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December 05,2018 18:00
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A review of five family-friendly video games for the holidays

Video games are sure to be at the top of the wish lists of many Canadian children once again this holiday season, but parents may be concerned that some of the most sought-after titles are too much of a time sink, too violent or both. Here are five suggestions from The Canadian Press on games […]
December 04,2018 20:00
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What a Video Game YouTuber Does All Day

“Professional Vlogger” is a pretty new occupation. While watching the Smosh Games YouTube channel might seem like a bunch of friends having fun, we followed host and founding member Mari Takahashi to see how the team comes up with ideas, figures out what shows are working, and what happens during 8 hours of shooting.
December 04,2018 04:40
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The AV Club's favorite games of 2018

Gameological hasn’t traditionally structured its year-end round-up with some authoritative ranking, choosing instead to look back at the myriad experiences we had in games over the year and sorting for the ones we really, truly liked. The result is a list that’s as true to our writers and their own predilections as it is to the year that was. There isn’t a clean-cut narrative to the games th...
December 03,2018 08:20
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Five new Steam games you probably missed (December 3, 2018)

On an average day, about a dozen new games are released on Steam. And while we think that's a good thing, it can be understandably hard to keep up with. Potentially exciting gems are sure to be lost in the deluge of new things to play unless you sort through every single game that is released on Steam. So that’s exactly what we’ve done.   
December 01,2018 01:40
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Fox on games: Marvel gaming crossover

It's no secret: Marvel is trying to conquer the universe. No, we're not talking about the all-powerful Thanos of "Infinity War." Marvel's quest is for domination of the entertainment world, and they're getting one step closer with their newest property acquisition.
December 01,2018 01:40
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Video games aren't bad

As a 13-year-old middle school student and a gamer I feel that video games provide a good balance of benefits when played in moderation, despite some of the
November 29,2018 18:40
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Beware the corporate video game canon

Sony’s PlayStation Classic will be released on December 3rd. You’ve likely seen the lead marketing image—a miniature version of the original console photographed in the wrinkle-less hand of a player perhaps too young to remember the PlayStation’s original release in 1995. They’re holding the 2018 edition, finished with an identical grayest-gray plastic shell, which no doubt plays with th...
November 29,2018 18:40
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The Best Video Games of 2018

This was hardly a vintage year for video games, but there were releases that nevertheless excited, stimulated, and challenged their audiences to think for themselves.
November 26,2018 22:20
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Coalition Of Concerned Parents Condemns Video Games' False Depiction Of How Easy It Is To Smash Wooden Crates

EUGENE, OR—Citing the potential threat to the safety of their children, a coalition of concerned parents issued a statement Monday condemning dozens of popular video games spanning a range of publishers and platforms for what they claimed were grossly misleading depictions of the difficulty involved in smashing wooden crates. “If game developers don’t stop and consider their influence on chi...
November 26,2018 14:00
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Five new Steam games you probably missed (November 26, 2018)

On an average day, about a dozen new games are released on Steam. And while we think that's a good thing, it can be understandably hard to keep up with. Potentially exciting gems are sure to be lost in the deluge of new things to play unless you sort through every single game that is released on Steam. So that’s exactly what we’ve done.   
November 26,2018 00:40
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What we learned from Sunday's Week 12 games

The Seahawks versus the Panthers came down to the final minutes when a missed filed goal from kicker Graham Gano set Seattle up for the win. Here's what else we learned from Sunday's Week 12 games.