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2014-04-03 10:09:55

Gaming journalists, video gamers have become more tolerant of violence as it has become more life-like Members of the media and others often have attributed violence in video games as a potential cause of social ills, such as increased levels of teen violence and school shootings. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that media acceptance of video game violence has increased as video game technology has improved over time. Greg Perreault, a doctoral student at the MU School...

Video Game Aggression Intensified When Characters Look More Human
2013-05-21 11:16:15

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Video games often allow players to stop an alien invasion, defeat the bad guy and save the world. However, realistic looking opponents in games could increase aggression in the players. Since the introduction of simple games such as Pong for the home nearly 40 years ago games have gone through several revolutions and today feature near photo-realistic graphics that can be displayed on HDTV sets. While the protagonists are often...

Relive Your Youth With Wolfenstein 3D In Your Browser
2012-05-10 09:32:03

Gamers of a certain age who enjoy modern versions of the First-Person Shooter (FPS) such as Halo, Team Fortress or Modern Warfare have one gaming classic to thank, Wolfenstein 3D, writes SlashGear´s Michael Crider. Playing it now seems quaint and clunky but when it was released on Microsoft DOS in 1992 it introduced a revolution in computer gaming. The game was an early introduction of a free-roaming player viewed from his perspective. If you enjoy killing Nazi guards, zombie Nazi...

2012-04-30 15:33:03

Just 20 minutes of playing a violent shooting video game made players more accurate when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin - and more likely to aim for and hit the head, a new study found. Players who used a pistol-shaped controller in a shooting video game with human targets had 99 percent more completed head shots to the mannequin than did participants who played other video games, as well as 33 percent more shots that hit other parts of the body. In addition, the study found that...

2011-12-08 14:45:00

Report everyday acts of kindness with the new Boom Boom! App, just introduced by Boom Boom! Revolution Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 Boom Boom! Revolution is proud to introduce the free Boom Boom! App which allows iPhone and iPod touch users to easily share the acts of kindness experienced in everyday life. The âœEveryday Boom Boom!â (EBB!) is any underground act of guerilla goodness performed by an individual. The Boom Boom! App allows users...

2011-10-03 12:00:00

Action Mobile Games Launches Much Anticipated iOS Game Trailer Using Epics Unreal Engine 3 Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 Itâs not often that a game for mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad ignites such anticipation before its release. 2013: Infected Wars from Action Mobile Games is truly pushing the technological limits of mobile gaming on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod. With the launch of the first gameplay trailer, players can catch glimpses of this new action horror...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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