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Antonin Scalia's Landmark Defense Of Violent Video Games

Kotaku - ‎20 hours ago‎
Video games qualify for First Amendment protection. Like protected books, plays, and movies, they communicate ideas through familiar literary devices and features distinctive to the medium.

The New York Public Library Hopes You'll Make Video Games

Motherboard - ‎5 hours ago‎
Mauricio Giraldo, a designer in the New York Public Library Labs, made a video game using some of the library's own collections of public domain materials, and the institution is hoping you'll follow.
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The Worst Romantic Lessons from Video Games

Den of Geek! - ‎7 hours ago‎
Video games now offer romance, and like all computers that have gained new abilities, they're using it to destroy the human race.

4 Of The Most Romantic Moments In Video Games

Cinema Blend - ‎15 hours ago‎
When it comes to romance in video games, for me, it has to strike a nerve. Sometimes, I'll admit, my gameplay is driven by trying to keep two lovers together.

Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: Do you play difficult video games?

Metro - ‎20 hours ago‎
GameCentral readers discuss whether they enjoy playing hard video games and what difficultly level they prefer. The subject for this weekend's Inbox was suggested by reader Ishi, who asked what factors influence your choice of difficultly level.
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8 of the greatest couples in video games

Rappler - ‎5 hours ago‎
In the past, romance has never really been the focal point in many video games. Most video games focus on the action, adventure, and suspense.

What video games get wrong about love and sex

The Guardian - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Video games, a relatively new medium, are still struggling to get the ingredients right. They have, by their very nature, tended to gamify love and this has led to a goal-centric understanding.
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Best video games for couples to play on Valentine's Day

Toronto Sun - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
But whether you enjoy it ironically or otherwise, Valentine's Day can be a good excuse for couple-centric activities, and naturally that includes video games. Whether you're both hardcore competitors, curiously casual or some mix of the two, here are ...

Why the Future of Virtual Reality Isn't Movies or Video Games

Indie Wire - ‎3 hours ago‎
The two dominant approaches at this year's New Frontier were 360 video and video game environments. 360 video is a fixed perspective with the ability to look around in all directions - this is the standard for Google Cardboard and for much of the New ...
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Firewatch and the Addictiveness of Lonely Video Games

The Atlantic - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
It's the latest in a quiet movement of video games, more psychological products that tap into the atmosphere and wonder of loneliness rather than looking for the simpler thrills the medium usually provides.

Is there an association between video games and aggression?

The Guardian - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
It was annoying, because (a) there's no evidence that games cause dementia in kids, and (b) the top neurologist wasn't a neurologist.

12 Video Games You Probably Didn't Know are Hitting the Big Screen. - ‎14 hours ago‎
With how popular books are for the big screen, it shouldn't be surprising that video games are starting to take over the big screen.

Game On! Top 8 Benefits Of Playing Video Games

Parent Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
One of the benefits of playing video games is its effectiveness in developing better surgeons. Surgeons who played, at least, three hours of video games every week made fewer errors during procedures compared to the surgeons who did not play video ...
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How video games are helping American veterans

CNBC - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Gaming isn't meant to be an easy fix for veterans, but it can encourage members of the military - regardless of rank - to enjoy camaraderie through a shared hobby, which helps them relax their minds.

10 Most Underrated Romances In Video Games

WhatCulture - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
When you think of gaming romances, you probably think of the likes of Mario and Peach, Link and Zelda, Nathan and Elena - the usual suspects.
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Chimichangas! A Brief History of Deadpool in Video Games

Shacknews - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
A certain Merc with the Mouth is hitting theaters today in his first solo R-rated feature. So to celebrate, Shacknews is taking a look back at some of Deadpool's most memorable video game outings. Today is a big day for followers of the Marvel Universe.

Video games releases to look out for this February - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The first quarter of the year is rarely a great period for video game releases, but with the likes of Gravity Rush Remastered , Street Fighter V , Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia , Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth , XCOM 2 , Great Detective Pikachu and ...

Videogames That Bring Families Together

Wall Street Journal - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
“LAY OFF the videogames, and play a real game with somebody.” At some point, that's an admonition most of us have either given (to a child or Candy Crush-addicted spouse) or received (as that lost soul).
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Amazon launches free engine for video games

Waterloo Record - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
SEATTLE - Amazon Web Services is launching a free video game engine to enable studios to make sophisticated games and connect them to the cloud.

The 8 Best Co-Op Video Games For Couples

Inverse - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
It wouldn't be a list of co-op games without it. This modern classic is the gaming equivalent of building a piece of IKEA furniture together in 95 degree heat.