Dealing With Teen Video Game Obsession

(21 votes, average: 3.57 out of 5)

Games can be addictive – But obsession is something else. The following article is meant for parents of a teen who might be obsessed with video and/or computer games. While in some of our other articles we may sound as though we encourage obsession, we share a concern over teens who tend to shun other […]

Going Broke Playing Games

(59 votes, average: 3.80 out of 5)

You Don’t Have To And Here’s How If you haven’t looked at the cost of new computer or video games and gaming systems as a whole recently, you might be in for a shock. Today’s games and gaming systems can run from a meager $30 all the way to a whopping four hundred dollars or […]

Finding Employment In The Video Game Industry

(11 votes, average: 3.91 out of 5)

In another article, we described a great number of educational opportunities that lay hidden in video gaming. This time, we’re going to introduce a few employment opportunities as well. 1. Working as a Video Game Clerk. Working at video game store or rental place – either permanently or temporarily – has got to be a […]

Playing Nice

(11 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A Few Suggestions for Gaming Etiquette No, it isn’t Ms. Manners to the rescue, nor is it Polite Polly knocking at your noggin. We just know how easy it is to get frustrated or even angry while playing a difficult game, but if we’re not careful, that anger and frustration could lead to some butt-ugly […]

What S Up With Wii

(21 votes, average: 4.05 out of 5)

A Guide of What’s Available for Nintendo’s Wii System If you haven’t heard of Nintendo’s Wii system, we have just one question for you. Where have you been?! This hot new gaming system made its debut right at the time when Microsoft’s new Xbox hit the market. But what makes this system so popular is […]

What S Up With Playstation 2 And 3

(3 votes, average: 2.67 out of 5)

A Guide of What’s Available for SCEA’s Playstation 2, Playstation 3, and the PSP System The Playstation Systems. As number three in a line of Playstation products, Playstation 3 ($599.99) boasts new parallel processing that enables broadband multiplayer action. It’s built in Blu-Ray disc drive promises high definition gaming, tons of media storage, streaming videos, […]

Got Dial Up

(8 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Forget Online Gaming Computer games have come a long way since electronic checkers and the like. Today, we’ve got computer games that would put some 21st century movies to shame and interest in online gaming is catching on like some kind of crazy fever. Once dominated by males aged 25 and older, today’s gaming generation […]

Keeping On Top Of Gaming News

(5 votes, average: 2.60 out of 5)

The gaming industry is a huge industry that consumes as much news space as any other widely known enterprise. It’s so large in fact, if you take a walk down the aisle of any store that sells magazines, you’ll find at least two or three gaming magazines to select from – and this includes stores […]

Your Own Virtual World

(2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Play God – Be God (Even If It’s Only Electronically) Part of the appeal of video games is the visual eye-candy that splashes across the television screen. But even the addictive imagery is only half of the equation. The remaining half is the magic bestowed upon our eyes when this imagery comes to life. Animation […]

Playing Online Games Pro Style

(14 votes, average: 3.29 out of 5)

Even if you don’t know what you’re doing… One of the most intimidating parts of getting started with online gaming is getting over the fear of screwing things up for other players. It’s one thing to play a game and make mistakes at home, but it’s an entirely different thing to play a game and […]

Buying Video Games For A Gaming Tot

(12 votes, average: 3.75 out of 5)

A Quick How To Visit any video game outlet and you’re bound to get overwhelmed by the hundreds of choices available – especially if you’re new to gaming. Interestingly, children and teens seem to know their way around these places as if they were their second home. But for the adult, the typical video store […]

A Video Game Environment Of Your Own

(2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Keep out Ma’ Have you ever fantasized about building a video game environment of your own? A place where you and your friends could spend hours and hours playing your favorite games without interruption? Or how about a place that really shows off your game fetish? It’s really pretty simple to create such a place […]

Becoming A Video Game Expert

(2 votes, average: 2.00 out of 5)

You’ve Got The Skills, So Why Not? If you find yourself playing video games day-in and day-out, you might be a prime candidate for establishing yourself as a gaming expert. All you need is a good knowledge of a wide range of games and gaming systems, and of course, a lot of patience. The rewards […]

What Makes A Great Game

(5 votes, average: 3.20 out of 5)

A Gentle Reminder for Programmers It’s easy to get lost in all the details of building a great video or computer game – so easy in fact, that we can forget the parts of a game that make them fun to play. The following serves as a gentle reminder of what prompts players to play […]

Online Gaming

(6 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

For Mom and Dad… Have you ever wondered what your child was rambling on about at the dinner table when he or she started saying things like “VR” or “RPG”? If so, you’re not alone. “VR” and “RPG” aren’t new text messaging acronyms – they’re acronyms for gaming and this article is going to introduce […]

This Game Sucks

(5 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5)

A Guide To Giving New Games a Chance It’s hard to get into a new groove once we’ve settled into a favorite pattern of doing something and that includes playing new games or trying a new game system. It’s important to remember however that just because you’re not used to the way a new game […]