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Get Your Head in the Game - Motion Capture Tech

iJustine | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
iJustine

Everyone knows I love playing videogames! I'm used to playing them but not actually being in them. In this week's episode of Hardwired 2.0 I went behind the scenes of gaming tech and learned how virtual characters are brought to life.

These Video Game Characters Really Just Need Some Therapy

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

While players often become invested in the stories of their favorite video game characters, it's not often we consider the characters' thoughts and fe...

Teenage Mutant Men

Dr. Nikhil Joshi | Posted 07.19.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Nikhil Joshi

If you're wondering why we're all teenage boys now, playing videogames, and hanging out with our Neanderthal friends -- the answer is because it's low maintenance fun. This existence is the most fun I've ever had in my life.

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

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

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.

Why You Should Know Who This Woman Is

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

On July 11th, Microsoft announced that they will promote previous Windows Chief and 20-year Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green to oversee the entire...

Why I Play Video Games With My Kids

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D. | Posted 07.03.2013 | Parents
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.

Playing a video game with your kids might seem like the height of parental surrender, the cognitive equivalent of stopping at the drive-through window to pick up dinner: it's easy for you, and you know the kids won't object. But for me, there's a method to the madness.

LOOK: New Small Biz Owner Goes For His Dream

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 04.04.2013 | Impact

Ever wonder what it's like to give up your current job to pursue the dream of starting your own business? Nick Lawrence Pfeifer doesn't have to wonder...

VideoGame Art: High Art for a New Generation

Lin Evola | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

On March 2, 2013 Jason Warnke had his Curatorial Debut exhibiting 140 video game artists (60 at the gallery and 80 included online) at Gauntlet Gallery in San Francisco. The following interview was held at Zero Zero Restaurant in San Francisco on March 8th, 2013.

WATCH: This Grandpa Playing Video Games Is Adorable

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.31.2013 | Technology

Have you ever introduced a grandparent to new technology? It's often frustrating -- but every so often, it's wonderful and hilarious. Case in poin...

PHOTOS: 'Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off'

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Arts

The freshly opened "Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off" exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City is striving to be more than just a ...

How To Shop For A Video Gamer This Christmas

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Technology

Gamers are a picky bunch. That goes for console gamers and PC gamers. (It's one of the few times they can be lumped together.) Only the gift-getter kn...

WATCH: Mom Loses It Over Son's Obsession With Video Games

Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents

Bedtime isn't the only time when parents feel like they're playing Whack-A-Mole. In this new short film, "Glued," produced by four animation stude...

No One Wants To Buy Physical Video Games Anymore

AP | Posted 01.08.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A research firm says U.S. retail sales of new video game hardware, software and accessories fell 25 percent in October. ...

Chris C. Anderson

Forza Horizon for Xbox 360 Is Good, Very Good

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 08.07.2012 | Gay 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

EW.com | 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 Caperton | Posted 03.14.2012 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

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 Caperton | Posted 02.15.2012 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

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.