• Google launches 'Change the Game' to celebrate female gamers

    6 days ago - By Android Central

    Whoever said gaming was just for guys?
    There's something to be said about kicking back after a long day and playing a solid video game. Letting all your responsibilities melt away while blasting aliens in the face with a bazooka or dominating your buddies in a word game is endless fun, but if you've ever spent any amount of time lurking around in the gaming community, you'll know that there's a connotation that it's very male dominate.
    This is something that Google wants to address with a new initiative called "Change the Game."
    Google partnered with Newzoo to take a look at the presence...
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  • Facebook is bringing live-streaming and video chats to its Instant Games platform

    Facebook is bringing live-streaming and video chats to its Instant Games platform

    6 days ago - By The Verge

    Facebook's Instant Games platform makes it possible to play titles like Pac-Man in Messenger or on your News Feed , and today it's getting some significant updates. Chief among them is a new live-streaming option that lets you broadcast any Instant game you're playing through Facebook Live. These streams will also be recorded so you can post them to your profile afterward.
    Facebook also says that it's starting to test video chat for select games, so that you can see your friends while you play and even start up a new game from within a video call. The Messenger version of Words With...
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  • Woman Gets So Lost In Watching VR She Mistakenly Starts Stroking Dog's Butt

    Woman Gets So Lost In Watching VR She Mistakenly Starts Stroking Dog's Butt

    6 days ago - By Cinema Blend

    Whether you're playing a scary game or watching a frightening video, the intensity gets kicked up a few notches when you're experiencing those chills in virtual reality. Heck, you might even smooch a dog's butt in confusion. We have video proof.
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  • Playable Christmas tree dungeon-crawler gets planted in London

    Playable Christmas tree dungeon-crawler gets planted in London

    6 days ago - By N4G

    There's a video game masquerading as a Christmas tree in King's Cross in London. It's a dungeon-crawler game, and hundreds have already played it.
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  • Is There a Link Between Intelligence and Playing Video Games?

    6 days ago - By N4G

    Stephanie Watson writes: "The stereotype that gamers are lazy slobs has been floating around ever since video games were first invented. Although I don't see anything wrong with leading a chill life, there's now scientific research to prove the haters wrong."
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