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32 Year Ban on Arcade Games Lifted In Massachusetts

Can you imagine if arcade games were banned because they are “too addicting for children”?  Well, that’s exactly what happened 32 years ago in Marshfield Massachusetts.
In 1982 Arcade games were banned for being too addicting, and the town has finally lifted that ban.
Craig …

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If You Love Final Fantasy, You’ll Love These Other RPGs

Final Fantasy is easily one of the biggest game series ever. Everybody knows about it, and literally every gamer has tried at least one Final Fantasy game; and probably loved it. If you tell me you hate every FF game, I will not believe you.
But, there has to be games out there that will give…

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Google Glass Gaming

With all the talk of VR systems lately, it has resulted in some other futuristic hardware being put on the back-burner. Well, Google wanted to make sure that didn’t happen any longer, as they have showcased a few mini games for Google Glass to demonstrate its gaming potential. These games …

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The ESRB, Online Gaming, and Parenting

I think most of us, at least those above the age of 18, can remember having to negotiate with a sibling or parent into buying a game that we couldn’t – due to age restrictions. I can, in my long history of negotiating, can only remember once where an employee of a store actually at…

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Is The Internet Ruining Gaming?

Do you remember the feeling of playing through a game in entirety, where there were good times, but also hard times? Hard times when it seemed like you tried every different thing possible, but still could not meet the challenge. Well, depending on your style of gaming, those hard times are…

View full article : http://www.batteredjoystick.com/2014/01/09/internet-ruining-gaming/

Is The Internet Ruining Gaming?

Do you remember the feeling of playing through a game in entirety, where there were good times, but also hard times? Hard times when it seemed like you tried every different thing possible, but still could not meet the challenge. Well, depending on your style of gaming, those hard times are…

View full article : http://www.batteredjoystick.com/2014/01/08/internet-ruining-gaming/

Xbox One Walks you through Uploading a Video

Xbox’s Major Nelson released a walk through video today showing you how to upload video game clips to the Xbox One. You’ll easily be able to by just saying “Xbox, record that.” You can only upload up to 5 minutes of gameplay and share it on Xbox Live. You will then be…

View full article : http://www.batteredjoystick.com/2013/12/20/xbox-one-walks-uploading-video/