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Australian Senate: No National Games Support

…and politicians wonder why the vast majority of Aussies are thoroughly disillusioned with the state of governance today.
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The Field of Dreams Approach: On Writing About Video Games

GO: I go to these academic conferences where a similar conversation is happening among professors who write in the field of gaming studies. Some bring in literary and film theory, and try to lay that on top of video games, while others reject that. The tools and the language are already there from other fields, […]
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“Games, in other words, offer a metaphor for a vision of life…”

Games, in other words, offer a metaphor for a vision of life that can be ordered, understood and conquered. They are fair and just in a way that the real world is not. The game makes its player a fair bargain: “Give me your time and energy and you will prevail in accordance with your […]
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Dream-Sculpting with your PS4

…the heart of Dreams will be a sculpting system that gives players tactile, intuitive motion-based or gamepad tools to create almost anything from templates or 3D shapes. Think AutoCAD but for normal, impatient human beings: you can start with a sphere, pop holes for eyes with the corner of a cube, and carve out a […]
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“Virtual Reality Meditation Game Trains Player’s Breath…”

“DEEP is a virtual reality meditation game that reduces a person’s anxiety and stress by letting them control the experience with their breathing.” Source: Virtual Reality Meditation Game Trains Player’s Breath