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Rocksmith's Bass Expansion comes to PC on October 16

Ubisoft has announced that the Bass Expansion for its educational guitar game, Rocksmith, is arriving on the PC on October 16. The DLC pack, which includes bass tracks and teaching functions for either a standard 6-string guitar or a 4-string bass guitar, hit Xbox 360 and PS3 earlier this August....

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We're learning to like the idea of Imagine Teacher

During their Ubidays press event, Ubisoft unveiled a new entry in their infamous Imagine series of games that someone guessed girls might like (based on what girls on TV seem to enjoy or something). Imagine Teacher trains girls to ... well, train children, using, of course, a series of...

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Pokemon teaches more than just kidnapping

Seriously, when you think about Pokemon, in a lot of ways, it teaches you how to be a competent kidnapper. You find your target, physically beat the snot out of them until they can barely move and are on the verge of death, then you capture them in a ball and force them to fight for your amusement....

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Origami on your DS

TDK is tossing their entry into the tsunami of training games for the Nintendo DS. DS Origami sits comfortably alongside other non-games that teach gardening, skin care, yoga, and language skills. The top screen shows users where to make folds while a controllable video plays on the bottom screen....

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English Training for the younger set

We've already accepted the fact that we'll never get a Japanese language training game in the US. It's fine. We can go to school to learn language or whatever. Because we long ago resigned ourselves to this fact, we can look at these cute screenshots of Hajimete no Eigo Training [Eitore] (Beginning...

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PSPs used to teach UK students

Sony held an interesting event in London today: "PSP in Education National Launch." The event focused on a new project to be helmed by ConnectED that uses Sony's handheld gaming device for educational purposes. According to Gamespot, "teachers found that students benefited from being able to work at...

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High school urges students to play and design video games

In your internal list of things that are unlikely to happen in the current span of civilization, it's entirely possible that "educational institutions urge students to play video games" is pretty high up, nestled snugly between "cactus and balloon become best friends" and "Duke Nukem Forever comes...

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