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Unleash Your Potential With Codecademy

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on UW Bothell’s student-run media blog, The Next. Codecademy is a great resource for self-directed kids—or adults—looking to boost their coding skills. I’d...Read More

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AsapSCIENCE: How Video Games Can Make You Smarter

Check out this video from AsapSCIENCE on how video games can make you smarter! We’ve covered a lot of this before in our research library, but these guys sum it up...Read More

When We Grew Up: Gaming as an Adult

IGN recently published a series of brief personal stories from its staff recounting the moments they realized they had become adult gamers. The transition between childhood and adulthood is something that has...Read More

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Battle Chef Brigade: A Cooking Game With Monstrous Seasonings

Trinket Studios‘ Battle Chef Brigade is still a game in progress (set to launch sometime this year), but we’re pretty excited about it. For families who like cooking games and...Read More


The Secret Behind the Disappearance of Educational Games

Educational games never quite turned out like we hoped they would. That’s the conclusion Technapex’s Tristan Kruth reaches, as he fondly remembers the educational games of the 90s—Oregon Trail, Carmen...Read More

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Advice From a Gamer Dad

Some of my fondest memories are of my siblings and me gathering around the computer while my dad played games. Gaming became a family pastime; we would help from the...Read More


Apple Offers Up Seeds of Reparation

Apple Inc. recently agreed to provide full refunds to parents whose kids accidentally spent money on microtransactions. Sometimes families can rack up thousands of dollars in debt without even noticing....Read More

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4 Reasons I’m Buying an Xbox One Now

I’m a Microsoft person. Always have been. I’ve had my problems with Microsoft products, sure, and gotten frustrated at times, but who doesn’t get frustrated with technology? (Apple people? Maybe,...Read More

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What It's Like To Be a Woman in School for Game Development

Mariko, aka Gamerwife, recently spoke to Tina Kalinger, a game developer-in-training, as part of her series of fantastic interviews of women in game development.Read More

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NPR On Reaching Out With Empathy Games

A recent NPR story has highlighted the growth of emotional, story-focused indie games—a trend that could make gaming increasingly accessible to players who look for more than pulse-pounding action. These games...Read More