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Rehabilitating Stroke Victims With Video Games

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There are many therapies used for rehabilitating stroke patients such as constraint-induced movement therapy, mental practice and more. Now it looks like we are about to see another, quite different approach. Doctor Debbie Rand from Tel Aviv University has been looking into interactive video games as a new therapy for helping stroke victims with their recovery.

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Unearthing Atari 2600 E.T. Game from New Mexico Landfill

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Thirty years ago, the E.T. game was released on the Atari 2600 and, well, it was bad. Really bad. So bad, in fact, that urban legend has it that "millions of copies" were packed onto nine trucks, burying all of these old game cartridges in some landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico.

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Daily Deal: Bundle a Linksys Router with a Video Game and Save $40

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At first, I thought this special bundle deal was a bit odd, but when you stop to think about it, it really makes a lot of sense. When you're playing on Xbox Live or PlayStation Network, you want a fast, lag-free online gaming experience. Of course you want to have a great router to go with your new video game!

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Previewing the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Epic Boss Battles

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For a lot of people, the Metal Gear Solid franchise just isn't the same without Solid Snake as the protagonist, but this Raiden guy... he's pretty epic. And he's got some seriously epic boss battles ahead of him in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

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The Keychain-Sized iMpulse Bluetooth Game Controller (Video)

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We've seen plenty of Bluetooth controllers for mobile devices, but none are quite as tiny as the iMpulse. Don't let that small size fool you, because this miniscule controller looks like it could be really big on fun.

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NEOGEO X GOLD Portable Gamer Includes TV Dock and Arcade Stick

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Yes, you can play select SNK and NEO GEO titles through the Wii's Virtual Console or Xbox Live Arcade, but this is the real deal. Here is the NEOGEO X GOLD, a complete solution for both mobile and home-based gaming.

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Retro Game Dock for iPad

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Yes, we already know about the iCade, but what about the nostalgic value of curling up with your favorite NES title from the 80s? The newest creation is called the GameDock and it effectively lets you convert your iPhone, iPad or iPad touch into a retro video game console

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Ouya Console Raises $1 Million Kickstarter Funding in 8 Hours

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In fact, the Ouya video game system is now the fastest ever Kickstarter project to raise $1 million, achieving this feat in a mere 8 hours and 22 minutes. But the funding didin't stop there.

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Ouya $100 Android Gaming Console Plays Free Games

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You might even remember the frenzy surrounding the PS3 launch with systems going for up to $2,000 on eBay. The Ouya is not that kind of video game console. It's only $100.

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Everything We Know About The Nintendo Wii U Tablet Controller

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We thought cost could be an issue and we also thought battery life could be a problem. And now, Nintendo has confirmed our hesitations about the latter.

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Ubisoft Dev Leaks Juicy Wii U Details, Including Price and Date

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Yes, I know. We always have to take rumors and leaks with a grain of salt, but we can't help but to jump all over what we just learned about the upcoming Nintendo Wii U console.

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SMKCycle: Play Mario Kart To Fight Diabetes (Video)

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Many hardcore gamers around the world could be medical miracles as they are still alive even after years of doing nothing but eating pizza and playing video games. Either you can continue your daily routine and end up being a memory, or you can check out the SMKCycle, which will allow you to do some exercise and at the same time enjoy the intense experience of playing Mario Kart. So, you will be happy that you are playing a video game and your mom will be happy to see that you are finally burning some calories.

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Nintendo Wii U App Store Has Apps For Touchscreen Controller Too

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What's interesting is that the upcoming Nintendo Wii U could have an even bigger app store, including not only games for the console, but also apps for the tablet-like controller alone.

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CueLight makes regular billiards look like a digital video game

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The CueLight makes your game of billiards a little more interesting. It sets up a digital projector above the table and it adds a series of visual effects to the game. For instance, each of the balls can be made to look like they are floating on water, complete with realistic ripples and waves when they move around on the table.

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OutRun AR brings arcade racing experience to real world

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The cabinet is outfitted with a series of cameras and then the computer algorithm interprets the road that it sees in front of it, rendering that with the same 8-bit gaming graphics as the classic racing game. If there's a right turn coming up on the golf cart path, you'll see a right turn in the game in real time. You also still get the pretty blonde in your virtual passenger seat.

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