Monthly Archives: January 2017

How the Flash Destroyed a Video Game Studio

Fans of the CW’s The Flash get the definitive version of the Scarlet Speedster every week. But in 2009, the video game world almost beat TV to the punch. The … Continue reading

Video gaming to be offered as varsity sport at Lourdes – The Blade

Lourdes University is on the hunt for student athletes who are quick thinkers, team players, and mentally tough. The private liberal arts university in Sylvania is joining a growing trend … Continue reading

Video Game Industry Groups Criticize Trump’s Travel Ban

President Donald Trump signs an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at the Homeland Security Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President … Continue reading

10 Things All Modern FPS Video Games Get Wrong

Ever since franchises like Halo and Call of Duty brought online multiplayer gameplay to consoles, the first-person shooter genre has taken the gaming industry by storm. Every year since the … Continue reading

How Video Games Can Save The World

The new book, Power Play: How Video Games Can Save The World, by Asi Burak and Laura Parker, was just released. Asi is well known in the game world as … Continue reading

Video gaming to be offered as varsity sport

Lourdes University is on the hunt for student athletes who are quick thinkers, team players, and mentally tough. The private liberal arts university in Sylvania is joining a growing trend … Continue reading

Arizona Sen. Flake criticizes government-funded video gaming

(Photo: Dana, Joe) An ASU professor is pushing back against criticism by Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake of government-funded video game development. “Whether or not you like them as a platform … Continue reading

Battle Breaks Out Over Effort to Classify Video Game Addiction as …

If you play a lot of video games, you have a mental illness—at least according to the World Health Organization. The WHO believes you suffer from “Gaming Disorder” and wants to … Continue reading

The video games industry responds to Trump’s immigration ban

How does Donald Trump’s controversial executive order on immigration affect the video games industry? Gaming is a global business, after all. Publishers and developers operate in just about every region … Continue reading

Video Game Lobby Group Gives Measured Statement On Trump …

Alex Brandon/AP Today, the Entertainment Software Association, which represents the U.S. gaming industry, released a measured and somewhat tepid statement on the recent Muslim ban instated by Donald Trump. In … Continue reading