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Gaming, Ethics, and the Role of Teachers

Heather Wolpert-Gawron | Posted 07.28.2015 | Education
Heather Wolpert-Gawron

As the coach of one of the country's largest middle school speech and debate teams, I come across various moments that one should define as "unethical," but that somehow continue to occur in many competitive events.

The PED Predicament In Professional Gaming

Steven Petite | Posted 07.26.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Petite

Competitive video game tournaments have grown exponentially in both prevalence and commercial popularity over the past decade. Previously, game franchises such as Madden and Halo received the most attention from the gaming community, but in recent years, that has shifted dramatically.

Greenhorn Gamers -- The Sacrifices of an Aspiring Streamer

Jesse Aaron | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports
Jesse Aaron

What do you want to be when you grow up? Youth today have many creative options when it comes to answering this big question. Among the plethora of options today, professional video gaming -- aka "e-sports" -- is becoming an acceptable answer.

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.

How Much Can you Make Streaming as a Professional Video Gamer?

Jesse Aaron | Posted 05.27.2015 | Sports
Jesse Aaron

Can video gamers actually make money from broadcasting themselves playing? While most streamers and professional eSports players shroud their earnings, a handful of streamers are fairly transparent about their streaming income.

You Can Get A Scholarship For Playing Video Games

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 01.25.2015 | College

For students who love video games, life can be a constant battle between making it to the next level and doing something more productive. At least tha...

Here's The First University To Recognize Video Games As A Varsity Sport

AP | Jason Keyser | Posted 10.06.2014 | College

CHICAGO (AP) -- As a teenager, holed up in his bedroom, illuminated by the glow of his laptop, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. Ten-hour...

The Bullying Epidemic and Ways to Counter It

Max Benavidez | Posted 10.11.2014 | Education
Max Benavidez

To stop and end bullying really means setting social norms and sticking to them and making sure there are real consequences for bad behavior. It requires focus and persistence, but change occurs one step at a time.

This Popular Video Game Is Becoming a College Varsity Sport -- With Hefty Scholarships

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 08.20.2014 | College

CHICAGO (AP) — Note to parents: All those hours your kids spend blazing a trail of destruction in video games may not be a complete waste of time, a...

This Girlfriend Is Clearly Marriage Material

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.23.2014 | Weddings

When looking for that special someone to spend the rest of your life with, it's important to find a partner who cares about you, understands your inne...

Are Gamers Athletes? The U.S. Government Thinks So.

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology

For those who argue gamers aren't athletes, take a look at what just happened to South Korean gamer Kim "ViOLet" Dong Hwan. The 23-year-old "Starcr...

LOOK: Craziest Outfits From The Anime Expo

Posted 07.09.2013 | Los Angeles

More than 50,000 anime enthusiasts converged at the 2013 Anime Expo in Los Angeles, Calif. for lectures on anime, autograph signing sessions, a battl...

'Legendary' Teenager Skips College To Game Full-Time (VIDEO)

Posted 06.15.2013 | Teen

Darshan Upadhyaya has become somewhat of a celebrity at his school because of his athletic skills... online. The 18-year-old senior from California...

Hacker Group Now Taking Requests

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology

Hackers are now taking requests. LulzSec, the hacker group behind high profile attacks on Senate computers, Sony, PBS, and game company Bethesda, a...