| Mar 1, 2010
When Nintendo's Wii console came out, couch potatoes across the country rejoiced. Here was a way to get in shape and play video games at the same time! But the bowling, tennis and other early sports titles ultimately delivered less-than-challenging...
| Mar 25, 2010
Remember when Japan was cool? We used to run around with "Mr. Roboto" on our Walkmans, "The Karate Kid" in our Betamaxes and wore T-shirts embossed with the characters for "storm sewer" and "dishwasher." Our nation loved Japanese culture so much we even...
| Jun 16, 2010
This week the video game companies reveal their secrets at the industry's annual virtual dog and digital pony show, E3. While expo attendees get hands-on time with the latest games on the trade show floor, most attention goes to the press conferences held...
| Oct 2, 2010
| 8:46 PM
A new park in Kent has opened, but this isn't your ordinary park. It has a video game system for the kids to play with in addition to the typical playground equipment.
Normally parents take their kids to the park to get away from video games, but this...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 12:00 PM
With the national push to end childhood obesity— and campaigns targeted at "The Biggest Generation" — kids today have a heavy burden to bear.
And Washington County youths are feeling the burden.
The Herald-Mail is launching a monthly series...
| Jan 8, 2011
We asked trainer/ultra marathoner Cathy Adolph of Chicago's venerable East Bank Club to analyze three of the leading workout games, or "exergames," each on a different gaming system.
Wii Fit Plus (tried on Wii) -- Adolph applauded the focus on posture,...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 11:03 AM
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:25 AM
To some, a Wii is a fun way to play virtual sports and video games. Students in a Notre Dame computer science course have found the game system also has the potential to help recovering stroke patients. The students have developed an application for...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 3:22 PM
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| May 10, 2011
| 9:12 AM
For decades children have gotten enjoyment out of playing video games. Now as technology and interests have evolved game systems aren't just for the young anymore, but also for the young at heart.
Want to get in on the game? Here's what you need to...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON — The Fourth of July is America's 235th birthday — and Malia Obama's 13th. For the first time in about a decade, the country has a first teen.
Malia, who is almost as tall as her 5-foot-11-inch mother, earns high marks for a gaffe-...