This Moment Is More Precious Than You Think


Alex Yarde heard the story of a young man who found a “ghost” of his father in an old Xbox, and it reminded him to appreciate even the smallest moments with his kids.

The Gamers You Don’t Know About [Video]


Be ready to have some stereotypes busted.

‘Valiant Hearts:The Great War’ Game Review


‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ is proof video games can surpass feature films in narrative depth. Alex Yarde has details.

Video Games: Still Bro-tastic and Misogynistic After All These Years


Historian Oliver Lee Bateman examines a console gaming industry bent on peddling the same old trash to willing buyers.

The Worst Video Game You’ve Never Played


Historian Oliver Lee Bateman examines how the latest version of Super Smash Bros. has already broken the hearts of its most devoted fans.

Artist’s Manifesto: Paint Women Like Women


They’re more than just a collection of parts, writes illustrator Noah Bradley in an appeal to his entertainment industry colleagues.

Nintendo Can’t Take the Gay Out of Gaming Without a Fight


Tomodachi Life: make friends, fall in love, but stay straight.

EXOGENESIS: Post-Apocalyptic Tokyo Adventure Visual Novel


Set in Post-apocalyptic Tokyo, Exogenesis the adventure/visual novel hybrid inspired by Ace Attorney games, gets Alex Yarde in Otaku mode!

Do Video Games Encourage Racism?

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Dr. Vibe and a group of men discuss if watching video games can cause racism.

Are Video Games About War Hurting The Emotional Development Of Boys And Men? (Maybe They Don’t Have to)

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Some video game trivialize war and violence but it doesn’t have to be this way.

3 Parents Discuss Kids and Violent Video Games

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Video games have changed dramatically since Mario saved the princess. Jay Snook talks to some parents about keeping their kids safe in the new world of gaming.

First Love: Score

Memories of a beanbag...and so much more.

Scott Heydt recalls a first for him when he was 12 years old.

What I Learned about Meditation from a Video Game Monk and My High School Biology Teacher


Tim Gossling shares the secrets of floating lotus, stretchy limbs and the health benefits of resting your mind.

Why Marketers Fear the Female Geek


Anjin Anhut lays out the down and dirty facts about how ignoring geeky women seems like good business… and how to change that.

10 Awesome Things Atheists Want for Christmas*

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Have an Atheist around and don’t know what to get them for the Holidays? Fear not, Doug Zeigler has 10 suggestions to help you out.

6 Leadership Lessons from Ender’s Game

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The most distinguishing leadership characteristic of Ender is not his strategic ability, it is his compassion for his team and even his enemy. A good leader cares.