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Discussion surrounding diversity in video games continues in an OU classroom – The Post


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Discussion surrounding diversity in video games continues in an OU classroom
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The course is taught by new faculty member Edmond Chang, an assistant professor of English, and is dedicated to using an intersectional lens to analyze and criticize social culture through literature and video games. The image of the typical gamer as a

The Company That Wants To Replace Textbooks With Video Games – Kotaku


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The Company That Wants To Replace Textbooks With Video Games
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On any given day, CEO André Thomas arrives at his company Triseum's office in Bryan, Texas at nine in the morning. While this is when Thomas gets in, his work day usually starts hours before by checking sales on the company's educational video games.

No evidence that piracy affects video games sales, says the EU … – VG247


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No evidence that piracy affects video games sales, says the EU …
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The European Commission has said, based on a new report, that piracy does not actually affect game sales. The 307-page report (via Games Industry) was…
Piracy actually increases legitimate sales of video-games according …DSOGaming (blog)

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Kojima: Reimagining Realism in Video Games, Movies – Rolling Stone – RollingStone.com


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Kojima: Reimagining Realism in Video Games, Movies – Rolling Stone
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Hideo Kojima discusses the art of realism in movie and video game making.

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Morality in video games?! Say it isn’t so! – The Snapper


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Morality in video games?! Say it isn't so!
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These words are among the first brought up when talking about video games. There are people who are willing to convince others that video games are detrimental. This is at any cost. Especially to one's mental health. The stereotypical gamer is one who

10 Video Games That Must Be Played On The Hardest Difficulty – WhatCulture


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10 Video Games That Must Be Played On The Hardest Difficulty
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Although there are many different types of video games, the fundamental reason of why never changes: we want to break away from the cruel reality of the world by losing ourselves in a virtual reality of escapist fun. Yet, while effortlessly gunning

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10 Video Games Must Be Played On The Hardest Difficulty – WhatCulture

10 Video Games Must Be Played On The Hardest Difficulty
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Although there are many different types of video games, the fundamental reason of why never changes: we want to break away from the cruel reality of the world by losing ourselves in a virtual reality of escapist fun. Yet, while effortlessly gunning

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Video games in bars: the latest act of insanity by Pa. legislature | Editorials – Philly.com


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Video games in bars: the latest act of insanity by Pa. legislature | Editorials
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Pennsylvanians in the future will surely look back on 2017 as the year the state legislature crossed the line from desperation to madness. Its desperation over balancing the budget has led to folly after folly. One will be the imposition of a $1

Schooled: Video games taught me how to love (NSFW) – Destructoid


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Schooled: Video games taught me how to love (NSFW)
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[Video games have that rare, magical power to bring folks together. Sometimes, it's with people in the same room as you via couch co-op. Sometimes, it's with a bunch of random strangers on the internet. Whatever the case, I love hearing about this kind

Video games teach youths serious lessons about risky behaviors – New Haven Register


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Video games teach youths serious lessons about risky behaviors
New Haven Register
NEW HAVEN — Street drugs, alcohol and sex are serious subjects for middle schoolers, but playing a video game may be the best way to learn about them and their potential dangers. Dr. Lynn Fiellin tested that theory with city youths, age 11 to 14, and