Posts tagged videogames
New Rising Media Christmas Gift Guide: Game

Mass Effect, Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty, Halo... Granted, 2012 like countless other years within this generation of gaming has bore witness to many of the usual suspects within our industry. But don't let that fool you, because there's still plenty of gaming goodness found within just waiting to be uncovered in time for Christmas. From epic naval battles in Assassin's Creed III, to the long-awaited return of a certain Master Chief, and the epic close to one of this generation's finest series. Not to mention the launch of the successor to one of the best-selling home consoles ever. Yes, 2012 was another fantastic year for games.

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U.S. Army Looks To Videogames To Help Diagnose PTSD

 

The U.S. Army has awarded contracts (of around $100,000) each to three separate private companies in a bid to create “the highest quality” videogames designed to be able give indications of a soldiers’ mental health in the hope the data could be used to diagnose such conditions as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

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Is The Videogame Industry On The Decline?

Once labelled 'recession proof' by the more optimistic industry players of the world, the videogame industry is now an industry finding it difficult to move with these economically tough times. Under an immense struggle to show any signs of the powerhouse it was just a few years ago, the question has to be asked: how has this happened?

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Monumental eBay Videogame Collection Sells For €1 Million

As videogame collections go, few would be able to match this frankly staggering listing by eBay seller collectors_king (a well-deserved moniker, if ever there was one). In full, the sale includes all games ever released for Nintendo home systems (from the Famicom to Gamecube), all games ever released for Sega systems, and every single game for NEC systems – all ‘factory sealed’. And now, it has sold, for a truly staggering €999,999.99 with €1,000 shipping charge.

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