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Kids with ADHD Are Benefiting from Casual Games

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Popcap does some pretty interesting surveys and their latest one is no different. Their finding kids with ADHD are benefiting from playing casual games. The idea makes a bit of sense if you watch your children playing video games. While TV viewing is very non-interactive video games light your brain on fire with thought. Besides […]

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Microsoft Confirms Price Cut on 20GB Xbox 360

July 13th, 2008 · No Comments

If you’re considering the Xbox 360 console, or plan to buy the Xbox 360 Arcade Edition for USD $279.99 please take pause, until the Xbox 360 20GB models dry up, you can now purchase them for USD $299.99. As Microsoft has bluntly stated, get them “while supplies last.” We’re sure Microsoft is going to take […]

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Tags: Industry News · Microsoft · Press Release · Xbox 360

PopCap’s Peggle Hits Retail Shelves

July 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Since the release of Peggle on February 2007, gamers around the world have caught on to the addictive casual game. Now those that didn’t download Peggle on Steam, Popcap.com or other electronic download site can buy at packed boxed version in retail outlets! Peggle hits retail stores and the world will never be the same! […]

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Scrabulous Out, Scrabble In

July 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

For those that are Facebook junkies, playing their hearts out of Scrabulous, you’re going to be hit with some reality: it’s not real scrabble. Hasbro has attempted to pull the Scrabulous game off of Facebook because they’re not licensing it from the owner, but it’s still there. Is Hasbro’s “real” Scrabble going to sway addicted […]

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Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Hit’s the Shelves

July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith is out, gamers rejoyce. Reviews show the game being “so so” in terms of value and total experiences. GameSpot gave it a 7.0 out of 10 saying it’s a bit short, 41 songs instead of the typical 70+ from other Guitar Hero games… but you’re still paying full price. They’re also saying […]

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Tags: Press Release · Simulations · Xbox 360

McFarlane Toys Makes Guitar Hero Action Figures

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Activision has decided to take Guitar Hero to the next level: Action Figures. This is a great move for the company, striking the iron while it’s hot! The Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises are growing in intensity while big blockbuster titles like GTA IV are waning in sales and profit. Pretty soon you and […]

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Tags: Guitar Hero · Industry News · Press Release · Toys

PopCap: Casual Gaming in Asia

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments

PopCap will try their luck in the Asian market for casual games. The US market and the Asian market are clearly different and have different likes and dislikes when it comes to video games, this can be seen in the division between the US first-person-shooter genre running wild and the success of FPS franchises in […]

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