Tag Archives: Video game

BBC’s The Women Challenging Sexism in E-Sports

A quick one to share today: Apart of their 100 Women of 2016 series, a series of videos and articles about influential women in varying industries, the BBC has put together a video and accompanying piece about women in the … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Man Vs. Snake

I had the chance to watch Man Vs. Snake, now streaming on Netflix, which tells the tale of the Nibbler world record holder. Like King of Kong before it, the movie  delves deep into the community of world-record arcade gaming … Continue reading

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This Day in Gaming History: Nintendo’s Legend

30 years ago on February 21st 1986, The Legend of Zelda released on the Nintendo Famicom Disk System in Japan. This original title in the long running Legend of Zelda franchise has had tremendous effect on shaping our modern day gaming … Continue reading

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FBI Releases Anti-ISIS Propaganda Video Game

There’s been a lot of strange games released for all sorts of peculiar reasons: PETA’s anti-Animal Abuse Pokemon game and Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015 come to mind as two particularly strange games with questionable motives. However, these games  fail in … Continue reading

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Square Enix Teams With Pacer to Stop Bullying

Square Enix announced a partnership with the Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER) to enact an anti-bullying initiative.  Starting on January 13th, Square Enix will donate towards PACER’s national Bullying Prevention Center for every tweet of #EveryDayHeroes they receive this … Continue reading

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Report on the Status of Teens’ Use of Technology in Social Life

The PEW Research Group has recently released their 2nd  of 3 reports on “Teens, Technology &  Friendships”. PEW, which describes themselves as  “a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world”, … Continue reading

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Operation Supply Drop: A Charity Making A Difference Through Games

A quick one today about Operation Supply Drop, a charity organization that is changing the lives of veterans and currently serving men and women in arms. Before I write anything I should note that Venturebeat has a great piece about how … Continue reading

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