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Video Game Plot Surrounds Guy Cheating On His Girlfriend

AP | LOU KESTEN | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

Video-game genres have their purist fans. I know gamers who play nothing but shooters, or role-playing adventures, or racing games. But most players p...

Yes to Violence, No to Sex

Robert Scheer | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

This American life of ours has long been pro-violence and anti-sex, unless the two can be merged so that violence is the dominant theme. The U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed that historical record on Monday.

Scathing Review For New 'Mortal Kombat' Game

AP | By LOU KESTEN | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

-- There are a handful of games that critics like to discuss when we talk about the evolution and maturation of the video game. "Braid." "Red Dead Re...

Beyonce Backed Out Of Video Game Deal, Says Game Maker

AP | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- A video game maker says Beyonce didn't play fair in a deal for a game structured around her. Gate Five LLC sued the Grammy Award-winning ...

Video Game Sales Slip

AP | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- U.S. retail sales of video game systems, games and accessories fell 4 percent in March as game software sales declined, according to ...

Smithsonian Holds Vote On Video Games For Exhibit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian American Art Museum is asking the public to help select video games that will be included in its first exhibit to e...

Auschwitz Shooter Game Canceled, Creator Cites 'Emotional Trauma'

msnbc.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

"Sonderkommando Revolt," the video game mod that reimagines an Auschwitz uprising as a bloody, pixelated shooter, may never see release, according to ...

Artlog's Top Art and Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

The NYC art scene is back in full swing: you can eat dinner amidst biblical and art historical allusions or play a larger-than-life video game.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops,' US Video Game, Slammed By Cuba For Fidel Castro Death Sequence

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Cuba is condemning the release of a new video game in which players are challenged to assassinate Fidel Castro, the BBC is reporting. Titled "Call of...

Tiger Woods Video Game Sales Lagging

nytimes.com | MATT RICHTEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

[Electronic Arts] continues to publish the Tiger Woods PGA Tour game. But at least in the short term, the game is following Tiger's own golf results: ...

Wade McGilberry Wins $1 Million Playing Baseball Video Game

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Shh, don't tell your kids. Wade McGilberry just won a million dollars playing a video game. The 23-year-old from Mobile, Ala., accom...

High Art for the Low Brow

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Rovello

It's more than a little surprising to see a new crop of console games trading in the old standards (football, hookers, zombies, guns) for a far older standard: renaissance art and literary classics.

Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Players Can Shoot Airport Civilians In Terrorist Attack, Leaked Video Game Footage Shows

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Footage leaked from "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" reveals that players of the upcoming video game can shoot innocent civilians in an a...