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Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year

With the coming next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, both companies are looking toward a future where much of the industry’s sales come via online stores. Though Microsoft’s scheme to lock down the Xbox One with DRM and cut out used game sales did not go over well with consumers, digital storefront sales on both consoles are expected …

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NBA 2K14 Video Game is a Slam Dunk

NBA 2K14 was released just in time for the start of the NBA season. The latest version of the popular series hit stores today to the delight of many eager fans. At the moment, 2K14 is only available for the Xbox 360 and PS3 gaming consoles. The Xbox One and PS4 are set to release this November and both systems …

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Man Violently Re-Enacts Grand Theft Auto

This writer is pretty firm in the belief that video games and their sensationalized violence do not incite children and teenagers to murder, slaughter, and kill. Other media, such as movies, television, books, and even the evening news incorporate sensationalized violence just as much (and, in many cases, more than) as their video game counterparts, yet, for some reason, video …

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Car Thief Says He Was Just GTA’in IRL, Actively Tries to Ruin Everything for Everyone

I’m sure you think that the reason some talking facelifts on CNN continues to blame much of our nation’s violent steak on video games is that they are idiots. I bet you think that every time someone proceeds to word vomit out something about Grand Theft Auto ruining America on Fox News – well, that’s just because they don’t really …

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Grand Theft Auto Five Sales Exceed $1 Billion

The Grand Theft Auto games by Rockstar have always been popular, and for anyone doubting how strong the gaming industry is, they need to look no further than Grand Theft Auto Five’s record-setting sales. The new Grand Theft Auto game has reportedly sold $1 billion worth of games in the three days since it was launched. The $1 billion in …

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Video Games Don’t Make Teens Violent, Shows Study

Earlier this week, an 8-year-old in Louisiana shot and killed his grandmother. The incident has sparked new flames in the ongoing U.S. gun control debate, but the familiar scapegoat of violence in video games is also being connected to the murder. With the release of Grand Theft Auto V only weeks away, discussions of the impact of video games on …

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Mike Tyson Plays Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out, Finally Beats Glass Joe

Mike Tyson recently say down in the FOX Sports 1 green room and played Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out, the NES game responsible for quite a bit of my childhood controller-throwing. FOX Sports would have you believe that it’s his first time ever playing the game. But is it really? Well, last month he suggested that he played his own game in …

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Everything You Need To Know About Video Games From Their Origins To The Early 90s

Kids (and adults) absolutely love video games. Whether they be on consoles, PC or mobile, people love the interactive nature of video games. Unfortunately, many of those new to video games don’t have quite as much of an appreciation for the medium as those of who have been playing games for more than 20 years. That’s not a bad thing …

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Namco High Announced At San Diego International Comic Con

Gamers, otaku, nerds, and general fanatics have all gathered in solidarity for the mecca of geekdom that is San Diego Comic Con, which started on Thursday and will continue in to Sunday. Among the panels, musicians, cosplayers, and other attractions that draw in so many fans each year, an interesting proposition has risen from Namco Bandai; the company, in conjunction …

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Atari Games Buried in a Landfill? Old Legend Prompts New Search

Legend has it that there’s a massive grave of Atari games, most notably millions of copies of the epic commercial failure E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, buried in a New Mexico landfill. If you’re an Atari nerd or video game historian, you probably know the story. Back in 1983, reports emerged that between 10 and 20 semi truckloads full of Atari games …

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Supercut of Video Games In The Movies, The 80’s Win

Would you believe there’s more than 20 minutes worth of video game scenes in the history of cinema? Depending on how deep you want to dig in the annals of cinema history, it actually looks pretty easy. In fact, if you stay until the end of of the credits, you’ll see they actually left off some movies. I think it’s …

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LEGO Breaking Bad Looks Awesome and Hopefully If I Throw Money at My Computer It Will Happen

This is a no brainer, people-who-have-any-say-on-whether-or-not-this-ever-gets-made. Honestly, short of Bioshock: Baltimore starring Bunk and McNulty, I can’t even imagine a game that I would buy any quicker. Half Life 3? In all seriousness, this is way cool. Love those LEGO games, love Breaking Bad even more. I totally want to control little LEGO Mike Ehrmantraut. Damn, now I really want …

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