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War Is Not a Game

Nan Levinson | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Nan Levinson

War is so often portrayed as a seductive spectator sport, one that civilians seem most eager to engage in when they have, as the saying goes, no skin in the game.

10 Most Violent Video Games (and 10+ Alternatives)

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.24.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

No parent wants to say "no" all the time. So, we've rounded up 10 of the most violent video games out there -- explaining the details that put each one on our list -- as well as more than 10 that you can say "yes" to

WATCH: This Grandpa Playing Video Games Is Adorable

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.31.2013 | Technology

Have you ever introduced a grandparent to new technology? It's often frustrating -- but every so often, it's wonderful and hilarious. Case in poin...

The Soldier in All of Us

James Hirsch | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
James Hirsch

The realities of war do not go away by themselves. The nightmares and the contradictions don't disappear. And yet, in the midst of this struggle, someone decides to give an award to a commercial that celebrates the very violence our veterans can't seem to shake.

What Nintendo Should Have Shown at E3

Lawrence Bonk | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology
Lawrence Bonk

It's almost as if Nintendo was hellbent on not announcing anything exciting for the system. Heck, most of the "announcements" were already talked up at last year's E3. So what can the company do? They need some buzz and they need it pronto.

Carolyn Gregoire

Cyber Athletes: Young Pro Gamers Earn A Living Playing Video Games | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

Watching Sunday football is so 2010. With the Major League Gaming (MLG) National Championships earlier this month attracting hundreds of thousands of...

Cyber Monday Shopping Guide: Top 8 Video Game Deals

Posted 11.28.2011 | Home

With Black Friday madness finally over, less ambitious and more crowd-phobic shoppers look forward to Cyber Monday as an easier way of getting holiday...

Call Of Duty: Do Zombies Pwn Special Ops?

Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

Who's excited about Modern Warfare 3's release? Between the above trailer featuring veteran and noobs Sam Worthington and Jonah Hill, and the 6,000 co...

WATCH: Modern Warfare 3 Trailer

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.24.2011 | Technology

The "Modern Warfare 3" trailer that made its TV debut during last night's NBA playoff game between the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder has ...

NFL Too Violent? Beware the Commercials

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Astore

Recently, the NFL has cracked down on helmet-to-helmet hits and other manifestations of "unnecessary roughness." This is all to the good. Football i...

'Call of Duty: Black Ops,' US Video Game, Slammed By Cuba For Fidel Castro Death Sequence

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Cuba is condemning the release of a new video game in which players are challenged to assassinate Fidel Castro, the BBC is reporting. Titled "Call of...