Video Games

Generation V’s Most Used Media Consumption Devices [VIDEO]

November 25, 2013
Generation V's Most Used Media Consumption Devices [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses how Generation V’s (the generation that follows Millennials) media consumption habits are eating into the time they spend watching the TV screen.

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STUDY: Video Games Do Not Affect Behavior [VIDEO]

November 23, 2013
STUDY: Video Games Do Not Affect Behavior [VIDEO]

B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discuss the University of Glasgow study of 11,000 British children that found that playing video games, even as early as five years old, does not lead to later behavior problems.

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Minecraft Documentary [VIDEO]

November 11, 2013
Minecraft Documentary [VIDEO]

Minecraft is a hugely popular indie sandbox video game created by Swedish programmer Markus “Notch” Persson and later developed and published by Mojang.

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Mobile 3D Scanning Technology: Occipital’s Structure Sensor App [VIDEO]

November 8, 2013
Mobile 3D Scanning Technology: Occipital's Structure Sensor App [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses Occipital’s Structure Sensor app that turns your iPad into a 3D scanner.

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Grand Theft Auto V Sales Top $1 Billion In 3 Days [VIDEO]

October 14, 2013
Grand Theft Auto V Sales Top $1 Billion In 3 Days [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses Grand Theft Auto V’s record-breaking sales of $1 billion within three days of release.

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Xbox One & The Rise Of Ala Carte Video Pricing [VIDEO]

September 7, 2013
Xbox One & The Rise Of Ala Carte Video Pricing [VIDEO]

During this episode of the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson discusses the trend toward ala carte video pricing that is emerging through the use of video game console apps like those for ESPN and NFL.com on the upcoming Xbox One entertainment system.

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GameInformer’s Digital Subscriptions Success [VIDEO]

September 4, 2013
GameInformer's Digital Subscriptions Success [VIDEO]

During this segment of the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson discusses how GameInformer magazine far outpaces other magazine titles in digital subscribers.

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Effortless Computing: The Brain-Computer Interface [VIDEO]

August 19, 2013
Effortless Computing: The Brain-Computer Interface [VIDEO]

Using a brain-computer interface technology pioneered by University of Minnesota biomedical engineering professor Bin He, several young people have learned to use their thoughts to steer a flying robot around a gym, making it turn, rise, dip, and even sail through a ring.

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Google To Enter The Video Game Console Market [VIDEO]

July 1, 2013
Google To Enter The Video Game Console Market [VIDEO]

Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu reports that Google is looking to capitalize on its mobile strength to push a gaming console to challenge Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft for control of your living room.

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Activision’s Amazing Real-time Animated Character Demonstration [VIDEO]

March 29, 2013
Activision's Amazing Real-time Animated Character Demonstration [VIDEO]

Amazing demonstration of Activision’s animation technology that can render a video game character in near photo-realistic fashion.

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