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  • Invictus Games open in London
    By on September 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women open at the Olympic Park in London, with Prince Harry saying lives will be changed.


  • Gameplay: the Missing Ingredient In Most Games
    By on November 26, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Game designer Tadhg Kelly has an article discussing the direction the games industry has taken over the past several years. Gaming has become more of a business, and in doing so, become more of a science as well. When maximizing revenue is a primary concern, development studios try to reduce successful game designs to individual elements, then naively seek to add those elements to whatever game they’re working (more…)

  • Karachi to host key cricket games
    By on October 21, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Pakistan is hosting its highest profile international cricket matches since militants attack the Sri Lankan team coach in 2009.


  • Bath to host Summer Games in 2013
    By on October 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Bath has been selected to host the Special Olympics GB’s National Summer Games in August and September 2013.


  • Weir yet to commit to Rio Games
    By on September 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Quadruple London Paralympics champion David Weir is yet to decide whether he will continue until Rio de Janeiro in 2016.


  • Valve Will Let Gamers Pick Games To Appear On Steam
    By on July 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Valve has announced a new system called Greenlight, which will allow the gaming community to select which games get chosen for distribution via Steam. Developers will post information about their games — this can be screenshots and videos, or even concepts and potential game mechanics for titles still in development. Once posted, the Steam community will be able to vote on which ones are the best. This will prioritize which games (more…)

  • VIDEO: Mark Spitz’s seven golds in one Games
    By on May 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Mark Spitz wins seven gold medals in the pool in Munich in 1972, a record for a single Games until Michael Phelps overhauled him in 2008. (UK users only)


  • 2012 Games flame lit in Greece
    By on May 9, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    The flame for the London 2012 torch relay and Olympic Games is lit in Olympia, Greece, and briefly goes out.


  • X Games 17: Mitchie Brusco Lands 900 During Big Air Practice
    By on July 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Here’s fourteen-year-old Mitchie Brusco flawlessly landing a 900 in yesterday’s practice. Legit as it gets. He’ll join Jake Brown and Bob Burnquist in Skateboard Big Air tomorrow night—tune in.


  • The Oslo Massacre and Violent Video Games: the Facts
    By on July 25, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Media hysteria is once again blaming a real life massacre on violent video games. But looking at every single gaming reference in the Oslo killer’s manifesto shows that such accusations are ridiculous. He played games to unwind from plotting and used them to mask his activities.”

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