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Snoop Dogg To Narrate “Call of Duty: Ghosts”

Looking for a little Snooopism in your gaming system? Customers who buy the new voice pack for “Call of Duty: Ghosts” are in for a special treat. Game developer Infinity Ward has officially announced the Snoop Dogg voice pack as the game’s default announcer. The rap mogul will give a play by play of your firefights and alert a player …

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Gaming Isn’t Entirely Antisocial, Shows Study

For decades now parents across the world have been nagging children to put down the video games and get outside the house to socialize. With the advent of the internet and more social gaming, however, new research is showing that video games may be an integral part of the social lives of today’s youth. A new study published in the …

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Amazon to Launch Streaming Video Device on April 2nd

Amazon’s long-delayed streaming video device will finally see the light of day, as the company is planning on unveiling it at a press event in New York City on April 2nd. Members of the press have received an invite to the event, which features a few pieces of popcorn atop an orange couch with the text “Please join us for …

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Gamers Are Now Student Athletes at Top South Korean University

Although we’re coming around to it, there’s no doubt that places like South Korea are a little more into eSports than we are. But if a South Korean mother did happen to get a bit concerned with the amount of time her son or daughter was sinking into gaming, or watching live public tournaments, here’s one bit of news to …

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Amazon to Launch Dongle in April, Per Reports

Amazon’s long-awaited video streaming device will hit stores next month, according to sources quoted in The Wall Street Journal. The streaming device, which has been rumored for years, will reportedly hit Amazon.com as well as a handful of brick-and-mortar retailers like Best Buy and Staples in April. Amazon was originally planning on launching said device before the big 2013 holiday …

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Pizza Hut Is Actually Selling a Bunch of Pizzas via Xbox App

When Pizza Hut first announced that they had created a pizza-ordering app for the Xbox 360, it was hard to say that it wasn’t at least an interesting idea. What goes good with gaming? Pizza. What goes good with 12-hour binges of House of Cards? Pizza. Who would enjoy the convenience of ordering a pizza on the device they’re already …

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Xbox One More Anticipated Than PS4, According To Yahoo

Sony’s PS4 was released on Friday, and Microsoft’s Xbox One will be released exactly a week later. Obviously both consoles have been highly anticipated by gamers, and will compete for their dollars. Yahoo shared some search trend data with us, looking at the popularity of these systems in terms of users’ queries. “Yahoo users are heavily debating which system is …

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Minecraft Can Now Be Played In School

Move over, Oregon Trail. Minecraft, the popular sandbox game where players build worlds out of 3D boxes, is being used for the first time in an elementary school in Davie, Florida. The game, which has no real end and no way to lose, allows students to use their imagination to build and explore their own worlds. Matt Munro, a computer …

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Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark?

When people bring up Kinect it’s generally met with semi-disgust as it was just a gimmicky thing to try and compete with the Nintendo Wii, right? Well now it seems that Microsoft is taking cool factor of the Kinect up quite a few notches with the upcoming release of the Xbox One. Microsoft’s Major Nelson shows us what is to …

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Xbox One And PS4 On Sale This November

It’s almost Christmas time again and for gamers that means going to great lengths to get their hands on one of the new must-have, next-gen video game consoles. On Nov. 15, Sony will release the PS4 while Microsoft will release the Xbox One on Nov. 22 – one week before Black Friday. Did you pre-order? If the answer to that …

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Reddit’s Gaymer Community Wins Trademark Fight

After a months-long legal fight involving a site owner, one reddit community, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the term “gaymer” is no longer trademarked. The reddit community r/gaymers has won their fight against a “gaymer” trademark, held by gaymer.org operator Chris Vizzini. Back in August, 2012, Vizzini sent a cease and desist letter to reddit’s r/gaymers requesting that the subreddit …

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As PCs Tank, Gaming Hardware Sales Are Steady

PC shipments are falling, and fast. Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system was not enough to save PC manufacturers from a disappointing holiday season in 2012, and the quickly rising tablet market is beginning to cut out PC sales for consumers who would use them for only simple tasks, such as email and web browsing. While this is bad news …

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