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Game Time or Real Time Many games are played in real time. Sports, action games, console shooters, racing games and more are all real time experiences in which one or more players acts and reacts to a world in motion. However, like weight and mass, game time and real time are not the same thing. They only appear to be so under certain circumstances.
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[Editors Note: 'AAA' games are big, long, and not worth the money - so says Christopher Hyde in this lengthy critique of the mainstream commercial games industry. In one sense, it's a very practical demonstration of the wealth of excellent games being produced outside the realm of 'AAA' games.
Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors is an unreleased video game that was planned for release initially on the Sega CD in April 1995 and to be followed by PC and 3DO versions later that year. The game starred the comedy-magician duo Penn & Teller . The publisher Absolute Entertainment went out of business before they could release the game, yet the game was featured and previewed in various gaming publications such as Electronic Gaming Monthly and reviewed by VideoGames magazine. Skyworks Interactive, Inc. owns the rights to all unreleased Absolute games, except for certain handheld console versions of Super Battletank , A Boy and His Blob , and Turn & Burn , which are owned by Majesco Entertainment .
Whoever said playing video games is bad for you clearly didn’t do their research. As a gamer, I took the liberty to conduct my own study and after a little time on Google I would like to present to you ten great reasons for why video games are actually good for you. A study conducted by Michigan State University , published online in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, suggests that kids who play video games tend to be more creative. I’m not sure exactly how you measure a person’s creativity levels, but maybe video game designers should fine-tune their games to develop even more creativity with users. That would be real cool. Researchers at Nottingham University found that certain video games could help people with vision problems.
<a href="http://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5242.1/2382763/0/0/ADTECH;alias=Gamasutra_Independent_Games_IMU_300x250;loc=300;key='+adkeys+';grp='+adrand+'" target="_blank"><img src="http://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5242.1/2382763/0/0/ADTECH;alias=Gamasutra_Independent_Games_IMU_300x250;loc=300;key='+adkeys+';grp='+adrand+'" border="0" width="0" height="0"></a> [Every week, IndieGames.com: The Weblog co-editor-in-chief Tim W. will be summing up some of the top free-to-download and commercial indie games from the last seven days on his sister 'state of indie' weblog.] This week on 'Best Of Indie Games', we take a look at some of the top independent PC Flash/downloadable titles released over this last week.
We already know and love that the most athletic player movement happens on PC . Today, we learned of a new act of space-time gymnastics worthy of our internetting. DemonStrate has completed Portal in 10 minutes, utilizing known and new exploits to zap GLaDOS in the groin in just over 600 seconds.
Creating a TV show all about technology is tough due to the rate at which it changes and having to appeal to a mass audience, meaning not that much appeal for geeks. The Gadget Show broadcast in the UK does a better job than most, and its latest build segment has to be the best they’ve done. Over the course of six weeks they managed to research and build what has to be classed as the ultimate first-person shooter simulator.
Game Mechanics [...] “If I give you points every time you brush your teeth, you’ll stop brushing your teeth b/c it’s good for you and then only do it for the points. If the points stop flowing, your teeth will decay.” Jesse Schell
The battle over digital game distribution just took a turn for the ugly. Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Square Enix) Video game retail giant GameStop has been opening up brand new PC game boxes of the critically-acclaimed shooter Deus Ex: Human Revolution and removing packed-in coupons granting free copies of the game to users of the OnLive cloud gaming service. OnLive and Deus Ex publisher Square Enix announced the coupon deal yesterday, which would let buyers of a boxed PC copy download and play another copy of the game, for free, via OnLive's cloud based network, a $50 value. But apparently GameStop, which has its own digital distribution platform, wasn't on board with what it believes is helping to promote the competition.
David Stebbins of Arkansas reckons that Microsoft owes him a - take a moment to let that sink in if you need - and here's how he came to that rather remarkable conclusion. As an Xbox Live user, Stebbins entered into a contract that was binding upon both him and Microsoft, which gave him the idea to "unilaterally amend the terms of service." He submitted a notice of his amendments to Microsoft, giving the company ten days to either accept the new terms or terminate his service.
Those of a nervous disposition are advised to press the back button now. For the inspiration behind today's list of games is one of the most terrifying creatures man has invented: the zombie. You have been warned.
Whenever the subject of why some people learn faster comes up, I get a whole host of common answers: