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  1. Extra Innings: Fortnite's popularity is big step for esportsRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2018 | Daily Trojan

    Growing up as an athlete and video game aficionado, I always saw myself as a hybrid. I was never the stereotypical "jock" meat-head A - rather, a significant portion of my young life was consumed by computer gaming.


  2. How Pokemon Go Is Celebrating April Fool's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | Cinema Blend News

    Niantic Labs is planning on celebrating one of the most hated holidays of the year: April Fool's Day. A lot of trickery and fake news pops out on this day, but Niantic is taking the opportunity to do something special and fun for the Pokemon Go audience.


  3. Why I don't understand YouTube: A middle-aged woman writesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Eurogamer

    I learned an astounding fact the other day. No, not the thing about how the literal translation of James Van Der Beek is "James Of The Creek."


  4. Nintendo Brings Slew Of Games And Fun Competitions To PAX EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | WorthPlaying

    ... and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze speed runs, among other activities. The PAX East conference takes place April 5-8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. "We love being able to get fun games from Nintendo and our partners into the ...


  5. Bring a - Frankenstein' Computer Game to LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Sarasota Magazine

    "Write-a-thon: Game-Jam on Frankenstein," is a day-long workshop in writing video game narratives, part of New College of Florida 's "Frankenfest" series celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's classic novel. The event will take place Saturday, March 31, from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM in the College Hall Music Room on New College's Bayfront Campus.


  6. Video gaming film one of the most engaging of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The future is bleak in "Ready Player One," based on Ernest Cline's book of the same name. It takes us to Columbus, Ohio, in the year 2045, when the world has taken an ugly turn to be litter-ridden, unsafe and poverty-stricken.


  7. Nintendo Switch drives GameStop's salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | GameDev

    Video game industry is at its best with $108.9 billion in global revenue for 2017, representing a 8% growth compared to 2016. According to Newzoo, there are currently more than 2.2 billion active gamers across the globe.


  8. Colorado Springs movies for the week of March 29, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Gazette

    "God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness" - . Hadleigh University tries to push St. James Church off campus after a deadly fire.


  9. What movies are showing outside the megaplex?Read the original story

    Mar 28, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black star in "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle." MUST CREDIT: Frank Masi, Sony Pictures Entertainment Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black star in "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle."


  10. Game of Life: Jazz forward Jonas Jerebko juggles hoops, family and esports ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Deseret News

    Utah Jazz forward Jonas Jerebko high fives a teammate during the Utah Jazz's 94-80 victory against the Orlando Magic at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Monday, March 5, 2018. It's a team game, it's mental toughness, you need to put your practice in.


  11. Fortnite Is Adding A New Way To Show Off Your SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Cinema Blend News

    With Fortnite 's Battle Royale mode becoming a runaway success for Epic Games, it's no surprise that the developers are continuing to provide lots of updates and new content to the game at regular intervals. In fact, the latest plans for the game will allow players to show off their skills in all new ways.


  12. EA's Guidance Raise, Dividend Talk Outduel Star Wars Battlefront II DebacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Seeking Alpha

    Q3-FY18 net bookings were $29 million below company guidance, driven by lower than expected sales of Star Wars Battlefront 2. Despite the significant revenue shortfall in fiscal Q3, EA raised full-year GAAP revenue guidance from $5.075 billion to $5.100 billion. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act allows repatriation of foreign earnings, highlighting EA's strong cash position and ability to extend capital return including dividend initiation.


  13. Intellipath Games Announces the Launch of DetecThink, an Educational Gaming App for ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    Imagine if kids poured their time and passion into a video game that taught them Math concepts while they barely noticed, because it was so enjoyable CHICAGO, IL, September 27, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- An interactive mobile game designed to stimulate children's creative problem solving and analytic skills, DetecThink players become fully immersed in a captivating world of detective case work by solving a series of the interactive assignments that include freeing a princess, unlocking a secret suitcase and solving the mystery of a missing crown. The only way to advance through the game is by completing addition and subtraction problems with the difficulty level adjustable to fit the child's skills.


  14. 'Murderous Pursuits' Gets Release Date, Closed Beta Tomorrow - TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | WorthPlaying

    Set in an alternate reality Victorian era in which time travel is a way of life and the upper crust gallivant across the skies in elaborate ships, a mysterious benefactor known only as Mr. X has prepared a Machiavellian new cat-and-mouse game for the ages. As the name so deftly implies, murder is the name of the game here, but it's just as much about the tense moments of planning, strategy and panic-ridden, on-the-fly adjustments, as it is the execution itself.


  15. 'Batman: The Enemy Within - The Telltale Series (ALL) Ep. 5: Same ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | WorthPlaying

    Platform : Android, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS Genre: Action/Adventure Developer: Telltale Games Release Date: Aug. 8, 2017 PC gamer, WorthPlaying EIC, globe-trotting couch potato, patriot, '80s headbanger, movie watcher, music lover, foodie and man in black -- squirrel! 'Batman: The Enemy Within - The Telltale Series Ep. 5: Same Stitch Has Joker As Villain and Vigilante - Screens & Trailer Batman: The Enemy Within - The Telltale Series is a new five-part, episodic game series that continues Telltale's unique take on the Caped Crusader.


  16. These new Nintendo Switch games are fun, creative and weird - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | CNet News

    It's not the No More Heroes 3 we expected, but maybe it's the one we deserve? Video-game loving, beam-saber wielding otaku/assassin Travis Touchdown is back in what seems like a decidedly downsized sequel to the cult classic Wii hack-and-slash originals -- where he gets sucked into his video game console and has to hunt down "bugs" in 7 indie game titles. I'm happy to report that game director Suda51's trademark nonsensical humor is definitely along for the ride -- in our brief demo at GDC, the game warned me about the dangers of restaurant food and using too much electricity, for example.


  17. Digital Gaming for Improving the Functioning of People With Traumatic ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Journal of Medical Internet Research

    Preprints of this paper are available at http://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/7618 , first published Mar 01, 2017. The aim of this study was to determine whether rehabilitative digital gaming facilitates cognitive functioning and general well-being in people with TBI.


  18. Weight Watchers is Targeting Teens with Their GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Psychology Today

    Parents , eating disorder professionals, and body image experts around the country are up in arms over Weight Watchers' new business strategy : Offering their diet program to teens this summer for free. No matter how healthy and reasonable a plan seems, participating in a program that focuses on changing their body size or shape can damage a child's body image and relationship with food forever.


  19. Why you should (and shouldn't) port your mobile game to the SwitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | GamesIndustry.biz

    EEDAR senior analyst Matt Diener finds that Switch players are big mobile spenders - will that lead to successful mobile adaptations? Nothing about the Switch's first year success should be surprising. It's an innovative piece of hardware that lends itself equally well to portable and living room gaming, and its first year launch library is one of the strongest in recent memory.


  20. AppSwarm (SWRM) to Utilize AGFPRO Development Tool for Augmented and Virtual Reality GamesRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | Digital Game Developer

    AppSwarm, Inc. , a technology company specializing in the accelerated development and publishing of mobile apps, announces plans for suite of Augment Reality and Virtual Reality games utilizing the AGFPRO developer tool from Axis Game Factory https://www.axisgamefactory.com/ . The appointment of Tammy McDonald as head of Media Play, and chief technical advisor allows AppSwarm access to utilize their AGFPRO game development tool to build a host of new games, including ones in the areas of Augmented and Virtual Reality.