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Watch a city planner employ eminent domain in SimCity 2000

I've always held a fascination with city planning and architecture. My mom still has the drawings of imaginary cities I would make on the back of paper placemats in restaurants and for a brief moment when I was a kid, I wanted to become an ...

 
 
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UK schools have reportedly approached Nintendo about Labo

Nintendo's new Labo software is already proving to be one of the most innovative and interesting new concepts in video games for quite some time. The Toy-Con Garage in particular provides wide-eyed kids with the opportunity to get to grips ...

 
 
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Start a metal band with LABO Toy-Con Garage guitars

Nintendo have released the third video in their Toy-Con Garage series, showing you some of the fun inventions you can put together with just some cardboard, some imagination and a $300 video games console.This video shows how you can use th...

 
 
 
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Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the Cloverfield continuum, The Cloverfield Paradox happened. The third installment in the Cloverfield trilogy / continuum / universe offers nothing new and little that's exciting. It's not e...

 
 
 
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A meteorologist reviews Geostorm

Whenever you see a new action movie coming out that defies the laws of physics or sense you are always told to "check your brain at the door." Now for most movies I can do this, I'll watch a giant green man who got his powers from exposure ...

 
 
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Review: RUINER

In recent years there has been an uptick in the number of games that wear their difficulty on their sleeves. Countless games on Steam right now talk about how hardcore they are and how they will beat you down to the point of quitting and cr...

 
 
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StarCraft II being used to train artificial intelligence

Blizzard, in association with research company DeepMind, have developed software based on the real-time strategy game StarCraft II that teaches computers how to think for themselves.Judgement Day is upon us... Maybe.The two companies have c...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Study argues that some games improve cognitive functioning

Usually when science and video games meet, it’s to do the billionth study on whether or not they cause violence. Every time, a lot of money is spent to find out that no, video games probably don’t cause violence, and then six mo...

 
 
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Don't Starve used to demonstrate placebo effect in games

The placebo effect is a well-known psychological concept wherein performance and results can be altered when a subject believes conditions are different even when they aren't. Classically, placebos are given in medicinal studies in order to...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The life cycle of the rare video game streamer discovered

Streamers are a bit of a strange lot, with their "Kappas", raidings, and being sociable to strangers… I don’t really get it, and I've streamed for years.  However, their mysterious world may have just been opened up, as Te...

 
 




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I finally find a significant other and shes too busy 90% of the time to spent time with So very little has changed in my life, I still have to use video games to kill time until happiness arrives and cant just enjoy them for what they

 
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I just learned there is a sequel to Jingle All The If I have to fill my brain with this knowledge, so do

 
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After 2 hours of Kulve Taroth hunts, what better way to take a break from Monster Hunter World than Monster Hunter Generations

 
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