Gaming http://nhpr.org en Tentative Deal Between N.H. House, Senate On Charity Gambling http://nhpr.org/post/tentative-deal-between-nh-house-senate-charity-gambling <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">House and Senate negotiators have reached a tentative deal on a bill to tighten rules for table games operated in the name of New Hampshire charities.</span></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 19:51:09 +0000 Associated Press 49072 at http://nhpr.org Tentative Deal Between N.H. House, Senate On Charity Gambling One Man's Quest to Save Pinball http://nhpr.org/post/one-mans-quest-save-pinball <p>The steadfast fixture of arcades and bars has dwindled as the gaming industry has moved towards handheld devices and home consoles. Only one pinball production company remains. However, <strong>Jack Guarnieri</strong> is <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/business/doers/2013/01/jersey_jack_pinball_wizard_of_oz_pinball_is_dying_can_arcade_entrepreneur.html">looking to revive</a> the once uber-popular gaming machine.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:39:27 +0000 Virginia Prescott 20172 at http://nhpr.org Gaming Town Meeting http://nhpr.org/post/gaming-town-meeting <p>A new app makes civic engagement something you can do anytime, from anywhere.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:59:42 +0000 Virginia Prescott 3473 at http://nhpr.org Gaming Town Meeting Word of Mouth 04.14.2012 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-04142012 <p>A surprising look on men and women at work. A painter cashes in on Obama-hate. A report from Pax East. And the board game revolution.</p> Sat, 14 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 3117 at http://nhpr.org Word of Mouth 04.14.2012 The games terrorists play... http://nhpr.org/post/games-terrorists-play <p>Why the government is hacking game consoles that might have been in enemy hands.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 15:59:03 +0000 Virginia Prescott 2875 at http://nhpr.org The games terrorists play... Troubled Sony Pins Hopes On PlayStation Vita http://nhpr.org/post/troubled-sony-pins-hopes-playstation-vita Sony launched the <a href="http://us.playstation.com/psvita/">PlayStation Vita</a>, its first hand-held gaming device in seven years, Wednesday. Vita, of course, is the Latin word for "life." And after suffering a series of tough blows — from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami to a relentlessly strong yen and a significant hacking attack — a bit of new life is just what the struggling company needs.<p>The Vita went on sale at a Best Buy in Los Angeles Wednesday morning. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 23:21:00 +0000 Nina Gregory 2061 at http://nhpr.org Troubled Sony Pins Hopes On PlayStation Vita Tech Pioneer Channels Hard Lessons Into Silicon Valley Success http://nhpr.org/post/tech-pioneer-channels-hard-lessons-silicon-valley-success Modern computer games and their fast-paced graphics require an incredible amount of computing horsepower. So much, in fact, that the kinds of chips commonly used for gaming are now being built into some of the world's fastest supercomputers.<p>If you're a serious gamer, if realistic, detailed graphics get your pulse racing, you should write Jen-Hsun Huang a thank-you note.<p>Huang co-founded Nvidia — the only computer chip maker in Silicon Valley that's devoted to building chips designed for graphics. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 22:19:00 +0000 2027 at http://nhpr.org Tech Pioneer Channels Hard Lessons Into Silicon Valley Success From Mega Man To Final Fantasy, Live Video Game Music http://nhpr.org/post/mega-man-final-fantasy-live-video-game-music <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBGO-BSvTy8</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Lindsay Totty 1450 at http://nhpr.org From Mega Man To Final Fantasy, Live Video Game Music