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Gaming Laptops: The Best And The Cheapest

Gaming Laptops: The Best And The Cheapest

By Toni Matthews-El August 23, 2014

Serious gamers require serious laptops for gaming. You don’t want to just throw your money at any old product. That’s why it’s important to shop around and weigh all your options. Or, you know, glean a few reviews and see …

Gamers Aren't Becoming More Social Gamers Aren't Becoming More Social

Social and mobile gaming is huge. That fact can’t be disputed. What can be disputed, however, is a perception that people are increasingly playing games together. A new research study has found that to not be the case. eMarketer released …

YouTube Says Online Video Is Important To Gamers YouTube Says Online Video Is Important To Gamers

If you’re a gamer, chances are you watch a lot of game trailers on YouTube. If you’re engulfed in gaming culture, you probably watch Let’s Plays and other forms of community created content on YouTube as well. Google now says …

EFF Joins r/Gaymers’ Fight Against Trademark Holder EFF Joins r/Gaymers’ Fight Against Trademark Holder

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One reddit community, with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is taking on a trademark holder who they say was wrongfully granted a trademark registration for a term that belongs in the public domain. Gaymer is a broad term …

There Are Less Gamers In The U.S. This Year There Are Less Gamers In The U.S. This Year

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It seems like everybody is a gamer these days. The rise of mobile and social gaming has turned even the most unlikely of people into gamers. All of the new gamers have even eclipsed what was traditionally the largest gamer …

Do Violent Video Games Really Cause Aggression? Do Violent Video Games Really Cause Aggression?

There is a long-lasting and at times intense debate about the possible link between violent video games and aggressiveness. A group of researchers from the University of Gothenburg are now questioning the entire basis of the discussion. In a recently …

Gamers Spend $2.3 Billion on Virtual Goods Gamers Spend $2.3 Billion on Virtual Goods

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According to a recent study by PlaySpan, over one in four consumers spent money on virtual goods in 2011, with gamers spending an average of $64 a year. These figures represent a 100% increase from 2009. The rise in consumers …

Report Says The Number of Gamers Is Rising Report Says The Number of Gamers Is Rising

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According to a study done by ParksAssociates.com, people are really transforming into gamers. The website defines a gamer as an individual in a broadband househols who plays at least one hour per month. The report mentions that 135 million people …

Frequent Gaming Linked To Bigger Brains Frequent Gaming Linked To Bigger Brains

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If you play a lot of video games, you might be affecting your brain structure in the process. Or, it could be that you play a lot of video games because you have an abnormal brain structure. Either way, researchers …

Amazon.com Launches Motion Gaming Site

Amazon.com has introduced “Amazon Motion Gaming 101,” a new section in its video game store aimed at offering information about motion-gaming technology.

The site focuses on providing easy-to-find information about motion-sensitive gaming, including educational videos, customized game recommendations, customer reviews, buying guides and gift suggestions.

 

Word Of Mouth Has The Most Influence On Gamers

Among gamers, 41 percent report that they rely on word of mouth to get information on video games, according to a new report from the NPD Group.

While this varies from one platform to another, all current platforms, including portables, rely on word of mouth above all other information sources. Followed by hands on play at friends or relatives friends homes at 31 percent. Magazines and online ads, along with incentives/coupons and social networking sites have the least influence on gamers at five percent.