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13 Video Game Documentaries Every Gamer Should Watch

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang Minecraft: The Story of Mojang is a 2012 documentary about the history of the company Mojang and its creation, Minecraft. Minecraft is an open-world game where players can craft, build and mine. The film features interviews of key personnel of the company including Markus Persson andJens Bergensten. The film was produced by 2 Player Productions and ... Read More »

8 Most Embarrassing Moments in Video Game History

PlayStation Network Shutdown in 2011 Early in 2011, the Playstation Network unexpectedly got shutdown for several weeks after hackers stole 7.7 million accounts worth of personal details and preventing users of PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable consoles from playing online through the service. At the time of the outage, with a count of 77 million registered PlayStation Network accounts, it was one ... Read More »

Pros & Cons of Video Games in Schools

Like many other technological approaches, video games have also proved their worth in contributing towards educational enhancement. As we know, educational video games are an effective way to improve one’s critical thinking and problem solving nature. So this means they are perfect fit for schools around the world, right? Most kids and teenagers would give a thumbs up, where their ... Read More »

5 Video Games That Make You Better At Life

During your adolescent years, you were probably told on one of your late nights with a controller in your hands and snack on the table that video games were completely rotting your brain and you will never have a future if all you do is playing video games. Most authority figures in your childhood saw you playing first-person shooters, but ... Read More »

8 Creepy Video Game Urban Legends

The Haunted Cartridge Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask A user posted a story about how he obtained a blank N64 cartridge with “Majora’s Mask” written across it in black magic marker. He posted photos and videos along with the story that showed us a very creepy version of  the Legend of Zelda game. Upon starting the game the user noticed that there was ... Read More »

Environmental Impact of Video Games

When an environmental impact report is released, you don’t expect to see video games highlighted in red. That’s exactly what Big Fish Games found, however. BFG found that electronic waste is a huge contributor to landfills in our country. It should be noted that due to internet games and programs like Steam that allow us to download video games without creating ... Read More »

Mind-Blowing Call of Duty Statistics

For years, the Call of Duty franchise has been one of the most anticipated and well-received video games. Call of Duty (2003) Call of Duty 2 (2005) Call of Duty 3 (2006) Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007) Call of Duty: World at War (2008) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009) Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2011) Call of ... Read More »

Video Game Stereotypes Debunked

Gamers have long been given a bad reputation among parents, teachers, and basically anyone who doesn’t enjoy relaxing by playing games. The common belief is that every game is a video game designer at a video game college with no friends (except the ones online). In reality, gamers are some of healthiest and smartest people you could ever come in ... Read More »