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The Science Behind Brain Training Games

The Science Behind Brain Training Games

When Nintendo released Brain Age and Big Brain Academy for their DS system in 2005, they effectively founded a new genre of “brain training” games...

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Old School Fun: Electronic Gambling is Older than you Think

Old School Fun: Electronic Gambling is Older than you Think

If you have been using the Internet for long, or watching network television, you have no doubt noticed a sudden boost in the popularity of gambling media and gaming....

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xbox 360 Emulation: Not yet a reality

xbox 360 Emulation: Not yet a reality

Much to the dismay of many users, Xbox 360 emulation is not yet a reality, though this does not mean that it will not ever come out. At the moment, the main problem...

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Wii Emulation: Simple and Available

Wii Emulation: Simple and Available

Currently, there is just one emulator available for the Wii home gaming console by Nintendo that does not suffer from bugs or any other kinds of glitches that others...

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PS3 Emulation: A rarity, but possible

PS3 Emulation: A rarity, but possible

For the longest time, many people waited and hoped that a company would be able to write a program capable of emulating the Sony PlayStation 3 home gaming console,...

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Using Joysticks With Emulators

Using Joysticks With Emulators

Given the fact that emulators are primarily used to emulate video games not otherwise available on the PC, it is obvious that these games were all originally designed...

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Commodore 64 Emulation: Plenty of options

Commodore 64 Emulation: Plenty of options

Considering the fact that the Commodore 64 has very light technical specifications — though respectable for the time — it makes sense that there are many different...

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Super Nintendo Emulation: Most Popular

Super Nintendo Emulation: Most Popular

Arguably one of the most popular home gaming consoles ever if not the most was the Super Nintendo Entertainment System by Nintendo, affectionately referred to as...

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The Science Behind Brain Training Games

When Nintendo released Brain Age and Big Brain Academy for their DS system in 2005, they effectively founded a new genre of “brain training” games that focused on gradually improving the neural abilities of players. The science behind these games was always a little fuzzy and contentious, however, and Nintendo (and the competitors who followed them into the genre) were careful […]

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Old School Fun: Electronic Gambling is Older than you Think

If you have been using the Internet for long, or watching network television, you have no doubt noticed a sudden boost in the popularity of gambling media and gaming. Even films such as “Casino Royale” have highly glamorized the world of Poker and other major casino games. It would be easy to mistakenly think that […]

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xbox 360 Emulation: Not yet a reality

Much to the dismay of many users, Xbox 360 emulation is not yet a reality, though this does not mean that it will not ever come out. At the moment, the main problem with developing an emulator for Xbox 360 games is that the average PC cannot handle the system requirements that would be necessary […]

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Wii Emulation: Simple and Available

Currently, there is just one emulator available for the Wii home gaming console by Nintendo that does not suffer from bugs or any other kinds of glitches that others may face. The Dolphin emulator, which also can run games originally designed for the Nintendo GameCube predecessor of the Wii, offers much more versatility than any […]

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PS3 Emulation: A rarity, but possible

For the longest time, many people waited and hoped that a company would be able to write a program capable of emulating the Sony PlayStation 3 home gaming console, and this generally did not come true for years. Finally, a small team of engineers has been able to come up with a very early build […]

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Using Joysticks With Emulators

Given the fact that emulators are primarily used to emulate video games not otherwise available on the PC, it is obvious that these games were all originally designed to be used with a gaming controller. Because of this, it would feel much more natural to use a controller when emulating a console game. In most […]

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Commodore 64 Emulation: Plenty of options

Considering the fact that the Commodore 64 has very light technical specifications — though respectable for the time — it makes sense that there are many different Commodore 64 emulators available for free download. The first emulator to discuss is VICE, which stands for a Versatile Computer Emulator. According to the authors, the emulator runs […]

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Super Nintendo Emulation: Most Popular

Arguably one of the most popular home gaming consoles ever if not the most was the Super Nintendo Entertainment System by Nintendo, affectionately referred to as the SNES. Given its major popularity and wide range of bestselling video games that were available on the console, it should come as no surprise how many working emulators […]

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