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TwitchTV offers a social community for gamers

By Josh Alfrey | March 17, 2013

Gamers can watch, learn and connect with others through the video game broadcasting website TwitchTV. TwitchTV streams people playing more than 300 different video games from around the world. There is no limit to what games players can watch, with lively...

Video games are just another example of our overreliance on the Internet

Video games are just another example of our overreliance on the Internet

By David Thomas | April 25, 2011

I believe video games have become too reliant on the Internet. Don't get me wrong; I love what Al Gore has invented, and what it has done for video games. Between online matchmaking, downloadable content (DLC) packs, chatting with friends and using online...

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