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Leading Women Are Becoming Less Sexualized In Video Games, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.29.2016 | Technology

Playable female video game characters have become less sexualized in recent years, according to a new study that complicates narratives about how wome...

Experts Are Building A 'Pokemon Go' Robot For Everyone To Play With

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.26.2016 | Technology

It may seem like everyone is playing “Pokemon Go,” but some people can’t even if they want to. Poke-fans with physical disabilities say the smar...

6 Pokémon Go Safety Tips for Kids (and Kids at Heart)

Clair Jones | Posted 07.22.2016 | Parents
Clair Jones

Adults, teenagers, and kids alike are going nuts over the Pokémon Go App, but there have been some safety glitches that the developers of the game, N...

The Mindful Wisdom of Pokémon Go

Michael Taft | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Taft

I have to admit it: Pokémon Go is one of the funnest games I've played in a long time. I'm old enough to have missed the Pokémon phenomenon when it ...

Pokémon For Folks Who Don't Give A Hoot About Squirtles Or Zubats

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

People are seeing their neighborhoods in new augmented detail through the eyes of their mobile device. Some are giggling. Some are grimacing or perplexed, but they're all engaged.

BREAKING: PokemonGo's Pikachu Not Voted #1

Wishbone App | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Wishbone App

With the release of the highly anticipated PokemonGo mobile gaming app, in just a matter of hours it became all the rage with fans young and old. With...

The Company Behind 'Final Fantasy' Is Making A New Game For... Apple Watch

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.27.2016 | Technology

You probably wouldn’t put the Apple Watch in the same category as a PlayStation 4, but one of the world’s most beloved video game publishers is go...

How to Play Pokemon Go Offline

Sam Tucker | Posted 07.21.2016 | Comedy
Sam Tucker

Never let a poor connection, expired data or server issues stop you from catching Pokemon ever again with this handy new trick to play Pokemon Go offl...

The Government Is Worried About 'Pokemon Go' Destroying Your Data Plan

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology

Democratic leaders are worried that “Pokemon Go” may be taking a big bite out of your monthly data plan. Frank Pallone, Jr (D-N.J.), Jan Schakowsk...

Should Virtual Reality Come With A Warning Label?

Imriel Morgan | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
Imriel Morgan

Virtual reality may have been around for a while, but the content available has never been this diverse. Gaming companies, film directors and even tech startups are pushing the boundaries and creating content that may have lasting psychological effects.

Why Pokémon GO Became An Instant Phenomenon

The Conversation US | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

Pokémon GO's rapid success demonstrates the potential for well-designed augmented reality games to connect people to one another and their physical environment.

Pokémon Go: Safety Tips

Caleb Kinchlow | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology
Caleb Kinchlow

It seems as if the entire world is in a state of nostalgia caused by the viral game Pokémon Go, but amidst all the fun there are some potential dange...

Who Do You Complain To When Your House Becomes A Pokémon GO Gym?

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

In the quest to catch virtual pocket monsters, hundreds of millions of people may be inadvertently breaking the law. That's the conclusion of Alabama...

How Will Pokémon Go Affect The Future Of App Development?

Jayson DeMers | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

Pokémon Go is a bona fide phenomenon. If someone would have told me six months ago that Pokémon Go would become a breakout sensation that fundamentally changes how we use technology to interact with our environments, I would have laughed. Today, I'm starting to believe it.

Go Pokemon Go - For Small Business

Carla Deter | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Carla Deter

What a week it has been on social and news stations around the world! The silly game that has created an overnight triumph - both online and in the ph...

Why 'Pokemon Go' Players Are Flocking To A Town Near The North Korean Border

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.14.2016 | Technology

The promise of a Pikachu is driving South Koreans closer to their neighbors up north. Would-be “Pokemon Go” masters are traveling to Sokcho, a Sou...

'Pokemon Go' Is Beating Facebook In One Major Way

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology

There’s no stopping Pokemon ― at least not this week. The ludicrously popular “Pokemon Go” app climbed to the top of the charts on the iOS App...

The Sony PlayStation VR Falls Short Of Thrills Provided By HTC Vive And Oculus Rift

Daryl Deino | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Daryl Deino

I was able to try out the Sony PlayStation VR at Best Buy in Burbank, California this past weekend. After spending nearly $2000 on the HTC Vive with a VR-ready desktop, I was hoping the market would offer something just as thrilling, but cheaper.

8 Times The Internet Tried To Explain The World With 'Pokemon Go'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology

“Pokemon Go” has exploded, becoming one of the most popular apps in the world since its release last week. As such, internet people are trying to ...

Pokémon Has Been Telling People To Get Off Their Butts Since 1998

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.11.2016 | Technology

“Pokémon Go” is a massive success, but experienced gamers might note that it isn’t totally a breath of fresh air. The new smartphone game revol...

Go Poke-Midlife Crisis?

K.C. Wilder | Posted 07.11.2016 | Parents
K.C. Wilder

I've got a problem. I've gotta catch 'em all. Unless you've been living under a rock, you know I'm referring to Pokemon Go, the new augmented realit...

'Pokémon Go' Just Added Billions Of Dollars To Nintendo's Value

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.11.2016 | Technology

A smartphone app just did what years and years of “traditional” video games couldn’t: make Nintendo hot again. The Japanese game-maker’s stock...

Gamevice Makes Your iPhone a Portable Gaming Powerhouse

Wired | Posted 07.08.2016 | Technology
Wired

By Brian Barrett for WIRED. Gamevice In the years since Apple introduced the specs for iPhone-compliant game controllers in 2013, you've had no sh...

Playing a science-based video game? It might be all wrong

The Conversation US | Posted 07.04.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

Playing 'Spore' is a good way to explore evolution. 'Spore' screenshotBy Alex Leith, Michigan State University You look down from the sky, manipulati...

This Disney Channel Star Is Helping Students Make Summer Reading Fun

DoSomething.org | Posted 06.27.2016 | Impact
DoSomething.org

By Rex Leonowicz Karan Brar has been lighting up the screen since he was only 11. You may recognize him as Chirag Gupta from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid...