Posts Tagged ‘Video games’

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World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder

Changes won’t take effect for some time.

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UK Video Games Market Saw Record-Breaking Performance in 2017, £5.11 Billion Spent

GTA V sold over one million copies!

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President Trump to Meet Video Game Industry Executives, White House Says Invites Going Out Soon

It’s a part of discussion on violence and school safety.

Rhode Island Introduces Legislation That Could Add Tax to M-Rated Games

Tax would go to schools for mental health programs.

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Kentucky Governor Condemns Violent Video Games in the Wake of Florida School Shooting

“Culture of death,” he says.

Are Games More Addictive Now Than Ever Before?

Define ‘addictive’…

Recent Study Finds No Link Between Video Games and Violence

Players had no priming for violence

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World Health Organization Lists Video Gaming Addiction as a Disorder

It’s being listed as a disorder for the first time.

Report Ranks Top 100 Countries By Game Revenues

China and US take the top spot.

Someone on CNN Compared Recent “Facebook Live” Murder to First-Person Shooters

A lot of young people experience guns via video games, apparently.

Japanese Games 2017

Your One-Stop Guide to Japanese Games Coming West in 2017

Make sure your Vita is charged and updated and get your Japanese gaming on!

Study Finds “Significant Decrease” in Sexualization of Females in Video Games

Happened over the past 8 years.

Kickstarter Confident About Video Games Crowdfunding Despite a Fall in Numbers

Numbers are a bit “wobbly” this year.

Kickstarter Video Games Funding Down in First Half of 2016, Overall More Projects Funded Successfully

Mostly due to absence of larger projects.

Pre-owned Game Sales Enable GameStop to Survive in Consumer Electronics Business, Says CFO

The company is looking forward to VR.

American Psychological Association Urges Developers to Design Games With “Increased Parental Control”

Violent games are one of the “risk factors” of aggressive behavior.

ESA Says Preservation of Old Games Encourages Hacking Amid Dispute With Digital Rights Group

ESA wants to discourage use of modified consoles for research.

Research Group Claims Gaming “Mergers & Acquisitions” Has Doubled in Last Five Years

Yep. Video games are big business…

Few Developers Pay YouTubers for Video Game Coverage, Others Considering Deals

Traditional press is more demanding.

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