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How Video Games Can Improve Dialogue on Mental Illness

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mona Shattell

While there are strong arguments for the games' unique potential as vehicles for a deep, experiential understanding, it is our experience that these kinds of mental health games tend to polarize.

How The Gaming Industry Helps People Help The World

Ken Weber | Posted 06.15.2014 | Impact
Ken Weber

Now is the time for the gaming industry to embrace a new kind of corporate social responsibility -- one that leverages its core products and employee talents to create and deliver meaningful social impact.

Moore College Creates Mobile Game Animation Major for Women

Diane Propsner | Posted 11.09.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

The world of gaming as we know it is changing. Women are the new target market as gaming applications continue to expand into the mobile market -- cell phones and tablets. With this shift, companies are looking for talented artists to provide the visual creative component in these devices.

Great Hiring - Nothing is More Important

Keith McCurdy | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business
Keith McCurdy

Being a CEO of an early stage company, whether it is 15 people or 150 people, is far from easy and there are many pressures and requirements. But if there is one single skill and activity that the CEO can do well to increase his chances of success it is a relentless focus and effort to hire great people, especially early on.

A Safe Bet: Online Gambling's Good for U.S.

Patrick Basham | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology
Patrick Basham

Prohibitionists appear to ignore the fact that most gambling sites, like any reputable business, rely on customer loyalty to remain profitable. The necessity of maintaining a strong customer base would motivate legal American service providers to offer legitimate, reputable gambling sites.

We Are All Nevadans

Arnie Reisman | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Arnie Reisman

What happens in Vegas goes everywhere. But wasn't there once talk about sin and degradation -- and gambling falling in there somewhere? Or was that just a subtext in The Music Man? How can gambling be sweeping the nation, a nation of evangelicals and fundamentalists?

Dear Customer Who Stuck Up For His Little Brother

Kristen Wolfe | Posted 06.13.2012 | Teen
Kristen Wolfe

The dad sees the boy's purple game controller and starts in on the him about how he needs to pick something different. Something more manly. Something with guns and fighting.

(fluff)Friends: A Warning to Game Developers

Kit Marsters | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business
Kit Marsters

For a game developer, a dedicated community of players is everything. You can spend your life working on a brilliant game, but without players to embrace your creation it hasn't got a heart, or a soul.

Winning Moves For The Gaming Industry: Why 'Angry Birds' Soars And Others Crash

Dan Schechter | Posted 10.09.2011 | Technology
Dan Schechter

Both social and casual games have generated a broad appeal by capitalizing on the growing amount of time that consumers are spending on social networks, smartphones and tablets.

Brazil Olympic Funding Taps Sports Marketing Gold

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 06.05.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Ramping up for the 2016 Rio Games, Brazil is promoting tax incentives that allow companies and individuals to invest a portion of their income taxes in programs connected to Olympic sports.

The New York Gaming Meetup: The Nexus for East Coast Interactive Entertainment

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

One of the benefits in living in New York is knowing for a fact that, regardless of what you're into, there's some kind of congregation for you -- like breaking into the interactive entertainment industry.

`Scribblenauts': Nintendo Games Still Ahead Of The Pack

AP | LOU KESTEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Apple has turned the iPhone into a popular device for video games. Sony is about to introduce the PSP go, a slick new version of its handheld PlayStat...

Nonprofits Blaze Virtual Trails in Second Life Mixed Reality Lounge

Susan Tenby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Tenby

Virtual worlds can enable a user to experience learning from an inside, walk-through perspective.

Nintendo's Wii Fit Expected To Rock Market

New York Post | Brian Garrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nintendo's plan to bulk up the appeal of its Wii video-game system among consumers who normally would dismiss it as kid's stuff is poised to get a maj...

Nintendo's Wii Fit Expected To Rock Market

New York Post | Brian Garrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nintendo's plan to bulk up the appeal of its Wii video-game system among consumers who normally would dismiss it as kid's stuff is poised to get a maj...