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Where's The Best College For Video Game Design?

Posted 03.01.2012 | College

So you want to design the next Halo or Final Fantasy? Maybe the idea of having the same job as the main character of Grandma's Boy is your dream caree...

Orccon: The Art Of Gaming

Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts

As some of you might know, especially if you live in southern California, Orccon 2012 is this Presidents Day weekend. Beginning today and running unti...

Why Are You So Angry, Birds?

Ali MacLean | Posted 04.07.2012 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

Look, Fowl Freaks, whatever your beef is with the pigs, setting yourself on fire and launching yourself as a homemade bomb through a crudely made sling shot is not the answer. I have to ask you to leave my boyfriend out of it.

Top 10 Fun Accessories For Gamers!

Sara Gartman | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

Whether you're a retro gamer, a pro gamer, a girl gamer, a graphing calculator gamer (see: Skyrim on your TI-84), or anyone in between, it's time to s...

Are You Addicted To Gaming?

Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

Everyone's doing it -- or nearly everyone. According to a recent report, a whopping 91 percent of kids and teens between the ages of two and 17 play v...

How FarmVille Players Can Help The Hungry

Huffington Post | Anna Bahr | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact

A new campaign is poised to ease the guilt that comes from spending hours on FarmVille. Now, as users of the Facebook game harvest virtual crops and t...

WATCH: Times Square As Represented In Video Games

Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

For many New Yorkers, Times Square probably already feels sort of like a video game. You weave as quickly as possible through the crowd and dodge enem...

Gaming Education Reform: Put Down Your Pencils And Play

Michael Levine | Posted 09.14.2011 | Education
Michael Levine

The popularity and increasing innovation of video game play is providing a new and surprisingly fresh framework for policy discussions about education reform.

WATCH: Are You A Victim Of Swamp Ass?

Posted 09.05.2011 | Comedy

Nathan Fillion ("Castle," "Firefly") has an important message: Don't let swamp ass happen to you. All of us have been touched by swamp ass in some ...

WATCH: No Fun And Video Games In Chinese Prisons

Ben Muessig | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Sensational allegations that Chinese prison officials force inmates to play online video games have shocked gamers around the world. But are they true...

Why Johnny Can't Read. Or Think.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

These young gamers can concentrate, but only briefly. Their real skill: jumping quickly from one activity to the next. With predictable results.

The Game Has Changed

Katherine Warman Kern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Katherine Warman Kern

The video game business has discovered what movie theaters, live sports and concert events have known for a long time: there is a reason motivating people to pay a huge premium to attend events.

Welcome to Bubble Boy Nation

Brock Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brock Cohen

Welcome to Bubble Boy Nation, a place inhabited by overprotective parents, delicate, overindulged children, and two major political parties that routinely capitulate to legions of lobbyists.

The F Word: Gaming Your Brain for Violence

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

The WikiLeaks video of civilian killings by U.S. forces in Iraq has inspired some soul-searching this week. The New York Times ran a story on the dehu...

Gamers Have Bodies Of '60-Year-Old Chain Smokers' (STUDY)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

While a new breed of video games, like Nintendo's Wii Fit, are hoping to recast gaming as exercise, a study of the physical prowess of ''elite cyber-s...

CES 2010: Ass-Kicking Alienware M11x Netbook Just 4 Pounds

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Alienware's brand-new M11x delivers a no-compromise gaming experience in under four pounds. It's something you can take on the road for work, and game at night and on the plane.

Urban Gaming: Game Culture Makes Cities More 'Playful'

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

I think, through the omnipresence of game culture and conventions, and the growing popularity of virtual worlds in general, our sense of reality is be...

Electronic Arts Overcharged Madden Gamers Up To $926 Million: Economist

www.gamepolitics.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A University of Michigan economics professor estimates that Electronic Arts collectively overcharged Madden buyers between $701 million and $926 milli...

The Changing Shape of Entertainment Commerce

Theodore Bergquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Theodore Bergquist

The faster these various game industry players can reconcile, the faster we'll all be able to meet consumer demand, and from there we'll be on our way to building a new economy of electronic commerce.

Video Games with Gay Content

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

If you're a gay gamer (a gaymer), you might have wished from time to time to find a game or two with some gay/lesbian content. Lucky for you, someone has prepared a list of such games.

Cloak of Stupidity +5, or the Art of the False Political Assumption

Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Mackey

Yes, Mr. Goldfarb, I play Dungeons and Dragons. And I have, in my home, a box filled with medals and decorations that prove my service to this nation. Where were you, sir, when your country called?

Video Gamers Sue Electronic Arts Over "Anticompetetive Conduct"

East Bay Business Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gamers in California and Washington, D.C., have sued Electronic Arts Inc. over what they call "blatantly anticompetitive conduct" in its football gami...