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Playing computer games can contribute to science
12/07/2014 - Webwatch

Playing computer games can contribute to science

How can crowdsourcing and computer games help science? That’s what our Webwatchers look at this week…

The world of Minecraft
31/05/2014 - Webwatch

The world of Minecraft

This week our Webwatchers explore the world of Minecraft, a popular video game developed in 2009 by the Swedish programmer Markus Persson alias Notch.

Video games on show in Paris
18/12/2013 - On-the-spot France

Video games on show in Paris

A video games exhibition at the Cité des Sciences in Paris is attracting large numbers of people of all ages.
Chess takes off in Paris' Jardin du Luxembourg
25/11/2013 - On-the-spot France

Chess takes off in Paris' Jardin du Luxembourg

Magnus Carlsen’s recent win in the world championship has sparked renewed interest in chess.
The buzz on Grand Theft Auto V
02/11/2013 - Webwatch

The buzz on Grand Theft Auto V

If you're into video games there's no way you could escape from the latest sensation Grand Theft Auto V. Want to know what makes this video game special? Our Webwatchers have the details.

Checkmate!
26/10/2013 - The Sound Kitchen

Checkmate!

Are you one of this week’s lucky winners? Are you ready to try your luck on today’s quiz question? Click on that little “Listen” arrow above, and join in!

eSports - what are they?
21/09/2013 - Webwatch

eSports - what are they?

eSports are now among the most watched sports all over the world. Which sports? Video games of course!

What makes a computer game popular?
17/08/2013 - Webwatch

What makes a computer game popular?

Angry Birds, Candy Crush Saga, and Sims... You've probably heard of some, if not all of these computer games, and some of you may have played them.
21/10/2011 - Slideshow - France - video games

France's geeks power up at Paris Games Week

This year’s Paris Games Week powers up on Friday with more than 150,000 gaming geeks expected to pass through the doors of the city's Parc des expositions.
27/07/2011 - France

Killer algae suspected as wild boars found dead on French beach

Dozens of wild boars have been found dead in mysterious circumstances on a beach in western France.
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