video games

Bioshock Infinite ~ What Elizabeth REALLY wants to say

Elizabeth in Bioshock Infinite ~ This parody video from machinima captures what Elizabeth REALLY wants to say while I'm playing Bioshock Infinite. It's also a good approximation of what my son says when he watches my play 🙂 NSFW, mostly due to F-bombs. Machinima made...

Video game that can add 10 years to your life ~ Jane McGonigal ~ TED

Game designer Jane McGonigal gives a fascinating TED talk on how video games can have a real, positive impact on people's lives as she compares deathbed regrets to the reported benefits of playing a simple game. In the talk, McGonigal reveals that she suffered a...

The Last of Us ~ Bill’s Safe House ~ Comic-Con 2012

Naughty Dog's post Uncharted franchise hopeful The Last of Us received enormous buzz at the 2012 E3 convention. During Comic-Con 2012,  they released another teaser video for the game.  This is looking good. NSFW due to language....

Frog plays “Ant Smasher”

Ant Smasher Frog ~ This is a very popular video of an actual frog playing the  "Ant Smasher' game app (for android). As a long-ago biology major who frequently worked with frogs (xenopus laevis), I would have done a research project on frogs playing Ant...
Playing video games can improve brain function

Playing video games can improve brain function

Gamers are saying, “We told you so!” Parents are saying, “WTF!?” According to recent studies, playing video games can increase brain function and improve: creativity decision-making hand-eye coordination night vision…

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Frog plays “Ant Smasher”

Ant Smasher Frog ~ This is a very popular video of an actual frog playing the  “Ant Smasher’ game app (for android). As a long-ago biology major who frequently worked with…

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