3 hrs ago
San Jose Mercury News
Review: 'Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D' a punishing game
Over the past few weeks, I've been working on my pile of shame -- the mountain of games that I have yet to finish.
8 hrs ago
Could Video Games Be a Cure for Anti-LGBT Bullying?
Every day that 11-year-old Caine Smith goes to school, he gets pushed around, punched, and called a fag just because he's a little shy, has long hair, and is being raised by two moms.
9 hrs ago
The Florida Times-Union
Crime Watch: Clay County property crimes
Two bicycles, groceries and a glass-top range were stolen from unlocked Clay County homes, according to the Sheriff's Office's latest property crimes report.
Mon May 20, 2013
Medical News Today
Using Active Videogaming ('Exergaming') To Improve Children's Health
Main Category: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Also Included In: Pediatrics / Children's Health Article Date: 20 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50% of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28% of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain ... (more)
Snapshot: T-storms today + Twins lose+ Union debate grips Capitol +...
For Monica Nassif, a business starts with an idea. The trick is seeing if it will work, for the third time.
Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
The Wii Fit Gaming Console As a Medical Device
The infographic below shows how video games, including the Wii gaming console made by Japanese video game maker Nintendo, are being used to improve people's medical conditions from Parkinson's, to lazy eye to range-of-motion limitations.
EA stops developing games for Nintendo Wii U console
EA created versions of Mass Effect 3, Fifa 13 and Need for Speed Most Wanted for Wii U since its launch Online game publisher electronic Arts currently not developing any games for Nintendo's Wii U console, neither any developers are involved in developing future game titles.
Sun May 19, 2013
Next Sonic Game to Be Exclusive to Nintendo Wii U and 3DS
Next Sonic Game to Be Exclusive to Nintendo Wii U and 3DS Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.17.2013 SEGA and Nintendo make an official announcement... Nintendo and SEGA announced today that they have signed an exclusive deal to bring Sonic the Hedgehog to the Wii U and 3DS.
Sat May 18, 2013
Deja Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
In our 2010 review of Donkey Kong Country Returns for the Wii, our own JC Fletcher admitted a terrible truth: He had used the Super Guide .
Fri May 17, 2013
EA won't make any more games for the Nintendo Wii U
VETERAN GAMES MARKETER Electronic Arts apparently is shutting the door on further game development for the Nintendo Wii U. The Wii U has been a bit of a slow burner.
Nintendo to cash in on user Youtube walkthrough videos
GAMING FIRM Nintendo is being accused of trying to profit from user generated videos that have been uploaded to Youtube.
Bi-weekly News Roundup: New Wolfenstein, EA Star Wars, Pokemon X/Y, and more
There are only four days until Microsoft's Xbox 720 unveiling. Plus E3 starts June 10 with more press conferences and console goodies on the way.
Certain Video Games Can Improve Your Child's Health
If your kids are couch potatoes, an upcoming study in The Journal of Pediatrics recommends using "excer-gaming" to improve their health.
Thu May 16, 2013
New study recommends using active videogaming ('exergaming') to improve children's health
Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50% of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28% of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health.
The best video game console to help you get fit
Ever since the major video game platforms added motion-controlled gaming, players have been jumping off the couch and moving more than their trigger fingers.
Wed May 15, 2013
Super Metroid is the third game in the Metroid series and the only Metroid game to be released on the Super Nintendo.
Patent Watch: Motiva, LLC. v. Int'l Trade Comm'n
The "Commission is fundamentally a trade forum, not an intellectual property forum" [and] litigation expenses directed at preventing, instead of encouraging manufacture of, articles incorporating patented technology does not satisfy the domestic industry requirement of Section 337.
Motiva v. Nintendo: the Facts, the Law, Patent Troll Loss, and Lesson ...
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Tue May 14, 2013
Nintendo Wins U.S. Court Ruling Over Video-Game Systems
Nintendo Wins U.S. Court Ruling Over Video-Game Systems - Nintendo Co. , maker of the Wii video-gaming system, won a U.S. appeals court ruling that makes it harder for patent-licensing companies to seek an import ban on products as a way to demand royalties.
E3 2013: Death of the Motion Controller, Part IV
Way back in 2010, I suggested that motion gaming was nothing more than a simple fad, one that would die out due to an overabundance of shovelware and a lack of focus on the publisher's part.