Monthly Archives: January 2018

Pittsburgh researchers and Schell Games are using a video game to save more lives in the ER

In a medical emergency, every moment counts — and decisions made under pressure can have life-or-death consequences. That’s why one local physician wanted to create a way for emergency room … Continue reading

Video game addiction ‘contributes to depression and anxiety’

Addiction to video games can contribute to depression, anxiety and low self-esteem in players, affecting them both psychologically and physically, a study has suggested. Excessive game playing caused physical ailments … Continue reading

Video game maker EA suffers ‘Star Wars’ shortfall, but still cheers analysts

The poor performance of Electronic Arts Inc.’s “Star Wars Battlefront 2” was in the spotlight on the company’s fiscal third-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, but that didn’t hurt its shares. … Continue reading

Gentle Whispering Infiltrates World of Video Game Shooters …

You’ve probably never heard of ASMR. It stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. Some describe it as a tingly, mildly euphoric sensation that starts at the scalp and moves down … Continue reading

#NotNolan: Why game creators are speaking out against the founder of Atari

The annual Game Developers Conference is one of the most prestigious events in gaming. Unlike expos like E3, where publishers arrive to make announcements and showcase their new products, GDC … Continue reading

Classic video game Pong is getting its own game show called Million Dollar Pong

The classic Pong video game is getting a 21st century reboot in the form of its very own television series. Variety reports that pioneer video game maker Atari has teamed … Continue reading

Kansas swatting death: Video game dispute leads to a real-life …

(CNN)A virtual shooting death in an online video game led to the real-life shooting death of a Kansas man in December, according to court documents. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) … Continue reading

Football, lacrosse and video gaming: LVC launches esports program

CLOSE Palmyra firefighter suffers head trauma. Firefighter was hit in head after driver ran over hose. Drunk driver causes two crashes on Route 72. A drunk driver crashed into two … Continue reading

New video games come with big hidden costs

You are using an outdated browser. Upgrade your browser today to better experience this site. <!– Sign In –> Current 24 Cloudy 3-Day Forecast HI: 25° LO: 13° HI: 25° … Continue reading

Shooting death in video game leads to a real one in Kansas

(CNN)A virtual shooting death in an online video game led to the real-life shooting death of a Kansas man in December, according to court documents. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) … Continue reading