5 Amazing Co-op Games to Play When You Want to Get Mad at Your Friends

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One of the many amazing things about games is how they can bring people together. Working together to overcome challenges gives you a warm fuzzy feeling, and makes you believe in the power of friendship and love.

On the other hand, nothing is more hilarious than games that force you to work together while simultaneously providing opportunities for your co-op partner(s) to throw 50 monkey wrenches into the works. Read More

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7 Funny Games That Are Funny

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Sometimes life can be really stressful. Whether you’re swamped in school, work, or perhaps your deadline for publishing an article about funny games is coming up, you need outlets for stress.

A lot of people think of games as a way to raise your blood pressure, and that’s not totally untrue. I mean, a competitive round of Peggle 2 with my roommate certainly doesn’t help me sleep at night. But the best medicine for stress is laughter, and I have here a list of games that will bring a smile to your face and light a fire in your heart, or wherever it is that you feel happiness.

Here they are—my favorite funny video games. Read More

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5 Games That Help Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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This article originally appeared on LearningWorksForKids.com, a site dedicated to talking about games and technology in relation to “alternative learners,” which includes kids with learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism, and ADHD. We’re excited to have a relationship with LearningWorks For Kids, cross-posting articles and supporting each other in emphasizing the positive aspects of gaming and technology. In this post, Dr. Randy Kulman gives a list of five great games that can help kids with autism.

Many children with mild symptoms of autism (referred to as Level 1 autism spectrum disorder) enjoy playing popular video games with their peers. Playing popular video games allows them to share an interest with other kids their age, practice and improve social skills, and learn a variety of problem-solving and executive functioning skills. Playing popular games also helps children affected by autism relate to their peers, provides them with an opportunity to excel at something of interest, and often produces increased levels of interaction with others. Here are five popular games that help children with autism spectrum disorders get connected with their peers. Read More

Best Interviews of 2014

The Best Interviews of 2014

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Over the course of 2014, the Pixelkin staff has had the honor of meeting with a ton of awesome people in the gaming industry. We’ve spoken with game developers, voice actors, educational experts, musicians, psychologists, CEOs, and more.

We’ve pulled together a list of our favorite interviews from the year, both video and written. Leave a comment to let us know which was your favorite, and don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube Channel just for interviews! Read More