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Japanese Women Realize Digital Boyfriends Are Easier Than Real Life Boyfriends

My roommate and I joke that her cat is kind of our joint boyfriend. Like a human boyfriend, Boo is very affectionate, loves to pick food off our plates, and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Not Even Serena Van Der Woodsen Can Abide This “Upper East Side Makeover” Video Game

If I was a rich girl … I would play with eyeshadow all day? That seems to be the idea behind “Upper East Side Makeover,” an online video game by…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Gamer: Don’t Patronize Me With Your Video Game’s “Girlfriend Mode”

You’d think that by 2012 game designers would have stopped insulting our intelligence by giving us female characters with gigantic conical boobs and tiny there’s-no-way-she-has-any-internal-organs waists. You’d think they would…

Lauren Hunter | August 15, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Gamer Couple Meets For First Time In 5 Years, Won’t Let Each Other Go

I really don’t know whether to laugh or cry after watching this couple embrace each other for an excruciatingly excessive amount of time. I feel a huge amount of secondhand…

Daley Quinn | July 18, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Jay Smooth Calls On Men To Challenge Anti-Feminist Internet Trolls

All feminist blogger Anita Sarkeesian wanted to do was create a new project aimed at examining common tropes in video games through a feminist lens. Sarkeesian, who blogs at FeministFrequency.com,…

Julie Gerstein | June 20, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Here’s A Video Game With Sexy Nuns Being Punched And Shot For You To Be Offended About

Much like the hair and costume folks for Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj, the marketing folks for video games know exactly what they’re doing when it comes to getting attention for…

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Super Mario Brothers + Lana Del Rey = Awesome “Video Games” Parody

This is absolutely genius. Princess Peach of Super Mario Brothers fame rocks this parody version of “Video Games.”And that duck face. Wow. I can’t stop watching.  [Buzzfeed] …

Ami Angelowicz | February 26, 2012 - 10:00 am

Macho Urinal Game Makes A Splash In Japan

Three years ago the “Toylet” was just a pipe-dream for developers at Japanese video game maker Sega, but now the urinal video game has been rolled out at pubs across…

The Huffington Post | January 22, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Contrary To Stereotype, Online Gamers Are Actually Women

Gamers get a bad rep: They’re typecast as plump, basement-dwelling man-children who lead reclusive lives and collect actions figures. Apparently, that’s way off base. A study by GameHouse says that 55 percent of…

Stefanie Blejec | December 2, 2011 - 9:40 am

Video Games & Boobs: Hooters Opens An Arcade In Vegas

Food, sex and video gaming: it’s the ideal trifecta for any run-of-the-mill male and Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas is making it a reality. The Joystixx (yes, that’s really the…

Stefanie Blejec | December 1, 2011 - 12:40 pm

7 Reasons Why Gaming Is Great For Your Relationship

At some point in time, “gamers” got a bad rap. Let’s stop stereotyping the “gamer” world as a place exclusively for basement dwelling social pariahs in dingy underwear who subsist…

Sophie Leon | October 17, 2011 - 12:00 pm

New Video Game “Catherine” Is All About Cheating

Wow, this new video game “Catherine” sounds pretty twisted. Here’s the concept of this anime game: the player is Vincent, age 31, a boy-man whose girlfriend Katherine (left) is smart…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 27, 2011 - 2:40 pm