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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 »

10 Most Frightening Games You Need To Play

#10. F.E.A.R. F.E.A.R. is a series of first-person shooter survival horror video games developed by Monolith Productions. The game currently has three main games, F.E.A.R., F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin and F.E.A.R. 3. In the game, you control the “point man,” in charge of an elite team sent to acquire control of a technology corporation. However, in the midst of your ... 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 »

Salaries In The Video Game Industry

So you want to be the next Hideo Kojima? We are not saying it is impossible, but brilliant and dedicated minds like Kojima’s do not come around very often. However, with the right ideas and hard working attitude, you can really make an impact in the industry. The video game industry is no different than any other professional industry. If ... Read More »

Comparison of Console Release Costs

With thew new generation of gaming among us, it’s hard to speculate what to expect with a down economy. We can speculate that sales will probably not match the previous generation’s sales, but it very easily could surpass or come very close. Gamers often times find themselves complaining about the cost of consoles and games. But how much has the ... 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 »

7 Surprising Ways Playing Video Games Are Healthy

Childhood wouldn’t have been the same without your parents setting time limits for how long you could video games before being told to go play outside. Where too much of any one thing can be a bad thing, it’s time we put the negative stereotypes about video games to rest. Video games are actually therapeutic for children with chronic illnesses. ... Read More »