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Do Violent Video Games Cause Violence?

Zac Thompson | Posted 04.18.2017 | Entertainment
Zac Thompson

There has been plenty of research on whether or not violent video games cause aggression in the real world. Famously, we have lawyer Jack Thompson who...

People Are Pretty Much Convinced This Confiscated Gun Came From A Time Traveler

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.07.2017 | Weird News

The Baltimore Police Department shared a Facebook post on Thursday that, for the most part, was pretty run-of-the-mill police fodder. It stated that p...

Lindsay Lohan's 'Grand Theft Auto' Lawsuit Gets Thrown Out Of Court

Reuters | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment

A New York state appeals court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit in which the actress Lindsay Lohan accused the maker of the popular “Grand Theft Auto...


Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
Montclair Diplomats

It's the year 2016; we are at an age where technology is a society constant. Life at this juncture is practically unimaginable without the technology we enjoy today. In particular, life would not be as it were if not for video games.

Best Christmas List Ever? Kid Wants 'GTA 5,' Without The Hookers

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.17.2015 | Weird News

It's the holiday season, but at least one person wants you to know he can do without Holly, Tinsel and Poinsettia ... assuming those are all names of ...

Blink 182 Gets The GTA Remake You've Always Wanted

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.14.2015 | Entertainment

In life, it's all the small things. Like, there's really no reason to remake the streaking music video for Blink 182's 1999 song "What's My Age Again?...

I Know That Voice: Meet The Trans Voice Actress from Red Dead Redemption

Sidney Chase | Posted 09.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Sidney Chase

Owner and operator of, professional transgender voice actress Casey Mongillo oversees a fan base with hundreds of thousands of Grand Theft Auto enthusiasts.

Escape From Dannemora: The Game

Francis Levy | Posted 06.30.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Now that David Sweat has been caught and Richard Matt killed one can't help speculating on what they did right or wrong.

A Very NSFW History Of Video Game Penises

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.22.2015 | Weird News

Given the world's current obsession with phallic shapes, we thought it was high time to share all of the most important penises in video game history....

No, Really, A Teenage Boy Stuffing Animal Carcasses Was Totally OK Back Then

Erica June | Posted 05.19.2015 | Comedy
Erica June

This macabre fixation with mounting and ornamenting animal cadavers seems shocking, morbid and downright disturbing. To understand Walter Potter's hobby, we need to examine it against the backdrop of his lifestyle in the mid-1800s.

Sex Slaves and Video Games: The Challenges I Face Raising My Son

Michael Skolnik | Posted 04.08.2015 | Impact
Michael Skolnik

As a man with a son, I want to be part of the solution. In my opinion, while video games imitate and exaggerate violence, they also worship hyper-masculinity and glorify misogyny.

This Ocean 'Documentary' Will Change How You See 'GTA'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.01.2014 | Technology

A team of YouTube filmmakers have put the violent game to a more peaceful purpose -- creating a fake ocean documentary using the game's engine.

Sex In Newest 'Grand Theft Auto' More Graphic Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.19.2014 | Technology

Grand Theft Auto has taken its depiction of women to a new extreme.

I Was Robbed: Literally

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.13.2015 | Crime
Jon Hotchkiss

I was the victim of a burglary. I know this because that's what it says on the copy of the Los Angeles Police Department Investigative Report I was gi...

The Disturbing New Trend In 'Grand Theft Auto' Is Virtual Rape

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.03.2014 | Technology

The widely popular "Grand Theft Auto" video-game series lets players get away with a wide range of virtual crimes, including looting and murder. But t...

Violent Video Games Reveal the Dark Side of Play

Mary Flanagan | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Mary Flanagan

Released last fall and created with a budget of more than $100 million, Rockstar Games boasted $1 billion in sales in the first three days of a game that pushes social boundaries by allowing players to kill, steal and destroy in exquisite ways, albeit virtually.

You Can Own The Banshee From Grand Theft Auto For Only $170,000

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weird News

If you see this bad ass sports car stopped at an intersection, you may open the door, punch its driver in the face, steal it and then crash it into th...

Boy Credits 'Grand Theft Auto' Game For His Life-Saving Reaction In Out Of Control Car

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.20.2014 | Good News

"Grand Theft Auto" may be the last game you'd credit with saving a life, but this grandfather is sure glad it did. Charley Cullen, 11, says the ski...

Dad Played 'Grand Theft Auto V' While Ignoring Stepson's Broken Leg: Police

Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

This dad might be more of a child than his 2-year-old stepson. Luis Matienzo, 19, is accused of ignoring his stepson's cries for help while he play...

This Is The Funniest Thing You'll See This Week

James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It's been an intense week of debate about some rather heavy topics, so when Miss Coco Peru released this hilarious video navigating the dynamics of th...

Don't Buy Your Kid Grand Theft Auto V for Christmas

Brad J. Bushman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology
Brad J. Bushman

I approach the subject as a scientific researcher who has studied these games for 25 years. From that perspective, I have real concerns about letting teens play games like GTA.

Grand Theft Auto V Builds Online Economy for Take-Two

Michael R. Levin | Posted 02.07.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

GTA V brings a promising customer base with extensive in-app purchasing experience to Take-Two. In analyses from its new report, "Take-Two Interactiv...

Lindsay Lohan Reportedly Suing Makers Of Grand Theft Auto V

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Lindsay Lohan reportedly plans to sue the makers of popular video game "Grand Theft Auto V" for using her likeness in promotional material. The ac...

Take a Road Trip to GTA V's Most Incredible Real Life Locations

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel

GTA 5 is so much more than an epic crime game. It's also a pretty awesome road trip quest. Next time you're driving down the Pacific Coast, hit up some of the real-life locations from Grand Theft Auto V's Los Santos. A word of caution: skip the hookers and don't plow through pedestrians.

A Defense of Violence: the Cultural Impact of the Grand Theft Auto Series

Uloop | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The disregard for human life in the game is something that has led many to believe that the string of school shootings is directly connected with the Grand Theft Auto series' depiction of violence, which at face value, is a ridiculous claim.