Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, a psychiatrist named Thomas Radecki served as president of the National Coalition on Television Violence. He preached about the evils of games like Dungeons & Dragons and television shows like “Ren and Stimpy.” He continued until 1992, offering expert testimony at court trials and blaming D&D when teenagers committed violent(…)
Mention video games to a parent and you’re likely to hear something along the lines of it warping children’s brains, desensitising them, and making them fat; except the Wii of course, you can bowl on that! But whilst consoling may be making generations a little bit thicker set, research has shown it could also be(…)
While many of us stick to gaming as a purely recreational activity, some players out there make it their living. Pro gaming is a serious industry and one that gives fans and gamers alike the chance to step things up a gear. The rise of social aspects and online multi-player features in modern gaming has(…)
Michael Thomasson has earned his place in the Guinness Book of World Records with a collection of nearly 11,000 video games. Thomasson got his first video game, Cosmic Avenger, for Christmas when he was 12 years old. After waiting an entire year to get the hard-to-find Colecovision console, he was finally able to play it. (…)
The PlayStation 4 is on shelves now and Sony’s new hardware is geared up to provide a nice new console for anyone whether they want to play video games or just have an all in one entertainment system. Here are some of the features and hardware that accompany the new console. What’s new on the(…)
Are you ready for the world’s first strategy racing game? Set to launch in mid-November, Chase Race gives players all over the world a chance to race against each other while playing in real time. The game, which can be found at the App Store for iPads, will eventually be available for all other mobile(…)
Amazon is working to make this year’s hottest racing games—Gran Turismo 6, Forza Motorsport 5, and Need for Speed: Rivals—bigger than ever by giving away cars to a few lucky players. Throughout the month of November, Amazon Video Games is running three different sweepstakes that bring big prizes. Best of all, you do not(…)
The untraditionally traditional holiday episode.
From Black Friday to December 24th, we’ve found this holiday season’s best deals on games, consoles, and peripherals.
A very “special” episode.
Too much of a good thing?