gaming

The New Game Developer Barbie Is What Little Girls Have Been Waiting For

In a world where gaming and tech are thought of as male arenas, Game Developer Barbie is a sign of the changing times. 

Kelly Kanayama | June 20, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Geek Out This Weekend With These Classic Atari Games

Greetings, fellow gamers! Cancel your weekend plans, because Atari has just unleashed a #flashbackfriday package of 100 classic games from the ’70s and ’80s. The Atari Vault will run you…

Jenni Miller | March 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Heroic Chinese Woman Believed To Be Dead For 10 Years, Found Living In Internet Cafe

Most of her food the past 10 years was provided by generous cafe customers, as well as the occasional cashier shifts she picked up along the way.

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Gamers Who Harass Women Are Literally Losers, Says New Study

A new study shows that male gamers who harass female gamers are literally losers. The study, conducted by researchers Michael Kasumovic and Jeffrey Kuznekoff, looked at interactions between Halo 3

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 21, 2015 - 9:29 am

Adrienne Truscott Does Rape Comedy Right

See, rape jokes can be funny!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 21, 2015 - 5:30 pm

The New Zelda, The Future Of Video Games, And Empathy

Despite the fact that I love video games, I don’t really keep up with news about them — I just kind of hear about games, play them, and if I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 11, 2014 - 2:00 pm

#GamerGate Has Finally Made My Head Explode

Actress and gamer Felicia Day was doxxed by people associating themselves with #GamerGate. That’s the ostensible, timely reason that I’m writing this article. The real reason is that I’ve talked…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 23, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate With Rolling Stone

Anita Sarkeesian on #GamerGate in a must read Rolling Stone feature: “We have a problem and we’re going to fix this.” [Rolling Stone]
Check out this map of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 17, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The Director Of “The Lego Movie” Is Now Going To Be Making A “Minecraft” Movie

Welp, I know some kids who are going to be extremely happy: Indie game Minecraft is becoming a movie! Woooo! I’ve tried hard not to get too far into Minecraft

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 17, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Brianna Wu Speaks Up About The GamerGate Threats That Chased Her Out Of Her Home

Brianna Wu, the game developer who was chased out of her home by graphic and widely publicized rape and death threats issued by GamerGate supporters, is now speaking up about…

Dennis Scimeca | October 16, 2014 - 11:00 am

The Computer Game Myst Is Being Developed As A TV Show

File this under YAAAASSS: The computer game series Myst is getting a TV show and a new game for tablets along with it.
Cyan, Inc., the company that produced…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Hell Yes To This Documentary Series About Cosplaying!

YouTuber Todd Kenreck of Invader Boom has begun a documentary series on cosplaying called “Cosplay Boom,” the first episode of which has been released and future episodes of which depend…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm
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