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So, What Defines a Persona Game? – USgamer


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So, What Defines a Persona Game?
USgamer
Persona 4 Golden, its Playstation Vita remaster, is widely regarded as the best way to experience the game (even though the Playstation 2 edition is fine as well). Persona 3 gets a little bit trickier though. There's its (forgettable) original edition
Persona 5's DLC looks like a must for longtime series fansPolygon
Persona 5's PS4 share features are disabledPolygon

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Have video games always been packed with this much filler? – A.V. Club


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Have video games always been packed with this much filler?
A.V. Club
Has there always been this much filler in video games? It's even starting to infect indie games; the recent Night In The Woods dulled its momentum with repetitive, unfun platforming sections. Why not trim the fat and just leave the good bits? Are

Why Doctors Soon Might Be Prescribing Video Games – GOOD Magazine


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Why Doctors Soon Might Be Prescribing Video Games
GOOD Magazine
In February 2013, a pale-skinned, shaggy-haired graduate of the DigiPen Institute of Technology launched a Kickstarter campaign that sounded too good to be true: For $40,000, he would create a video game that would allow players to control objects with …

Study Documents Potential Link Between Video Games and Unemployment – Dexerto


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Study Documents Potential Link Between Video Games and Unemployment
Dexerto
Economists have published a paper that examines a potential link between “high-quality video games” and a declining employment rate for young adults. Reported by The Economist, Mark Aguiar, Mark Bulks, Kerwin Charles and Erik Hurst identified such …

Jefferson Co. municipalities weigh in on proposed ‘trooper tax’ – The Courier-Express


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Jefferson Co. municipalities weigh in on proposed 'trooper tax'
The Courier-Express
It was noted that calling the PSP often results in being told that an officer might be available “tomorrow.” Several wondered if levying such an additional tax would mean that there would be more officers who could respond in a more reasonable amount

It’s Official: Too Many Video Games Really Can Make You Stop Looking for Work and Move In With Your Parents – Inc.com


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It's Official: Too Many Video Games Really Can Make You Stop Looking for Work and Move In With Your Parents
Inc.com
Do you enjoy playing video games? If you're like most people, you probably answered yes. But do you enjoy them more than going to work? More than looking for work? Would you rather play video games than have a job? For men in their 20s without college …

Why Video Game Developers Take Your Nostalgia And Ruin It For Profit – Forbes


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Why Video Game Developers Take Your Nostalgia And Ruin It For Profit
Forbes
There is definitely a trend when it comes to which video games, or even movies, companies are willing to remake. Rather than take something that never lived up to its full potential and give it another chance, they choose a product which is considered

10 Best Baseball Video Games Of All Time – WhatCulture


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10 Best Baseball Video Games Of All Time
WhatCulture
What better way to celebrate the return of America's Pastime than with video games? There's no denying that over the years baseball video games have become less prominent, in part thanks to a decrease in popularity and Sony's stranglehold on the genre, …

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The link between video games and unemployment – The Economist (blog)


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The link between video games and unemployment
The Economist (blog)
Last year four economists published a paper suggesting that high-quality video games—an example of what they call “leisure luxuries”—are contributing to a decline in work among young people, and especially young men. Given the social and economic …

Video Games Without the Players – Bloomberg


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Video Games Without the Players
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Artificial intelligence has come a long way in the 20 years since International Business Machines Corp.'s Deep Blue beat world champion Garry Kasparov in a six-game chess match, or even the six years since Watson trounced Ken Jennings on Jeopardy!

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