Monthly Archives: March 2014

Wired – Nintendo’s New Key To Creativity: More Women

http://www.wired.com/2014/03/animal-crossing-director/?mbid=social_fb Wired has a new article this weekend about Nintendo’s new strategy for creativity in their development process: adding more women to their development teams. The article notes the success of Animal Crossing New Leaf, which has been  an all … Continue reading

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Study Finds Gaming Augments Players’ Social Lives

Originally posted on Neuroadvance:
New research finds that online social behavior isn’t replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players’ social lives. The study was done by researchers at North Carolina State University, York…

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New Study Suggest Video Games May Be Enforcing Racism

They did it everyone. They found the link between playing video games like Kirby and being a bigot…Well, not really. However, A recent study coming out of Ohio State University has found some interesting findings regarding racism and video games. … Continue reading

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IGN: Why We Need More Gay Characters Here is a link to a great piece by Luke Karmali of IGN about the lack of gay characters in video games. While he does note that representation and inclusion are up considerably … Continue reading

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Video Game Themed Bars: The Next Big Thing in Drinking?

Will Mario and Pals be your new drinking buddies? For years video games have been in bars; an old arcade cabinet here and there, or even bar specific games that typically have to do with gambling. However, it  seems video … Continue reading

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