HOUSTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – What do you get when you mix narrative and social video game mechanics with a streaming service? The future of storytelling! Transmedia Story Stream is a revolutionary new platform that allows storytellers to create story worlds that can include written word (READ), video (WATCH), audio (LISTEN), casual games (PLAY), and live events (GATHER). Within …
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A gamer developed a potentially life-threatening condition after playing video games for eight hours a day for four days.
(Phys.org) —In grade school classrooms across the country, students have been hard at work this semester trying to figure out how to smash a virtual frog with a virtual truck.
Team uses video games to spark kids’ interest in coding
The strategy, hook kids with video games and then slip them some computer science skills on the sly, is the product of two decades of research by University of Colorado Boulder computer science Professor Alexander Repenning, whose goal is to attack …
Kids learn to make apps, video games quickly with ‘Hour of Code’ activities kwgn.com
U Colorado Boulder Tutorial Uses Video Games To Teach Coding T.H.E. Journal
EA offers free game to kids who complete ‘Hour of Code’ course Computerandvideogames.com
YouTube’s all-seeing robot eye takes aim at video-game content
Both the new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles have integrated support for video output, and the Most-Viewed and Most-Subscribed channel on YouTube belongs to one Felix Kjellberg, a.k.a. PewDiePie, who plays through and discusses video games on …
YouTube Unleashes Strange Storm Of Copyright Claims On Video Game … Forbes
YouTube video game shows hit with copyright blitz Polygon
Industry fights back as YouTube begins mass cull of game videos Computerandvideogames.com
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Most Beautiful Video Game Moments of 2013
Beauty doesn’t care about the console wars or resolution or whether or not something is a “game.” Beauty spans all platforms, genres, and tastes. From dystopian action games to pastel sequels to ambient walkabouts, video games have the ability to …
FARGO – Ask Heather Arntson and she’ll tell you: Video games are threatening to turn today’s kids into Generation Fluffy. Arntson, who heads Moorhead High School’s physical education department, says lots of kids have speedy fingers and thumbs of steel from video games but can’t do 10 decent pushups or pullups.
WANT to play video games? Please switch to “violence” mode. That seems to be the motto of the video games that children are obsessed with these days. These video games are creating violence among our youth.
Video game champions in the public libraryJoystiqFor some, the image of the public library is one of quiet spaces and dusty hardback books, but for a handful of Massachusetts librarians, the term evokes something quite different: The preservation of vi…
For some, the image of the public library is one of quiet spaces and dusty hardback books, but for a handful of Massachusetts librarians, the term evokes something quite different: The preservation of video games. Four such librarians work within the M…
Doom – one of the most influential video games ever made – is 20 years old. ID Software’s classic and iconic first-person shooter was first uploaded to a server at the University of Wisconsin late on 9 December, 1993 – and it’s fair to say that quite quickly it changed video games forever. In the game, the player has to hunt through mazes for keys and solve puzzles while battling raging hordes …
The fact is many “M” rated games contain more than just adult themes — they present stories that rival some of the best…
A big item on children’s Christmas lists this year is video games but when should you, as a parent, say no if the video game is too violent?
Leak: Government spies snooped in ‘Warcraft,’ other games
(CNN) — Spies with surveillance agencies in the United States and United Kingdom may have spent time undercover as orcs and blood elves, infiltrating video games like “World of Warcraft” in a hunt for terrorists “hiding in plain sight” online. That’s …
NSA Snoops Online Video Games TIME (blog)
Revealed: Spy Agencies Infiltrated, Tracked World Of Warcraft, Other MMORPGs Business Insider
NSA spied through online video games The Hill (blog)
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Video games have rapidly gained popularity in Arab societies in general and in the Gulf societies in particular. Hardly there is a home that does not feature a video game console.
9 December, Auckland – With the new and existing generation of video games consoles predicted to top Christmas wish-lists, New Zealand’s peak body for interactive games says it’s a timely reminder for parents to familiarise themselves with the parental control settings and national classification scheme to ensure children play video games in a safe and enjoyable way.
Best Buy: XboxOne available, quantities limited 20 percent off new video gamesExaminer.comBest Buy will have the XboxOne available in store, but quantities will be limited. My Best Buy Gamers Club Unlocked members can get an additional 20 percent off n…
The global video gaming market is set to grow 11.1 percent a year until 2017, boosted by a new generation of consoles and the increasing popularity of online games, according to IDATE digital research and consultancy firm. Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft,…
How a love of tabletop D&D helps video game designers tell their storiesPolygonWithin any video game development company, at least of a certain size, there is usually to be found a subset, a clique, who congregate around a very particular form of e…
Top Video-Game Stocks for 2013
Of course, individual stock performances varied widely around that broader average, and a few outsized winners really stood out from the rest. Today I’m taking a closer look at the top video-game stocks in 2013: Take-Two Interactive , Activision …
This Wedding Is The Stuff Video Games Are Made Of (Literally)
Underneath the nine-plus minute video, which was posted to YouTube on Bohn’s video game company’s channel, the groom listed a few key details about the ceremony: the guests had no idea about the planned fight (neither did the hotel staff), the swords …
Ryse and the problem of breasts in video games
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Sadly, this is only the latest example in a long and shameful history of implausible breast modelling in video games. In the early days, with famously licentious character designs such as Mai Shiranui from the fighting game Fatal Fury, “jiggle” was …
A company called Tactical Haptics wants to give video games a sense of touch in a way that could put rumble packs to shame. Founder and CEO William Provancher told Mashable that his company has built a virtual reality device called Reactive Grip, a combination of software and hardware that lets video game players use a specialized controller to experience physical sensations unlike anything …
Reactive Grip Wants Your Video Game Experience to Get PhysicalMashableA company called Tactical Haptics wants to give video games a sense of touch in a way that could put rumble packs to shame. Founder and CEO William Provancher told Mashable that his …
Ten video games to make any player happy during the holidays
A video game store can be daunting if you don’t know what you’re looking for. It’s not easy to tell the winners from the losers, and sales clerks typically make the same salary whether they sell you a gem or a stinker. (“Farming Simulator,” anyone?) So …
PS4 & Xbox One to surpass predecessors’ sales in five years, says Zelnick Computerandvideogames.com
Time to rethink the video games and violence debate
Editor’s note: Julia Shaw is a lecturer in forensic psychology at the University of Bedfordshire, U.K. The views expressed are her own. Over-the-top violence in video games, with their glorification of killing and destruction, are a growing fact of …
Finally, You Can Play Video Games With Your Mouth Or Your Rear
For anyone looking for a new way to play video games, a man has created two very unique game controllers — one that can be controlled by your mouth and another by your rear. Really. Ben Krasnow, an engineer at video game developing company Valve, …
Control Video Games With Your Butt and Mouth Because Valve Says You Can … Geekosystem
Valve Engineer Developing Butt, Tongue Controllers Complex.com
A Valve Employee Has Created A Controller You Use With Your Ass Uproxx
On Dec. 21, an organized group of video gamers will turn off their consoles and go 24 hours without playing titles like “Call of Duty: Ghosts” or “Battlefield 4.” In honor of the 26 victims whose lives were taken in Newtown, Conn. last December, Antwand Pearman , editor-in-chief of GamerFitNation , is asking gamers to put down their controllers.