Games and Stuff

NSA Caught Spying on Social Online Gaming Sites

Welp guys don’t ask for that PS4 for Christmas, until you read this. The BBC first reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been spying on the online activity of gamers; on sites such as World of Warcraft and SecondLife. This activity came to light after Edward Snowden leaked confidential government documents. Snowden as you remember is an ex-NSA ...

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Gamer Alert: Review of One of Microsoft’s Multi-Million Dollar Games

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Reported by Malcolm Morrow Microsoft’s multi-million dollar selling franchise “Gears of War” is back with the latest time “Gears of War: Judgment”, which was released March 19 and is a prequel to the previous three installments in the series. “Gears of War: Judgment” lets players step into the boots of Damon Baird as opposed to past series hero Marcus Fenix. ...

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Gamer Alert: China May Lift Ban On Video Game Consoles

China has recently began talks on lifting a decade-long ban on the sale of video game consoles in the country.

China has recently began talks on lifting a decade-long ban on the sale of video game consoles in the country. If this occurs, many major game publishers and developers could be looking at a major boost in sales. However it is entirely debatable that such a strategy would prove fruitful for the companies regardless. Since the country outlawed the sale ...

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Gamer Alert: Grand Theft Auto V Pushed Back Indefinitely, But Why?

Video game developer Rockstar Games recently announced that Grand Theft Auto V is delayed indefinitely until September 2013. Many analysts believe the developer is simply waiting on the releases of Microsoft and Sony's next generation of consoles.

Grand Theft Auto is one of the biggest video game franchises in history. The latest iteration, Grand Theft Auto V, released a trailer last year that instantly went viral and created a fever pitch of anticipation for the game’s early 2013 release. The game is set to return the series to fan-favorite location of San Andreas (a fictionalized version of ...

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Gamer Alert: New Platform Allows You to Earn Cash for Game Outcomes is a hosting site that allows gamers to create accounts and place wagers on the outcome of the game matches.

Are you strapped for cash and/or unemployed? You may want to consider getting into competitive gaming as a viable solution for supplemental income. Competitive gaming for cash prizes is a phenomenon that has been present since the days of arcades. From getting the high score on the Donkey Kong machine to getting the highest kill streak on Call of Duty, ...

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Gamer Alert: You May Be Able to Rent Your Next Video Game Console

Video game console developers are exploring the option of creating two year contracts to rent consoles as opposed to selling them at full price.

Video game consoles have been a staple of most American households for decades. They endured the test of time and they are currently one of the world’s most popular pastimes.; however, they have often come with a hefty price tag. Recently console developers have been discussing a subscription-based model that is similar to what we see with modern cellphone companies. ...

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Gamer Alert: The Top 5 Video Games of 2012

The gaming industry has evolved a lot since the early days of Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. Here's a list of the most critically acclaimed video games of 2012.

Video games can be an excellent way to wind down after a long day of college classes or a long workday. The gaming industry has evolved a lot since the early days of Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. Today they offer deep narratives and engaging characters and often times the production values rival what is seen in blockbuster films from ...

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Zynga: Once on Top of Gaming, Now They’re Struggling

Once a front runner in the field of online games on social media sites, Zynga, has been facing severe problems in its operations.  In a bid to reverse some of its mounting loses, the online gaming giant has shut down two more of its games. Petville, having active monthly users to the tune 1 million in December, was shut down ...

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Pong is Now 40 Years Old: The Game that Started the Entire Video Game Industry

If you are over the age 37, you probably remember the video game “Pong.”  This was the first video game ever and would be boring by today’s standards.  But for kids who’d never seen such a thing before, it was revolutionary and exciting.   This was the first video game to reach the mainstream, spawning billions more in sales in ...

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Halo 4 Focuses on the Romance Behind Master Chief

Who would have thought that one of america’s favorite video games would turn out to be romantic? That’s right, Halo 4 is expanding their focus past the awesome graphics and intense action and spends some time addressing the relationship between Master Chief and Cortana. Cortana, the Artificial Intelligence companion of Master Chief, begins to lose her sanity. The fourth installment ...

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