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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.

Gaming, Entrepreneurship and Pioneering: A Young Woman's Nontraditional Path From Gamer to Game Designer

Carol J. Carter | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Carol J. Carter

Paulina is an inspiration for students, regardless of gender, who aren't afraid to follow their passion early. While many education initiatives in the U.S. call for more college graduates, there are non-traditional career pathways and opportunities for young talent.

'Minecraft' Bracelet Lets You (Or Your Kids) Bring The Game Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.14.2015 | Technology

Plenty of people are hooked on "Minecraft," but now the game can literally be hooked on them.

5 Awesome Casino Hotels to Experience This Season

Nancy Laws | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Nancy Laws

After a winter that included snow in unexpected places, and for Ohioans, a long and irritably still sticking its head in every once in a while, frigid season. Everyone is ready to enjoy the change in weather.

Consumers Turning To Tabletop Options In Backlash Against Video Games

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business

Hasbro Inc, maker of old standbys like Monopoly and Risk, says that revenue for its line of games increased 10 percent between 2012 and 2013, and would have grown 7 percent in 2014 if not for unfavorable foreign currency conversions.

Devastatingly Challenging Modern Games

Steven Petite | Posted 06.09.2015 | Technology
Steven Petite

Even at the hardest difficulty level, most games released today do not measure up to the challenge that old-school brought to the table. However, ever so often, a modern game is released that not only challenges the player, but also provides a sense of accomplishment.

Time... Compressed

David Kleeman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Technology
David Kleeman

While we need new models that respond to the compressed clock and calendar, we also need to be mindful that quality content isn't always instantaneous, nor does it rush to the "hot" technology.

Damon Beres

Indie Hit 'Axiom Verge' Shows How One Person Can Take On Video Game Giants

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology

Video games are starting to look a lot like they used to, but the industry overall? That's a different story, and one game can help explain why.

Nintendo's 'Strong Females' Are Everything That's Wrong With Video Games

Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Technology
Alexis Kleinman

Among Nintendo's "diverse and interesting female protagonists" are a pink version of a toadstool and a pink version of a bomb, called Toadette and Bombette.

I Set Out To Expose A Hate Movement In Gaming -- So They Set Out To Destroy My Life

Ravishly | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Ravishly

Photos of my immediate family members that had passed away were sent to me with vile messages -- some blaming me for their deaths. I was tweeted pictures of my house, along with messages asking if I would rather be shot or stabbed.

Nintendo Games Are Coming To Your Phone, But Don't Get Too Excited

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology

Nintendo's plan to bring games to your iPhone might end up being the worst.