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30 Gametastic Wonders

From Sarah Palin Cameos to Gaming on the John

— June 2, 2009 — Life-Stages
Oh the wonderful, wonderful Pong that we all used to know and love. It has come so far since then in the world of interactive gaming (video games, if you will).

Games have evolved from a simple pastime into a lifestyle. Video games have become more realistic in just about every aspect (for anyone who has ever played Grand Theft Auto), more interactive (motion sensor controllers, etc.), and yes, slightly more vulgar (ok more than slightly).

Gaming has become 10 times the experience it was in the old days, but still, one must never forgot where they came from. From sports, to Pac Man, to wicked controllers, I present to you 30 innovations from the history of gaming.
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Magical Game Teasers
Magical Game Teasers
New Harry Potter Video Game Trailer Taunts Fans
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28
Physics-Themed Video Games
Physics-Themed Video Games
'World of Goo' Will Turn Any Engineer Into An Addict
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27
Skateboard Controllers
Skateboard Controllers
Activision Gives Sneak Peek of ‘Tony Hawk Ride' Video Game
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26
Mind Contoller for Video Games
Mind Contoller for Video Games
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25
Comic Book Video Games
Comic Book Video Games
Batman Arkham Asylum by Rocksteady
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24
Pimped Out Toilet Has Video Games, DVD, Beer Tap
Pimped Out Toilet Has Video Games, DVD, Beer Tap
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23
LEGO Video Games
LEGO Video Games
Leaked Details of LEGO Rock Band Have Musical Geeks Cheering
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22
Lego Video Games
Lego Video Games
Virtual Worlds Recreated With Lego
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21
Ultra Realistic Video Games
Ultra Realistic Video Games
NBA 2K7 Preview
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20
Streaming Video Games
Streaming Video Games
OnLive is Poised to Make Separate Game Consoles Obsolete
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19
Video Games Get Real
Video Games Get Real
Gran Turismo 5 HD
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18
Olympic Video Games
Olympic Video Games
Sega Beijing 2008 Olympics
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17
Street Style Video Games
Street Style Video Games
Pop Cutie! Street Fashion Simulation
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16
YouTube Video Games
YouTube Video Games
'Street Fighter' Takes Online Gaming to a New Viral Dimension
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15
Art Inspired by Video Games
Art Inspired by Video Games
'Jab Strong Fierce' Exhibition Showcases "Street Fighter" Fandom
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14
Video Games for Boomers
Video Games for Boomers
Mamma Mia and SingStar ABBA for PlayStation
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13
Video Game Controller Belts
Video Game Controller Belts
Nesbuckels
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12
Big Band Video Games
Big Band Video Games
Guitar Hero Aerosmith (Part 2)
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11
Real-Life Video Games
Real-Life Video Games
‘Bike Hero'
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10
Political Video Games
Political Video Games
Obama and Sarah Palin as Mercenaries
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9
Video Game Board Games
Video Game Board Games
Nintendo Monopoly
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8
Video games get very, very naughty
Video games get very, very naughty
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7
Offensive Video Games
Offensive Video Games
‘Fat Princess' Outrages Feminists
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6
Sarah Palin Video Games
Sarah Palin Video Games
Political Gamers Rock their Vote
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5
Live-Action Classic Video Games
Live-Action Classic Video Games
Pac-Man The Movie
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4
Violent & Offensive Video Games
Violent & Offensive Video Games
'Rapelay' Removed From Amazon After Public Objects
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3
37 Retro Video Game Revivals
37 Retro Video Game Revivals
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2
Dressing As Video Game Heroes
Dressing As Video Game Heroes
Slobs Of Gaming Costumes
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1
Video Games Gone Wild
Video Games Gone Wild
Vagina Hero
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