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Don't Buy Your Kid Grand Theft Auto V for Christmas

Brad J. Bushman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology
Brad J. Bushman

I approach the subject as a scientific researcher who has studied these games for 25 years. From that perspective, I have real concerns about letting teens play games like GTA.

It's About Time Super Mario Learned This Lesson About Women

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.28.2013 | Comedy

In the newest musical number from AVByte, Super Mario and his brother Luigi finally awaken to the 21st century and realize that Princess Peach is more...

Showing Off at The Israel Conference

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.24.2013 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

Are Israeli companies best suited to just being startups that develop new technology -- to be bought out by larger global companies who can better market and deploy and distribute their products -- or should these companies be allowed to mature in Israel, creating jobs and industry there rather than merely for export?

Is Big Media Slowly Killing Our Children?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Children have no chance against this tsunami of unhealthy messages that drowns them in a torrent of poor eating and obesity. While your children are immersed in media, playing video games or surfing the web, they are being sedentary instead of physically active.

Today Is Playstation 4 Day

Reuters | Tim Kelly and Malathi Nayak | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

By Tim Kelly and Malathi Nayak TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp is expected to showcase a new PlayStation console on Wednesday in a pre-empt...

And The Best Selling Video Games Of 2012 Are...

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology

Despite the blockbuster releases of two "Call of Duty" games and "Halo 4," the video game industry had another down year in 2012, according to a year-...

Be Careful When Discarding Old Smartphones and Electronics

Michael Gregg | Posted 02.25.2013 | Technology
Michael Gregg

It doesn't take a computer genius to be able to restore deleted information from a hard drive or other electronic device anymore.

Jason Gilbert

How Nintendo -- Yes, Nintendo -- Wants To Revolutionize The Way You Watch TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.20.2012 | Technology

There's a new Wii U feature available that has Nintendo execs more excited than Mario after rescuing the princess from the final castle. On Thursd...

The Only Way To Play Mario Kart

Posted 02.16.2013 | Comedy

Mario Kart for Wii may be kind of realistic with the little wheels for your controller, but these guys have taken things to a whole new level of simul...

Nintendo Sold How Many Wii U Consoles?

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Nintendo has sold more than 400,000 of its new video game console, the Wii U, in its first week on sale in the U.S., the company sai...

Nintendo's Not Just Competing Against Microsoft Anymore

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — In the six years since the last major video game system launched, Apple unveiled the iPhone and the iPad, "Angry Birds" invaded smar...

2 Screens Better Than 1

AP | LOU KESTEN | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology

When Nintendo first broached the idea of multiple-screen video games in 2004, many critics were skeptical that players could focus on two images at on...

The Wii's Price Has Just Been Cut

AP | Posted 12.15.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Nintendo Co. is dropping the price of its 6-year-old Wii gaming console ahead of the launch of its successor, the Wii U. ...

The Best Video Games For Burning Calories

Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jeffrey Kopman Video games can be active games too, according to exercise experts. Researchers at the University of Chester in England reporte...

Here's How Much The Wii U Will Cost

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Nintendo has a knack for changing the course of video games, appealing to the masses from kids to grandparents even if its technolog...

7 Epic Video Game Fails

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.18.2012 | Technology

Ah, video games. America has a love-hate relationship with this industry. Some say they're too violent or the cause for high rates of bullying in ...

WATCH: New Accessories For A Whole New Wii

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Technology

Wii U along with its tablet-like GamePad controller and 'MiiVerse' social network were announced in "final format" by Nintendo President Satoro Iwata ...

New Wii's Special Features Announced

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology

By Tim Kelly and Liana B. Baker TOKYO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Japan's Nintendo said it will launch a social and content network dubbed ...

Dutch 'Birdman' Comes Clean About Controversial Video

Posted 03.23.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer Published: 03/22/2012 04:42 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries A Dutch man named Jarno ...

So Long, Toasters: Cool Bank Gimmicks

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.14.2012 | Money

Gone are the days of getting a free toaster in exchange for setting up a bank account. Now, banks feature posh lounges with hip furniture and offer a ...

Corporations Are People, But Only Sometimes: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do. Seven and a half, on the other hand, is a far friendlier number, and it's the number of things you ne...

Nintendo President Teases New Wii Release Details

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology

OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Nintendo will launch a successor to its Wii game console in the U.S. and other key markets in time for the crucial year-end s...

Nintendo President Teases New Wii Release Details

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology

Nintendo WiiU Release: Holiday 2012 Launch For New Gaming Console

Video Game Math Is The New Reading

Laura Zigman | Posted 02.28.2012 | Parents
Laura Zigman

Here, my son -- I mean, a boy -- is explaining to my husband -- I mean, his father -- how the three hours he's already spent playing video games doesn't really count and that he's actually earned MORE time for all the time he's spent playing video games that didn't count.

QUICK POLL: Can Video Games Replace Real Exercise?

Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Are you getting a new Wii or Xbox Kinect for the holidays? Many proud new gaming console owners will be happy to hear that playing movement-based vide...