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Scholarships for Video Games

Recently the University of Pikeville in Kentucky became the second higher-learning institution in the US to recognize video games as an official sport. From WYMT Mountain News:

“It’s actually becoming a worldwide trend,” Parsons said. “This game is five on five competitive play. It takes skill, practice and a lot of teamwork.”

Parsons said this dedication to provide various types of technology to students is an obvious extension of what their university is all about.

“I think there are going to be a lot of students, both nationwide and international, who are going to look at our university who wouldn’t have before,” Parsons said.

I’m not sure how I feel about this.

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Expendabros: Free on Steam

From the makers of Broforce comes a new free standalone expansion game called Expendabros. It’s Windows-only (sorry Chinny) and there’s no multiplayer. Still, free! Check out the trailer.

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Video Games Can Make You More Sensitive

An intriguing new study from the University of Buffalo suggests that video games with immoral content may actually help us become more sensitive to ethical processing, rather than less (as the conventional wisdom states). From MedicalDaily:

“Rather than leading players to become less moral,” Matthew Grizzard, the study’s co-author and professor at the University of Buffalo’s department of communication, said

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 230 – Duke Was Away, But Came Anyway!

Welcome to show 230.

This week Duke was meant to be off, but like a bad penny turned up anyway, we were also joined by Seth from The Bosswave podcast, Stu and as always Chinny when he eventually arrived!

We played lots of games, amongst which were Watch Dogs, Rust, Wolfenstein, Pixeljunk Shooter Ultimate and The Cat Lady.

Chinny covers

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 229 – Duke And Stu Minus Chinny Makes 2!

Welcome to show 229.

This week Chinny is unfortunately absent, but we did have a fill in called Susan, she was nice!

Duke has been mostly playing Rust and a game from Stu called A Story About My Uncle and Stu well he played mainly Watch Dogs when he eventually got it to work!

It’s Stu’s news this week as

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 228 – Every Podcast Should Have A Little Jimmy!

Welcome to show 228.

This week Jimmy makes a return and Duke is back and loud as always, in the last two weeks he has been playing some games like for instance, THE LAST OF US! yes you heard right, he is finally playing it! Chinny on the other hand has been playing Call of Duty Ghosts and GTA

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 227 – Smooth Jazz Edition

On this weeks episode Duke is missing, so that means Chinny has a go at manning the soundboard but his DJ skills cannot match the mighty Duke’s and we have Amar on to fill in.

Stu plays Dreadout a Japanese horror game however he’s not feeling it. Which can also be said about Jazzpunk another game that would fall into

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