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Gender Stereotypes In Video Games

This graphic image taken from a video game is not uncommon. The low-cut clothing on the woman and the large overbearing man behind holding a knife to her depict a sad, but far too common representation of women within video game culture. As discussed in class, women are often presented as objects to which the players may do whatever they wish. This often results in violence and abusive sexual acts geared at what the game creators believe their consumers might enjoy. There are many negative representations...

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Nintendo Case Analysis

Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft will create a new battle every five or six years, so it means that to develop a new and good product takes time. For the cost aspect, as the consoles are expensive, the cost of the video games is increased as well. In order to fulfill the customers’ need, company has to make more attractive and complex games and this will cost a lot and take time also. 2. Target market limitation When the Wii came out, Nintendo focused on both expert players and occasional gamers...

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The NBA 2K Gaming Franchise

ago, the game developers at 2k Sports released another NBA game to the number one selling basketball franchise in video games. This time it was released as regularly for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 but was also released with the unveiling of the next generation gaming consoles, the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. This allowing for much advanced changes in graphics and all that they could put into their latest version of the leading video game selling franchise in basketball. All video gamers who...

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Video Games and the Benefits They Bring

Video Games and the Benefits They Bring Since the mid 1980’s the popularity of video games has spread like wildfire. With updates to current technology we have gone from the very basic games such as Pong, Mario, and Tetris to the vast lifelike expansive worlds of games like Mass Effect, Skyrim and Diablo. As our technology grows, so does the realism in our video games. We have gone from a ball and a stick moving back and forth to a vast list of choices that a player can make while exploring...

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Wii Case Study

Wii What were Microsoft’s motives in entering the games console market with X-box? One of the initial reasons for Microsoft entering the games console market was that they believed they could use its software expertise to aid it hardware-game industry. It was looking to expand from its focus mainly on PC’s and laptops. It was looking for diversification in the video games market. What are the competitive advantages in the model of the wii? There are several advantages in the model of the Wii...

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Video Games Cause Violence?

 Video Games Cause Violence? Imagine this, you enter a room, the sound of gunshots ring In your ears, you yell “flash out”, and you storm the room, guns a blazing. You get shot, you’re down, now you re-spawn, to do it all again. Video games have been the blame of a lot of youth violence, yet there was violence before videogames. Video games do cause an effect on youth but not violent effects. The topic, video games are the leading cause of youth violence, is very important; many people believe...

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Sony Strategy

Sony Corporation and the Video Game Console Market: 1 A Competitive Analysis By Ryan Bogner, Peter Hung, Guan Wang, and Steven Wang 1 This report evaluates Sony Corporation’s strategy in the console gaming market from the top-down perspective of the entire corporation. Executive Summary Sony’s current strategy in the video game console market is simple: use the technologically superior Playstation 3 as a loss leader to introduce the Blu-ray optical drive2 into consumers’ homes and leverage that...

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Violent Video Game Debate

Violent Video Game Debate: Position: Against Hook: A lot of people in this room alone have probably at least once played a violent video game or at least have seen someone play a game that is violent. Games such as Call of Duty, Halo, or Gears of War. Heck I own all three of those games, but that’s beside the point. What good can come out of playing games where you repetitively kill others and see some ridiculous gory images? Honestly what good can come out of this when developing minds are playing...

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Benefits of Sports and Games

sports and games will teach you many skills that you need in this tough life. For example, competing with others is everyday's habit that no one would success without it. They also, teach you how to accept loosing and how to try again and again till achieving your goals. These exactly the things that people practice daily when they play sports and games. Being adults does not mean that you don’t need entertainment. Rather I see many old people playing video games in my city since video games satisfy...

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Why Is Video Games The Cause Of Violence Or Shootings?

Video games: The cause of violence or shootings? Have you ever played a video game? Has that made you want to go out and commit a violent act against someone? Many say yes to the first question but no to the second question.Violent video games are always at blame after a tragic or disastrous event. While many people blame disastrous events on video games, it isn’t really the game’s fault. There are many other causes that could be to blame such as bullying, mental health, guardian guidance, gun control...

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