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Is Technology Creating a Lack of Critical Thinkers? Games that Stimulate the Brain

Scientists, doctors and educators have been saying for years that technology is a double-edged sword. On the one hand it reduces the amount of time spent on laborious tasks and computations but on the other hand technology has proven to interfere with the development of critical thinking. Before taking this premise as a foregone conclusion, […]

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Nintendo World Exclusives

Been sort of out of the loop lately since I’ve been doing other things.. But a friend of mine texted me a few weeks back about an exclusive release at Nintendo World here in New York City. To celebrate the Hyrule Warriors release, Nintendo announced that there’s a limited edition version of the game that […]

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Filmmaker Uncovers the Atari Alamogordo Video Game Burial

I’m sure most of you are familiar with the rumors of Atari’s executive management and their decision to bury their unsold copies of E.T. for the Atari 2600. For those of you not familiar with this game, E.T. is widely considered the worst mistake in video game history. The game was so awful and had […]

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Is there any need for console-based casino games?

The gambling industry continues to thrive in the 21st Century as billions of dollars are spent every year by punters who strive to win considerable amounts of money and hit the big jackpots. We live in a world where a bet can be placed on anything, although the casino and sports betting markets remain the […]

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Retro Gaming Given a New Lease of Life!

When I was a youngster my friends and I would always be split into two camps, and even to this day with FIFA or Pro Evo we still are! You were either in the Mario or Sonic, Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat and, the biggest of them all, Sega or Nintendo camps. Personally, I was […]

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Steve’s Vintage Videogames –

Steve has been an advertiser on the site for quite some time and runs an Retro slash Online Store in the Netherlands. His site is super impressive because he has a ton of inventory CIB and in great condition. Over 7,500+ games in stock ranging from NES, Vectrex, PS1 and evey nother retro system. He […]

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Game On – An Online Gaming Challenge

There’s more to online gaming than Facebook and Zynga. There are sites all over the internet delivering a huge variety of game genres.  Can you take the challenge to try each genre out in the space of a day? Perhaps you might find something you’ll love! Action In an assault course style game-a-thon, the obvious […]

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If you’re reading gameSniped, it’s a safe bet to assume you play games. For killing time with online flash and arcade games, everyone has their favourite site. While you may not have heard of it, one decent little site is Dedicated solely to browser based games, each is handpicked by the staff and well […]

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gameSniped Needs Writers!

Interesting in contributing to gameSniped on a regular or occasional basis? Email me at! You were be paid per post, plus have lots of opportunities for swag! Have an existing site? How about a guest post for cross promotion?

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Woodgrain Atari 2600 VCS Portable

Whilst combing through eBay this evening I happened to come across this Atari 2600 Beauty. A Wooden Handheld! Featuring: * CNC-machined and yacht varnished wooden case with CNC artwork, * 7.4v li-ion battery inside, * Pause function to pause the game whenever needed, * Dip-switch settings to switch the built-in controller between P1 and P2(some […]

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50% Off Closing Sale –

Magisterrex has advertised here a few times and they’re fellow Canadians to boot. Times are a changing though and after 10+ years they are closing up shop. Until the final day, January 13, 2013 everything is 50% off storewide. I browsed though a few console categories, and there is definitely some good deals to be […]

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Wii Emulation

I’m pretty sure this is common knowledge, but someone I missed out on it. The Wii is pretty well emulated on PC and has been for quite sometime. Most games run perfectly or with minor bugs and are even playable at HD quality, with 720p and more. Hell, you can even use your Wiimote and […]

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