The History of Video Games … in Print

We recently received a tip for a forthcoming 2-volume set of books entitled “The History of Nintendo” which is being translated from French to English. But it led us to discover that there are more than a few books written on not just Nintendo specifically but the video gaming industry in general. Wikipedia has a… Continue reading The History of Video Games … in Print

Watch as 80s video game characters turn NYC into pixels

This is video is (insert your own superlative here); let’s just say fantastic. Or perhaps as the Guinness guys say “Brilliant!” What would happen if a bunch of very pixelated video games came to life and ‘attacked’ New York City? I’ve watched this 3 times already, and it’s still amazing. PS> You may want to… Continue reading Watch as 80s video game characters turn NYC into pixels

Kids who DON’T play video games are more at risk of trouble

Aha! I knew it. We already knew that there’s no link between video games and violent behavious, but it also turns out that kids who don’t play video games have a statistically higher risk of getting into trouble than those who do. Here’s a video interview of 2 Harvard profs who’ve done the research and… Continue reading Kids who DON’T play video games are more at risk of trouble