Video game developer designs thoughtful new game

Video game developer designs thoughtful new game
CBS News
(CBS News) Jonathan Blow, probably the most famous video game developer in the world, may also be the most feared. Rarely mincing words, Blow called the state of video games today "a big mess right now." Coming from just about anyone else, those ... 

How the video games industry is faring
Businessweek
Companies in the video games business have been reporting earnings for the most recent quarter. Here's a look at reports and results for selected companies that make or sell video games. — July 12: NPD Group reports that U.S. retail sales of video ...

Teens and video games: How much is too much?
Fox News
Published August 13, 2012. LiveScience. video games. The gamer community had a near-miss this week in Ohio, when a 15-year-old boy collapsed after playing "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" for up to five days straight. The Columbus teen was rushed to ...

Video Game Review: Dragon's Lair
New York Daily News
We live in an era of retro video games, of classic HD remakes and 3-D versions of ExciteBike and championship editions of Pac-Man that are still brilliant. But while so many games still maintain their lasting enjoyment, Dragon's Lair, sadly, does not.

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Gamer expectations curb innovation - Jade Raymond
GameSpot
According to Ubisoft Toronto managing director Jade Raymond, gamer expectations limit innovation in today's industry. Speaking to Official Xbox Magazine UK in a new interview, Raymond claimed that the business has come to a point where gamers expect ...

Samsung Series 7 Gamer gets a refresh
ZDNet (blog)
Summary: Samsung's flagship gaming notebook -- the Series 7 Gamer -- gets better with a new Intel Core i7 processor, an updated Radeon HD 7870M graphics chip and more storage. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes. By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes for Hardware 2.0 ...

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Fake Gamer Of The Week: My Supah Glahsses Make Me Supah Fantastich At ...
Kotaku
Fake Gamer Of The Week: My Supah Glahsses Make Me Supah Fantastich At Video Games. I have never seen this spectators mode before, because my video game glasses make me so amazingly good at video games that I have never died. But it is truly ...

Nintendo announces 3DS holiday lineup, Seventeen eShop titles planned
Examiner.com
D3Publisher Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game Nov. 20 D3Publisher Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You ... Matt Furtado, Video Game Examiner. Having been gaming since he was a kid, Matt has always been knowledgeable about video games.

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Beat goes on in Sony's 'Sound Shapes'
Kingston Daily Freeman
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Beat goes on in Sony's 'Sound Shapes'. Published: Monday, August 13, 2012. By LOU KESTEN Associated Press. Click to enlarge. A scene from "Sound Shapes" is shown in a video game image provided by Sony. (AP photo) ...

What It's Like For a Girl Gamer
Slate Magazine
Messages posted to the site include such gems as . . . .  I've had plenty of my own to ...

Slate Magazine

Student video game winners announced
Charleston Gazette
Winning games of the Globey Awards, a competition for student video game designers that is part of the Globaloria program, include: West Virginia Globeys Civics and News Literacy Competition Winner: Cause and Effect: The Daniel Calwell Story -- Team ...

Coco controller brings traditional video game controls to the iPhone
VentureBeat
1 day ago From pixels to polygons: Video games trade blocks for curves · This new Assassin's Creed III trailer sounds like a TED Talk. 1 day ago This new Assassin's Creed III trailer sounds like a TED Talk · The fantastic video game art of Boris ...

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Video games have more storytelling potential than any other medium
VentureBeat
And as I thought about it, I realized that any video game that can effectively be translated into a book is not pushing the storytelling to its full potential. Super Mario Bros. doesn't have much narrative depth beyond being something you could kill a ...

Grant money helps persuade video game testing company to open Ann Arbor ...
AnnArbor.com
Video game testing and development company Nelson Interactive will invest $1.2 million to open an office in Ann Arbor that could employ as many as 95 people. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced that Nelson Interactive, a subsidiary ...

Playdom invading core gamer territory with Mobsters: Criminal Empire
Inside Social Games
Playdom is incorporating more strategy mechanics into its game, something Executive Producer Adam Prewett says should help the studio acquire a share of the oft-desired core gamer audience. We were given a demonstration of how this worked in both the...

Inside Social Games

Power Play: The Expendables 2 video game disappoints
The Province
Then there are movies like The Expendables 2, which with such an action-heavy plot you would think is a slam dunk for an entertainment genre like video games that deal so richly in guns and combat. The Expendables 2 (Xbox 360 and PS3) does a decent ...

Akihabara Cafe Offers Dessert Based on Video Game Boobs
Technabob (blog)
How would you feel if the dessert you're eating was actually based on the Senran Kagura video game? More specifically, on the bouncy boobies of its titular character? (Pun intended.) boob dessert. I'm pretty sure guys wouldn't object. As for the girls ...

Technabob (blog)

Adrian Peterson Rehabbed With. . .Video Games
Daily Norseman
... find a video about Adrian Peterson's rehab on the video game site Joystiq, but lo and behold, there it is. It turns out that part of the program for the Minnesota Vikings' star running back to come back from his torn ACL involved a healthy dose of ...

Gamer's Domain: Virtual Reality
Ames247
With a relatively slow past couple of days in terms of gaming news, I thought I would discuss a topic that was brought on (and talked about for hours) by my friends and I during one of our late-night gaming sessions. This entry is about virtual reality ...

This Video Game Turns The Los Angeles City Skyline Into A Music Video
Kotaku
This Video Game Turns The Los Angeles City Skyline Into A Music Video We're only getting a taste of the onslaught of great user-generated levels for the PS3 and Vita's splendid (SPLENDID) Sound Shapes. This one, created by Alex Quan-Madrid, cleverly ...

School earns $146K grant Video games used as learning tools
Daily Camera
Seven Boulder Preparatory high school students spent four days last week in an intensive class learning how to program computer simulations, building video games and science simulations. They started by creating their own versions of Frogger, moving on ...

Florida man selling his video game business and life on eBay
The Verge
The listing, which includes the three R.U. Game? store locations in Tampa, Florida, all the video games within the store, coin-op arcade units, the e-commerce website of the stores, Butcher's waterfront property, three cars and three kayaks, and a ...

New This Week in Video Games
Attack of the Fanboy
Only those that leverage their team's strengths and capitalize on their opponent's weaknesses will protect their crystal and win the day. By William Schwartz on August 13, 2012. Related Darksiders 2Sleeping DogsVideo Game Releases. No Comments...

Attack of the Fanboy

Video game's aim: curb HIV infection
Ct Post
If there's anything that's a great equalizer among teenagers and adolescents, it's video games. That's something Lynn Fiellin, an associate professor of medicine at the Yale University School of ...To help the game best reach its target audience, the ...

UK Video Game Chart: London 2012 claims its third successive gold
Videogamer.com
It's a third successive week at No.1 for SEGA's London 2012: The Official Video Game, in what was another quiet week for video game releases. The top four places remain unchanged, with LEGO Batman 2 at No.2, Mario & Sonic at No.3 and Arkham City at ...

Thundercats [Nintendo DS - Video Games]
Gstyle magazine
Thundercats [Nintendo DS - Video Games]. by Angelina Montanez | August 13, ...Pok√É©mon Conquest Preview [Nintendo DS] · Nintendo 3DS XL Announcement · Tales of the Abyss [Video Game] · New Super Mario Bros. 2 Preview [3DS] · Pokemon Black ...

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RuneScape player faces up to 15 years in prison over currency theft
PC Gamer Magazine
We're passionate about games but this just takes the cake: A RuneScape enthusiast is facing up to 15 years in prison after an alleged attempt to force a fellow gamer to hand over 4.7 billion coins. According to the New York Post, Humza Bajwa is accused ...

Three Gears of War: Judgment Team Members Leave People Can Fly
GamerFront
It's looking to be an unfortunate time period in the video game development industry right now. There are people ... Introduced to tabletop gaming at a young age, he quickly picked up video games and developed a passion for all things gaming. Raine has ...

GamerFront

Samsung refreshing Series 7 Gamer with 3D display, AMD Radeon HD 7870M
Engadget
If Samsung's first dedicated gaming laptop wasn't built to your liking, you're about to get another option -- the Series 7 Gamer is due for a refresh. The company's Samsung Tomorrow blog pegs the new build as the Series 7 Gamer Yellow 3D, which ...

Video Games' Greatest Rivalries - Features - www.GameInformer.com
By Kyle Hilliard
Sometimes video game franchises are kind of similar. It can't be ... Some people prefer the insanity that is Protoype, while others, like myself, prefer the story-focused comic-book turned into a video game trappings of Infamous. The latter just ...
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Five Unlikely Video Game Heroes « Man Cave Daily
By markchalifouxisgreat
by Mark Chalifoux Video games today have competent heroes, like soldiers or Batman. Even in games ... pretty quickly. Let's see, we've got a carpenter, a plumber…how many other contractors out there are secretly '80s video game heroes?
Man Cave Daily

Architizer Blog » Designer Culls Boyhood Video Games For Inspired ...
By smedina
L.A.-Based designer Igor Chak has come up with an 8-bit conceptual shelving system that turns your “feature wall” (or whatever it's being called these days) into a physical vintage video game artifact. Dubbed the “Donkey Kong Wall“, Chak's ...
Architizer Blog

Expectations for 2012: The Washington State gamer - Block U
By JazzyUte
Last year's game in Pullman was a pretty exciting classic. Played in the snow, the Utes struggled to put away the back-against-the-wall Cougars, though eventually prevailed 30-27 in overtime. It would be Utah's seventh win of the season and ...
Block U

This Video Game Art Is Made Using Velvet | Kotaku Australia
By Mark Serrels
I don't even have the slightest idea how this all works, therefore I'm not really sure if this video gameart, made using Black Velvet, is actually good or not, but I'm going to go right ahead and assume it's amazing — because it looks pretty good ...
Kotaku Australia

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Yellow 3D Announced for Korea
Samsung's Series 7 Gamer laptop is getting a refresh, upping the specs and capabilities of this powerful notebook. Called the Series 7 Gamer Yellow 3D by the company's official Samsung Tomorrow blog, this notebook has, you guessed it, ...
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Reliving Awesome Video Game Moments Through GIFs |
By Nattyb
Reliving Awesome Video Game Moments from John McGregor. Published ... John McGregor who is a NYC artist that goes by the name of Brother Brain has a hobby of making pixel animations (GIFs) from old school video games. Needless to ...

Review: Symphony for PC – Video Games Reviews, Cheats | Geek ...
By Ryan Whitwam
Apple Apple Reviews · Gadgets Gadget Reviews · Mobile Mobile Phone Reviews · Games Video Game Reviews · Chips Computer Processors · Technology Forums Forums Technology Forums · Technology Shop Shop Technology Shop ...
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Sexy video game from the Apple //e era - Boing Boing
Sexy video game from the Apple //e era. By Cory ... I'm a little unclear on how " Interlude," the early-1980s pornographic video game advertised here, did its thing.
boingboing.net/2012/.../sexy-video-game-from-the-apple.html

July video game sales fall 20% - Los Angeles Times
The summer doldrums hit July video game sales, which fell 20% from last year, according to a ...Pachter attributed the console sales malaise to "gamer fatigue" stemming from a dearth of new game franchises. ... Sales of video games rise 4% ...
articles.latimes.com/2012/aug/.../la-fi-ct-game-sales-20120810

Global Weekly Video Game Chart, Week Ending 28th Jul 2012 ...
London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games (X360) Sega, Sports ... London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games (PS3) ...
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