Monday, December 28, 2015

Gaming Round-Up: December 28, 2015

"Samus" by Emilie Boisvert
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News: How Video Games Might Actually Help Our Brains

News: Man Sues Bethesda On Grounds That Fallout 4 Ruined His Life. If this works out, I may have a lot of money coming my way in the very near future.  In a not-entirely unrelated note, Jorge Albor talks about Love-Hating Fallout 4 at PopMatters.

Top Ten Video Games of 2015: City Paper | CNet | College Magazine | Crave | Examiner | ExtremeTech | Forbes | GameRadar | Gunaxin | Kotaku  | Metacritic | Mirror | RedBull | San Jose Mercury | The Top Tens | Times | The Washington Post

Adam Bouyamourn runs down a list of The best video games that kept fans busy.

The best video games of 2015, as picked by the Ars editors

Colin Campbell looks back at The 20 biggest video game news stories of 2015

The Daily Dot's Ferguson Mitchell remembers the 9 saltiest esports moments of 2015. It's been a very salty year.  In the same spirit, Jacob Wolf looks back at The biggest esports chokes of 2015.

Emanuel Maiberg looks back at The Best Games of 2015 I Had Time to Play

Erik Kain looks back at The 15 Biggest Video Game Controversies Of 2015.

At FemHype, Charlie weighs in On Women’s Bodies & Violent Men in the Life Is Strange Finale: "For a game where your narrative choices are supposed to matter, Life Is Strange took the power out of the players’ hands in its final episode, 'Polarized.'" begins the article.

Joshua Calixto looks back at The Year in Feels at Kill Screen

Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan reveals that Video Games Might Actually Help Our Brains

Kotaku's Mike Fahey picks the Top 10 Games Of 2015

Matthew Scribner explains Why Feminist Criticism Is Necessary for Video Games

The Military and Game Developers Can't Both Be Right about Video Game Violence: An ethicist explains why the debate over on-screen homicide is more complicated and worthwhile than we might think, argues Brock Wilbur.

RetroAchievements provides customized emulators and an account structure to add Achievements to hundreds of old-school video games on the NES, SNES, MegaDrive/Sega Genesis, GameBoy, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Advance, and PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16. Browse the most commonly won achievements, the games with the hardest achievements, and the most popular games. Or if you're more into coding than gaming, you could always just check out the GPL-licensed source code for the emulators.

Star Wars Proves It, Video Games Are The Money-Making Masters Now argues Breitbart News Network's Jack Hadfield.

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