This was good to see: What looked like a truly anti-social media company, game developer Square Enix, saw irresponsibility for what it was and quickly reversed a stupid marketing decision. I’d like to take it as a sign that – in this very social media environment where users are co-producers with the providers of their [...]
Category Archives: videogaming
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s tribute to Sean Smith – dad, online gamer, and Benghazi-based State Department computer expert – was “nothing compared to the memorials that were offered up by many of the 400,000 paying subscribers” of the space fantasy game EVE Online,” Tri-CityHerald.com reports. It said the memorials “flooded social media and gaming [...]
Xbox 360 has robust parental controls for the Kinect and all videogaming and media viewing on its platform.
To parent, educator, and graduate student Seann Dikkers, videogaming is a great parenting, teaching, and learning tool.
A dad writes about his experiences with a smart kid’s workaround, parenting gamers, and Xbox parental controls present and future.
It’s a big year for motion-detection, voice detection, and 3-D gaming at the giant E3 conference this year: here are some implications for families.
It really seems as if all gaming community is going the way of online virtual worlds now. The new Xbox Live, just announced by Microsoft this week, will be more like virtual life than ever. The gaming community for the Xbox console will soon be more three-dimensional – a suitable “space” for the avatars, or [...]
University of Toronto researchers not only found that there’s a “spatial attention” difference between men and women, but also that women can catch up to men in this ability rapidly to switch attention among different objects by playing videogames “for only a few hours.” “One important application of this research could be in helping to [...]