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South Korea's unification ministry said on Wednesday that the North had offered to send 230 members of its all-female cheerleading squad to the Games in Pyeongchang. In their third meeting in 10 days at the border village in Panmunjom, officials from both countries also agreed to form a joint women's ice ...

Even though it's early in the Switch's life, the console already has some truly wonderful games. But what new titles in popular franchises do people in Japan most want? Like, that will make them buy a Switch? The answers might--or might not--surprise you. Error loading player: No playable sources found.
"Cold Iron Studios has amazing design, craftsmanship, and development talent that we are excited to welcome at FoxNext Games as we pursue our goal to build a multi-platform, multi-genre portfolio of great games," FoxNext Games president Aaron Loeb, in a statement. "I am a personal fan of Cold Iron's ...
Like books, radio, television and movies, games are an ideal medium to captivate an audience. Yet, unlike these other mediums, games afford full interactivity. That can have big implications for education: Just ask Texas A&M University, which recently wrapped up its first ever game-based course this fall.
I have never beaten Yume Nikki, but that was also sort of the point. I half-suspected that upon completion a candy-colored demon girl would reach out of my monitor and pull me into it. It's a game about dreams that plays like one, with inscrutable puzzle logic and obtuse RPG menus, full of images and ...

Aside from being a platform exclusive, the real-time strategy game is a notable addition due to the recent launch of the Xbox One X. Halo wars 2 is among the 100 games to receive an Xbox One X enhancement update so far. As such, Game Pass provides a relatively cheap way to take the improvements ...
Anybody with a passing familiarity with video games or those who play them knows that games are more than technology. But classifying games as simply some pop culture ephemera that typifies trends and norms also doesn't perfectly describe them. To really get to the essence of games and the ...
According to McGonigal, who has been studying the psychology and neuroscience behind video games for 16 years, when people are gaming, they tend to exhibit physiological strengths that are rarer in the real world. Specifically, people are more likely to show urgent optimism (knowing what actions to ...
A new digital video game distribution service called robot Cache is trying to reinvent the way PC games are published and purchased online, by allowing games to be resold digitally and letting developers and Publishers keep 95 percent of a game's profits.
A reader considers the childhood games that inspired his love for video games, from Sonic The Hedgehog to Micro Machines. As my free time gradually erodes away with various work and family shenanigans, I often reflect on how I became so enraptured by gaming and regret not being at an age where I ...
Andrew Finch was not involved in an unpaid Call of Duty debt, nor did he even play games. When the man who police believe was Barriss called up the Wichita dispatcher, (claiming he had murdered his father and was holding the rest of his family hostage,) he gave them a wrong address. When the SWAT ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Over the next two weeks, several Arkansas Razorbacks will have the opportunity to suit up once more in college all-star games to showcase their talents before the 2018 NFL Draft. SPIRAL Tropical Bowl. Razorbacks: Robert Decker (LS), Dwayne Eugene Jr. (LB) When: Sunday, Jan.
Sixty games were booted off the Play Store after security firm Check Point discovered that they contained pornographic ads and malicious components. Before their removal, the games were downloaded between 3 million and 7 million times, according to the download metrics on the Play Store.
Even for the most passionate of Dragon Ball fans, there's a lot to keep track of. Outside of the manga and the anime and Funimation re-dubs and knowing what's canon, there are more video games based on Dragon Ball than most die-hard fans can probably even play. The upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ is ...
If you still haven't made it a habit to inspect Google Play applications before installing them, then maybe this will make you rethink your ways. Security firm Check Point has discovered a new malicious code hiding inside 63 games and apps on Google Play -- a malicious code the company dubbed ...
2017 was an annus mirabilis for video games. There was at least one game released (Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild) that will live on "Greatest Games of All Time" lists for a long time to come, and plenty more that will hold their top spots on Metacritic for the foreseeable future. You could easily spend ...

Distill the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to their essence and you get 15 sports that involve gliding on snow or ice. Because of climate change, though, by 2050 many prior Winter Games locations may be too warm to ever host the Games again.
The Overwatch League regular season has begun. As with any start to a half year-long sports season, it's crucial to get off on the right foot. After all, there's no need to rise in the rankings if you never fall behind to begin with. Each team will play a minimum of two games per week while the two most ...
The year 2017 was actually a very strong year for the platform, which brought games like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), Nier: Automata, Cuphead, Total war: Warhammer 2, and Resident Evil 2. I've rounded up some of the games I enjoyed countless hours playing, to see if there are any you ...
A surprise Nintendo Direct presentation has gone live, and you can watch it in its entirety below. The focus is primarily on Nintendo Switch games due out in the first half of the year, and if you want a rundown of all the news and the big reveals, you're in the right place. Here's everything Nintendo revealed ...
Video game lovers young and old will enjoy the Museum of the Moving Image's special exhibit of mini games, "Multibowl." This interactive installation combines 30-second snippets (about one level) of over 300 two-player video games that were released between 1976 and 2000. The players are "dropped" ...
Today's Nintendo Direct highlighted the company's peculiar ability to make existing games feel like an event now that they're coming to the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo finds itself in the enviable position of not even needing new titles to get people excited about the hardware. The latest example of this trend ...
PSVR has a little under a tenth of the number of non-VR games currently listed on PSN. However Sony says they've sold more than 12.2 million copies of PSVR games across retail stores and PSN since its October 2016 release--a testament to Sony's aggressive investment and overall success of the fairly ...
Stack Up, the military-focused charity centered around a shared love of video games, has announced a new suicide prevention initiative. Called the Stack Up Overwatch Program (STOP), it provides veterans and active-duty military personnel with round-the-clock access to a team of trained and certified ...
Nobody likes to lose. We hardly ever set out to intentionally fail. But just because it wasn't the goal doesn't mean losing is always bad. Often seeing the dreaded "Game Over" screen a number of times makes finally winning all that much better. And on rare occasions losing is what makes a game so much ...
QUOTE | "The World Health Organization knows that common sense and objective research prove video games are not addictive. And, putting that official label on them recklessly trivializes real mental health issues like depression and social anxiety disorder, which deserve treatment and the full attention ...
It may come as a surprise, but a recent report shows that some two-thirds of parents play video games with their children at least once a week. Long considered a pastime for teenagers and man-children, gaming has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. The report, by the Entertainment Software ...
2018 is here, and so Valve is taking a look back at the year that was on steam. Much as it did last January, it has revealed a list of the best-selling games on the platform, but it's also provided information on some new categories. While it doesn't provide any specific figures, it does give us a snapshot of what ...
It's the start of a new month--and a new year--which means more free games are now available for PlayStation Plus subscribers. January's allotment of free PS Plus games are out now on the PlayStation Store, meaning that titles like Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Batman: The Telltale Series have ...
The Xbox One is a console built around its online feature set, with games and services offered digitally over Xbox Live. And while it is undoubtedly the future of obtaining games, digital titles still come out significantly more expensive than their physical disc-based counterparts. If you're a gamer who wants to ...
The NES Classic has 30 games. The SNES Classic has 21. You might think Nintendo should have no problem putting together at least that many, but the prospect faces a few challenges. Rare is the biggest problem. During the N64 era, this Nintendo-owned studio made many of the console's most popular ...
Does it count as paranoia if someone really is spying on you? Data is the currency of the internet age, and advertisers are always looking for new ways to gather as much data as they possibly can. According to a report by the New York Times, more than 250 games on the Google Play Store could be ...
(We were big fans of Getting Over It, Night in the Woods and Cuphead, in particular.) But the surprise appearance of Baba is You in the top six should immediately add it to your list of anticipated games of 2018. The PC game is an esoteric puzzle game that resembles an old MS-dos title from the 1980s; ...
Sources are sources for the stuff you see and hear on the stream--video games, camera, images, etc. Scenes are different collections of sources that streamers can shift between. So, for example, say that I need to make myself a sandwich and take a break from streaming Overwatch. I might have a logo ...
If anything is certain from Amazon's list of best-selling video games of 2017, it was good to be Nintendo. Amazon's list of its best sellers of 2017 is dominated by Nintendo, which took seven of the top ten slots, according to Amazon. Those games were flanked by another long-time gaming franchise in Call of ...
It's the start of a new month--and a new year--which means more free games are now available for PlayStation Plus subscribers. January's allotment of free PS Plus games are out now on the PlayStation Store, meaning that titles like Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Batman: The Telltale Series have ...
Here be dragons … and grog-swilling pirates, armed cultists, dino-beasts and a teenage supersleuth called Jenny LeClue. We preview spring's biggest releases, from Ni no Kuni 2 to the return of Red Dead Redemption. Far Cry 5. Extremist America on the brink of apocalypse … Far Cry 5. Games.
At first, the games seem to have been designed to reward piano students who are adept at trilling on their touchpads, but automation soon takes over, as the repetitive labor of clicking is replaced by the work of bots that do the making and selling for you. These bots are often given the names of properties, ...
Nintendo dominated 2017, thanks to the new Switch console, as well as the plug-and-play SNES Classic, but it wasn't just the hardware that sold like hotcakes. Amazon has released its list of the best-selling games from 2017, and Nintendo managed to take seven of the top 10 spots. The top three games ...
The team made the playoffs in two of those years and was a legitimate Super Bowl contender in 2015. There were numerous unforgettable games, including his first win over the Lions and the trip to the NFC Championship game. As Arians heads out the door, here is a look back at the 10 top games of his ...
While it's impressive that Rockstar Games fit Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas onto mobile phones, you'll need a gamepad to get the best experience. There are plenty of those available, sure, but chances are you won't have one on you while you're waiting in line at the grocery store. This list serves to ...
Some smartphone games are listening to what your mic picks up -- but not to hear what you say. Instead, they're trying to hear what you're watching. This is something smartphone apps have been doing for a little while now: using microphone access to tell what shows you watch, which ads you hear, and ...
Dozens of Xbox One games are still marked down there for its countdown sale. If you got an Amazon gift card, you can find hundreds of comic titles from Marvel and DC marked down to $5 or less. The Vive Store is also offering a special discount on the HTC Vive VR headset, packing it with Fallout 4 and a ...
To help you know which titles you should be keeping a weather eye on over the next year, we've put together this useful guide. Whether you're playing on PC, PS4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch, you'll find something in this list. Not every one of these games has a pinned down release date just yet, but ...
ESPN senior writer Mike Sando asks league insiders to pick winners in selected games each week. Three evaluators joined the panel for Week 17. This week's selected games: Panthers-Falcons, Cardinals-Seahawks, Jaguars-Titans, Raiders-Chargers and Saints-Buccaneers.
2017 has been a wild ride for me personally, but it was also a year that reminded me why I love games so much. From being transported to the ruins of Hyrule to being in another set of ruins fighting to be the last one standing, this year was an onslaught of great games. There really was something for ...
These are tough times for the thoughtful fan of video games. Adult play, typically viewed with suspicion away from the golf course (where it's justified by networking), the sports arena (where it's justified by money), or the bedroom (where it's justified by, uh, wine?) seems especially frivolous in our put-upon ...
The Emmy-winning daytime talk show Ellen is known for its celebrity and cute-kid interviews, musical performances and audience-participation games. Now, host Ellen DeGeneres is taking the latter to a whole new level with the premiere of Ellen's Game of Games in which she will supersize the games ...
Those are big shoes for 2018 to fill, but a cursory glance at next year's release schedule suggests that we're in for another killer year of games. From Red Dead Redemption 2 to Spider-Man to Anthem to (fingers crossed) Kingdom Hearts III, 2018 has a shot at matching or even surpassing 2017. With that in ...


 

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