7 classic arcade games that can still teach developers lessons today
Many of us have fond memories of the arcade games of our youth. For a lot of us, dropping quarters into favorites like Pac-Man, Street Fighter, and Frogger was a formative experience, the basis for a life-long passion for video games. The industry has ...
- Inter Milan's Plan to Stop Losing Money and Start Winning Games
One of Europe's most storied soccer teams says it has a plan to turn a 140 million euro deficit into a profit, and fast. If Inter Milan, an 18-time national champion and winner of three European Cups, can pull off a turnaround, it will accomplish a ...
- Monday's Games
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How Pokémon Go revealed games to be the future for marketers
The success of Pokémon Go underscores what we already know: mobile games defy demographics and are consistent, strong performers at app stores, so why aren't marketers diving in? Robby Yung discusses in this guest post. October 25, 2016 2:12.
- Southland teacher creates board games to teach kids manners and safety messages
Surrey Park Early Learning Centre teacher Mike Richards has created a series of childrens' board games which teaches them essential social skills. Safety messages, good recycling habits and polite manners might not sound like the most engaging of ...
- ESPN FC
Lucas must take his chance vs. Reading - Wenger
ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno and Ross Dyer give their picks for some of the upcoming EFL Cup matches. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has urged summer signing Lucas Perez to take his chance ahead of the Gunners' EFL Cup clash with Reading.and more »
- Call of the Wilde: All systems are go after six games
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- Breach of trust - Lured by mobile games, chocolate
Times of India
KOLKATA: A smartphone loaded with games, a large packet of chips and two bars of milk chocolates were all a kidnapper had to offer to the kids, aged 5 and 6, to lure them away from their home and hold them captive for three days seeking a ransom from ...
- AOL News
The Warriors' 10 must-see games this season
Admit it: At some point this season, you're going to miss a Warriors game. Company holiday party, nephew's baptism, a honey-do list too long to be finished before tip-off ... whatever the reason, we know that most of you aren't going to go 82-for-82 in ...
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The 5 Best Mobile Games to Play Offline
Playing games is a great way to kill time on a long plane ride or monotonous commute. Unfortunately, a lot of these games require a steady internet connection just to play them, which isn't always a possibility when you're flying a mile high or ...
- Calgary Sun
Invictus Games bringing soldiers to Toronto | Calgary | News ...
Prince Harry ORLANDO, FL - MAY 08: Prince Harry meets the USA Invictus Team ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 at ESPN ...and more »
- Hawks Offering Military Ticket Discounts For October, November Games
We are honoring active and retired military members with special ticket discounts for all of our home games in October and November! Beginning with our Opening Night game on Thursday, Oct. 27 and continuing through our final November home game on ...
Nintendo Switch Not Backwards Compatible With Physical 3DS or Wii U Games
By Alex Osborn Nintendo Switch won't be able to play your library of Wii U discs or 3DS cartridges, as Nintendo has confirmed that its upcoming console doesn't feature physical backwards compatibility. When asked whether or not Switch can play physical ...
Next phase of Canada Summer Games bid to cost $150K
Greater Sudbury city council will be asked next week to approve spending $150,000 to prepare for the next round of bidding to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. File photo. Greater Sudbury city council will be asked next week to approve spending ...
- Shannon Szabados released by Peoria two games into season
The two-time Team Canada gold medalist spent two seasons with the Columbus Cottonmouths, who decided to let her test free agency last summer. On Sept. 20, she signed a team with the Peoria Rivermen, who won the SPHL's regular-season points title ...
- What kind of games are popular with both children and parents?
The Joan Ganz Clooney Center talked to nearly 700 parents to find out what their children, aged 2-17, are playing and if the parents play along with them. The survey then ranked game genres by popularity with children, but also noted which percentage ...
- Business Insider
This company is turning news into video games
"The world thinks America is weak. As Commander-In-Chief, it's up to you to prove them wrong. By bombing…all of them.” The words appear on screen, accompanied by a portentous tune reminiscent of late '90s gaming. A bald eagle looks you straight in the ...
- The Hockey Writers
Are the NHL's Outdoor Games Getting Old?
The Hockey Writers
Who doesn't love hockey being played out in the open air, reminding everyone (except most of the players) of their days as a kid on frozen ponds? Who doesn't love watching some of the best players of all time suit up and skate around very slowly ...and more »
Henrikh Mkhitaryan's lack of Man Utd games raises questions as to whether Jose Mourinho ever wanted him - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Henrikh Mkhitaryan's lack of Man Utd games raises questions as to whether Jose Mourinho ever wanted him
In the directors' box at Old Trafford last Thursday evening sat Henrikh Mkhitaryan. He had taken part in a 'full' training session earlier that day and had, therefore, been left out of the squad by Jose Mourinho for Manchester United's Europa League ...and more »
- Marauder basketball teams sweep weekend road games
The McMaster men's and women's basketball teams continue to play well through the non-conference schedule, and both were able to capture three wins as they travelled to Montreal and Toronto respectively. The Marauder women headed to Ryerson to ...and more »
NBA zooms in to make games more mobile friendly
The NBA is getting up close and personal for fans watching games on their mobile devices. Basketball fans catching Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving slash to the hoop on their phones and tablets will now have the option of zooming in on the action ...
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These are Xbox Live's Games With Gold for November
The next set of Games With Gold for Xbox Live members arrives next Tuesday, Nov. 1, and November's foursome leaves something to be desired. Four games, two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360, are on offer through the end of the month, from an ...
Xbox One news: Games with Gold November 2016 REVEALED, Five Backwards Compatibility titlesExpress.co.uk
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PS4 Pro release date looms, as new games CONFIRMED for launch
PS4 PRO has a growing list of 4K games, as EA throws its support behind the console ahead of the November release date. By Liam Martin. PUBLISHED: 10:46, Mon, Oct 24, 2016 | UPDATED: 12:24, Mon, Oct 24, 2016 ...
New Video Games This Week: 'World of Final Fantasy', 'Titanfall 2' and MoreHeavy.com
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Nintendo Switch: Details, Wishes, Rumors, and Questions
Finally! The Nintendo Switch (formerly NX) has been revealed. Praise Miitomo. After over a year of speculation, we now have a clearer idea of what Nintendo's next machine will be. So from now until March 2017, all of our guesses won't be quite as baseless.
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Nintendo Switch: UK release date, price, specs, games and how to pre-order Mario's latest consoleMirr
- The Guardian
The NFL needs help when even its marquee games stink
Carson Palmer (right) consoles place kicker Chandler Catanzaro, after his game-winning attempt hit the crossbar. Photograph: Roy Dabner/EPA. Hunter Felt. Monday 24 October 2016 04.00 EDT Last modified on Monday 24 October 2016 12.56 EDT.
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UK games retailer charges for its PSVR demos
Still not sold on VR? Got a PS4? But still not sure? Then you should probably test it out before laying down the hundreds of dollars (or pounds) the peripheral costs. But you probably shouldn't have to pay to do so. But that's exactly what UK retailer ...
Virtual Reality Gaming Isn't so Great if You're DisabledGeek
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Where will the NHL go next for outdoor games?
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- Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa 67's force overtime, but losing streak stretches to four games
The Ottawa 67's losing skid hit four games on Saturday night in Sault Ste. Marie, but not before a third-period rally earned them a point. The 67's, whose record fell to 3-7-2 with their seventh loss in eight games, trailed 3-1 after 40 minutes, but ...
Class 7A-8 shakeup: Gaither's Jason Stokes resigns; Sickles forfeits games
Two teams, one district, multiple forfeits, one coach resignation. Class 7A, District 8 just got a lot more interesting. Related News/Archive. Gaither coach Jason Stokes sidelined while under investigation. 1 Month Ago. Football: Sickles 28, Gaither 14 ...
Whattaya at? Vintage video games
Scott Mercer works in Alberta's oil patch, but when he's home in St. John's, you'll find him working on his side-business/hobby — restoring vintage arcade machines. "I've always wanted one of these for myself," says Mercer, as he works the joystick on ...and more »
College football scores: Results, top 25 games and latest Week 8 updates
Welcome to your home for all things college football during Week 8, where there have been very few surprises today as we conclude most evening games. No. 1 Alabama handled No. 6 Texas A&M, 33-14, and will hold onto its No. 1 spot. In other top 5 games ...
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- Psychology Today (blog)
Violence In Games Does Not Cause Real-Life Violence
Psychology Today (blog)
Violence is a strategic act (link is external). What I mean by this is that a threat to employ physical aggression against someone else unless they do what you want is one that needs to be credible to be useful. If a 5-year-old child threatened to beat ...
- The Province
Iain MacIntyre: Four games in, Canucks drop Eriksson for Baertschi on first line
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings have a goaltending crisis, but that won't matter tonight unless the Vancouver Canucks find a way to sustain more offensive pressure. To do so, coach Willie Desjardins is changing his first line, dropping ...and more »
- The Hindu
We see transfer of talent from other games into rugby, says Nasser Hussain
Nasser Hussain, former India rugby captain, is involved with rugby taking roots across the nation as Rugby India general manager. The Societe Generale Junior National Rugby Sevens at the Bombay Gymkhana attracted participation from 18 States. He talks ...and more »
- Buffalo News
Healthy again, Sabres' Jeanneret back for 42 games
Longtime Buffalo Sabres announcer Rick Jeanneret will call 32 home games and 10 road games this season. (Derek Gee/News file photo). By John Vogl. Published 1:25 p.m. October 22, 2016. Updated 17 minutes ago. SHARE · TWEET · EMAIL. Despite ...and more »
Why VR content outside of games and entertainment is failing
VR content companies that aren't making a game or something that is entertaining are finding little money or engineering talent available to them. Money and talent are being funneled mostly into the “fun” categories, which are expected to see the ...
- New York Daily News
With ratings up 80% for NFL games, London looks 'ready' now
New York Daily News
Fan interest surges for the NFL in England as can be seen here at a fan rally in London Saturday with the Giants and L.A. Rams in town to play at Twickenham stadium on Sunday. (Tim Ireland/AP). BY Pat Leonard. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Saturday ...and more »
- Bleacher Report
Week 7 NFL Picks: Predictions for Sunday's Games, Odds Guide and Over/Under Tips
Week 7 offers much in the way of strong odds for bettors to exploit as the weekend approaches. 19.7K. Reads. 7. Comments. With any luck, bettors got off to a hot start in Week 7. It wasn't too difficult, really, with the Green Bay Packers hosting the ...
How games make money: an interview with Noodlecake Studios, publishers of Alto's Adventure - Android Authority (blog)Android Authority (blog)
How games make money: an interview with Noodlecake Studios, publishers of Alto's Adventure
Android Authority (blog)
With The Bug Butcher recently released on Android, Noodlecake Studios may well have another hit on their hands, following the immense popularity of Alto's Adventure. With several mobile games achieving stratospheric success in the last couple of years, ...
- iTech Post
No Man's Sky Update: Hello Games' HQ Appears Lifeless, Confirms Game's Death?
A No Man's Sky player paid a visit to Hello Games' Headquarters at Walnut Tree Close, trying to prove the rumors about the studio abandoning the game. (ArcadeCloud/YouTube). It seems that the scariest thing that most No Man's Sky fans won't hope for ...
'No Man's Sky' News & Update: Hello Games Trying to Keep Up with Negative Reviews; Studio Looking to VR to Pacify ...Gamenguideall 4 news art
- The Guardian
SeaFall: is the legacy format heralding a new era of board games?
After the success of Pandemic Legacy, designer Rob Daviau is back with a seafaring adventure. But is everyone ready for board games you throw away at the end? Seafall board game components. Seafall is seen as the true test of the legacy format – the ...
- Toronto Star
Five Raptors games to circle on your calendar
Minnesota Timberwolves Andrew Wiggins (left) battles with Toronto Raptors DeMarre Carroll last year. (Melissa Renwick / Toronto Star FILE PHOTO). By Chris O'LearySports Reporter. Sat., Oct. 22, 2016. The Raptors begin the difficult task of topping ...
Todd McLellan's Oilers getting stronger in hard places where games are won & lost - Edmonton JournalEdmonton Journal
Todd McLellan's Oilers getting stronger in hard places where games are won & lost
The Edmonton Oilers' Patrick Maroon (19) scores on battles the Calgary Flames' goalie Brian Elliott (1) during first period NHL action at Rogers Place, in Edmonton on Wednesday Oct. 12, 2016. The first Oilers' regular season goal at Rogers Place. Photo ...and more »
- The Sun
Autumnwatch star Chris Packham says Martin Hughes-Games isn't going anywhere
For 10 years, Autumnwatch has charmed millions by bringing the best of Britain's wildlife into people's living rooms. But the popular programme hit headlines last month when presenter Martin Hughes-Games tweeted: 'The BBC commissioner Tom McDonald ...and more »
Top 25 Wii U Games
The countdown to Nintendo's next console has begun, but while you wait there are plenty of Nintendo Wii U games to play. After much deliberation, we've settled on a list of 25 games you should add to your Wii U library now. A quick note on the Top 25 ...and more »
Flyers' Dale Weise suspended 3 games for head shot on Ducks' Holzer
Philadelphia Flyers forward Dale Weise was suspended for three games without pay by the NHL on Friday for an illegal check to Anaheim defenceman Korbinian Holzer's head. The hit came in the second period of the Flyers' 3-2 home loss Thursday night.
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Innsbruck has 'an excellent chance' of hosting 2026 Winter Games
Innsbruck would have "an excellent chance" of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics if the Austrian city decides to bid for the games, a top IOC official said Friday. International Olympic Committee executive board member Gian Franco Kasper told The ...and more »
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Click on the video player above on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET to watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting Canada's best high-performance athletes.and more »
- Toronto Star
Young Leafs struggle to close out games: Feschuk | Toronto Star
The goals have come often, but the Leafs are more focused on wins.and more »
How to Play Video Games and Not Mess Up Your Body
For many of us, playing video games is a form of relaxation and escape. According to a research paper from the Journal of Play, gaming also happens to be pretty good for you. But, nothing is perfect, and video games are no exception. Studies cited in ...