Displaying items by tag: Video Games

Friday, 24 January 2020 15:05

Could Gaming and Gambling Help Fight Obesity?

For a long time, video games have been held in ill-regard when it comes to fitness. The tired and often entirely incorrect cliché of an overweight person doing nothing but sitting still and playing Nintendo is a story as old as time itself. Interestingly though, the world of today is one that is increasingly taking video games in the opposite direction.

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Browser games are a breeding ground for some of the most influential indie games in existence, and many browser game developers have gone on to achieve great things in the gaming industry. And while there are literally thousands of browser game titles, some have achieved legendary status, being ported from the browser to other platforms and cementing their place in the gaming hall of fame.

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Friday, 22 November 2019 15:22

How the Game of Roulette Could Become More Punk

When writing down which video games are best for punks, the casino game of roulette probably isn't going to be on there. The game may be enjoyed by popular musicians and it may have red and black two popular punk colours, but it's a game with rules and dealers who dress in suits. Punks will probably play music games such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band.

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Thursday, 29 August 2019 10:24

Where to Play Blackjack in Video Games

Sometimes when you’re playing video games, you can start to seek a distraction. As fun as it is to hunt zombies or race supercars, it’s tempting to get away from the main story or the missions for a little while and play something else without having to leave the world of the game.

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Thursday, 21 December 2017 12:24

The Evolution of Gaming: From Board Games to COD

Board games have been around for a long time. Probably longer than you expect. From early games of chance and skill to advanced online gaming and VR, from poker backrooms to online Texas Hold ‘Em tournaments, this is the journey of gaming — and its early roots to its role in society today.

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