TechnoBuffalo Video game industry pushes ratings education amid debate about violenceWashington PostParents puzzling over which video games to buy for their children can get a quick read on what’s in a game by looking at the rating on the box. Like movie ratings, these labels offer a rough guideline to the kinds of actions parents [...]
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Forbes Al Qaeda’s Goofy Video Game Provokes Laughter, Not TerrorForbesThey’re wiping out the French Air Force in an online video game. You can try Al Qaeda’s browser-based game here. It is very simple to play, like Space Invaders with worse graphics. The game depicts an Al Qaeda fighter jet, which looks like a stealth …FP [...]
Los Angeles Times ‘Star Trek: The Video Game‘: Meet the Vulcans in new imagesLos Angeles TimesThough the highly anticipated game — Paramount’s first foray into big-budget video games — comes out less than a month before J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek Into Darkness,” the story in the game stands alone. And unlike the movie sequel, in [...]
Shacknews Metal Gear Rising, Half the Sky Movement, Real Racing 3, MLB 13 and AliensNew York TimesWidely regarded as one of sports video gaming’s best-looking series, MLB 13: The Show has other supermodel qualities as well. Whatever flaws or annoyances you find are overwhelmed by its beauty and sophistication. The Show remains home to an [...]
TechnoBuffalo Video Game Lobby Launches Public Education CampaignHuffington PostThe Entertainment Software Association, an organization representing video game publishers nationwide, said the campaign will include a series of public service announcements intended to inform parents “about the tools and information available so they …After Newtown, video game industry starts education campaign The Hill (blog)Video Game Rating [...]
Shacknews Divining What’s Next For Video GamesNew York TimesSince helping to invent the modern video-game industry in 1981 with his design of Donkey Kong, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto has repeatedly reinvented it, most notably with the Nintendo Entertainment System in the 1980s — it introduced Super Mario Bros.Miyamoto: Online is most exciting thing in games right [...]
Alt Text: Arguing About Videogames Is the Cheapest Entertainment of AllWiredThe latest equivalent of a screaming fight next to the Sizzler salad bar is the essay by noted game developer Clifford “CliffyB” Bleszinski, in which he makes the subtle point that corporations need money, presumably in contrast to gamers, who are able … Go to [...]
Online and Mobile Marketing Network Motive Interactive Launches Rebrand as it Further Expands into the Online Gaming Space
Motive Interactive an online mobile marketing ad network unveils its new website redesign which is in direct response for further expansion into the online gaming industry. (PRWeb March 11, 2013) Read the full story at Go to Source Author:
Local Security Genius, Michael Houser, Creates Southern California’s First Proactive Video Surveillance System Using Video Analytics
Michael Houser, president of Electronic Eye Security, has just released the new Megapixel Surveillance Genius system, which doesn’t just record what happens on a business property, it can detect the difference between who should be on site and who should not. (PRWeb March 11, 2013) Read the full story at Go to Source Author:
Filmmakers can create the illusion that their camera is passing through an old school CRT television screen with TransTele from Pixel Film Studios. With over 60 professionally made transitions to choose from, users can make their audience feel like they are being sucked in or out of their tv screen. (PRWeb March 09, 2013) Read [...]
Powered by Fandrop, WinSXSW.com Asks Founders to Pitch Themselves for a Chance at $100K+ in Cash, Prizes and Access to Leading Venture Capitalists (PRWeb March 09, 2013) Read the full story at Go to Source Author:
The need for profile-oriented price comparison services has had Ironclad Integrity Unlimited Ltd. convinced of the necessity of http://www.PricesLab (http://www.PricesLab), a must-have online comparison resource for buyers on a budget. Buyers are still in need of a comprehensive price comparison service that indexes products of a particular market category to stay ahead of the market [...]
NHL Three Stars: Matt Calvert’s video-game goal; Berglund leads BluesYahoo! Sports (blog)The Blue Jackets winger scored a “video game goal” in overtime to defeat the Vancouver Canucks, 2-1. The end-to-end tally included a 360-degree spin move and a nasty snipe to beat Cory Schneider at the end. Full marks to Sergei Bobrovsky, whose 34 … [...]
Latinos Post BAFTA Video Game Awards 2013IGNTonight the 10th BAFTA Video Games Awards will take place, hosted by the rather funny Dara O Briain. There’s lots of great games up for awards, from big-budget blockbusters to small indie titles. Before the event kicks off tonight at 9pm (GMT), you can …“Dishonored” crowned best video game [...]
9 Amazing Things Unique to Video GamesIGNIf I asked you what’s unique about video games, would you be able to name more than three things? Last month I wouldn’t have, but then I brainstormed a little with a few industry friends and here are the results: a list of nine wonderful things that … Go [...]
CBS News Video games may help seniors stay healthier emotionally, physicallyCBS NewsVideo game-playing has been linked to several positive health benefits. Active video games have been linked to increased energy expenditure in children, and surgeons who played Nintendo Wii games were show to outperform their peers in laparoscopic or …Videogames Make Old People Less Depressed [...]
Scope (blog) US seniors happier playing video gamesUPI.comThe study found participants who played video games, including those who only played occasionally, reported higher levels of well-being. Those who did not play video games reported more negative emotions and a tendency toward higher levels of …Seniors who play video games less likely to be depressed CNETFeeling [...]
New York Times (blog) Video Games May Aid Children With DyslexiaNew York Times (blog)Playing action video games may improve reading in children with dyslexia, Italian researchers have found. The small study, published online last week in Current Biology, involved two groups of 10 dyslexic children. One group played action video games …Action Games Can Help [...]
Forbes Why Wreck-It Ralph Is The Best Video Game Movie Of All TimeForbesHollywood has tried for decades to take hit video games and cram them into formulaic action flicks. There’s a reason the majority of video game movies – regardless of how big a budget Hollywood threw at them – failed miserably at the box [...]
5’5 Dunker, Brandon Todd’s FlytRight ‘How to Dunk’ iPhone app, has made its way to the Top 200 Grossing Health and Wellness Apps in Apple’s iTunes store. (PRWeb March 05, 2013) Read the full story at Go to Source Author:
The global prestige beauty industry ended the year with mixed results, according to The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company. The U.S. prestige beauty* industry posted a seven percent gain in 2012, generating $10.2 billion, compared to the 11 percent increase in 2011. (PRWeb March 05, 2013) Read the full story at Go to [...]
MomoCon is March 8th – 10th at the Hilton Atlanta, where over 10,000 fans of anime, animation, and video games are expected to attend. Walk-up membership registration is still available. (PRWeb March 05, 2013) Read the full story at Go to Source Author:
A new study has emerged that suggests playing action video games can actually have positive effects on children with reading disabilities. Go to Source Author:
The 14 video games the Museum of Modern Art acquired in November are on display in a new installation. Go to Source Author:
Here’s one possible treatment for dyslexia that kids won’t complain about: video games. Go to Source Author:
The Sports Fan Playground announced on Saturday that the store has published its new Google Plus and Pinterest pages for the general public to follow sales and promotions at the store. (PRWeb March 02, 2013) Read the full story at Go to Source Author:
In addition to MR Direct’s popular tablet app, they are preparing to include a new Augmented Reality feature to better assist customers. (PRWeb March 02, 2013) Read the full story at Go to Source Author:
Emagination Computer Camps to Host an Open House Event at their Summer Camp Location at Bentley University on Saturday, March 16th
Camp Directors to provide a program overview and campus tours. Parents and potential campers will meet Camp Directors and learn about Emagination’s 25 technology workshops and fun summer camp activities. (PRWeb March 02, 2013) Read the full story at Go to Source Author:
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