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Blood & Glory: Do Video Games Make Monsters?

Video games have been taking the flak for the surprising rise in teen and childhood violence over the past few decades. Everything, from the increase of guns among inner city kids to the Columbine tragedy, have been blamed on video games. Some US Senators have even attempted to have the entire industry banned based on the “fact” that video games turn kids into violent, amoral, sadistic monsters. However, these moralist crusaders tend to ignore the other potential factors in such a “transfo........ Read More

The Xbox 360, Not Just For Video Games

On November 22, 2005, Microsoft released the long awaited XBox 360, the next generation of its popular XBox gaming console. The XBox 360, however, goes farther than any game system that users are currently accustomed to. The XBox 360 is more like a fully functional, broadband connected entertainment gadget that appeals to gamers but is equipped to entertain the whole family. Although smaller than the original XBox (The 360 weighs in at a mere 7.7 lbs), this version packs so many nifty features........ Read More

Video Games...are Good For You?

While it may be disliked by parents, girlfriends and wives around the world, the video game industry is a permanent part of our world. From its humble beginnings in the 80s, the video game industry has exploded into a ten-billion dollar subculture. Hopefully, you can use some of this information to help convince the non-gamers in your life that you’re not just wasting your time. It probably won’t change their attitude a great deal, but it should help. However, if you’re neglecting your ........ Read More

Video Games 101

Many parents find it hard to determine which video games and consoles would be the right choice for their homes. They want to provide their youngsters with the latest multimedia platforms but want to make sure that the system is fully compatible with the type of games that should be played by children in the privacy of their own homes. It is important for children to feel that they have the coolest video game systems among their peer group. While certain hours of the day are allotted to com........ Read More

Getting New Ideas For Video Games (part 4)

A Springboard for Video Game Developers Creating video games is an art, no doubt. The problem is that it isn't easy to come up with ideas for video games. And even when we do get an idea, it doesn't seem as fresh or exciting as we want it to be. The following offers a few ways you can generate some creative ideas to keep your video game as fun to play from beginning to end. 18. Don't finish developing the game. Wouldn't that be a hoot! Instead of developing a video game that has a beginnin........ Read More

Top 7 Video Games For Children Ages 5 - 8

Many parents worry about the video games available to children today with all the violence. However, many of the most popular games of today are non-violent and educational – a parent’s dream! If you have a 5 to 8 year old and are not sure which video games for is the best, check out this list: 7. Super Monkey Ball Children will love the monkeys in this game that maneuvers through mazes. Enclosed in see-through balls, the kids work the monkeys through different levels that become mo........ Read More

Who Plays Video Games?

With the great number of video games for sale and the huge variety of video games that are downloadable through the internet, it probably will not surprise you to learn that 60 percent of the American population has played some kind of video game. They are rivalling baseball as the great American pastime. Indeed, there are versions of baseball and NFL available as video games. Video games grew out of our fascination with computers and they are played by young and old alike. Video game playing i........ Read More

What You Need To Know Video Games

Video games give little boys the opportunity to play major league sports in the comfort of their own home, and fantasize about what it would be like if they donned a colorful jersey of their favorite football or basketball team and took on their opponent in a National playoff game. These action sports are displayed in realistic regulation sized court settings that come complete with the cheering fan sounds that come from a sell-out crowd, or a player might be subjected to boos and hisses from........ Read More

Choosing The Right Video Games For Your Kids

Video games can be selected by children by choosing a particular gaming platform, or by narrowing their game choices by a particular character that they find entertaining. Many of the popular characters that can be found in video games include Harry Potter, YU-GI-OH and Dragonball Z. The Star Wars selections will give another generation of space alien feature enthusiasts the chance to explore the galaxies in style, and create lifelong pals in many of the video games character roles that they a........ Read More

The Hazards Of Making Video Games

Despite some popular beliefs, the people who make video games are not working in a stress-free environment. Video game companies and their employees have to deal with a number of external and internal issues. These issues, inevitably, lead to various disorders and psychological issues. In rare cases, they may even develop early symptoms of arthritis. For major video game companies, or those that already have strong footholds in the industry, the stress can come from performance anxiety. Pres........ Read More

Video Games – Playing With Imagination!

It won’t be a bigger problem to find one video game lover in your neighbor. Since the introduction of Virtual Game, it has been achieving great heights so far as its popularity and technological advancement are concerned. The history of video game is as interesting as a fairy tale. The quality of today’s video game was not at all there when video game first conceptualized and played ever. During the formulative years, video games were created by using various interactive electronic devices w........ Read More

A Great Learning Experience When Playing Video Games

While many people believe that online video games can increase anti-social behaviors, violence, loss of communication skills, and even health issues, such as obesity, some critics seem to agree that online video games can help the game players increase hand eye coordination. In this sense, it seems to be that most critics have already recognized the beneficial effects of video games in their mind. Online educational games provide game players brain training that can help them become even more i........ Read More

Wholesale Video Games

Getting wholesale video games today gets in many rising entrepreneurial minds and in most home entertaining bargain hunting seekers-faster and easier than ever. The usual when wanting games at good cheap prices is to go to the local Sam Club and purchase one or two games at for example the $13.36-$19.86 prices that I see most often here at the states. I even see local businesses believe that the best way to get bargain cheap items is by buying wholesale from general local wholesalers and liquida........ Read More

A Breif Histoory Of Video Games

Video games have become a billion dollar industry. They represent both a pastime and a hobby for both adults and children. Retailers have exploited the popularity of video games and now clubs, magazines, conventions and other social events are all offered with a video game theme. T-shirts, backpacks, lunchboxes, and sweatshirts all come printed with video game logos. These are mostly unnecessary, since video game players have uncanny, radar like ability to find each other at parties and turn the........ Read More

Rent Video Games- Save Yourself Time And Money

The ability to rent video games from home without leaving the house has always been a true dream of mine. Not only does renting video games online keep you busy, but it can be very satisfying knowing you can rent as many titles as you want at anytime and generally receive them within a day or two. Here are some Video Game Rental Statistics you might find interesting: •"U.S. consumers spent $633.6 million renting video games in 2001, and a record-breaking $6 billion buying video game software ........ Read More


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