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The Nostalgia Trap: Don’t Let Fond Memories Ruin Your Gaming Future

How I miss you, old friend. You came into my life as a complete stranger, but you’ve made a mark much deeper than most. Even …

Posted by Taylor Stein on April 8, 2016
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Travel to Hawaii with Gummy Drop!

Gummy Drop! is giving you a chance to win a FREE trip for TWO to Hawaii!!!! Winter is just ended a couple days ago and …

Posted by Krista Lofgren on March 24, 2016
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The Great Console Cross-Platform Conundrum

Something interesting may be happening in the gaming world. Sega gave up the ghost on coming out with a viable console in 1999, and since …

Posted by Tyler J. Hill on March 23, 2016
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The Life of a Gamer: From Birth and Beyond

Article updated with original illustrations by Erick Lingbloom. “People of all ages play video games. There is no longer a ‘stereotypical game player,’ but instead …

Posted by Taylor Stein on March 22, 2016
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5 Things Only Retro Console Gamers Would Remember

A large portion of the gaming community is too young to remember the early days of the video game industry, long before life-like visuals were …

Posted by Taylor Stein on March 16, 2016
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Top Ten Epic Video Game Soundtracks

Even when we had only 8-bit games to choose from, music was integral to video games. At my funeral, I want Super Mario Bros. above-world …

Posted by Tyler J. Hill on March 14, 2016
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Level Up Your Language Skill with the Power of Video Games

Meet Paul. A few years ago Paul was just your average college kid with a few years of high school Spanish under his belt and …

Posted by Taylor Stein on March 9, 2016
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How Video Games Promote Personal Development

With 97% of the youth of the United States gaming on a daily basis, it is important to look at what effects video games can …

Posted by Tyler J. Hill on February 29, 2016
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Learning about Cosplay:An Interview with Two Avid Cosplayers

Have you ever seen an amazing costume at a convention and thought “I would like to be able to do that” or “I wonder how …

Posted by Faith Price on February 24, 2016
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Can Video Games Be Art?

In 2010, famed movie critic Roger Ebert declared that video games could not be art. He did so with little gaming experience and seemingly no …

Posted by Tyler J. Hill on February 17, 2016
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Lifeline and Three Minute Games

Be our valentine? Feel the love from 3 Minute Games this weekend! Whether you’re a fan of the roses, chocolate, and hearts of Valentine’s Day, …

Posted by Krista Lofgren on February 12, 2016
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7 Video Game Easter Egg Archetypes to Hunt For

As much as we love playing video games, sometimes it’s hard work. That’s why the joy of coming across an unexpected surprise along the way …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on February 11, 2016