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PS4 and Overwatch top June NPD charts

It’s that time of month again, folks.  Continue reading PS4 and Overwatch top June NPD charts

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Microsoft’s E3 Conference Recap

For the past few years, Microsoft had very strong showings during E3. No more are the forced Kinect and the weird TV fixations. Now, it’s all about games, games, games. This year is no different. Unless said otherwise, all games that was shown during the conference is Xbox One/Windows 10 Exclusive. Continue reading Microsoft’s E3 Conference Recap

Top Ten best selling physical games in the US for May 2016

It’s time folks — time to see which game conquered the sales charts for the month of May. Was it Uncharted 4? Was it Overwatch? Was it Cory in the House on DS? Let’s take a look. Continue reading Top Ten best selling physical games in the US for May 2016

Why do we Beat Games?

Today was the first day of my spring break so I planned on writing for the majority of the day; however I spent the majority of my time playing a game called Catlateral Damage. It started out as an hour with a comedic but very engaging game, but this turned into a good three hours or so. I realized while I was on PSNProfiles that I was well on my way to already earning the platinum. This got me thinking, what drives people to beat and complete games? Continue reading Why do we Beat Games?

5 Thoughts on the Best Selling Games of 2015

NPD has released data for the 10 best selling games of 2015.  Before viewing the list it is important to note that NPD only tracks physical retail copies, digital sales are not counted in the totals.  Also, any unit sold as part of a console bundle like the PlayStation 4 Star Wars Battlefront bundle or Xbox One Fallout 4 bundle is not factored into sales on the list. With these factors in mind, the platform which sold the most copies for each game is listed in parentheses by descending order. Check out the list below and read my thoughts on the sales as a whole. Continue reading 5 Thoughts on the Best Selling Games of 2015

Gaming is the Future of Education

As my first New York Comic Con Panel ever, it was quite fitting that it would blend my two passions together: gaming and education. “Gamers and Education” offered various perspectives and realities about how technology, and more importantly, gaming have and will impact the educational experience for students. Below are some of the items discussed and even some applications that I see in my school now. 
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3 Takeaways From July NPD Game Software Sales

The NPD Group has released video game sale numbers for the month of July.  When taking a look at the software sales, here are three things that stand out to me. 
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