Why Do People Play Video Games
Suggested Books
IGN.com: Games, Cheats, Movies and More
Includes codes, reviews, previews, features, releases, hardware, contests, anda gamestore for console and PC games.
 
Genre and the Video Game
An analysis of genre categorization as applied to video games in contrast withbooks and film, with definitions and examples.
 
Water Cooler Games - video games with an agenda
Blog site authored by Ian Bogost and Gonzalo Frasca. Covers persuasive games,newsgaming, advergaming, and related rhetorical forms.
 
Bored.com - Fun Stuff To Do When You Are Bored
A comprehensive list of resources to give you something to do when bored.
 
Games, Gamers and Gaming Culture
Links to computer and video game research resources. Bibliography of game research,researchers, organisations, conferences, archives, news.
 
Engadget
Technology gadget tips and reviews.
 
Video Games, Toys, Robotic Pets & Entertainment
AI Topics provides basic, understandable information and helpful resourcesconcerning artificial intelligence, with an emphasis on material available online.
 
Goldstein, Jeffrey. "Does Playing Violent Video Games Cause ...
Quick and very sharp critique of the validity of recent research on video gamesand violence.
 
BBC NEWS
England
 
N. Ioannidis: Essay on media violence
Includes articles on media violence and video games.
 
Video Game Addiction: Do we need a Video Gamers Anonymous?
Student research paper on games addiction by Mary Schlimme.
 
Planet Half-Life - News, Screenshots, Previews, Reviews, Guides
Resource includes files, forums, modifications, articles, and daily news.
 
[H]ard
OCP - [H]arder than ever.
 
Boing Boing: A Directory of Wonderful Things
A directory of wonderful things.
 
Drew Curtis' FARK.com
Interesting, bizarre and amusing news stories, along with regular photo manipulationcontests.
 
Guinness World Records
The parody site, consisting of a correction to the Kevin Mitnick article and linkto the real guinnessrecords.com site.
 
An Elf's Progress - Finally, online role-playing games that won't ...
An article by Clive Thompson about the addictive nature of online games.
 
The Art of Computer Game Design
The entire book "The Art of Computer Game Design" by games industry veteran ChrisCrawford published in HTML.
 
MobyGames - A Game Documentation and Review Project
An online database of the PC entertainment software industry's products from 1982to present. Includes game descriptions, screenshots, boxcovers, reviews, ...
 
FreeGameCam - Are You Screenshotting? Live Screenshots and News Of ...
Tool for Windows to periodically take screen captures of what you are playingand display the most recent on the web for others to view.
 
Penny Arcade! - The Gambler, Part Two
Videogaming-related online strip by Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins.
 
GameDev.net - all your game development needs
Offers articles, columns, resources, news, and links.
 
Opposable Thumbs: Neglected child dies while parents play World of ...
An article by Ben Kuchera about the death of a child caused by parents sufferingfrom game addiction.
 
Everquest Daily Grind: MMORPG Infinity (no beyond)
A blog about game addiction from a former gamer. Includes stories and lettersfrom past and present addicts.
 
Obesity
Article provides information and tips for dealing with the problem of being overweight.
 
Blog Maverick - www.blogmaverick.com _
Maintained by Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks.
 
Delicious Library
Macintosh software to catalog, browse, and share books, movies, music, and video games.
 
Computer Simulation Games - The Sims, Downloads, The Sims 2 Games ...
Offers reviews, and screenshots for many simulation games.
 
Fun Trivia Quizzes - World's Largest Trivia and Quiz Site!
A collection of categorized trivia games and quizzes. Includes rankings, communityforums, an archive of useless facts, plus the ability to create and share ...
 
ScienceDaily: Your source for the latest research news and science ...
Offers news releases submitted by leading universities and other researchorganizations around the world, organized by day and topic.
 
Rockstar Games: Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
Official Site. Contains screenshots and game information.
 
CBS News
Favorite Video Games 2003
 
DDR Freak - Dance Dance Revolution
Includes a by-state machine registry, tips and hints, song lists, video andphotographs, statistics, and a forum.
 
Ludology.org - Videogame Theory
Independent. Weblog, articles, games. Research on political games, simulations,ludology.
 
World RPS Society - Home
Strategy and game news from the World RPS Society.
 
Hugh Hewitt
Nationally syndicated conservative talk show host heard weekdays. Includes contactlist of regular guests, newsletter, editorials and book reviews.
 
Lifehacker, the Productivity and Software Guide
Recommends the downloads, web sites and shortcuts that save time.
 
The Morning News - The Non-Expert: IKEA, by Matthew Baldwin
How to survive the five treacherous worlds of IKEA.
 
Red Vs Blue News
Comedians write scripts and then use videogames to act them out.
 
Civilization Fanatics' Center: News
Fan site dedicated to the entire Civilization series. Includes news related tothe titles, information, downloads, and bulletin boards.
 
XBMC - Xbox Media Center
Information on how to your turn your Xbox into a fully functional Media Center PC.
 
CNN.com - Jeffrey Toobin: It's hard to prove video game caused ...
[CNN]
 
ze's page :: zefrank.com
A variety of applications and games to play with, plus other assorted humor andmultimedia.
 
Diablo 2 @ Diabloii.net - The Unofficial Diablo Site
Includes news, files, character profiles, monsters, spells, skills, quests,strategies, active forums, and interviews.
 
Video Poker Analyzer
Play for fun or analyze odds to learn the best strategies.
 
SYSTEM OF A DOWN
Offers news from the LA-area hard rock band.
 
MegaTokyo - relax, we understand j00
Two hardcore American gamers get stuck in Tokyo with no money, where they haveto deal with ninjas, giant lizards, androids, the undead, schoolgirls and ...
 

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