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Sexism In Video Games: Decline In Sexualization Of Female Primary Characters Over Past Decade, Study Finds

International Business Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sexualization of female characters in the gaming world has been a cause of concern but a new study has shown that this trend may actually be seeing a dip over the years, making video games less sexist than they were before. The Indiana University study ...

Video game releases for August 2016 (correction)

Polygon - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Below are some of the big video game releases for the month of August 2016. Be sure to check out the list we put together of our most anticipated games of 2016 and 25 games for the summer of 2016.
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New video games to look out for in August - including No Man's Sky, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Batman: The ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
We're more than halfway through the year now, and although we've had a few slow months for video game releases lately, this is where things really start to kick off.

Do you ever play video games?

ABA Journal - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
It stands to reason that Pokemon Go may be making video-game players of people who had never previously played a video game. But video games are not just for kids: In fact, according to a 2016 report (PDF) about the video game industry, the average ...
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8 games coming out in August you need to know about

Tech Insider - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
All games made by Telltale play like interactive stories - much more so than the typical video game - and they are almost always excellent.
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Celebs named for Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit TV video game show

Eurogamer.net - ‎1 hour ago‎
A video game show on the box, eh? Not had one of those in a while. But come 5th September on Dave we will - Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit.
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Munich gunman, a fan of violent video games, rampage killers, had planned attack for a year

CNBC - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The gunman - identified by sources as David Sonboly - called himself "Ali" and once described the 17-year-old killer in the 2009 attack as a good person, according to a 16-year-old youth with whom he played video games in an online club, the German ...

10 Video Games Millennials Probably Forgot About

The Cheat Sheet - ‎2 hours ago‎
Many of the video games we grew up with stick in our memories because they went on to become classics, or they're a part of an ongoing franchise that's still popular today.

This 31-Year Survey Says Video Games Are (Finally!) Less Sexist

GOOD Magazine - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The video gaming world is notorious for objectifying women, whether they're players, creators, experts, or characters. But a comprehensive study by principal author Teresa Lynch and her team of researchers at Indiana University turned up some ...

Can a Video Game Make You Depressed in a Good Way?

OZY - ‎12 hours ago‎
To be sure, video games have tackled both depression and narrative before, though perhaps not so personally. While their interactivity and immersive characters have long been accused of being drivers of depression, anxiety and violent tendencies, ...

Do video games lead to violence?

CNN - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
(CNN) The 18-year old gunman who killed nine people in Munich, Germany, on Friday was a fan of first-person shooter video games, according to reports. This detail in the unspooling story of the rampage led many to worry that violent video games may be ...

Video Games Review: Song Of The Deep (PS4, 2016)

the AU review (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
A labour of love went into it and you can see it right here in this Behind-the-Scenes Video with creator Brian Hastings of Insomniac Games and his big inspiration, his daughter. As any other game in this genre does, it sets you on a set path and gives ...

This Ultimate Home Arcade Plays a Ridiculous 50000 Retro Video Games

Maxim - ‎2 hours ago‎
Whereas the upcoming Nintendo and Sega mini consoles each offer dozens of built-in classic video games (30 and 80, respectively), true retro gaming nirvana lies within the cabinets of Bespoke Arcades' amazing machines, which all come with more than ...

Stack-Up.org Uses Video Games To Help Soldiers And Veterans

Forbes - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Trash day was always the hardest, says Stephen “Shanghai-Six” Machuga. His mind would wander back to Iraq, where insurgents would hide explosives in trash - the site of a street lined in mysterious bags and piles of detritus started his brain sweating.

Get High, Play Video Games All Day, Forget Trump

TheStranger.com - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Like peanut butter and jelly, whiskey and beer, or Ghostface and Raekwon, weed and video games are a timeless pairing. While people have been getting stoned far longer than they've been playing video games—researchers recently discovered charred ...

'Yakuza 0' coming to the West early 2017 confirmed; Video game will get different changes for western audience

YIBADA English - ‎8 hours ago‎
Associate localization producer Scott Strichart said on the official blog of PlayStation that the video game will be coming to North America and Europe, and it will be released on January 24, 2017.

Videogames: Knowing What Really Sells

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Many things about the videogame business have changed in the past decade. One very important thing hasn't: Gamers still need to actually buy the games. But tracking this important activity has become rather difficult, and not just because fewer games ...
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Hit video game "Life is Strange' is getting a live-action series

Daily News & Analysis - ‎2 hours ago‎
One of 2015's best video games is heading towards a live-action adaptation as Life is Strange is picked up by the online arm of Jurassic World and Inception production house Legendary Pictures.

LIGHTS Talks LOUD on Planet X, Love of Video Games

Hardcore Gamer - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Acclaimed musician, singer and songwriter, Lights Poxleitner-Bokan has been a hit with her electronic music and subtly unconventional sound.
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