Tag Archives: men
Thu, Feb 19, 2009 | 07:52 GMT
DICE has released a list of the big names now convened in Las Vegas for DICE, and it’d be fair to say that anyone with half a brain and a dictaphone could do some serious damage. Maybe we’ll go next year.
Here’s who’s there:
- Gabe Newell – Valve, Founder
- John Riccitiello – Electronic Arts, CEO
- Jun Takeuchi – Capcom, Producer
- Randy Jackson – The Planning Center, President
- Chris Cao – SOE Austin, Creative Director
- David Perry – Acclaim Entertainment, Creative Officer
- Lars Gustavsson – D.I.C.E. Studios/EA, Creative Director
- Bruce Shelley – Ensemble Studio
- Rich Hilleman – Electronic Arts, Chief Creative Director
- Chris Taylor – Gas Powered Games, Creative Director
- Mona Hamilton – Capcom, VP Marketing
- Dan Bilson – THQ, SVP Creative Director
- Ted Price – Insomniac Games
- J. Paul Raines – GameStop, COO
- Anita Frazier – NPD, Senior Analyst
- Brian Raffel – Raven Software, Co-Founder & Studio Head
- Alex Laurant – Lucas Arts & ILM, Art Director
- Todd Howard – Bethesda Studios, Game Director
- Alex Evans – Media Molecule, Co-Founder
- Tom Prata – Nintendo
- Ben Bell – Maxis/EA, Producer
- Ralph Osterhout – Serial Inventor
- Michael Denny & Mike Haigh
Gabe Newell gave his keynote last night, focussing on entertainment as service.
The event ends tomorrow. The Interactive Achievement Awards are being broadcast live tonight.
Mon, Jun 30, 2008 | 21:18 BST
DigitalHome writes that Microsoft recently commissioned a poll exploring Canadians’ gaming habits asking whether they gamed “in public; at work; in the bathroom; in the bedroom, or in the nude.”
The results reveal that 17 percent of men – that’s roughly one in five, people – played computer games totally starkers whilst unfortunately only 9 percent of women followed suit, or not as the case may be.
All the other results through the link.
By Mike Bowden
Tue, Feb 05, 2008 | 06:32 GMT
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have shown that the reason men get turned on by games more than women is that, for some reason, hey find the whole process more rewarding. The part of the brain that generates feeling of reward is more active in men men playing a game than it is in women, their study found.
“These gender differences may help explain why males are more attracted to, and more likely to become ‘hooked’ on video games than females,” the researchers wrote.
And we just thought it was because men liked to shoot things. Full thing here.