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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 i...

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 in an e...

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 arcades...

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 04.19.2016 | 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. While we hesitate ...

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 Sunday showing himself cl...

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" -- but she’s...

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 released on the ...

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

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 07.23.2016 | 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 in...

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 07.02.2016 | 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).

'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 06.26.2016 | 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 p...

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

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.26.2016 | 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’ll...

Damon Beres

Apple Pulls Civil War Games From App Store Over Confederate Flag | 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 06.16.2016 | Technology

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 | Damon Beres | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology

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

Fleeing From Responsibility

Terry Newell | Posted 06.17.2016 | 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.

Damon Beres

How To Fix Gaming For Women And Minorities | 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


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.