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  • Video Game Retail Stores See Profits Drop In January

    Video Game Retail Stores See Profits Drop In January

    Video game retailers may have sold a record number of gaming consoles, game titles and accessories in December, but as soon as the holidays came to a close it went right back to business as usual. The release of Microsoft’s new gaming accessory the Kinect...

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  • Despite Internet Censorship China’s Social Gaming Market Grows

    Despite Internet Censorship China’s Social Gaming Market Grows

    In China, it is almost harder for residents to get access to censored information via the Internet than it is to acquire goods on the domestic black market. While Internet censorship in China started off blocking what the government deemed to be controversial political and...

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  • Video Game Console Sales Down – Microsoft Xbox Still Leading

    Video Game Console Sales Down – Microsoft Xbox Still Leading

    Although nearly one million video game consoles were sold in the US during the month of June, industry analysts say that the numbers were down approximately 30% when compared to the sales posted this time last year. While Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo continue to compete...

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  • ‘UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System’ And The Kinect Are A Perfect Match

    ‘UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System’ And The Kinect Are A Perfect Match

    So its obvious that Microsoft unveiled the Kinect in response to the Nintendo Wii, but the company has not released a whole lot of interactive titles that center around fitness. Nintendo might have ‘The Biggest Loser’ and ‘Just Dance 2,’ but ‘UFC Personal Trainer: The...

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  • Touch Of Death: The Combat Of Darksiders II Sneak Peak

    Touch Of Death: The Combat Of Darksiders II Sneak Peak

    When ‘Touch of Death’ first was released by Vigil Games, reviewers were torn. The game is hard hitting, action packed and filled with death and destruction, but the real question is, haven’t gamers already seen this again and again? The sequel, ‘Touch Of Death: The...

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  • Nintendo Aims To Get The Wii In Schools Worldwide

    Nintendo Aims To Get The Wii In Schools Worldwide

    Starting in Japan, the Nintendo Wii is being used by museum curators and art galleries to help explain the long-term effects of gaming technology on popular culture. While it is clear that the Nintendo Wii is great for teaching young kids about the importance of...

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  • How Will Gamers Respond to “Call of Juarez: The Cartel?”

    How Will Gamers Respond to “Call of Juarez: The Cartel?”

    From first glance it is obvious that the makers of “Call of Juarez: The Cartel” are attempting to capitalize on “Black Ops: Call of Duty,” news surrounding the Mexican illegal drug cartel and tastelessness at the same time. Although the game may only appeal to...

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  • Secret Service Operatives Get New Video Game Based Training Tools

    Secret Service Operatives Get New Video Game Based Training Tools

    You may have never heard of ‘Tiny Town,’ but then again you probably aren’t a member of the US Secret Service. This is the name of the platform that they have been using exclusively for years to test and train their agents. In order to...

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  • Professional Gamer Releases Book For Novices

    Professional Gamer Releases Book For Novices

    Stephen White is an ordinary young American. He spends much of his time playing video games, particularly ‘Halo.’ The only thing that sets him apart from the rest is the fact that he makes his entire income via gaming. When White isn’t busy competing with...

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  • Gamestop To Initiate New Online Order Process

    Gamestop To Initiate New Online Order Process

    Many video game purchases are impulsively done, but online video game retailers have been pushing to get more gamers to pre-order on their websites. Now, Gamestop is hoping that their new online video game ‘reservation’ program will get more customers to stop in. Video game...

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