Posts tagged "video game"

Fight For $15 Protests Are Taking Place In 230 Cities Nationwide Today

Fight for $15 protests are expanding today, with demonstrations taking place in 230 cities across the United States in support of raising the minimum wage.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 15, 2015

“Choice: Texas” Turns The State’s Abortion Struggles Into A Video Game

Texas' most recent spate of anti-abortion legislation has effectively destroyed women's access to reproductive healthcare in the state. Your chances of getting a safe abortion in Texas are now dependent on factors related to class and privilege: where you live, the flexibility of your job, access to transportation, and financial resources. It's a terrifying reality,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 2, 2013

A Real Life Fruit Ninja Will Avenge Your Watermelon

Every time I visit my friend Marlee and her six-year-old daughter Olivia, Olivia ends up commandeering Marlee's smartphone so we can play Fruit Ninja. Well now, Scott, Brendo and their friends have created a live action version of Fruit Ninja, complete with massacred fruits and veggies. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 25, 2012

A Choose Your Own Adventure “Eclipse” Game

I used to be a big fan of choose-your-own-adventure books, and I also used to be a big cheat. Meaning that when it came to picking my literary destiny, I would read the outcome of all the options, and pick the one that didn't involve my scuba tank running out of air. But because it'…

By: Kelli Bender / July 1, 2010

A Tiger Woods Sex Scandal Video Game?

The video game world is about to get a whole lot raunchier. It was enough to be inundated with ‘bloid news of Tiger Woods’ army of mistresses, but a new video game will allow you to live his sexcapades, virtually. Get ready to find out what it’s like to be in Tiger’s plaid pants i…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 26, 2010

Virgin Territory: Girl Gamers Just Want To Have Fun

Finally, two women have found a way to prove video games are for virgins. After their bosses thought their idea was too risqué, Heather Kelley and Erin Robinson struck out on their own and developed “Our First Times,” a multi-level video game where the player prepares for their first night of fornication. From shaving your…

By: Simcha / March 31, 2009

Second Life: Virtual Reality Hooker

With over 16 million members, Second Life is the largest user created, 3-D online game world that features everything from malls to vampire castles, plus all the amenities of a faux-universe to play out your fantasies. It’s no surprise then that the sex market is strong and hi-tech hookers are cashing in -- well, kind…

By: Simcha / January 12, 2009

PETA Video Game Hunts Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin has gotten a ton of bad press: her teen daughter’s pregnancy, her pricey wardrobe (especially the hooker boots), her future grandma-in-law -- who was just arrested on six felony drug charges that indicate she was both manufacturing and distributing an illegal substance -- her oil drilling payouts, and that little Hustler porno “Nailin’

By: Simcha / December 29, 2008

Video Games: Chick Flicks Get Played

The triumvirate of teen queen movies: Pretty In Pink, Mean Girls, and Clueless -- are all getting remade into Broadway musicals. Sike! Although we’re sure some of the score will be watered down into electronic bleeps, they’re actually turning the dramas into full on games. Paramount Pictures, who owns all the movies, is creating digital…

By: Simcha / July 25, 2008