video game consoles, too. Although Olympic video games lack wondrous people moments such as Michael Phelps winning eight gold medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympics or 1980's "Miracle on Ice ...

John Madden: Namesake video game cover 'curse' won't affect Calvin Johnson (blog)
Lions' fans hoping that the “Madden Curse” that has seen NFL players suffer injuries during their seasons on the cover of the popular video game franchise won't affect 2013 honoree Calvin Johnson got a vote of confidence Thursday -- from John Madden ...

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Video Game Concept Art Featuring Lizard City ...
Comic Book Movie
Go beyond the movie to experience what it's like to BE Spider-Man like never before. Set shortly after the events of Columbia Pictures' new film, The Amazing Spider-Man throws New York City's brand new hero back into free-roaming, web-slinging action, ...

The Real Problem with This Sexist Video Game Hiring Strategy
The Atlantic Wire (blog)
If the swearing boy who mentions a woman peeing her pants over his video game idea doesn't turn off potential female hires, this Conan the Barbarian reference said by Kixeye CEO Will Harbin probably will. "What is best in life? Is it to crush your enemies, to see them ... "The gaming industry is actually in the process of changing," Anita Sarkeesian, a woman working on a documentary about the sexist ways woman are portrayed in video games, told O'Leary. "That's a really positive thing, but I think there is a small ...

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Susan Sarandon, Carrie Fisher Make Video Game Debuts in Dishonored
Both Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon and two-time Emmy-nominee Carrie Fisher will be lending their vocal talent to their very first characters in a video game. The rest of the voice ... That is how you handle famous actors in video games. The familiar voices ...

Gamer's Domain: The Let-Down of Advanced Software Mixed with Current ...
Today I'll be discussing my view on the announcement of Battlefield 4. There are both positives and negatives, so let's jump right in. First of all, my reflections on BF3. I was so hyped for this game; in fact I was convinced it woulf be the best shooter ever made.


Internet Anonymity and the Hard Life of Gamer Girls
The Atlantic
Sexism, racism, homophobia and general name-calling are longstanding facts of life in certain corners of online video games. But the Cross Assault episode was the first of a series this year that have exposed the severity of the harassment that many women ...

Fight against sexist abuse sparks gamer backlash
Sydney Morning Herald
When Miranda Pakozdi entered the Cross Assault video game tournament this year, she knew she had slim chance of winning the $US25,000 prize. But she was ready to compete and promised fans watching online that she would train ... But the issues raised by the Cross Assault episode gained more attention with Anita Sarkeesian's campaign in May to raise $US6000 on Kickstarter to document how women are portrayed in video games. Her YouTube and Facebook pages were flooded with hate-filled comments.

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Researchers Turn 3D Printer on Video Game Characters
PC Magazine
Christmas presents could begin getting a lot more interesting, thanks to new software that can turn video game characters into real 3D figurines. A team of Harvard computer scientists took it upon themselves to put 3D printers to good use to create real-life toys ...

Susan Sarandon, John Slattery and Lena Headey Go Virtual in 'Dishonored ...
Hollywood Reporter
Susan Sarandon, John Slattery and Lena Headey Go Virtual in 'Dishonored' Video Game. 10:34 AM PDT 8/3/2012 by John Gaudiosi. share ... View Gallery Film and TV Actors Who've Starred in Video Games · John Slattery · Susan Sarandon · Lena Headey ...

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Conan O'Brien Wins at the Video Game Review Racket, Covers 'Skyrim' (blog)
Anyway, Conan sat down for some quality time in Skyrim to muse on how is campaign as a Kajit warrior was a lot like his time in high school for his "CluelessGamer" segment, going through the character creation process, taking on some quests, and trying to ... (blog)

Rambo: The Video Game releases the first set of screens
Gaming Examiner
Reef Entertainment Commercial Director Craig Lewis said: “For RAMBO ® THE VIDEO GAME we are concentrating on authenticity to the films, variety of action and explosive gameplay sequences. By matching classic fixed-perspective play to a contemporary ...

Dawnguard now available on PC
Jon Carmody, Charlotte Video Game Community Examiner. Jon Carmody has been gaming since before he could walk. Starting with a strange home version of Pong in the 70's, all the way up through the X-Box 360 today, Jon's been a gamer, much to the dismay of parents, sometimes his grades, and the frustration of several significant others. Jon has... Subscribe · RSS Feed · Become an Examiner...

Friday Five... Official Olympic video games
Pocket Gamer
New to Pocket Gamer? Start here! Whole site, iPhone, iPad, Android, Mobile, Windows Phone 7, Xperia PLAY, Sony PSP, PS Vita, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo 3DS, iPod. GO ... So, to 'celebrate' this lineage of tie-in games, we played all the official Olympic video games that came to handheld. And then we got a bit stuck, because there were only three. So, we've thrown in a ... In it, you can you vote for your favourite video game competitor across a range of disciplines. Do it. Now. Olympic Gold (Game Gear) ...

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GTA 3 gets delayed for PS3 due to copyright issues
To stay up-to-date with everything GTA 5, or anything related to video games, be sure to Follow Me on Twitter. Suggested by ... Ben Miller, a gaming enthusiast that has always been intrigued by the video game industry and everything surrounding it. Now, he ...

We Don't Need Photorealism To Convey Human Emotion In Video Games
While games are probably best suited to somewhat different modes of storytelling than film, I do think that many of the universal qualities of a good story can still find themselves into a video game. Photorealism, on the other hand, doesn't excite me at all.


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim reviewed by Conan O'Brien, the Clueless Gamer
Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer returned on Thursday night with a review of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Conan takes on the ... on different platforms. You can reach him at and follow him at the Video Games Examiners page on Facebook.

Activision Blizzard's second quarter 2012-2013 report
Surprisingly enough, in North America and Europe Skylanders Spyro's Adventure was the number one best-selling console and hand-held video game for the first six months of this year, and the same can be said, except for the hand-held part, for the PC ...

Oculus Rift headset Kickstarter passes $1 million
Said to be "the first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games", the Oculus Rift has a diagonal field of view of 110, a 3D panoramic view, which means the internal displays will appear to surround you. Designer Palmer Luckey needed $250000 to ...

Video: Excitement for new video game consoles, then and now
Remember when hearing about the next big video game consoles sent shivers all through you? Mega64 remembers, too, and really nails the rift today between perceived casual and hardcore games, and a schizophrenic industry that tries to cater to both.


Set a course for Mars in Rovio's next Angry Birds ... - Pocket Gamer
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Dishonoured cast includes video game debutant Susan Sarandon ...
Rocky Horror Picture Show pin-up Susan Sarandon will make her video game debut in Dishonored as the glamorously named Granny Rags, an intriguing old mad lad…

New Video Game Consoles, Then and Now
By Justin Page
Rocco Botte, Derrick Acosta and Shawn Chatfield of Mega 64 created the funny video short New Consoles, Then and Now that shows how gamers reacted to video game news back in the year 1999 compared to how they react in 2012.
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StarCraft 2 Pro Gamer "MVP" On CNN -- An Inside Look At Pro ...
By G4TVLeah
StarCraft 2 Pro Gamer "MVP" On CNN -- An Inside Look At Pro Gaming. G4TVLeah. Posted 2 hours ago - By Leah Jackson. Professional StarCraft 2 player "MVP" from team Incredible Miracle was featured in a great piece by CNN. The video ...
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Your First Look At Rambo: The Video Game - News - www ...
By Jim Reilly
Publisher Reef Entertainment finally released some screenshots of its Rambo video gameproject. The game is set to debut at Gamescom, but here's ... Did Stallone just hear about video games or... by TheSpaniard013 Friday, August 03, 2012 ...

Women and Video Games: Robin Hunicke | The Hairpin
By Jennifer Culp
Robin Hunicke has worked for Electronic Arts and thatgamecompany to design and produce a number of video games, including MySims, Boom Blox, and Journey, and she's currently working on a new project for Tiny Speck. She's also ...
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Lunchtime Quiz: Video Game Bosses - Mental Floss
By John Wenz
Lunchtime Quiz: Video Game Bosses by John Wenz - August 3, 2012 - 2:45 PM. pagehead_lunchtimequiz550.jpg. You probably bragged about defeating them on school buses and playgrounds and wherever else you talked video games ...

5 very memorable video game deaths | VentureBeat
By Rus McLaughlin
Death is a fact of life in video games, but here are the final moments of five characters that moved us far more deeply than anyone expected. ... Modern Warfare made you live it. Dying in avideo game never felt like this before. Or since.
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These Are The 40 Most Powerful People In Video Games
By by the Kotaku Staff
The world of video games is full of mighty people—people whose mere whims control whatvideo games we play, what we play games on, how we buy them or even what games are like. We've often wondered who the most powerful person is in video .... The former head of HAL Laboratory and the most powerful man in gaming who ever actually made a video game, Satoru Iwata is the president of a Nintendo in transition. Under his leadership Nintendo revived itself and thrived for ...

New Release Video Games: August 5th – 11th, 2012 – Hybrid ...
New Release Video Games: August 5th – 11th, 2012 – Hybrid. From: Alltop RSS - 10:52pm - August 2, 2012. There's just two games left in the Summer of Arcade, with Hybrid launching this week and Dust: An Elysian Tail next week. Besides ...

Video Games: David Had a High Luck Stat - Memebase: Rage ...
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Cutest video game ever: An 8-bit role-playing game about saving ...
By DJ Pangburn
Cutest video game ever: An 8-bit role-playing game about saving ducklings. By DJ Pangburn 3 hours ago. Kickstarter has no shortage of interesting and batshit crazy projects, but perhaps the most charming of recent ones is “Duck Quest,” an ...
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405 Video Games: This Week's Playstation News #1 | The 405
By The 405
In a week that hasn't smiled lightly on Sony, it's time for the first ever 405 Playstation roundup. So what are the odds of there being something to smile about?
The 405

Rambo: The Video Game details, screens, video released | VG247
By Stephany Nunneley
Reef Entertainment has revealed further details regarding Teyon's Rambo: The Video Game, for PC and consoles, and has sent along screens and a video. The game will be a “fixed-perspective, first-person shooter and action game,” allowing ...

Video Games | BlendedMEC
This infographic outlines in details how helpful games can be in education. Are you using video games with your students? What are they? If you don't would ...

Are Video Games And Internet Porn Destroying Our Young ... - Forbes
Are video games and internet porn paving the way for social decline and crisis for our young men?

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