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2012-08-15 23:01:16

Video game development and digital distribution company Valve opens up its Steam platform for software downloads. Social media agency fishbat analyzes the Implications Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Valve, a video game and technology developer, announced on August 8, 2012 that they will be expanding their online Steam platform with downloadable software titles other than video games. Steam is Valve´s PC and Mac gaming platform that allows users to download and play computer games...

Sony Toys With Idea Of Downloadable Games, Then Changes Its Mind
2012-05-31 03:23:47

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com The next evolution in the videogame console war almost went to download-only games. Both Sony and Microsoft reportedly considered videogame console systems that required gamers to download programs rather than buy discs. An article in the Wall Street Journal quotes separate sources close to both Sony and Microsoft. Sony is likely to release its next videogame console in 2013, and Microsoft will likely follow in a similar timeframe. Systems from both console...

2012-04-03 09:49:38

There is a long-lasting and at times intense debate about the possible link between violent computer games and aggressiveness. A group of researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are now questioning the entire basis of the discussion. In a recently published article, they present a new study showing that, more than anything, a good ability to cooperate is a prerequisite for success in the violent gaming environment. One camp in the debate believes that gamers not only learn...

Playing Video Games Linked To Creativity
2011-11-03 03:28:49

Both boys and girls who play video games tend to be more creative, regardless of whether the games are violent or nonviolent, according to new research by Michigan State University scholars. A study of nearly 500 12-year-olds found that the more kids played video games, the more creative they were in tasks such as drawing pictures and writing stories. In contrast, use of cell phones, the Internet and computers (other than for video games) was unrelated to creativity, the study found....


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