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Women Who Write About Tech Are Still Being Abused Online

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology

Women who write about tech are no strangers to online abuse -- an issue some women say is serious enough to push them to change careers.  Catheri...

Sony Cuts PS4 Price. Here Are 10 Games You Can Buy With That Leftover Cash

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 10.09.2015 | Technology

On Friday, the PlayStation 4 became a little bit easier to own. Sony cut its price from $399.99 to $349.99, leaving potential customers with a bit of ...

Google 'Super Mario' Right Now For A Little Surprise

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology

Super Mario, Nintendo's famed Italian plumber, turned 30 on Sunday. To mark the occasion, Google appears to have popped a "?" block" into its sea...

'Starcraft II: Legacy Of The Void' Is Coming In November

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology

The final part of the "Starcraft II" trilogy will be released on Apple computers and PCs on Nov. 10, Blizzard Entertainment announced Sunday.  Th...

Game Review: 'Super Mario Maker' Is A DIY Triumph

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.11.2015 | Technology

Every kid with access to an original Nintendo and graph paper wanted to create their own "Super Mario" levels. Now, Nintendo's letting them. "Super Ma...

Apple Announces Revamped Apple TV That Will Double As Gaming System

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.10.2015 | Technology

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It’s Time For Everyone To Embrace Virtual, Holographic Pop Stars

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.09.2015 | Technology

Get ready for a shock if you still think pop stars need to be made of flesh and blood.  Years ago, Yamaha developed Vocaloid, musical softwa...

Hey adults, stop telling gamers to stop gaming. Instead, respect, and redirect.

Caleb Clark | Posted 09.05.2015 | Education
Caleb Clark

I hate it when I hear an adult, (especially a teacher!) react to a kid passionately playing a computer game by saying, "go outside," or in some other ...

Slave Trade Video Game Edited After Backlash

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.03.2015 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An educational video game has been edited following a social media backlash over a scene depicting slaves being packed into a shi...

Women Are Prizes In Video Games -- And That Should Bother You

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.31.2015 | Technology

Swelling breasts, revealing costumes, wet turtle smooches: These are the rewards you may be used to seeing in your favorite video games. A new entry&...

Nintendo's Insanely Popular Amiibo Toys Just Went Indie

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.28.2015 | Technology

Shovel Knight is about to burst into a multimillion-dollar business. Nintendo announced via press release Friday that Shovel Knight, who stars i...

Your Favorite Pokemon Will Brutalize Each Other In New Wii U Game

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.21.2015 | Technology

Get ready to see Pikachu's savage side. Nintendo announced Friday that "Pokken Tournament," a buzzed-about video game that's been exclusive to a...

Why People Die Playing Video Games

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.14.2015 | Technology

"He played the game to pass the time: ten hours of uninterrupted questing. Then, mind hazed by the room's thick cigarette smoke and eyes stinging from...

21 Video Games Everyone Should Play Before They Die

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.13.2015 | Technology

There's only so much summer left to spend locked in your room playing video games. We advise that you use the remaining days well.  Whi...

You Won't Believe How This Guy Beat 'Dark Souls'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.11.2015 | Technology

Never before has the phrase "look, ma, no hands!" been more impressive.  Gamer Benjamin Gwin published a video to YouTube on Sunda...

Geeking Out With Felicia Day

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

Felicia Day wants to be your friend. She might be an adorkable TV starlet -- she’s been on "Buffy," and appeared on SyFy’s "Eureka" -- bu...

Nintendo's Latest 'Zelda' Arrives In October

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.05.2015 | Technology

Link's back, and he's bringing friends. Nintendo announced Wednesday that the new "Legend of Zelda" game, "Tri Force Heroes," will be releas...

China Reverses Longstanding Ban On Video Game Consoles

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.27.2015 | Technology

BEIJING (AP) — China is lifting its ban on sales of video game consoles to promote the industry and a new manufacturing zone in Shanghai. Conso...

Here's an Idea - Don't Be a Jerk

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Tiziana Dearing

People will validate all kinds of behavior with their attention, their "clicks," their dollars, and sometimes even their votes. That doesn't make said behavior OK. We each are supposed to have an internal moral compass.

Sony Is Killing Its Quirkiest PlayStation Games

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.14.2015 | Technology

You probably wouldn't know it, but Sony's PlayStation Vita handheld contains one of the most vibrant, offbeat and downright quirky video game shops i...

Why Unemployed 23-Year-Old 'Addicted' To Video Games Prefers Virtual World

Posted 07.30.2015 | Dr. Phil

Justin, 23, plays video games around the clock, sometimes spending up to 30 hours straight in front of his computer screen. "I enjoy gaming more than ...

Parents Fear Son's Video Game 'Addiction' Could Kill Him

Posted 07.14.2015 | Dr. Phil

Sarah says her 23-year-old son, Justin, is so consumed with playing video games that he dropped out of college, can’t hold a job, and is emaciated a...

Damon Beres

This Man Wants To Bring Back Your Childhood, One Game At A Time | Damon Beres | Posted 07.10.2015 | Technology

He helps remake vintage video games exactly as they were in their glory days -- weird glitches and all. And the best part: They're totally playable.

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

Quora | Posted 07.06.2015 | Technology

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.