Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Video Game News, December 13, 2005

Video Games Bring Phys-Ed Indoors
by Selicia Kennedy-Ross, San Bernardino County Sun, 12/12/05
"They danced, danced, danced. Then they rode four-wheeled vehicles and did a little boxing and martial arts."

Interview: Games In 2005-2006: Randy Pitchford: The head of Gearbox Software gives his views on the past year in games and what's ahead of 2006.
by John JCal" Callaham, Gamecloud 12/13/05
"Gamecloud continues our series of Q&As with game developers looking back in 2005 and looking forward to 2006 in the game industry with our chat with Randy Pitchford, the head of Gearbox Software."

Nerve.com: The Video Games Issues Dec 12-22
"Video games are not just for kids — or guys — anymore. The average player is thirty."

by Nicole Radzievich, The Morning Call Online 12/13/05
"Four-year-old Liam Henry buried his head in his mother's shoulder Monday, the day after he was admitted to St. Luke's Hospital-Fountain Hill."

Touching Story of Kids, Video Games

by Ryan Gauthier and Sundeep Malladi, The Badger Herald 12/13/05
"With holiday cheer in the air, everyone’s favorite game junkies are making it our goal to spread a positive message of gaming to our readers."

Paying Real Money to Win Online Games.
by Robert Siegel, NPR, All Things Considered. 11/30/05
"Sometime today, millions of people -- most of them in the U.S. and the Far East -- will check out of this world and into what economist Edward Castronova calls a "'synthetic world.'"

Playing Long-Distance Virtual War Games

by Christopher Elliott, NPR, Day to Day 12/13/05
"Military officials sampled more than 450 flight simulation and virtual combat applications from defense contractors at this year's Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Fla."

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