Monthly Archives: June 2013

Study Tries to Tie Video Games to Risky Behavior, Does So Poorly A New study by a German research team wants to make you believe that playing video games will increase your likelihood of preforming risky behavior. This is it … Continue reading

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Preserving The History of Video Games Here’s a very interesting piece about the International Center for the History of Electronic Games (ICHEG), a group seeking to preserve the history of video games. You may be saying “Hey, that’s not that … Continue reading

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ESA: 2013 Data on Video game Consumption

The Entertainment Software Association, one of the foremost collectors of data on the video game industry, has released their 2013 data about video game consumption and use. It’s some pretty nifty information on gamers, their buying habits, and their make-up. … Continue reading

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Racial differences in video game preferences

Originally posted on The TechAddiction Blog:
Study finds that MMOs and FPS video games are most often associated with problematic gaming. Also, what kinds of games are preferred by different racial groups? Association between race and preferred video games? The…

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Is Nintendo Being More Gender Inclusive?

With E3 having wrapped up last week, we’re now left with the empty void of having to now wait for many of the games announced to actually come out. Of course there were a lot of headlines: Microsoft announcing ridiculous … Continue reading

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Conflict Minerals: Should Gamers Care?

This is an issue I didn’t know too much about until recently. I promise to try and not be preachy and only focus on the facts. More aware gamers probably can already imagine that many of their favorite consoles or … Continue reading

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Can Video Games Help Kids Read Classic Books? Probably not, but the people at Amplify have invested a pretty penny in the hope that they can! This article was posted today on USAToday and it asks the question whether video … Continue reading

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