Articles Tagged with video games

What Do Boys Think Of Over-Sexualized Women In Video Games?

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What boys think of over-sexualized women was the subject of an exploratory survey on behalf of Time magazine. The study included 1,400 boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 18 and was conducted by Rosalind Wiseman, Charlie Kuhn, and Ashly Burch (Borderlands 2, Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’?). The survey presented some interesting statistics… Read more »

Developers Need To Be In The Top 100 iOS Games To See A Profit

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Making money in mobile gaming is not easy, according to the researchers at analyst firm Newzoo. In a report to GamesIndustry, the mobile gaming firm has shown that developers who are not lucky enough to be in the Top 100 iOS games may not have much of a chance in terms of profitability. The report… Read more »

Michael Jackson’s Captain EO Returning In Disney Infinity 3.0?

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The late Michael Jackson may be returning to video games in the forthcoming Disney Infinity 3.0 due out later this year. It has been over 25 years since Moonwalker, the last video game Michael Jackson appeared in based off his 1980’s film of the same name. JV: It is a personal passion project. I have… Read more »

Can ADHD Be Calmed By Playing Video Games?

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly called simply ADHD, has been a controversial neurological illness for decades. Many people believe that ADHD stems from a behavioral problem or poor parenting. Parents with children who have ADHD, however, know that this is not the case. Certainly, ADHD has been widely misdiagnosed as well as over-medicated. This… Read more »

‘Splatoon’ Outsells ‘The Witcher 3’ In Japan

Splatoon Outsells The Witcher 3 Wii U

Sales charts from 4Gamer show that Nintendo’s Splatoon outsold The Witcher 3 in Japan making it the number one game in the country during its first week on sale. The hard data on the chart shows a total of 144,818 copies of Splatoon sold during its first week on sale topping Hatsune Miku and Future… Read more »

Godzilla: Hero Or Villain? It Depends On Who You Ask [Video]

Godzilla as portrayed in the 2014 adaptation from Warner Bros Pictures.

Technically, Godzilla is a classic antihero, but, if you ask Tokyo’s civic leaders, the gigantic lizard responsible for hundreds of thousands of fictional deaths in Japan and abroad couldn’t be more welcome on the streets of Japan. It seems the leaders have not only granted Godzilla citizenship, but a project has been completed to create… Read more »

New Video Games Released For The Week Of May 24, 2015

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Amongst the new video games released for this week, we find some nostalgia filled arcade classics, a remastered RPG that won over critics and gamers in 2014, and never-ending spinning limo ride through downtown. ArcaniA: The Complete Tale is a new port of the game featuring a native 1080p resolution. The game features the core… Read more »

Can ‘Resident Evil: Revelations 2’ Save A Dying Franchise? [Video]

A screenshot from 'Resident Evil Revelations 2' from Capcom.

Capcom, the company behind the Resident Evil video game franchise, seems to be pinning their hopes on the success of a single new video game release, Resident Evil: Revelations 2, from the same franchise that played a significant part in Capcom’s 37.1 percent loss last fiscal year. Fortunately, for Capcom as well as for Resident… Read more »

Without A Buyer, The Ouya Console Is Dead

Ouya Console Is Dead Up For Auction

Ouya, the company behind a promised revolution in gaming development and distribution, is in trouble. A memo sent to investors and advisors from Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman notified recipients that the company had failed to meet one of its investor’s conditions and renegotiation has failed. Without a buyer by the end of the month, the… Read more »

Twitch Has Reset Your Password Due To Possible Unauthorized Access

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Twitch, the video game streaming service, is informing its users that it has reset all account passwords on their service after a possible breach. The live video game streaming service which Business Insider reported was purchased by Amazon for $970 million in cash is proactively taking steps to ensure security for its users by resetting… Read more »

The ‘Resident Evil’ Franchise Comes To An End

The next 'Resident Evil' film will bring an end to the franchise.

Yes, it’s true, or it would appear to be true, as far as the Resident Evil film franchise goes. The sixth chapter in the Resident Evil series has been tentatively titled Resident Evil: Final Chapter, so it seems likely that the Umbrella Corporation may be closing its doors forever, according to Crossmap. It’s not that… Read more »

Telltale Games Has A New Investor In Lionsgate Entertainment

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Lionsgate is expanding its entertainment opportunities as an investor in Telltale Games, according to a press release on their site. The video game studio rose to prominence with their adventure style games. Their most recent titles are based on AMC’s The Walking Dead and HBO’s Game of Thrones. According to Variety, Lionsgate is investing in… Read more »

Indie Gamers Explore The Titanic As It Sinks In Real Time

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A small team of independent developers are giving backers of their IndiGoGo project a unique opportunity to spend five days on the RMS Titanic and experience the sinking of the largest ocean liner of its day in real time. The project is being touted as a truly unique game and experience for players who will… Read more »

Kanye West Is Making A Video Game Based On ‘Only One’ Single

Kanye West is making a game based off one of his songs.

Kanye West is making a video game based off his own song, “Only One.” Power 105.1‘s morning show, The Breakfast Club, had West on as a guest covering topics from his Adidas fashion line, his new album and his wife Kim Kardashian. At the end of the interview West dropped a tidbit of information that… Read more »