Why Are Most Violent People Male?

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Andrew Smiler considers several reasons why violent people are more likely to be male than female.

5 Lessons in Fatherhood From the Video Game ‘Journey’

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Jonathan Harrison takes fatherhood and gaming seriously—and they’re not mutually exclusive.

Tapping into Kids’ Passion for Minecraft in the Classroom

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Minecraft is not just the world’s most successful PC game – teachers are now using it in the classroom to get kids excited about learning.

Real or Fantasy, Football Is Now Consumed By Numbers

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With the rise of fantasy sports and video games, the way we consume sports is changing, and its focused on statistics more than ever.

Review of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

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With some new twists added and better graphics yet the same elements Zelda fans enjoy.

A Far Cry from Your Average Video Game

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Far Cry 4 is far and away different than every video game you’ve played before, including the previous Ubisoft games.

‘Dying Light’ Lights Up the Gaming World

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Get your zombie fix on! Try Dying Light and hone in your parkour abilities from the safety of your living room.

Mastering The Game: What Video Games Can Teach Us About Success in Life

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Can video games teach success strategies to children and adults? Jonathan Harrison is betting a book on it.

Advanced Warfare and US Foreign Policy

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What “Call of Duty” can tell us about US foreign policy.

Here’s Why You Should Play Grand Theft Auto V With Your Kids

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Controversial video games could help your kids unlock the game developer level.

Is This The Best Trans Character In The History Of Video Games?

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As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.

Telltale Games and HBO® reveal first trailer for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series

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Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.

Here’s Why You Should Never Play—or Let Your Kids Play—Grand Theft Auto

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Mary Poust discusses the video game, Grand Theft Auto, whose latest ‘upgrade’ allows kids to have sex with and kill prostitutes, and concludes that we should not be playing or supporting these games.

My Son Missed Out On the Golden Age of Video Game Arcades

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Zach Rosenberg takes a nostalgic look back at the largely extinct video arcade and wonders what lessons his video game-loving son could’ve gleaned from the old-school arcade culture.

The Roots of Nerd Rage, Part 1

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From “fake geek girls” to Gamergate, a certain demographic seems constantly, causelessly angry. But are you sure it’s the demographic you think it is?

Misogynists, Trolls, and Troublemakers

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Evan Lauterborn explains how rampant harassment creates a hostile video game environment.