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2014-08-05 23:11:53

FreeGamePick has a new assortment of fresh PC game titles. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The free PC games website, FreeGamePick has a new cool assortment of fresh titles this August. The FreeGamePick game production department has revealed its lineup of incoming games for the month ahead with no less than three eagerly awaited arcade games on the list. This trio of arcade games are all located in the site’s PC downloadable catalog. The first of the brand new games is...

video games and teen behavior
2014-08-05 12:59:45

John Cramer, Dartmouth College Previous studies show that violent video games increase adolescent aggressiveness, but new Dartmouth research finds for the first time that teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely subsequently to engage in a wide range of behaviors beyond aggression, including alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency, and risky sex. More generally, such games—especially character-based games with anti-social protagonists—appear...

video games for one hour a day
2014-08-04 05:46:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Playing video games for no more than one hour per day can have a small but positive impact on childhood development, according to new research published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. In his paper, study author and University of Oxford experimental psychologist Dr. Andrew Przybylski found that children and teenagers who played video games for less than 60 minutes tended to be better adjusted than those who had never played or...

2014-07-23 23:28:37

By 2017 there will be 204 million connected TV devices linked to the Internet and able to deliver apps to viewers Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 By 2017 there will be 204 million connected TV devices linked to the Internet and able to deliver apps to viewers, more than double the projected number of U.S. Internet households. These devices include video game consoles, streaming media players, Blu-ray Disc players, and TVs. According to the latest NPD Connected Intelligence...

2014-07-17 23:06:51

In-depth presentations from NPD DisplaySearch analysts, and insights from industry leaders focused on new technologies for high performance displays. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 NPD DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced the agenda for the upcoming Emerging Display Technologies Conference, which is being held on August 5, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PDT at the Hilton San Jose in San Jose, California. Now in its sixth year, the...

2014-07-15 16:25:20

DALLAS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Imagination(TM), the creators of BoardCraft(TM), the next generation of 3D interactive mobile gaming, have teamed up with Captured Dimensions to provide cutting edge 3D printing technology to users of the Board Craft(TM) Eco-System. Gamers create their own board game utilizing Advanced Imagination's Virtual 3D gaming Eco-System and not only have ability to play online globally with other players within the system but in addition, can 3D...

2014-07-15 12:34:55

With a library of over 100 educator-approved video games and videos, LeapTV provides video game fun and entertainment designed specifically for young children that is filled with learning and active play. EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today unveiled its first educational, active video gaming system, LeapTV(TM). Just like its no. 1 selling line of LeapPad children's tablets, LeapTV is...

2014-07-09 23:05:44

Demand for 8 to 11-inch tablet PCs will overtake smaller sizes by 2018. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 According to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, shipments of notebook PCs in the first quarter (Q1) of 2014 were better than expected, due to the commercial PC refresh cycle and Windows XP migration; however, shipments of tablet PCs, at 56 million units, declined year-over-year for the first time. Many brands reported weak tablet PC...

2014-06-29 23:05:01

In straightforward English, Thinking Skills Club founder Mitch Moldofsky offers insights into how computer games affect the children who play them. Topics include violence, addiction, gamification, the use of games in school and the brain game industry. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Kids love games, but do games love kids? This is the central question of Braiming: How Computer Games Affect Kids Brains, a new e-book by Thinking Skills Club founder Mitch Moldofsky. The book is aimed at...

2014-06-26 23:13:58

First GLS Showcase honors Reach for the Sun as top learning game. Madison, WI (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Filament Games, developer of digital teaching games, was awarded first place in the inaugural Games Learning Society (GLS) Showcase for their immersive science game, Reach for the Sun. As a central event during the tenth GLS Conference, the showcase (previously Education Arcade) acknowledges the best learning games in the education technology industry. Designed by Abby Friesen, Game...

Latest Video game Reference Libraries

Magnavox Odyssey 2
2013-08-06 15:34:13

The Magnavox Odyssey 2 is a video game console released in 1978 by Magnavox/Philips. It was sold under many different names -- in Europe it was known as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and also as the Philips Odyssey 2. The original system, the Odyssey, produced by Magnavox, was the first video game system released in the early 1970s. The Odyssey 2 was noted for its ability to customize the game for the...

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