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.

The Space Between Lifts

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at how masculine activities like weight lifting provide opportunities for college men to be vulnerable.

Why a Straight White Man Needs Diverse Entertainment

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This avid gamer, book lover, and father thinks a wider range of characters would make entertainment better, for him, his daughter, and the rest of us.

The Surprising Success Trait That Video Games Teach Us

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Jonathan Harrison moves beyond demonizing video games to find an essential life practice they teach players.

Is Your ‘Destiny’ My ‘Destiny’?

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Adam Workman reviews his newest obsession, ‘Destiny,’ and finds the game to be all he hoped for and more.

Anita Sarkeesian, GamerGate, and the Self-Dehumanization of a Generation

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The backlash against statements by gaming commentator Anita Sarkeesian has writer Matthew Rozsa questioning mob mentality in the digital world.

The Killing of Saturday Morning Cartoons

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The death of a ritual – natural cultural progression or a disability for generations to come?

‘Shadow of Mordor’ Walks in the Shadow of No Other Game

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Adam Workman reviews the newest game by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and finds ‘Lord of the Rings’ brought to life.

Notch has left Minecraft: But We Still Need a Role Model

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“Thank you for turning Minecraft into what it has become, but there are too many of you, and I can’t be responsible for something this big.”

“Holy Imminent Release!” LEGO Batman 3 Beyond Gotham

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Alex Yarde geeks out hard over LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham’s DLC and added features!