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Why Gamers Will Save the World

For strengthening our minds, games have at least three powerful advantages over TV or similar media.

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How Video Games Engage the Imagination Muscle

Video games need to play more with incompleteness and ambiguity.

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I'm Glad 'Quest for Infamy' Exists Even if I Don't Like It

Is nostalgia an excuse for bad design? Is it even bad design if it's done on purpose to evoke nostalgia?

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Minecraft (Xbox 360 Edition)

The Xbox Live Arcade edition of Minecraft attempts to bridge the PC-console divide and succeeds -- to a point.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The 'Minecraft' Experience

The experience of Minecraft as a sandbox building experience is worth considering and raises questions about what motivates us to play.

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Visions of the Past, Present, and Future in 'Minecraft'

Minecraft demonstrates how historical approaches to game design interact with modern trends while also offering us a glimpse of things to come.


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