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Don't belittle the memories of those lost in Connecticut by blaming Video Games. (ARTICLES) - black

Don’t belittle the memories of those lost in Connecticut by blaming Video Games. (ARTICLES)

Every year it seems I feel compelled to defend the games industry against some kind of sensationalist headline or article. I thought I had got away with it this year.  2007 – www.yetanotherreviewsite.co.uk/violence-in-games-just-my-news~692.htm 2008 – www.yetanotherreviewsite.co.uk/link-between-online-gaming-and-news~1018.htm 2010 – www.yetanotherreviewsite.co.uk/violence-in-games-revisited-opinion-news~2743.htm 2011 – marczewski.me.uk/2011/02/10/why-am-i-not-an-axe-murderer-even-though-i-play-video-games/ Sadly, the tragic events in Connecticut have yet again raised the favourite topic …

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Booth Babes at Games Events - Not Needed and It Seems Not That Wanted (ARTICLES) - 91 ban

Booth Babes at Games Events – Not Needed and It Seems Not That Wanted (ARTICLES)

Since the first day of Eurogamer Expo 2012, there has been one thing that seems to be catching everyone’s attention. Is it the latest Call of Duty? or maybe Hitman? No. It has been booth babes. For those who don’t know, booth babes are usually scantily clad women, who parade around the show trying to …

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My plea to the games industry. Embrace gamification and get involved. (ARTICLES) - 99 mario chart

My plea to the games industry. Embrace gamification and get involved. (ARTICLES)

Gamification seems like a dirty word in the games industry. With the likes of Ian Bogost being incredibly vocal about their dislike of it as a concept. I understand this and I respect the thought out opinions that people like him have. However, below is my plea to others in the games industry – especially …

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Special Effect - an amazing video from an amazing charity (ARTICLES) - 88 specialeffect big logo

Special Effect – an amazing video from an amazing charity (ARTICLES)

SpecialEffect are a unique UK charity that do whatever it takes to help everyone with disabilities to have a better quality of life. For some, this means access to fun and leisure activities like computer games. For others, it’s giving them a voice at a time when they can’t even speak. Find out more at …

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Are game developers 'pinned down' by the series they work on? (ARTICLES) - The Original Sonic Team

Are game developers ‘pinned down’ by the series they work on? (ARTICLES)

Yuji Naka (who is the creator of Sonic) stated in an interview that he wished other developers could be free of the series they work on and- like him- make new games and characters. So, is their some truth to his word? Recently Yuji Naka (the brainchild behind Sonic) spoke about his enjoyment of being …

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