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Most Popular Words in Video Game Titles

July 6, 2010
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Most Popular Words in Video Game Titles

You knew it was coming, didn’t you? After our posts on popular words in music and common words in film titles (and┬ámovie tag lines), it was inevitable that we’d eventually cover common words in the titles of video games. So here it is. We like being predictable. Well, not too predictable. Squid balloon. We...
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Video Game Controller Trend Shows Worrying Knob Propensity

June 17, 2010
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Video Game Controller Trend Shows Worrying Knob Propensity

Before I go any further: yes, I only used the word knob in the title because it sounds good. Actually, this post is about buttons. But buttons aren’t funny. Hence, knob. We took the list of best-selling video game consoles, and plotted the number of buttons on the controller/joystick from each console against the...
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