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My blog about video games and topics related to them
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New PlayStation 4 details emerge: 8-core AMD 'Bulldozer' CPU, redesigned controller and more

New PlayStation 4 details emerge: 8-core AMD 'Bulldozer' CPU, redesigned controller and more | A Videogame is a World Away | Scoop.it
2013 is a huge year for gamers. Nintendo (NTDOY) just launched the Wii U ahead of the holidays and both Sony (SNE) and Microsoft (MSFT) are expected to issue next-generation consoles before the yea...
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Sony does it again, and I just got my ps3...I hope the PlayStation 4 lives up to expectations, because if your going to completely remake a system it has to be spectacular. The Wii-U is a perfect example.

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The Last of US PS3 Game Review, Trailer, Gameplay, Release Date, Photos, News and Many More

The Last of US PS3 Game Review, Trailer, Gameplay, Release Date, Photos, News and Many More | A Videogame is a World Away | Scoop.it

Looking for the last of us review, release date, gameplay, trailers and Screenshots? You have come to the right place! This lens talks about the last of us video game which is being developed by Naughty Dog for Playstation 3 (PS3).

 

 


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Normally apocaliptic games with the military on your back and the undead crawling through every peephole wouldn't interest me, but The Last of Us seems to be a compelling story with enough action and character development to keep me happy.

 

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Today's video gamer? It might not be who you think

Today's video gamer? It might not be who you think | A Videogame is a World Away | Scoop.it
At 37, Lisa Sharp is comfortable calling herself a video-game junkie. But that wasn't always the case."I was the typical high-school girl who always watched the guys play and never picked up a...
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It goes to show you, neverjudge a gamer by their age, or their gender. You don't need to have been playing videogames since you were three to be a gamer. You can be a 42 year old single mom looking for stress relief, it's perfectly acceptable.

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Video games and kids: How young is too young?

Video games and kids: How young is too young? | A Videogame is a World Away | Scoop.it
I was visiting my nephews, again. Within seconds of seeing me fiddle with my iPhone, my older nephew, Jack, who is 8, asked me, again, if my iPhone had any videogames on it.
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I think I was six when I played my frist videogame, do those McDonald's toys count?

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China may consider ending its decade-long ban on video game consoles

China may consider ending its decade-long ban on video game consoles | A Videogame is a World Away | Scoop.it
Shares of Sony (SNE) and Nintendo (NTDOY) surged on Monday following a report from China's official newspaper that claimed the country is considering the lift of a decade-long ban on video game con...
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Good luck to China, things seem pretty rough for them over there. Videogame lovers all wishing you the best.

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The Video Game Revolution: "Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked" by Henry Jenkins | PBS

The Video Game Revolution: "Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked" by Henry Jenkins | PBS | A Videogame is a World Away | Scoop.it
Video Game Revolution is the companion site to the PBS program.
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This was a interesting read. Anyone who wants good facts about videogames should look at this, it's MIT approved :)

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Should pro gamers be considered athletes?

Should pro gamers be considered athletes? | A Videogame is a World Away | Scoop.it
Should the world's best video game players -- those who earn six figures and play professionally -- be considered athletes? Are they on par with Olympians?People who read CNN's recent story on pro...
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If gaming was a sport I'd win a gold medal :) I'm all for Olympic gaming, in reality it would probally get as much hype as other sports.

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Krozen's comment, March 1, 2013 9:57 AM
Take a look at League of Legends. There are tons of pros there.
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When Gaming Is Good for You

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A growing body of university research suggests that gaming improves creativity, decision-making and perception.
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For once someone has shown a different point of view when it comes to videogames affects on the brain. It's an interesting topic, and he has the science to back it up :)

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