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TikTok’s rant goes viral, leads to safe online games for kids with special needs

A Sarasota mother and a worker at a Pennsylvania dog food factory have teamed up to create a safe haven for children with disabilities to play video games online. Fed up with her son with special needs being ignored, Linda Espada sparked the movement after a TikTok rant went viral. Espada’s 13-year-old son Jacob failed […]

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Forspoken female cast breaks video game mold

Forspoken features a diverse cast of female characters, both bad and good, unlike many AAA video games that only use women as plot devices. Until recently, most AAA video games without customizable characters featured some type of protagonist: a male, often white, with an athletic build and either a pleasant or a stoic personality. The […]

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‘The Geography’ is an ambient video game colored by disaster

Screenshots from ‘The Geography’ courtesy of Michael Berto and Titouan Millet A collection of mountains whose contours sway in the distance, their shadows shimmering like seeds, and a floating generative soundtrack unique to each game session. Based on this description, Geography, now for computer, ios and Android devices, may remind you of other minimalist video […]

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China slows down game approvals as it reassesses titles to protect children

(Photo: Pexels / Pixabay) Video game China China is said to be reviewing several new games to ensure they meet the country’s strict criteria for content and protection of underage players. China’s strict rules of the game According to Bloomberg, the Chinese media watchdog is reassessing game titles that have been submitted for approval by […]

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LARSEN: Should we be worried about video game time? | Columns

Dr Larry Larsen Dear doctor, I just heard on TV that China has limited video game time for its young people. I’m a grandmother, and when grandchildren come to visit me, it seems they can’t get away from their computers and games. This should reduce the time spent on education and learning. It worries me. […]

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Sony’s patent will forever change video game violence

Essentially, the idea behind this patent is to implement negative effects on the character model that is injured. This can be seen both in visual cues and in the way a character moves or is controlled. Sony’s patent application lists a few different ideas on how these effects can be seen or felt during play: […]

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10 video games where the hero does more harm than good

Video games, like most fiction, tend towards happy endings. Once the player has taken on challenges, puzzles, enemies, environments, and bosses, they expect the video game world to get better, the heroes retire happy, the crisis avoided, and in general, to have made things better for everyone. . Sometimes this is not the case. RELATED: […]

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Tencent, NetEase shares tumble as China urges video game companies to focus less on profits

The state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday that authorities had called in companies, including industry leaders. Tencent (TCEHY) and NetEase (NTES), to discuss restrictions on underage streaming and playing video games. During the meeting, companies were “urged to break away from the lonely goal of seeking profit or attracting players and fans,” according to […]

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Bradley Beal’s Wife Goes In With Ronnie 2K On Video Game Scoring

NBA players who are offended by their “NBA 2K” rankings are nothing new. But that’s a different story this year with a player’s wife getting involved now. Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal received a rating of 89 for this year’s edition of the popular video game after scoring 88 last year. This has led many […]

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“Enraged” by Video Game, American Man Attacks Mother, Kills Three Strangers, Says Federal Government

A Washington man with a shotgun killed three people last June after becoming “enraged” by a video game, according to the federal government. Clifton Frank Peter, 37, of Parker, pleaded guilty to three counts of second degree murder last week as part of a plea deal, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s […]