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Gentle games for gentle gamers

As I’m sure most of our readers are aware, video games are constantly being accused of turning players into hyper-aggressive serial killers. Fine. Let’s fight pseudo-science with pseudo-science: A study from Ohio State University indicates that gamers can be emotionally affected by a video game when it is gentle, too. Originally published in the journal […]

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The Strange and Wonderful VidRhythm App is now free

Here on Newegg Unscrambled, we love to share awesome stuff with our readers.  Keeping that in mind, VidRhythm is now free on the Apple App Store.  You should get it.

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Spike VGAs set to air this weekend on Spike

It’s almost time for this year’s Spike Video Game Awards! The show will air on the Spike channel at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Saturday, December 12th. Every year I watch these awards with the same kind of squeamish dread that I’d get from sitting through The Human Centipede. It’s a night of awkward […]

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Electronics leads in sales this Black Friday

Thanksgiving traditions may include activities, such as watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, throwing the football with cousins, making pumpkin pie and perhaps most importantly – scouring over the papers for the best Black Friday deals. Millions of Americans partake in the Black Friday madness every year, looking for that newest craze at a bargain. […]

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What’s the deal with Angry Birds?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past year, you have definitely heard about the widely popular game Angry Birds, but perhaps you’re not really sure what it’s all about or what’s so great about it. Launched in 2009 by Finland-based entertainment company, Rovio, the game has enjoyed immense success and has received winning […]

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Online shopping grows during first quarter

It appears more people are opting to shop online rather than make trips to the store in 2011, according to the latest comScore research. According to the study, ecommerce spending in the United States during the first quarter reached $38 billion, increasing 12 percent from the first quarter of 2010. The increased spending also represents […]

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Tons of possible new Call of Duty info leaked

Gamers are clamoring for any news regarding Modern Warfare 3, and their patience may have finally paid off. Kotaku got their hands on a hefty assortment of leaked details about the next upcoming entry in the Modern Warfare series. What they’ve found seems to show MW3 will pick up soon after the cliffhanger ending of Modern Warfare […]

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Guitar Hero: possibly still kicking?

When Guitar Hero launched in 2005, the gaming industry was literally blown away by the simple, yet engaging concept. Musical video games never really placed gamers into the shoes of a rock-star like Guitar Hero was able to achieve. Recently, there was news that the franchise was coming to an end, but, according to a […]

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Nintendo launches its next portable gaming console

Nintendo recently released its latest installment in the portable gaming market with the 3DS, which provides gamers the third-dimension without the need for special glasses. Nintendo managed to establish itself as a company synonymous with video games in the 1980s with the Nintendo Entertainment System. Although times have changed and Microsoft and Sony now hold a […]

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Kinect’s crushing Move

Not only has Microsoft’s Xbox 360 outsold Sony’s Playstation 3, but the Kinect is currently outselling the Move five-to-one. According to research by Wedbush Morgan’s (occasionally controversial) analyst Michael Pachter, more than two-thirds of Microsoft’s 360 sales in February were Kinect bundle packages. Meanwhile, less than one-fifth of PS3 sales inlcuded Move bundles during this time. […]

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