After posting the best games of 2011, it’s time to see some of the worst performers.
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Microsoft Kodu is a game design toolkit for kids to program games for themselves. It is a product of research initiative at Microsoft Research. It lets kids design simple games for XBox and PC. The PC version is available for free to download.
So many games to choose from, so little time to play them all. So we did it for you (played them, that is), and now we’re back with this year’s PCWorld favorites.
LA times reported this interesting research that talks about video games and addictions. The research does not talk about the pros and cons of video games but discusses how video game play can be associated with addictive behavior.
This article addresses one of the curiosities I always had, ‘Why do video gamers find it so difficult to pause the game and answer the door bell or phone? How some of them can spend their entire time in the microcosm built around their Xboxes, playstations and PCs, sometimes even without sunlight and food?’
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A $40 billion market, once dominated by the likes of Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony is being challenged by Apple, Google and a startup OnLive.
I have a friend whose Xbox lies packed up in his closet and he spends hours playing on his iPad. I have a 6 y.o. niece who has a Wii and a DS but prefers her dad’s iPad.
The article is a detailed argument on video games and juvenile violence. The article lists the pros and cons of playing mature rated video games having some form of violence by juveniles. The article presents lots of facts, statistical figures and background research on the subject.