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Video Games and Politics

Ryan Grim

House Set To Examine Links Between Video Games, Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The revelation that the man who shot and killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday played violent games for up to 16 hours ...

Christina Wilkie

Lobbyists Have Kept One Industry Well Out Of Gun Control Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama spends his political capital this week in an attempt to advance gun control legislation in Congress, the natio...

VIDEO GAME ART: Shigeru Miyamoto, The Man Behind Nintendo's Mario

newyorker.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

When Shigeru Miyamoto was a child, he didn't really have any toys, so he made his own, out of wood and string. He put on performances with homemade pu...

Political Speech in Video Games May Be the Argument to Save Free Speech

Alex Koroknay-Palicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Koroknay-Palicz

For those of us who care about free speech, or video games, or who care about youth rights, it seems one of the strongest cases we can make is that video games do, in fact, quite often involve political speech.

Islamic Group Forces Site To Remove Satirical Religious Video Game "Faith Fighter"

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Saudi-based Islamic group Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) spoke out Tuesday against "Faith Fighter" -- an online video game that pits...