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2014-03-11 20:23:22

Video Game on Cira Centre Will Have Players from Across the City Go Head-to-Head PHILADELPHIA, March 11, 2014 ­/PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) and Drexel University will once again partner to bring the thrill of arcade gaming to the side of a skyscraper. In a follow-up to the world record-setting game of Pong that kicked off Philly Tech Week in historic fashion last year, Drexel's Frank Lee, PhD, founder of Drexel's Entrepreneurial Game Studio is planning an even...

2013-08-01 23:25:59

An Innovative game app combining characteristics of both Scrabble and Tetris is set to launch, taking the mobile game scene by storm. Whether you love word games and consider yourself a master of vocabulary, simply enjoy a new twist to Tetris, WordFlu has just the blend of infectious addiction that’s going to leave you wanting more from this multi-player word game for mobile devices. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 WordFlu, developed by RenegadeCitizen Games, has game lovers on the...

Playing Tetris To Treat Lazy Eye
2013-04-23 11:52:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Tetris is more than a fun and exciting way to practice your skills at packing a moving truck. According to new study, the iconic Russian tile-matching game created by Alexey Pajitnov in 1984 can also be used to correct amblyopia, or lazy eye. This condition is caused when the brain sends imbalanced processing signals and favors one eye over the other. New research from the McGill University in Montreal has looked into the...

Angry Birds Space Tops 50 Million Downloads
2012-05-01 04:13:26

Peter Suciu for Redorbit.com There seems to be no calming the flock of Angry Birds, the popular social game that has just gone stellar in more ways than one. According to its publisher, Rovio, Angry Birds Space has been downloaded more than 50 million times in its first 35 days on the market. That´s a lot to chirp about as it becomes the fastest-growing mobile game released to date. The flock of followers is also impressive, and 75 million downloads in the series proves the bird...

2012-01-17 06:21:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Turn that video game–on?  A new study led by Rui Nouchi of Tohoku University in Japan, where the Brain Age game was developed, shows that brain training computer games can improve some cognitive functions. Nouchi and his team selected 32 elderly people to participate in there four week study. During this period, the participants played either Brain Age or Tetris, for 15 minutes per day, at least five days a week. At the end of the four weeks, Nouchi...

2011-03-31 00:00:28

Downloading the new iPhone word game Epeler (Epeler.com) (also available as an iPad word game) is a fun way for language lovers to increase vocabulary skills, improve coordination, and potentially win a valuable iTunes gift card. The Epeler "ËœBest of iPhone Word Game Challenge, will award iTunes gift cards to the first three players that complete all the levels of the just-launched app by April 30, 2011. Results will be posted on the Epeler Twitter page on May 5, 2011 San...

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2010-11-14 07:45:00

Researchers have found that the video game Tetris may reduce flashbacks or traumatic events in a way that other kinds of games cannot. Tetris involves moving and rotating shapes falling down a playing field with the goal of creating horizontal lines of blocks without gaps. Scientists at Oxford University in England found that playing Tetris after traumatic events could reduce flashbacks in healthy volunteers.  The hope of this research is to reduce the painful memories linked with...

2010-06-04 09:36:00

EDISON, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tetris Online, Inc. (www.tetrisonline.com) today announced Tetris® Party Deluxe is now available on Wii(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM) at retailers nationwide. Jam-packed with more than 20 exciting game modes, online battles, and multiplayer fun for friends and family, Tetris Party Deluxe is a must-have for Tetris and puzzle fans. In partnership with Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL), an innovative provider of video...

2010-02-03 14:16:00

NEW YORK and ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DISH Network L.L.C., the fastest growing pay-TV provider, along with Oberon Media and The Tetris Company, today announced the launch of Tetris® TV, a cutting-edge interactive TV game service. Tetris TV will allow viewers to play Tetris, one of the most addictive and recognizable games in gaming history, with just a few clicks of their television's remote. DISH Network is Oberon's first partner to launch...

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2010-01-21 15:30:00

Tetris has become the best-selling mobile game after reaching the mark of 100 million paid downloads on cell phones around the globe. Vice president of worldwide publishing at Electronic Arts Inc.'s mobile unit, Adam Sussman, said the significant event marked "a huge moment not just for EA, but for mobile gaming in general. It speaks to the evergreen appeal of Tetris." EA Mobile, along with Blue Planet Software, plan to announce the milestone in Montreal on Thursday.  The companies...


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Nintendo Game Boy
2013-02-10 08:14:53

Image Caption: The original Game Boy (released in Japan in April 1989). Credit: William Warby/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.0) The Game Boy is a hand held video game device manufactured in 1986 by Nintendo. It was released in Japan on April 21, 1989, in North America in August 1989, and in Europe on September 28, 1990. It was the first in a series of Game Boy handhelds and was originally bundled with the puzzle game Tetris. Worldwide the Game Boy line has sold over 118.69 million devices. In...

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