Monthly Archives: October 2014

Bayonetta: Female Devs and Gamers Share Their Opinion

The Bayonetta franchise is getting a lot a buzz recently because of the release of the second game. The series has been that has spurred a lot of debate among gamers for being controversial in regards to how the franchise … Continue reading

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A Threat Against Sarkeesian Should Be Seen as A Threat To The Entire Gaming Community

This week Anita Sarkeesian cancelled a speech at Utah College after the school received a threat of a mass shooting if Sarkeesian was allowed to speak. The school decided to go ahead with the speech after consulting law enforcement officials, but … Continue reading

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University Recognizes Video Games as a Varsity Sports

Robert Morris University has become the first University to recognize  competitive video games as a varsity sports. Does this mean we’ll soon see stadiums full of crowds cheering on a game of “Blades of Steel”? Probably not. Robert Morris University, … Continue reading

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New Study Suggests Violent Video Game Releases Coincide with Low Crime Rates

Quick one today folks! Another week, another article claiming that violent video games have X effect on society. There seems to be a pendulum with these types of studies; one article will claim to have found a link between violent … Continue reading

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