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100 Most Iconic Movie Shots of All Time

Violent video games for kids have a surprising upside

Eyes gazing straight ahead, backs caved, thumbs ceaselessly mashing buttons: It's a sight to make any parent cringe. Especially when the game involves rapid gunfire, throat-slitting, body-splitting and other gruesome acts.<p>The drawbacks of gaming are well known. Studies have linked video games to …

Gamification

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

The Hidden History of Far Cry 3

“What if you have a game that’s so sweet, it’s like getting an overdose on drugs?”<p>“I said everything I wanted to say about shooters with Far Cry …

The top 10 engines that can help you make your game

With the rapid proliferation of mobile gaming and gaming consoles in all directions, choosing the right game engine often seems confusing enough. Obviously, game engines with proven track records of developing an array of successful and popular games remain top choices for many developers. But as …

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Son Finds His Late Dad's 'Ghost' In A Racing Video Game

This is lovely, strange, and wrenching all at the same time. A teenager whose father passed away when he was just six had pulled out an old Xbox game …

The Seven Constants Of Game Design, Part One

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly writes a regular column about all things video game for TechCrunch. He is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog</i> <i>What Games Are</i><i>. You can follow him on Twitter</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>There are infinite paintings, but also a more finite sense of …

​How To Beat 400 Games In 4.5 Years

In January of 2010, I decided to change my outlook on how I manage my gaming time, how I collect games, and how I contend with the nemesis that so …

Death And Taxes | SPIN

Netflix has acquired a documentary on legendary producer/incredible interview subject Quincy Jones, Deadline reports. The film, simply titled …

I'm Sure You'll Recognize the Music in This Toyota Commercial

Go ahead and listen to the music in the new Japanese commercial for the Toyota Aqua airing in Japan that I embedded just below.<p>I won’t tell you what …

Tips to Make Your PC Cool and Quiet

With the likes of Steam's Big Picture mode and better controller support making it more attractive then ever to get a gaming PC in the living room, the business of keeping that box of spinning fans and clicking hard drives quiet is essential. After all, the last thing you want while sitting down to …

Dota 2 for Dummies: A no-bullshit method to start playing without pissing everyone off

Dota 2 doesn't seem to care whether you know how to play it or not.<p><i>Dota 2</i> doesn't seem to care whether you know how to play it or not.<p>Earlier this week I talked about how great sports coverage laid a foundation for my interest in MOBAs like <i>Dota 2</i>. Then I discussed how the aggressive DLC and …

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