Amazon Prime Video Game Discounts

Amazon Prime Members Are Suddenly Getting Great Discounts on New Games

By on July 3, 2015 at 2:31 PM.

Amazon Prime Members Are Suddenly Getting Great Discounts on New Games

Without any notice or fanfare to alert its users, Amazon has suddenly begun offering substantial discounts on new games to Prime subscribers. Destructoid was the first site to note that Prime members will begin seeing lower prices on games at checkout, even though there’s no real indication beforehand of how far the price is going to drop. More →

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Overweight Gamers

Can Video Games Actually Help Overweight Gamers Lose Weight?

By on June 29, 2015 at 4:12 PM.

Can Video Games Actually Help Overweight Gamers Lose Weight?

Though often exaggerated in popular culture, the old stereotype about gamers  being overweight isn’t entirely without merit. A 2009 study, for instance, found that gamers do, in fact, tend to be on the heavier side of the scale relative to the population at large.

But might it be possible for video games to actually help gamers lose weight? Researchers at the University of Exeter believe so, as evidenced by a new study which shows that certain types of mental training can directly result in gamers consuming up to 220 fewer calories each day. Over time, that amounts to nearly two pounds of weight loss per month.

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Steam Summer Sale 2015

Steam’s Monster Summer Sale has begun – these are the 5 best deals we could find

By on June 11, 2015 at 1:36 PM.

Steam’s Monster Summer Sale has begun – these are the 5 best deals we could find

Just days after GOG.com’s big summer sale came to a close, Steam is swooping in to save you from a drought of great deals. At 1 p.m. ET on Thursday, Steam launched its own massive sales event, putting many games and bundles on sale for up to 90% off their original price, including AAA games that launched as recently as this month. More →

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Blades of Brim Review

Play this now: Blades of Brim is the best endless runner on the iPhone, and it’s free

By on June 10, 2015 at 1:43 PM.

Play this now: Blades of Brim is the best endless runner on the iPhone, and it’s free

I thought I was done with endless runners. After Temple Run stormed the App Store in 2011, endless runners became a staple of the mobile gaming scene, from brilliant and simple 2D entries like Canabalt and Alto’s Adventure to branded freeloaders like Sonic Dash and Spider-Man Unlimited.

Most have been pleasant distractions, but few have kept me glued to my iPhone screen for hours on end. Blades of Brim is one of those games.

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Fallout 4 XCOM 2 Trailers

Fallout 4, XCOM 2, Dirty Bomb and Battleborn: Game trailers of the week

By on June 5, 2015 at 12:25 PM.

Fallout 4, XCOM 2, Dirty Bomb and Battleborn: Game trailers of the week

Every week, a landslide of video game trailers hit the Internet, hyping up the games that have just been released, the games that are about to be released and even the games that don’t have release dates. It can be a bit overwhelming to keep up with all of them, which is why we’ve decided to collect our favorites into a single post. More →

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Stop Preordering Video Games

I know you’re excited about Fallout 4, but you still shouldn’t preorder it

By on June 3, 2015 at 3:35 PM.

I know you’re excited about Fallout 4, but you still shouldn’t preorder it

Look, I know how you feel. Bethesda just announced Fallout 4, a game we’ve all been anxiously anticipating for the past 7 years, but no matter how excited you are, no matter how many times you’ve watched that awesome three-minute trailer — you still shouldn’t preorder Fallout 4.

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Need for Speed DOOM

Need for Speed, DOOM and Street Fighter V: Game trailers of the week

By on May 22, 2015 at 5:55 PM.

Need for Speed, DOOM and Street Fighter V: Game trailers of the week

Every week, a landslide of video game trailers hit the Internet, hyping up the games that have just been released, the games that are about to be released and even the games that don’t have release dates. It can be a bit overwhelming to keep up with all of them, which is why we’ve decided to collect our favorites into a single post. More →

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Assassin's Creed Rainbow Six Trailers

Rainbow Six, Assassin’s Creed and Destiny: Game trailers of the week

By on May 15, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

Rainbow Six, Assassin’s Creed and Destiny: Game trailers of the week

Every week, a landslide of video game trailers hit the Internet, hyping up the games that have just been released, the games that are about to be released and even the games that don’t have release dates. It can be a bit overwhelming to keep up with all of them, which is why we’ve decided to collect our favorites into a single post. More →

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Kuku Kube Free Browser Game

Play this now: The free browser game that will have you questioning your eyesight

By on May 14, 2015 at 11:55 AM.

Play this now: The free browser game that will have you questioning your eyesight

Unlike our previous two browser game recommendations, Kuku Kube went viral weeks ago, but after struggling through a few rounds this afternoon, I couldn’t help but bring this infuriating game to the attention of anyone who hasn’t tried it yet. In Kuku Kube, you have to find one anomalous square among a group of squares that are identical… or, almost identical. More →

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Hyper Vanguard Force Browser Game

Play this now: The new browser game that’s going to kill your productivity today

By on May 11, 2015 at 11:50 AM.

Play this now: The new browser game that’s going to kill your productivity today

Last week, we tried something new and pointed you in the direction of a free browser game that had captured our attention. It went over shockingly well, so we’ve decided to make it a regular feature (as long as we can keep finding free games worth sharing).

This week, that game is Hyper Vanguard Force IV, an arcade shooter presented by the team behind Star Citizen. More →

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The Witcher 3 Project Cars Game Trailers

The Witcher 3, Project CARS and Disney Infinity: Game trailers of the week

By on May 8, 2015 at 8:45 PM.

The Witcher 3, Project CARS and Disney Infinity: Game trailers of the week

Every week, a landslide of video game trailers hit the Internet, hyping up the games that have just been released, the games that are about to be released and even the games that don’t have release dates. It can be a bit overwhelming to keep up with all of them, which is why we’ve decided to collect our favorites into a single post. More →

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Snake Rewind

After 18 years, the official sequel to Snake is coming to smartphones later this month

By on May 6, 2015 at 9:45 PM.

After 18 years, the official sequel to Snake is coming to smartphones later this month

The one monumental video game sequel you’ve been waiting for is finally launching this month. No, it’s not The Witcher 3, it’s Snake Rewind, the official sequel to the monochrome classic, from the game’s original designer, Taneli Armanto. More →

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Agar.io Browser Game

Play this now: The browser game that will eat up your entire afternoon

By on May 4, 2015 at 2:49 PM.

Play this now: The browser game that will eat up your entire afternoon

Every once in a while, a game comes along that grabs ahold of the Internet and refuses to let go. These games don’t appear nearly as frequently as they used to, back before digital downloads of full PC games were the norm, but Cookie Clicker is one of the modern examples of how even the most simplistic Flash game can still be a huge hit.

This week, a new game has staked its claim. That game is Agar.io. More →

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