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NPR’s “All Things Considered” piece on Gaming Diversity and Video Game Violence NPR’s “All Things Considered” has a new piece on video game diversity that reflects on their experience at this years E3. For those who don’t listen to ATC, … Continue reading

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Fans Disappointed With Ubisoft’s Lack of Gender Choices in Upcoming Assassin’s Creed Unity It’s been a fun week of demos, conferences, and mostly announcements for First Person Shooters. Between announcing games in which people shoot each others’ heads off, Ubisoft … Continue reading

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2014 Nielsen Report on Video Game Consumption The folks over at the Nielsen Report (You know, the people who tell you that your favorite show will probably get canceled) have released their 2014 report on video game consumption. The Nielsen … 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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Study Shows Video Games May Help with Dyslexia Today in The Biology of Video Game news (Wait, that’s not what this blog is…) Jokes aside, a recent study suggests that there may be benefits of video games on those with … Continue reading

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Could Your Next Job Interview Include Playing a Video Game? New York Time is reporting an increase in the number of companies using video games to screen potential employees for their creativity, problem solving ability, multitasking ability, and more. Does … Continue reading

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A highschool in Norway is using Telltale’s acclaimed “The Walking Dead” ┬áseries to teach their students about ethics. Will these kids learn actual ethical insight, or will they only learn that Zombies = bad news? The school was brought to … Continue reading

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Can Playing Video Games Cause Hallucinations? A Recent study out of Nottingham Trent University, and reported on by Gamespot, claims that playing video games for may cause hallucinations. Should we be worried, or should we just forget about it and … Continue reading

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Do We Cheat in Video Games Because We Assume Everyone Else Is? We’re back in 2014, with an article that looks into a study conducted by a research team coming out of Singapore. This specific study looks into why we … Continue reading

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New Study Suggest Violent Video Games Have Benefits for Children Ru Roh. After numerous studies that have tried to link violent video games to bad behavior in children, the American Psychological Association has conducted a study that has found positive … Continue reading

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