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What Does the Character You Play in World of Warcraft Say About You?

Quora | Posted 07.06.2015 | Technology
Quora

I'll approach this question from the three major roles one can play in a five-man group, regardless of race/class combinations: the tank, the healer, and the dps (which stands for damage per second, for those of you who have not reached level 100 in Being a Nerd).

Google Unit Is Sorry For Using Concentration Camps In Mobile Game

AP | Posted 07.02.2015 | Technology

A Google subsidiary has apologized for making Nazi concentration camps part of a mobile role-playing game.

'Guitar Hero' Had A Baby With Your Keyboard, And It's Great

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.02.2015 | Technology

Can't. Stop. Playing.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Wendy Clark, Coca-Cola

David Shing | Posted 06.29.2015 | Media
David Shing

"Every generation has to be recruited into being a drinker of Coca-Cola and a lover of Coca-Cola. Music, sports, mobile, gaming, social, and all the...

'Back to Bed': The Creepy, Addictive Game About Sleepwalking

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.26.2015 | Technology
Van Winkle's

For a gallery of real game play, read the full article on Van Winkle's. Ironically, if you ask me what video game not to play right before bed, I&rsq...

Damon Beres

Apple Pulls Civil War Games From App Store Over Confederate Flag

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 06.25.2015 | Technology

Apple claims it's going after apps that use images of the Confederate flag "in offensive and mean-spirited ways."

Amazing Human Beats 'Super Mario World' In Just 23 Minutes... Blindfolded

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.24.2015 | Technology

This guy is better at blindfolded video games than you are at pretty much EVERYTHING.

How Difficult Is It to Become a Game Developer?

Quora | Posted 06.25.2015 | Technology
Quora

The game industry is currently growing at a healthy rate that is four times faster than the growth of the overall U.S. economy. However, there is a lot of chaos associated with this growth as publishers try to figure out appropriate business models that work with free-to-play and games becoming more of a service than a product.

Damon Beres

New 'Batman' Game Has A Woman Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology

To put it bluntly, most of the female characters in this game suck.

Women Finally Play Larger Role At Iconic Gaming Expo

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology

It seems the Electronic Entertainment Expo is no longer a man's world.

Fleeing From Responsibility

Terry Newell | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics
Terry Newell

When it takes a law to stop a practice that should, on its surface, scream of irresponsibility, those involved have somehow lost a portion of their moral compass.

Bethesda Unveils 'Doom,' 'Fallout 4' At E3 Conference

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bethesda jump started the Electronic Entertainment Expo by showing off the latest installments of "Fallout" and "Doom." The vide...

Damon Beres

How To Fix Gaming For Women And Minorities

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 06.18.2015 | Technology

Gaming, geek culture and the tech industry have a diversity problem. Here are some ways to solve that.

Now You Can Live Your Dream Of Going On A Date With A Pug

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology

Woof!

You Might Weep When You See The Prize Money For This Gaming Tournament

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology

The prize pool for this tournament is worth more than Ozzy Osbourne's $10 million Beverly Hills mansion.

New System Will Automatically Punish Abusive Language In 'League Of Legends'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.25.2015 | Technology

The world's most popular computer game is taking a bold new step to counter harassment.

Damon Beres

Watch This If You Want To Be More Like Batman

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 05.21.2015 | Technology

There's a lot more to being Batman than having billions of dollars at your disposal and heaps of fancy crime-fighting gadgets.

How Much Should We Value a Person With Disabilities? A Tribute to Jean Dewar

Debra Ruh | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Debra Ruh

Society still has a lot of work to do to assure full access and true disability inclusion. Let's always remember Jean Dewar's life and strive to make the world a more inclusive and accessible world for us all.

Nintendo Literally Hires Bowser

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology

He's a real-life human, not a fire-breathing turtle beast.

New Music Review: Soundtrack to America's Favorite Racing Video Game AG Drive

Brandi Andres | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Brandi Andres

For those unfamiliar with the world of gaming, it may come as a shock to learn that video game soundtracks are actually a thing.

This Teeny Device Lets You Make -- And Play -- Your Own Games

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology

It's good fun AND good for your brain.

Game Featuring 'Transgender Kills' Raises Online Debate About Hate Speech

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Melissa Miles McCarter

A game promoting "transgender kills" was removed on Monday morning from the online game curation community Steam after a short time on its Greenligh...

Damon Beres

The 'Hearthstone' App Could Be The Next Big Thing For Competitive Gaming

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 05.01.2015 | Technology

Hardcore gamers can step out from behind their desktop computers and compete from anywhere they want -- the couch, the car, even (gasp!) outside. But that's not the only thing to love about "Hearthstone."

Playing 'Tetris' Can Change Your Brain. Here's How

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.30.2015 | Technology

All that time spent on your Game Boy might actually have been worth something.

The Hiring Guru: Joe Olujic Playing the Game of Gaming

David Jensen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
David Jensen

It's not always Billionaires and high-powered CEOs that I'm asking for their hiring habits and advice, it's everybody I encounter.