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LOOK: This Will Mesmerize You

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2013 | Technology

As much as the consoles change, the controllers really stay pretty much the same. These hypnotizing GIFs from the folks over at Gadget Love prove it. ...

A Debilitating Glitch is Leaving Some New Xbox Ones Useless

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology

For gamers who shiver at the thought of the Xbox 360's infamous "Red Ring of Death," you may want to cover your eyes. Three days after launching th...

Drew Guarini

Everything You Need To Know About The Xbox One

HuffingtonPost.com | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

After an eight-year run and 80 million units sold, the sun has officially set on the Xbox 360. Waiting in the wings is the new Xbox One, the third con...

And The Sales Numbers For The PlayStation 4 Are..

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony says it sold more than 1 million of its PlayStation 4 video game consoles during their first 24 hours on the market. ...

Here Are The Games You Should Be Buying For PlayStation 4

AP | By LOU KESTEN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Sony's PlayStation 4 is now in stores, ushering in a new era of high-definition video games. Perhaps you've already read the largely enthusiastic revi...

New York Gamer Cultivates Community in Qatar

Aleeka Kay Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Aleeka Kay Edwards

Attended by watchful teachers and awash in conversations about school reform, The World Innovation Summit is the latest forum to mesh education and technology. Recent changes in the quality of education can be traced everywhere.

What Everyone Is Saying About The PlayStation 4

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

Sony's PlayStation 4 is set to hit stores on Friday, Nov. 15, and a big question still lingers for many: Should I buy it? While the PlayStation 3 w...

A Cappella And Video Games. What More Do You Need?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

Smooth McGroove has achieved Internet stardom with his unique a cappella arrangements, and this cover of the "Light World Overworld" song from "Zelda:...

9 Ways Video Games Can Actually Be Good For You

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.07.2013 | Technology

Your mother was wrong. Video games aren't bad for you. They're actually making your life better. Despite hand-wringing over a supposed connection b...

Do Sexy Avatars Influence Women Gamers?

Christopher J. Ferguson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Christopher J. Ferguson

A recent study published by Jesse Fox and colleagues in Computers in Human Behavior suggests women who employ sexy avatars in virtual reality (VR) may objectify themselves or blame rape victims in surveys given shortly afterward.

P4RC: Rewarding Engagement in Mobile Gaming

Lin Humphrey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Lin Humphrey

Gamers have not only the intrinsic motivation of wanting the achievement of passing a level, but also the potential of earning a tangible reward in the form of a brand gift card. This dual appeal to achievement holds much potential.

Relighting an Upstate Broadway: It's Time to Rebuild the Catskills with Casino Gaming

Steven Kurlander | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steven Kurlander

Legalized casinos are surely not the cure-all to reviving upstate New York's economy or the Catskills, but in 2013 it's the only viable shot in the arm to rebuild a third world Monticello and allow Sullivan County to begin to evolve.

How Soft Skills, Passion and Connection Can Promote Learning, Competence and Employability

Carol J. Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Schools traditionally place the majority of value on the academic skills students acquire in school. Employers, however, often cite communication, collaboration, critical and creative thinking, ingenuity, innovation, and risk-taking as the most sought after skills in new hires.

Gaming with a Purpose -- Financial Literacy

Child and Youth Finance International | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Child and Youth Finance International

Okay, so one thing is clear: Youth are hooked on technology. Computers, smartphones, tablets, social media, video games... the list goes on. Mostl...

See the New Pokémon X and Y Starters Photographed as Sexy Human Poolboys! (PHOTOS)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

I cast my friends in roles inspired by the new starters: giddy, enthusiastic Chespin; sly, intense Fennekin; and sultry, mysterious Froakie. Add a trainer to keep them all on point, and we had all the ingredients for a sexy poolside photo shoot.

5 Reasons Why Gaymers & GaymerX Matter

Shawn Ahmed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Shawn Ahmed

I'm a gaymer. To many of my straight friends, identifying as a "gay gamer" is as nonsensical as making the distinction of being a gay Trekkie or a gay Notre Dame football fan.

How To Unlock Invincibility In GTA (And What Happens When You Do)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | Technology

As anyone who's played it knows, GTA 5 is a hugely involving and rewarding game. Sometimes though you just want to kick back, take it easy, and blow u...

It's Not a Game: It's Gamification

Rajat Paharia | Posted 11.11.2013 | TED Weekends
Rajat Paharia

I don't think that even Jane would argue that JtCS was fun, and it wasn't meant to be. It was meant to drive a behavior change both in Jane and the people that she "played" with, to help them address the reality of her brain-injured life.

Breeding Versus Parenting: What Type of Society Have We Become?

Laura Wellington | Posted 11.09.2013 | Impact
Laura Wellington

It's a question we really need to mull over and not just in the United States but across the globe as we are seeing the failings of parenting all over. As the impact on our children is enormous, I hasten to guess that the implications on our world have yet to be fully realized.

An Accurate Musical Of How You Feel About Grand Theft Auto 5

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

Love or hate Grand Theft Auto, you have to admit that it's pretty addictive. This musical by the AVbyte Brothers does a pretty good job singing this g...

Modern Music + Classic Nintendo = Awesome

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology

If you love modern musicians like Daft Punk and happen to have fond memories of classic gaming days gone by, then you are in for a real treat. Watc...

WATCH: Most Intense Tetris Game Ever Completed In Under 20 Seconds

Posted 08.20.2013 | Technology

Tetris has never looked so mind-bogglingly difficult. In this remarkable video, said to be shot in real-time (!!!), a Tetris whiz clears 40 lines ...

There's A Catch To Some Of The Xbox One's Best Features

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.08.2013 | Technology

Microsoft promised that the $499 Xbox One will be an "all-in-one entertainment system," but we now know that gamers will have to pony up a little extr...

A Call to Action: Rally 'For' and Support Legalized Gaming in Catskills and New York State

Steven Kurlander | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York
Steven Kurlander

During the last 40 years, one of the hopes to revitalize our Catskill Mountains has been the legalization of gaming in New York State and the building of casinos in Sullivan and Ulster Counties.

Visitors of Social Networks: Media, Mindnets and Gaming, Oh My!

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

For any of us who are experiencing the "paraphernalia with which to communicate" in the 21st century, the question "Is anybody really listening?" could expand to include, "Is anybody really understanding what they are listening to?"