11/11/2013, With every day that passes, we’re getting closer and closer to the holiday season. That means you can expect your wallet to get significantly lighter as you’ll be purchasing presents for everyone you’ve ever met throughout the holiday season. If you celebrate Christmas and enjoying showing your love for classic video games, then this classic video game controller ornament set will be the perfect addition to your Christmas tree this […]
11/08/2013, We’re sure many of you who don’t play video games on a regular basis probably think it’s a waste of time, especially if you’re an adult. Although according to a recently published study, those hours you see your husband spending on the couch shooting random opponents in the face in Call of Duty: Ghosts is actually enlarging his brain.
01/11/2013, Even though specific video games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Halo 4 have enjoyed some record-breaking releases, it looks as though the video game retail industry as isn’t doing so great these days. The latest data from the NPD Group shows both video game hardware, software and accessory sales in the U.S. totaled $3.2 billion at retail alone, which is a 22 percent decline from last year’s $4.1 billion […]
12/02/2011, The next time you pull up in a BP gas station, there’s a possibility that you won’t be paying for gas at the counter or getting some snacks. Instead, you might be picking up the latest Call of Duty or Battlefield installment. Video game retail outlets aren’t doing too well at the moment and according to BP UK’s retail trading director, David Pitron, the company is “uniquely placed” to exploit […]
10/24/2011, The condition known as ‘lazy eye,’ or amblyopia, has been deemed by many in the medical fraternity to be virtually un-repairable once the patient is past the age of 10. Hope springs eternal though, with Dr. Somen Ghosh deciding to use a fun method as his form of treatment – that is, video games. So far his test groups have shown some rather promising results, so more research needs to […]
10/17/2011, Statistics are interesting to read about since it really depends on which angle you approach a particular figure from to churn out your very own story. For instance, we do know that the iPhone 4S is not only the “best iPhone yet”, it is also the best selling iPhone to date in terms of opening weekend sales with more than 4 million units moved. When it comes to video games, […]
10/13/2011, Who would have thought that the gaming user interface that is found in Real Time Strategy (RTS) titles would actually find use in the real world sometime down the road? Check out the tablet that you see above – it is a really, really huge device that makes me wonder whether “tablet” is the right word to describe it since tablets are generally meant to be highly portable. A large […]
09/02/2011, Attending a classical concert has long been the domain of those who are “more refined” in their very own way, although when it comes to art, it is a highly subjective matter that might result in fistcuffs when one’s interpretation differs from yours, especially when it comes to music. Well, you can say that video games has grown up as it has finally been accepted into the world of grown […]
08/17/2011, Violence in video games is an extremely sensitive topic – there are those who sit in the middle of it, stating that violence in video games are neutral, it depends on how you handle it, while others claim that in no way will digital violence translate to real world actions, while another group are bent on claiming that it is because of a huge number of violent video games, kids […]
05/03/2011, It looks like video games aren’t that bad after all. After hundreds of reports about how video games have a bad influence on society, we finally have reports that they can actually encourage healthy living. Researchers have discovered that video games can help people going through physical therapy as part of the accident recovery process.
04/19/2011, It looks like people are just trying to discourage today’s youth from playing video games. In one of the strangest studies that recently took place, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition came up with a conclusion that video gamers tend to eat more than people who don’t play video games. As reported by the National Post, Canada, the doctors believe that video games aren’t only poor replacements for physical activities, […]
04/14/2011, There’s a a paradigm shift happening right now in the video game world. No I’m not talking about moving away from traditional controllers to flapping our hands in the air with motion controls. I’m talking about the selling physical video games versus selling them as downloads. On the one hand, Microsoft has embraced digital distribution the most – offering Xbox 360 games for download over its Xbox Live Marketplace. On […]
04/14/2011, If Sony or Microsoft dropped a PlayStation 4 or Xbox 720 tomorrow, developers of Battlefield 3 DICE would be ready to go. DICE’s executive producer Patrick Bach says that his team is “desperate to move on into the next generation.” With both Microsoft and Sony sticking to their guns of a 10 year life cycle for their respective PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles, Bach and co. might have to wait […]
04/14/2011, After years of rumors, Game Informer says it’s been able to confirm with multiple sources that Nintendo will unveil the successor to the Wii at E3 this year. This comes off news that the Wii will receive a $50 price cut next month. As far as information on the console goes, all GI knows is that it will have high-definition graphics, but are unsure whether or not it will exceed […]