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Chris C. Anderson

Forza Horizon for Xbox 360 Is Good, Very Good | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 10.23.2012 | Technology

This "Forza Horizon" review will attempt, as much as possible, to give a non-hardcore simulation racer gamer's opinion on the latest game in what has ...

Are Videogames Ruining Your Marriage?

Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Weddings
Chris C. Anderson

I'm not an obsessive gamer, but I am a life long gamer, and my wife has always understood this and accepted it. Until one night, to my surprise, she didn't. Would I have to push the power off button on my gaming hobby permanently to maintain a happy marriage?

GaymerCon, The First LGBT Geek And Gaming Convention, Secures Funding, Faces Criticism

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Updated on August 7th at 3:45pm, after GaymerCon organizers were reached for comment. On August 1st, a group of queer and ally gamers and technolog...

Diablo 3 Gamer Dies After Playing For 40 Hours Straight

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen

A teenager died at an Internet cafe in Taiwan after reportedly playing the videogame "Diablo 3" for 40 hours straight. The 18-year-old, who has on...

The Beginning of the End of the Game Console (As We Knew It)

Keith McCurdy | Posted 09.01.2012 | Technology
Keith McCurdy

With the Sony and Gaikia combination gamers will now be able to decide to buy, rent, or try a game and immediately start playing it.

SNEAK PEEK: New 'Star Wars' Game Takes You Into The Underworld | Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment

Earlier today we reported on the newly announced Star Wars 1313, a new game from LucasArts that promises to take gamers into the criminal underworld o...

WATCH: 'Lord Of The Rings' Gets LEGO Treatment

Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment

Today from the world of video games: A fun trailer for "LEGO Lord Of The Rings." The spot highlights the infamous Gandalf-at-the-bridge scene, and ...

Rated 'M' for Mainstream

Monica J. Vila | Posted 07.29.2012 | Parents
Monica J. Vila

I set out to talk to the moms and dads behind the creation, production and distribution of video games to find out how they handle the negative perception on the part of friends, family, and neighbors.

Now Open At SAAM : 'Art of Video Games'

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "It's not only one of the most expressive art forms we have," said Chris Melissinos, curator of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's ne...

Are We Losing the Magic of Play in a Digital World?

Maggie Jackson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Technology
Maggie Jackson

If we drive children away from their innate needs to go within themselves to reflect and imagine, we'll be losing something of our humanity. Are we looking up from our screens often enough -- and teaching our children to do so?

Memo to Mayor Bloomberg: Let Them Make Games!

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 03.14.2012 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

Children learn best when they are the designers, builders, navigators, engineering and key operators of their own learning.

Where Will the Next Generation of Innovators Come From?

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 02.15.2012 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

Yesterday was a busy day. Google announced at 3am EST their "GoogleGiveBack" program, listing grants they've made to support education, technology innovation, and the fight against modern-day slavery.

Arthur Delaney

Video Games Not To Blame For Youth Unemployment, Says Federal Reserve Economist | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Great Recession has pushed the share of high school kids with jobs to its lowest level ever, thanks in part to competition from olde...

Boys (and Girls) Need Games and Structure

John Thompson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Education
John Thompson

Both males and females need opportunities to test themselves, and to occasionally challenge the system. The key, it seems to me, is a culture of respect.

Heads-Up, Media Producers: Families Still Matter Most in a Digital Age

Michael Levine | Posted 08.06.2011 | Technology
Michael Levine

Tomorrow, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop is presenting a report at the E 3 Expo in Los Angeles that may surprise media designers and c...

Angry Birds Confirmed For BlackBerry PlayBook

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.03.2011 | Technology

Really, can anyone be surprised by a new Angry Birds release these days? While we're patiently waiting for it to come to the Kindle and our old school...

Portal 2: Physics, Teleporting, Shooting, And More

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.19.2011 | Technology

'Portal 2,' the sequel to one of the most acclaimed games in recent years, hit the Web just after midnight, and it's already racking up glowing review...

Chinese W.O.W. And StarCraft Theme Park Is No Rumor

The Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson, Senior Travel Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

So geek fantasies do come true. At least they do In Wunjin district, China. Reported way back on February 7, 2011 by a French gaming blog, the videoga...

Waiting for Cupid (not Superman)

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

The real Superman is inside kids; it's their own inherent love of learning that must be cultivated and empowered through engagement.

John Lennon: Working Class Mythmaker

Scott Thill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Thill

When we examine Lennon, we must examine not just a temporal snapshot but the history of music, film, comics, conspiracy theory, literature, poetry, politics, technology from his birthday onward.

Con Games: Third Dimension @ Aspen Ideas Fest

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Years ago, I traveled to RCA Labs in Princeton to spend a day living in the future. It was then that I learned one of life's great truisms: Americans buy new television sets like clockwork every seven years.

Modern Warfare 2 and Digital Distribution

Theodore Bergquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Theodore Bergquist

The online retail marketplace for video games was recently shaken by the fact that the PC version of Modern Warfare 2 comes included with third-party technology that includes a virtual storefront.

DLC: The New Black! The Second Coming of Expansion Packs

Theodore Bergquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Theodore Bergquist

There's been a lot of talk about downloadable content for video games recently. There is no doubt that we are in the midst of a significant, fast growing trend here.

It's Been Too Long...

Theodore Bergquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Theodore Bergquist

It's been awhile since my initial post on here, but that wasn't the original plan. In the coming weeks and months, I'll start contributing regularly ...

Army's Videogame Recruiting Backed By Lawmakers Despite Controversy

The National Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House Armed Services Committee last week offered its support to the Army's controversial high-tech effort to increase awareness and knowledge of t...