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Watch Kids Rage Quit Super Meat Boy
on February 18, 2015 at 05:31 PM
Super Meat Boy is exceptionally difficult, especially when compared to many mainstream video games. This bloody, unforgiving indie platformer received immense success and popularity when it released in 2010. Now you can watch a group of kids stumble their way through the game’s increasingly infuriating...
NPD: More Than One Third Of U.S. Population Plays PC Games
on September 09, 2014 at 10:43 AM
And to think they said PC gaming was dead. The platform is not only living, it's thriving according to a new NPD study that claims 37 percent of the U.S. population over the age of nine plays PC games. These aren't just passing fancies, either. The report suggests this contingent plays an average...
Video Gaming Changes Adolescent Brains, May Cause Addiction
on June 23, 2014 at 08:56 AM
A new article in the peer-reviewed Neurology Now journal explores the physical effects of extensive video game exposure on adolescents. The report reflects (and endorses) past research that identifies the positive effects of gaming, but warns about physiological changes due to excessive exposure. The...
Reader Discussion: What Premium Gaming Peripherals (If Any) Do You Use?
on February 05, 2014 at 08:04 PM
High-end video game peripherals are big business. Are there any that you insist on using? For console gamers, the standard controller tends to be the best option, but that hasn't prevented companies from trying to make their own. Fight sticks for fighting games and flight sticks for flight games...
Online Game Cheating Tempered By Player Community
on January 08, 2014 at 12:40 PM
A new study published in the journal of Behavior and Information Technology offers some interesting details about the way that online gamers behave. Contemporary wisdom suggests that anonymity is the biggest factor that enables and encourages bad behavior from online players, but this new study offers...
Nvidia Shield Gets A New Release Date
on July 21, 2013 at 06:18 PM
The Nvidia shield, the hand-held current-gen console, experienced some good news and some bad news in June. Shortly after the announcement of a price drop from $349.99 to $299.99, the device was delayed to an indeterminate date in July. Nvidia has finally revealed what that indeterminate release date...
Jimmy Fallon Presents Gaming With Mom
on June 21, 2013 at 08:08 PM
Playing games with your parents can sometimes be frustrating, but as Late Night host Jimmy Fallon proves, watching other people play games with their mom can be very entertaining. In honor of Video Game Week, Jimmy asked fans to submit videos of them playing video games with their mom. Here's some...
Do You Play Games Before Bed?
on October 19, 2012 at 08:38 PM
Scientists say that playing games before bed can be bad for your sleep habits. What are your pre-bedtime rituals? According to Gamepolitics , a new study by the Sleep Laboratory at Flinders University found that "long periods of game playing before bed time caused significant sleep disruptions in...
Kongregate App For Android Phones Updates To 2.0
on September 21, 2011 at 04:38 PM
Kongregate, the free game-finding mobile app for Android phones, received an update to version 2.0. Now the app offers a slew of additional social network type features. Check out the video below to see an explanation of the new features with Kongregate 2.0. [ Full disclosure: Game Informer is owned...
Razer Slices Into The Gaming Laptop Market
on August 26, 2011 at 11:50 AM
During an early morning press event at PAX, we got a first look at Razer’s new gaming laptop, simply called the Razer Blade. Razer co-founder and CEO, Min-Liang Tan, told us that several years ago Razer set up a stealth division to start working on experimental gaming products. The first example...
The Current Crop Of Companion Games
on May 11, 2011 at 05:19 PM
Companion gaming may be the wave of the future. Mobile and social games allow you to participate in your console games when you are away from your television. But you know all that already from reading "The Total Experience" in issue 231 of Game Informer Magazine.Take a look below for videos...
GameStop To Create Gaming Tablet?
on April 10, 2011 at 06:30 PM
In an interview with CNBC, GameStop president Tony Bartel revealed that the game retailer intends to begin selling tablets equipped for purchase of digital games through its newly acquired Impulse digital distribution channel or streaming them through the company's Spawn Labs service. Bartel did...
Sleep Therapist Says Gamers Are Like Cocaine Addicts
on March 11, 2011 at 11:12 AM
There's never a shortage of so-called "experts" out there ready to make specious claims about the negative effects of video games, but this takes the cake. MCV UK recently reported on Steve Pope, an English therapist who went on BBC Radio 5Live yesterday to discuss a recent Reuters article...
The Worst Thing On TV: NCIS
on March 09, 2011 at 03:55 PM
A recent episode of NCIS featured some of the most awkward and inaccurate dialogue about video games we’ve seen in awhile. But we're sure CBS can top itself pretty soon. The writers on NCIS must be more technically savvy than we are, because this all sounds like gibberish to us. Maybe someone...
Ice-T: Words With The Original Gamer
on February 16, 2011 at 02:30 PM
I used to call myself “The Original Gamer” in the magazine in tribute to Ice-T’s 1991 album O.G. Original Gangster , so I was excited to find out, via his many postings on YouTube and Twitter, that the gangster rap legend and actor is a devoted gamer. I recently got a chance to speak...
365 Days Worth Of Gaming Tweets Looks Like…
on July 28, 2010 at 10:25 AM
This. Website and summative service Aggregame took the liberty of compiling a year’s worth of video-game related tweets (a period spanning July 27, 2009 – July 22, 2010) into a single graphic. Over 150 words are represented in the image, the largest being those most tweeted or retweeted....
Nielsen: Nearly 3/4 Of U.S. Households Own A Gaming Device
on January 05, 2010 at 09:01 AM
Fact: A percentage of households in the United States own video-game console. OK, that didn't have quite the effect I was going for. Let's try that again. Did you know that females play video games? It's a fact. Nielsen has released a sheet filled with actual media facts in anticipation of...
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