David DeBolt – “A hundred thousand dollars to study a video game that pits ax-wielding ogres against a cast of other fanciful characters? That would buy about 50,000 cans of Red Bull to support those late-night gaming, er, â€œresearchâ€ sessions.”
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September 16, 2008Comments Off on Professor Given $100,000 to Study World of WarcraftVideo Games
Kotaku: – “I think overall the answer to the question, at least in regards to the games they are playing, is not really, but I think we should all lie and make it seem like the children are smarter just so we can stop by our local libraries and play Guitar Hero in the future”
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August 8, 2008Comments Off on Can Guitar Hero Make Children Smarter?Video Games
Gothamist – “The NYPL’s Assistant Coordinator of Young Adult Services, Jack Martin, explained, “Gaming at the library can bridge the gaps between children, teens and adults, bringing them together as families and friends under one space, or through dialog created through the users’ individual game playing.â€ (via)
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March 21, 2008Comments Off on Bring Your Video Game Skills…to the NY Public Library!Video Games
Star Trubine – “Minnesota may not enforce a law restricting the sale or rental of “adults only” or “mature” video games to minors, according to an opinion issued Monday by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.” (via)
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March 17, 2008Comments Off on State can’t restrict kids’ access to video games, court saysVideo Games