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Stereotype killer: 114 million adult gamers in the US

I love this new study from MarketResearch as it basically says that just about half the people in the U.S. are gamers. Gamer haters can't exactly go looking down on gamers, as they would be looking down on more than  half the country's...

 
 
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Hey old people, play games and get cheaper car insurance

Allstate is trying to draw up a new demographic to punish people that aren’t in the demographic with higher car insurance rates. According to 1UP (via CNN) Allstate is considering offering clients that are between the ages of 50-75 th...

 
 
 
 
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Videogames made me say the 'C' word!

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: This just in! I have been corrupted by videogames and am not a douchebag!I was just outside the FOXTOID offices buying a coffee from a vendor on the street when an old woman accidentally bumped int...

 
 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 30: New Year's Retrolutions

Welcome to the last Monday of 2007, folks. Did you have a good year? Did you get everything that you wanted? Did you accomplish all the things that you planned for yourself over the last year? Yeah, me neither. But at least your friends her...

 
 
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Game Debate to the Death!
SkiFree VS Rodent's Revenge

Last week's debate was a brawl between the twenty-five masters of Super Smash Bros. Melee. Some cast characters didn't do nearly as well as others, but the race for the only trophy that matters was close. Who did we decide was the best figh...

 
 
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Survey says that casual games are bringing families together

Can a Wii fix your broken family? Are casual games good for everyone? In a recent survey polling 7,500 casual gaming adults, about a third had children or grandchildren who played casual games in their home, and 80 percent of them play the ...

 
 
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Senior gamer draws gun to protect his games

An 85-year-old New Mexico man took the law into his own hands, protecting his gaming rig by pulling a handgun on a robber who he found hiding underneath his bed.After leaving his house for the day, Alton Tillman doubled back, and came back ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Bargain Bin Laden #19: Otogi

Things look pretty bleak for the next month or so, don't they? Ah, summertime -- when the gaming industry actually offers a pretty compelling excuse to get off your ass and get outside. There's not much between here and the end of A...

 
 
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RetroforceGO! recording tonight; I miss arcades

That's right kids (and old people), I miss me my arcades. I miss being able to play the hottest new games in the dark, cigarette scented arenas that used to be my full-time hangout. Where did all these wonderful places go? And, why?Well...

 
 
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Wii Party Station? Are they serious?

It is no secret that Nintendo's Wii is great for parties, and if you haven't had the pleasure of playing a drunken Wii Bowling session, then you're really missing out. Now, Nyko is trying to cash in on the Wii player again, not...

 
 
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Give your DS some 'Style'

No, I'm not talking about your gaudy, bejewelled Metallic Rose monstrosity, but rather the software you'd put in it. It's fairly safe to say that gamers aren't the most well rounded people as far as culture goes. Sure, we kn...

 
 
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On today's episode of 'Nerds Make the Darndest Things' ...

Sometimes I like to imagine what mixing two totally awesome things together would be like, Jade Cocoon-style. Perhaps a pterodactyl with a Moonkin from World of Warcraft.. I also like to dip my McDonald's french fries in my vanilla ice...

 
 
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Condemned 2: Bloodshot artwork is hobo-rific

I rolled out of my nice, warm bed this morning to find a small collection of Condemned 2: Bloodshot artwork in my mail box. This artwork features, predominantly, images of people who appear to not have nice, warm beds. This sucks for them, ...

 
 
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EA: You haven't seen the last of The Godfather engine

It looks like the game engine that powered The Godfather still has a bit more life left in it. According to one industry analyst, EA has planned on using the engine in at least five upcoming projects, including a follow up to The Godfather ...

 
 
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More proof that grannies love the Wii

 Here is everybody's favorite hardcore senior citizen, Old Grandma Hardcore, trying her hand at Super Paper Mario. Listen to her swear in a manner that would make most other grandmas and sailors cower in horror. If that isn't e...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Analysts are useless

Sometimes posts just write themselves. Such is the case with this latest edition of Captain Obvious. I think we can all agree analysts are pretty ... well, useless. Usually, they spout off things we all already know or something so outland...

 
 
 
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ZOMG!!! It's Atari trivia time.

Look I drink...But I did tell you all that another test was coming. This test makes the last look like a walk in the park. The fuzzy memories really became obvious to me this time. In the first round, I managed getting them all correct...

 
 
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ZOMG!!! It's NES trivia time.

Look I drink...From time to time, this makes my memory a little fuzzy. These NES games were my life as a kid. Every box of every game for almost a decade is deeply stained into my brain. Instantly, I recognized everyone of th...

 
 
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Old people game? Unlikely

It's all over this dammed Interblogweb device that one in seven people over the age of a hundred have played video games. Apparently this is exciting news, but let's face it, it's really not, for two reasons: One: Video game...

 
 




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damn in a video slump on Tried to make this blog I will be posting today a video, it just didnt work Also played Sonic 3D in 2D rom Not bad

 
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Was this already a thing or not? Anyways, thanks for the idea, Boxman: #wholesometoid

 
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I cant tell if I dislike the long days more than the long nights here, and I dont even live further to the north of Whitehorse (Im ignoring longitudes Hats off for those who do live further

 
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Im really enjoying Fallen Ive fell through the floor/walls a dozen times and had a couple of shocking pop in texture issues but its super fun! Its not overly difficult but combat is so rewarding when everything goes right

 
 

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