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Depression: This Video Game Is Designed To Help, And It May Come To iPads And Android Tablets Depression: This Video Game Is Designed To Help, And It May Come To iPads And Android Tablets
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Can video games help teenagers deal with depression? That’s the question that a team of researchers and specialists from the University of Auckand is trying to solve. Several years ago, the game SPARX was created with funding from the Ministry …

Go For the Gold With This Olympics Drinking Game Go For the Gold With This Olympics Drinking Game

Let’s face it, not everyone is a huge fan of the Olympics. Sure, watching some of the world’s most talented athletes compete for the ultimate glory of honoring their nations is compelling to some. But if you’re like some people, …

Amazing Alex Arrives On iOS, Android Amazing Alex Arrives On iOS, Android

Rovio’s followup to Angry Birds, the Rube Goldberg-themed game Amazing Alex, is now live on iTunes and Google Play. For those of you with thick skulls, that means you should go download it – asap. In case you need a …

New Walking Dead FPS Will Fulfill Your Arrow-Through-The-Eye Desires New Walking Dead FPS Will Fulfill Your Arrow-Through-The-Eye Desires

If you’re like me, nearly every moment spent watching AMC’s The Walking Dead is consumed with a desire to wield a crossbow and plant an arrow through the eye of some walker. Those who share my exuberance will be pleased …

This A-hole Robot Wins Every Game Of Rock, Paper, Scissors This A-hole Robot Wins Every Game Of Rock, Paper, Scissors

Does anyone else recall that childhood friend that used to cheat in rock, paper, scissors? Let’s say that the next turn in Super Mario 64 was on the line and you decided to settle a score with a quick best …

Over Six Thousand People Feast On Zombie RPG Dead State’s Kickstarter Goal Over Six Thousand People Feast On Zombie RPG Dead State’s Kickstarter Goal

Last week, we looked at six zombie games currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. One of them, Dead State, has since reached its funding goal of $150,000. As of the time of this writing, the game has 6,446 backers, who have …

Zombie Apocalypse: Six Zombie Games You Can Help Fund On Kickstarter Right Now Zombie Apocalypse: Six Zombie Games You Can Help Fund On Kickstarter Right Now
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The world continues to be infatuated with zombies, and the trend is showing no signs of slowing down. This is evident when you browse Kickstarter for some of the projects seeking funding. It’s not hard to find zombie films, zombie …

Windows Phone 8 Users Get to Slack off With Draw Something, Words With Friends Windows Phone 8 Users Get to Slack off With Draw Something, Words With Friends

It won’t be all work and no play for the business-friendly Windows Phone 8. A pair of Zynga’s most popular mobile games, Draw Something and Words With Friends, will be arriving later this year on the just-announced Windows mobile platform. …

Draw Something Now Available In 12 New Languages Draw Something Now Available In 12 New Languages

Considering the downward trajectory that Draw Something has seen since being acquired by Zynga, it’s no surprise that the company is attempting to penetrate some new markets and use some star power to ignite a little bit of buzz. Today, …

Facebook Suggesting Apps To Users Via Notifications Facebook Suggesting Apps To Users Via Notifications
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Just days after launching their all new App Center, Facebook is apparently testing a fairly direct way to get users playing games on the site. Facebook has always suggested games to users via the “Games you may like” box that …

Facebook Brings Gaming To The News Feed Facebook Brings Gaming To The News Feed
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Facebook just announced that it’s launching the ability for people to play games directly in the news feed. “With feed gaming, you can include a short sample of your game in the stories people share from your game that friends …

Marble Madness Meets Google Maps in WebGL Game Marble Madness Meets Google Maps in WebGL Game

Google has let another experiment out of its secret lab and this one has an appetite for your free time – or, better, for your time while you’re at the office. This fearsome new creation is a game simply called …

Zerg Rush Easter Egg Destroys Your Google Search Results Zerg Rush Easter Egg Destroys Your Google Search Results

As if it’s not already hard enough to get anything done on a Friday… A new Easter Egg in Google search results allows you to fight an onslaught of little Google “o”s, usually with disastrous results. Well, maybe I just …

Angry Birds Space Breaks 20 Million Downloads, Update Coming Soon Angry Birds Space Breaks 20 Million Downloads, Update Coming Soon

On March 22nd, Rovio unleashed the long-awaited next chapter in the Angry Birds saga, Angry Birds Space. The game features similar mechanics to other Angry Birds games that you might have played, but tacks on some new challenges like gravitational …

Disney Announces Mobile Game Apps Disney Announces Mobile Game Apps
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If you check out Apple’s App store or Google Play you will notice a striking lack of games from Disney. The company has come out with the hit Where’s my Water, but that was pretty recently, and it doesn’t include …

New Game of Thrones RPG Trailer Brings Blood, Betrayal, and The Black New Game of Thrones RPG Trailer Brings Blood, Betrayal, and The Black

Watchers of the Game of Thrones series on HBO only have a few more days to wait before winter comes, as the second season premiere debuts on April 1st. Players of the Game of Thrones RPG, however must wait until …

Draw Something, By The Brain-Scribbling Numbers Draw Something, By The Brain-Scribbling Numbers

So there’s this game you may have heard of, draw… something? Ah, right: Draw Something. To say it’s popular would be to egregiously undermine the game’s success. More accurately, it’s been charging through the world of game apps this past …

Mad Men 8-bit Game Lets You Choose Your Own Adventure Mad Men 8-bit Game Lets You Choose Your Own Adventure

On Sunday, Mad Men returns to AMC’s lineup after a very (extremely, painful, horrible, ridiculously) long hiatus. After the well publicized delay, we’re almost ready to see what happens to Don, Betty, Roger, Peggy, and Joan. My guess is dapper …

Using Mobile Games To Control People’s Actions Using Mobile Games To Control People’s Actions

Eighty-eight percent of Americans now own a cell phone, forming a massive network that offers scientists a wealth of information and an infinite number of new applications. With the help of these phone users — and their devices’ cameras, audio …

Battlefield 3 NES Edition Gaining Viral Momentum Battlefield 3 NES Edition Gaining Viral Momentum

I don’t care how great and realistic graphics are getting these days, the best video games are all behind us. However, if we can see more of the newer titles incorporate soundtracks like this, I might be inclined to backtrack …

Hunger Games, Best Selling Kindle Series of All Time Hunger Games, Best Selling Kindle Series of All Time

Suzanne Collins is the best selling Kindle author of all time, and she is about to pad her wallet a little more when The Hunger Games movie premieres across the country next week. The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay …