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Nintendo Wii helps stroke patients recover


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Stroke patients considered too far gone to regain use of affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the ... Read more...

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KJo a ‘twittillionaire’! (Movie Snippets)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) He must be a millionaire, but now filmmaker Karan Johar is also a 'twittillionaire'! He has crossed the million followers mark on micro-blogging site Twitter, ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii keeps idle people fit


May 5th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Nintendo Wii, a popular fitness game console, could get inactive or overweight people back into the exercise regime.A study on Nintendo Wii Fit found that participants, ... Read more...

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Video games benefit older women socially


April 5th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Video games tend to be associated with laziness, isolation and pre-teens and are rarely known to improve lifestyles, communication and mobility for people over 50 years ... Read more...

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Brit Army to get supergun to counter Taliban snipers


March 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): The British Army is testing rifles fitted with a "gunfire locator" pod which uses sonar to calculate an enemy's position within 1.3 seconds in order to counter ... Read more...

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‘Sexy’ video game encouraging ‘flirty striptease’ awarded 12 + certificate


February 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A 'sexy' computer game, in which players are encouraged to act out a 'flirty striptease', has been awarded a 12+ certificate, to the anger of politicians and parents.We ... Read more...

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Classic Cartoon Character Mickey Mouse Creates Buzz With “Epic Mickey” Video Game


December 4th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Not only the kids, but the entire world celebrated the World Cartoons Day yesterday on December 2. With that, every one is indulged in recollecting the ... Read more...

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Cyber Monday Unveils Bonanza For Gaming Addicts


November 30th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year a lot of people are preferring to shop on Cyber Monday as it gives them the opportunity of buying desired products at rock bottom ... Read more...

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iPod tops kids’ Christmas wish list


November 28th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 28 (ANI): Christmas is set to go hi-tech this season and iPods are the most sought after gadgets kids want for Christmas.This year's big-ticket items include Apple iPods, gaming consoles, ... Read more...

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Amazon Offers Lucrative Black Friday Deals


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With Thanksgiving Day drawing near, the US citizens are gearing up for different preparations whilst trying out on lucrative deals. While on one hand Walmart is ... Read more...

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Black Friday 2010 Walmart Ads, & Other Sales


November 19th, 2010 - 3:19 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As usual, Walmart, and many other stores will be having their all night Open House on the Friday night after Thanksgiving, otherwise known as “Black Friday”. The ... Read more...

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Walmart Black Friday 2010 Ads Make Shop-a-holics Crazy


November 16th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wait of the gadget lovers for the coolest Black Friday deals seem to be over with retail giant Walmart unveiling its Black Friday ads for ... Read more...

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Microsoft unveils voice activated Xbox Kinect


November 5th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) If you are always searching for your remote or running out of batteries, Kinect is just the thing for you as it allows you to play computer games ... Read more...

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“Golden Eye 007″ Is Set To Get Better


October 30th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz for the video game freaks is the enhanced remake of GoldenEye 007, based on the 1995 James Bong flick. This game would be ... Read more...

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Playing Nintendo Wii ‘can leave you injured’


October 17th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 17 (ANI): Playing Nintendo Wii? Well, you need to be careful, for at least 66 people attended New South Wales Emergency department last year while playing the home video game ... Read more...

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Interactive video games likely to cause broad range of injuries


October 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): While relatively new, interactive gaming devices are gaining popularity, they are likely cause a broad range of injuries, from abrasions and sprains to shoulder, ankle and foot injuries, ... Read more...

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Interactive video games can cause injuries


October 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) Interactive gaming devices can cause injuries ranging from abrasions and sprains to shoulder, ankle and foot injuries."This study details the different injuries sustained while participating in interactive ... Read more...

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Dame Helen Mirren promotes Nintendo Wii in latest ad


October 4th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): The new campaign for Nintento Wii got a starry touch with Dame Helen Mirren starring in the game console's latest advert.The legendary actress can be seen being put ... Read more...

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MJ in Nintendo WII game of his own


September 16th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 16 (ANI): Michael Jackson is set to star in a Nintendo Wii game called "Michael Jackson The Experience".It is the only video game to be approved by Michael Jackson's ... Read more...

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Super Mario Bros. celebrates its 25th anniversary


September 14th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mario Bros, the iconic game character is now 25 years old. The game was originally a Japanese video game.

The game was released 25 years today on Famicom or ... Read more...

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Now, boxing video game to help obese middle-aged men shed extra pounds


September 11th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Middle-aged men in Teesside, who tick on the higher side of the weighing scale, could soon use an exercise-based boxing video game to improve their health.Researchers are ... Read more...

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Control TV with flick of wand


August 25th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) A magic wand which can change TV channels and control DVD players with a flick has spelt a fortune for its creators. British entrepreneurs Chris Barnardo and Richard Blakesley ... Read more...

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75pc of Brit kids have never played hopscotch


August 9th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Nowadays, kids are more often seen with a joystick in their hands than marbles or a hopscotch pebble.And a new UK study reveals that 75 percent of children ... Read more...

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Emraan Hashmi and Prachi Desai at the opening of SANGAM BIG Cinemas!


July 31st, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): BIG Cinemas opened Andheri's 'Once upon a times' landmark Sangam theatre as Sangam BIG Cinemas with the starcast of the film releasing this week - Once ... Read more...

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‘VI Fit’ to help blind children exercise via video games


May 30th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new video game research project, called VI Fit, at the University of Nevada, Reno, could help children who are blind become more physically active and healthy.The human-computer ... Read more...

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Wii Fit could help soldiers recover from war injuries


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Nintendo's Wii Fit could successfully help improve balance for a soldier with a traumatic brain injury, a problem many soldiers are facing after serving in Afghanistan and ... Read more...

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Get ready for ‘bling’ iPads, Nintendo Wii gadgets ‘covered in gold and diamonds’


May 17th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Want to add a little bling to the most coolest of gadgets? Well, then contact luxury goods designer, Stuart Hughes, who has created a gold Apple iPad with ... Read more...

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Wii sports games can help reduce depression in seniors


February 26th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Depressed seniors can get relief when they play Wii sports games, according to a new study.Research at the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging at ... Read more...

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Brisbane to own Australia’s first video-game nightclub


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 22 (ANI): Australia's first video-game nightclub is set to open in Brisbane next month.Mana Bar at 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, started by four gaming enthusiasts, will feature Nintendo Wii, ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii Balance Board may prevent falls


January 17th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Melbourne have succeeded in using a Nintendo Wii balance board to review "rehabilitation after stroke" and "traumatic brain injuries"."I wanted to know if ... Read more...

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Vacuuming burns up more calories than a Wii workout


January 11th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Vacuuming the hall helps shed more pounds than using a popular games console to try to get fit, a new report by a consumer watchdog has revealed.Health experts ... Read more...

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Soon, control TV with a simple wave of the hand


December 25th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): You may soon be able to control your TV with a simple wave of the hand, thanks to researchers who have developed a 3-D gesture recognition system.Softkinetic, a ... Read more...

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Bhansali gifts videogame to Hrithik’s son


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Not everyone knows that Sanjay Leela Bhansali loves children a lot. But it became a known fact after he gifted a 3D videogame console, Nintendo Wii, to Hrithik Roshan's son, Hrehaan.According to ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii Fit doesn’t help families get fit


December 20th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that Nintendo's Wii Fit gaming console has little impact on daily fitness.During the six-month research, University of Mississippi team followed eight families in ... Read more...

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Gold PS3 Released For The Geeks With Deep Pockets


December 12th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony is a Japanese company known for making category killer electronic devices and gadgets. When it created the gaming console market and resented the users its ace ... Read more...

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