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THQ and Kaos defend 6 month 'crunch' for Homefront

Accusations of an exhaustive "crunch" at Homefront developer Kaos have been met head-on by parent company THQ and the studio's general manager David Votypka. Develop is covering all sides of the issue, including Votypka's acknowledgement that the studio has been crunching for the last six months, w...

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Study: Games can improve vision of adults with lazy eye

Kids with amblyopia, or "lazy eye" as it's commonly known, are familiar with the treatment/ritualistic torture of having a patch put over the good eye and being made to read, in order to strengthen the weaker eye. This doesn't work as well for adults with the condition -- unless they're playing vide...

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Blizzard: World of Warcraft movie has slowed, but still happening

Blizzard Entertainment took the stage here at Comic-Con in San Diego to talk about World of Warcraft-inspired merchandise, and when the topic of the WoW movie came up during the Q&A, Vice President of Creative Development Chris Metzen confirmed that though the process has slowed recently, the m...

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Studies: Games help sick kids

Reuters describes the impact that games can have on hospitalized kids; while test numbers are small, several studies indicate that kids experience less pain while undergoing simple procedures if distracted by games. The article also says that games give kids a sense of normalcy the foreign environme...

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European game addiction clinic opens next month

Smith & Jones, addiction consultants, have latched on to a goldmine -- an obsessive type of behaviour that has few treatment options, save their soon-to-be-opened treatment centre in the Netherlands. The behaviour? Gaming, of course. Their target is the gamer stereotype -- a socially awkward ado...

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