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A history of video game console failures
The history of console gaming is littered with high-profile flops, middling also-rans and vaporware never-weres. In fact, the stories of console failures are perhaps even more compelling than the tales of those companies that crossed the finish line.
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‘Video Game High School’ Creators Developing ‘Field of Fire’ Modern Warfare Game
Rocket Jump Studios, the guys who brought you “Video Game High School,” are currently developing an action-packed video game due to popular demand from VGHS fans. Enter “Field of Fire,” a modern battlefield warfare game where you take part in …
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Psychologists Prove That Video Games Are Good For You
The flagship journal of the American Pyschology Association, American Pyschologist, has recently published an article that summarizes a decade of video games research titled The Benefits of Playing Video Games. The article is a meta-analysis of multiple …
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Video Game Hall of Fame adds ‘Halo: Combat Evolved,’ 3 more
This undated photo provided by The Strong shows the four inductees for the 2017 class of the World Video Game Hall of Fame. From left to right are: ”Halo: Combat Evolved,” “Donkey Kong,” “Pokemon Red and Green,” and ”Street Fighter II.” (Bethany Mosher …
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Sandy Hook Shooting: Video Games Blamed, Again
Yesterday, Senator Jay Rockefeller introduced a bill calling on the National Academy of Sciences to “study” video game violence on children. Speaking of the recent Brown v. EMA Supreme Court decision, which criticized the existing research as …
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Tying Columbine to Video Games
Last month, The American Medical Association flirted with adding video game addiction to its list of mental illnesses before deciding on “more study” and a firm call for parents to watch their children more closely. One question raised by classifying …
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10 Video Games That Are Going to Make You Feel Old in 2016
Video game players will have plenty of reasons to celebrate in 2016: not just because of what’s coming, but also for the games they already know and love. The coming year will be riddled with notable anniversaries of great and influential games.
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How Are Video Games Evolving To Include New Technologies
Technology is constantly evolving and video games have to keep up with the new tech to stay exciting and keep gamers interested. Video games are bigger than ever now there are consoles and games for all ages and interests, meaning new technologies are …
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5 Prejudices That Video Games Can’t Seem to Get Over
If we’ve ever made you laugh or think, we now have a way where you can thank and support us! In Warcraft II, the “Trolls” are a species of idiotic subhuman warriors, so, naturally, they speak with an obvious Caribbean accent and make blatant references to …
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How Much Video Gaming Is Too Much for Kids?

How Much Video Gaming Is Too Much for Kids?
TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Playing video games might improve a child’s motor skills, reaction time and even academic performance, but new research shows that too much gaming can be linked to social and behavioral problems. Spanish …
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Detox For Video Game Addiction?
At an addiction treatment center in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, teenagers and young adults begin detox by admitting they are powerless over their addiction. But these addicts aren’t hooked on drugs or alcohol. They are going cold turkey to break their …
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GAMR: A Video Game ETF For All-Pro Investors
You don’t need to ever hold a controller, flip on a console or have your Kinect creepily follow you across the room to appreciate video gaming. All you have to do is love money. Video gaming is a rapid-growth tech industry that’s seeing its fortunes simply …
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trendLibrary rides nostalgia wave with launch of Retro Gaming Club
Now pushing 30, Stepp is still a fan of the now-classic video games that in recent years have spawned a thriving industry capitalizing on the nostalgia of grownups who coveted Nintendo game systems as kids in the 1980s and ’90s. “It’s tough to deny …
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LeBron James dunks, points at Michael Phelps: ‘Just recognizing greatness’ (video)
That bad day might have cost the Celtics a victory if the game were officiated correctly down the stretch. Boston benefitted from both missed calls in the NBA’s Last Two Minute Report for the 110-106 game. First, Al Horford should have been called for …
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Amid Isolation, Two Cubans Develop Island’s First Video Game
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People lose guilt feeling with violent video gaming

trendPeople lose guilt feeling with violent video gaming
Gamers often claim that their actions in a video game are as meaningless to the real world as players capturing pawns on a chess board. Yet, previous research by Grizzard and others shows that immoral virtual actions can elicit higher levels of guilt …
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Amazon starts locking some video games behind Prime paywall
This morning, Amazon UK customers suddenly found themselves unable to purchase certain video game titles without having a Prime subscription. A few games have now been added to Amazon’s “Prime-Exclusive Items” list, meaning unless you fork out the …
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New video games to look out for in May 2016 – including DOOM, Overwatch and
Whereas the start of the year has usually been dry for releases, May marks the start of the Summer season, bringing with it some of gaming’s biggest names. However, we gamers have actually been fortunate enough to see a fantastic first third of the …
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Economic development officials see opportunities in gaming, transportation

trendEconomic development officials see opportunities in gaming, transportation
Speaking at a breakfast meeting this morning on the state’s economy, they said Nevada also is poised to play a role in shaping the future of transportation, citing recent investments from electric car companies Faraday Future and Tesla, as well as …
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Harrisonburg to shut down public transportation at noon
These buses cover James Madison University, the downtown area and near Valley Mall on East Market St. With Harrisonburg being a spread-out city, people rely on this transportation. “[I use the buses to] get to work, pay bills … anything that I have …
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Transportation Intelligence rates emerging markets for 2016
747-400F Rear CargoDoor-crop John Manners-Bell, the CEO of Transportation Intelligence (TI) said investors in emerging markets need to be discerning in a confusing and complex world. That said, TI has ranked emerging markets using economic and trade …
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trendWill eSports Go Mainstream In 2016? Predictions For Competitive Video Gaming
In 2015, eSports is no longer considered an interesting trend that is reported upon with the notion that getting paid to play video games is interesting, but maybe a bit wacky. Competitive gaming is a lucrative enterprise with many big investments from …
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Nassau OTB Chooses Belmont for Video Gaming Facility
Belmont Park has been officially chosen as the site for Nassau County’s first video gaming facility, but it will be a long road before the casino can be constructed there. Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting said Tuesday it made the decision to install …
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Louis Vuitton’s Latest Model Is a Video Game Character — And It’s Brilliant
Dressing up video game characters is a lasting tradition in gaming, whether it’s Wii avatars, Grand Theft Auto protagonists or Animal Crossing characters. But in 2016, video game characters are shrugging off the rags you bought them as downloadable …
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