News tagged with playing games

Games play into Facebook's future

As investors agonize over Facebook's future, the online social network used by a seventh of the world's population isn't forgetting the importance of play.

dateOct 08, 2012 in Internet
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Connoisseur of chaos

As a high school student in a Detroit suburb in the 1990s, Russ Tedrake did not fit the standard profile of a future computer science professor. Although he had a talent for math—"I won some of the little math competitions," ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Robotics
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Getting serious about global gaming

(Phys.org)—Researchers at the University of Alberta have teamed up with colleagues in one of the world's leading centres on electronic gaming to form a network that will help close the gap between academia and the gaming ...

dateAug 24, 2012 in Software
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Videogame play becomes a spectator sport

Videogame play is becoming a spectator sport. "It is the next evolution in gaming," said Matthew DiPietro of TwitchTV, an online platform that enables people to stream play live online.

dateJun 07, 2012 in Software
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Game Review: 'Ninja Gaiden 3' a letdown for fans

(AP) -- If you were playing video games in the 1980s, you probably remember flinging your Nintendo controller across the room after the original "Ninja Gaiden" sliced and diced you into mouth-frothing aggravation.

dateMar 29, 2012 in Software
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