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Game On — Can Video Games Make Your Brain Level Up?

Game On — Can Video Games Make Your Brain Level Up? | Videogames | Scoop.it
Video games have got a bad press in the past mostly due to the accusation that they make people who play them more violent.
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Outro artigo que tenta manter a chama acesa do combate ao preconceito "videojogos são causadores de violência", apresentando dados científicos comprovadores de que esta forma de arte possui vários benefícios.

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3 Things Video Games Can Teach You About Being a Better Business Leader | Video

3 Things Video Games Can Teach You About Being a Better Business Leader | Video | Videogames | Scoop.it
In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont shares some important business takeaways from the world of gaming.
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Como nem tudo nos videojogos é divertimento (e já se entendeu que é muito mais que isso), fica aqui um curto vídeo que explica o que é que, para o mundo dos negócios, se pode transpor do mundo dos videojogos.

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The Best Things About Playing Video Games In Australia

The Best Things About Playing Video Games In Australia | Videogames | Scoop.it
In which I attempt to do the impossible: find the positives in playing video games in a country with a broken classification system, overly expensive ...
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Num país cujas leis anti-videojogos têm pulso firme, este artigo jocoso lista o que há de melhor em quebrar a lei neste país.

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Internet Compiling a List of Every Videogame Ever

Internet Compiling a List of Every Videogame Ever | Videogames | Scoop.it
A list of every videogame ever made is being compiled in a Pastebin document, and currently sits at 43,80 entries. The projec..
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Desde títulos AAA (best-sellers) a meras histórias interativas postadas nos recônditos mais escuros da internet, este documento Pastebin conterá todos os videojogos criados até à existência.

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Father Accused Of Killing Son Over Video Games - WPEC-TV CBS12 News :: News - Top Stories

Father Accused Of Killing Son Over Video Games - WPEC-TV CBS12 News :: News - Top Stories | Videogames | Scoop.it

Posted by Harrison Barrus CBS 12 News

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Tão brutal quanto soa o próprio título, um pai matou uma criança para poder jogar em paz.

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Sweden launches campaign to spread peace, love and democracy - through videogames

Sweden launches campaign to spread peace, love and democracy - through videogames | Videogames | Scoop.it
The Swedish government has launched an initiative which it claims will spread values of democracy and creativity throughout the world – via the medium of video games.
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Está a ser criado um videojogo pelo estúdio Democreativity, sem data de lançamento definida, no qual o vencedor é aquele que mais ajuda o próximo.

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Gamer's Piece: Videogames: A superior art form

Video games are the supreme art form of the 21st century because their very DNA is comprised of all other great expressions of art that have come before it.
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"Have you ever seen a beautiful painting and imagined what it would be like to jump inside and explore it?", por Alex Sferrazza.

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10 Video Games To Finally Be Excited About In 2014

10 Video Games To Finally Be Excited About In 2014 | Videogames | Scoop.it
You want sequels? Got ‘em. Prequels? Done. How about a reboot or two? Sure thing. Or maybe you’re into indie titles? We got those covered too.
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Um vasto leque de videojogos chegarão às prateleiras neste ano, para fazer jus ao lançamento das consolas "next-gen". Aqui está a lista realizada pela redacção da whatculture.com.

 

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Procrastination Station: Really hard videogames

Procrastination Station: Really hard videogames | Videogames | Scoop.it
In the latest edition of Procrastination Station, we figure out why mind-numbingly hard videogames like Flappy Bird have become so popular lately.
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Com o mais recente sucesso "Flappy Bird", os videojogos considerados "incrívelmente difíceis" são a mais recente moda "gamer". Saiba porquê.

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Conan O'Brien Plays Video Games on the Dallas Cowboy's Giant Stadium Screen on 'Clueless Gamer'

Conan O'Brien Plays Video Games on the Dallas Cowboy's Giant Stadium Screen on 'Clueless Gamer' | Videogames | Scoop.it
On a new episode of Clueless Gamer, host Conan O’Brien traveled to Texas to play video games on the Dallas Cowboy's gigantic 25,000-square-foot Diamond Vision stadium screen. He plays titles, such ...
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Numa rubrica intitulada "Clueless Gamer" (leia-se: "Jogador Sem-Noção") do seu programa, Conan O'Brien jogou diferentes títulos no ecrã gigante do AT&T Stadium, casa dos Dallas Cowboys.

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Sharing joysticks: how video games are opening up to LGBT themes

Sharing joysticks: how video games are opening up to LGBT themes | Videogames | Scoop.it
Once confined to cameo roles, gay characters are now edging into the video game spotlight. Is the community ready and what can developers do to help? By Tim Bowers
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"A interacção é tão gentil, é uma das mais belas dramatizações de uma relação homossexual a que já assisti nos media modernos.", diz o cronista do The Guardian.

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PS4 Sales Surpass 7 Million Globally – PlayStation.Blog

PS4 Sales Surpass 7 Million Globally – PlayStation.Blog | Videogames | Scoop.it

Hi guys! I've got a quick update to share with you. Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. just announced that PS4 has cumulatively sold through more than 7.0 million units globally as of April 6th, 2014."

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Numa recente contagem de vendas, a Sony concluiu que até 6 de Abril deste ano, vendeu mais de 7 milhões de cópias da sua mais recente consola - a PS4.

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What Have You Learned Playing Video Games?

What Have You Learned Playing Video Games? | Videogames | Scoop.it
What are your favorite video games? What do you think they have taught you? Do you think video games can help inspire social change? Have you ever played one that helped you understand a serious global problem?
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Um artigo apontado para uma camada mais jovem, mas que não deixa de ter interesse.

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Why Slow, Dark Games Are Among the iPhone's Best

Why Slow, Dark Games Are Among the iPhone's Best | Videogames | Scoop.it
“Roguelikes,” inspired by the 1980 game Rogue, lack speed and dynamism, but they’re surprisingly compelling.
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Neste artigo é analisado o sentido de humor dos Game Developers (criadores de videojogos) numa comparação com os primórdios da história desta arte, com a criação do jogo Rogue, datado de 1980.

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All Videogames Are a Joke

All Videogames Are a Joke | Videogames | Scoop.it
But only some, like the recently released Jazzpunk, acknowledge their medium's inherent ridiculousness.
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Num artigo que à primeira vista pode parecer descabido, os videojogos são julgados como cómicos (ambas as conotações), mas tudo é esclarecido quando comparado com o recente títutlo Jazzpunk.

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10 Artistic Things Video Games Can Do That Movies Can’t

10 Artistic Things Video Games Can Do That Movies Can’t | Videogames | Scoop.it
Who said video games were a lesser art form?
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Num dos melhores artigos já escritos do género, a redacção do What Culture surpreende outra vez com uma lista bastante reveladora.

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Top 10 Most Glitchy Video Games Ever - CraveOnline

Top 10 Most Glitchy Video Games Ever - CraveOnline | Videogames | Scoop.it
The following 10 games are the most glitchy video games ever, and they range from the good games that are blighted by bugs, to the awful, barely functional games that are nothing more than sad blips on gaming's history.
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Nesta (muito) controversa lista da redacção da Crave Online, estão listados os 10 jogos com mais falhas de sempre.

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‘The Future’ Of Video Games: No Cable, No Gaming?

‘The Future’ Of Video Games: No Cable, No Gaming? | Videogames | Scoop.it
The “future” of video games is on its way, with nearly every console now offering the ability to download almost all of their latest titles. Microsoft has even
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Um artigo que foge um pouco daquilo que pretende atingir, mas sem perder o interesse.

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Countdown 50 Of The Most Frustrating Moments In Video Games

Countdown 50 Of The Most Frustrating Moments In Video Games | Videogames | Scoop.it
Here is a list of 50 moments from games that have sent players into a tizzy.
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Neste artigo da Game Informer, em parceria com o Buzzfeed, são documentados os 50 momentos mais frustrantes da história dos videojogos.

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Lots of good video games hitting the stores for spring

Lots of good video games hitting the stores for spring | Videogames | Scoop.it
Every year, there's a stretch after the rush of November Black Friday shopping that lasts until late January - a pretty significant lull in video game releases as the big holiday hits are played through and the industry gears up for spring and summer.
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Títulos como "Kinect Sports Rivals", "Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn", "Wolfenstein" e o muito aguardado "Watch Dogs" atingirão as prateleiras já no próximo mês.

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Why video games don't make good movies

Why video games don't make good movies | Videogames | Scoop.it
'Need for Speed' seemed poised to become the video game movie to break the mold, with a top-selling game and a critically acclaimed star, Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul. So what happened?
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Sendo os videojogos uma manifestação artística que permite ao jogador interagir com o desenrole de uma história, será sensato transpor estes sucessos para o grande ecrã?

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The Evolution of Deep Stories in Video Games

The Evolution of Deep Stories in Video Games | Videogames | Scoop.it
Gaming started as a way to, well, play a game. It was all about completing certain objectives, whether that be defeating a boss or just jumping on enough Goombas to be able to reach the end of a level. Many original games did not have stories that made you care, if they had a story […]
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Uma análise bem composta, que compara diferentes sucessos no mundo dos videojogos de uma forma muito crua, mas sem ceder a favoritismos.

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Video games can be beneficial in moderation

Video games can be beneficial in moderation | Videogames | Scoop.it
The video-game culture is stronger than it has ever been.
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Neste artigo de opinião do Central Florida Future, é debatida a saudabilidade de jogar videojogos.

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