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Video game cats co-opted by extremists to spread hate

Popular video games like Minecraft, Call of Duty and many more are taken over by extremists to spread hate messages. A recent study has shown that video games such as Call of Duty, Minecraft and many others, have been co-opted by groups sharing an extremist ideology. According to the BBC, researchers have discovered anti-Semitism, racism […]

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Wyoming Based Video Game ‘The Last of Us’ Gets HBO Series

It’s been just over a year since PlayStation released the highly anticipated sequel, The Last of Us part II. The original (The Last of Us) and sequel are set in part in Jackson, Wyoming. Maybe that’s why I’m so excited this is getting an HBO TV series. If you’ve never heard of or played the […]

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The man from Mattituck takes part in the new Frogger contest, based on the video game from the 80s

Ryan Zlatnicki of Mattituck on the Frogger Contest. (Credit: Stuart Bryce / Peacock) Ryan Zlatniski transferred a childhood passion from the gaming screen to televisions around the world when he appeared on the new Peacock show “Frogger” this summer. The program, produced in “American Ninja Warrior” style, is filmed in Australia and hosted by Damon […]

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New Esports Home in PSU Devotes Space to On-Campus Video Games | Campus life

After a year of demolition and renovation, Plaster Student Union has opened a new space dedicated to competitive video games. The area is primarily intended to be the central campus headquarters for Missouri State University’s growing esports activity. Located in the southeast corner of the Union’s second floor, the room contains two PCs and a […]

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MIT video game to improve mental health

There are things we should all be doing, from managing our finances to reading more books. But let’s be honest: playing video games is more fun than balancing a checkbook, and more flirty than reading Tolstoy. That’s why Craig Ferguson, chief platform engineer at MIT’s Affective Computing group, combined the two ideas in a groundbreaking […]

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Court removes gaming suit against video games

By Hannah Albarazi (September 20, 2021, 10:24 p.m. EDT) – A California federal judge launched a proposed class action lawsuit on Monday that accused video game maker Clash of Clans, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars of promoting the game through purchases of “loot box” games, echoing a ruling earlier this year finding plaintiffs lacking standing […]

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Why has the sinister female-led X-Men game virus been canceled?

After a series of successful adventures, the third X-Men game reportedly focused on the iconic female heroes of the team. Why didn’t he come out? The representation of women has been an important element in attracting X Men comics for decades. It has not been as prominent in adaptations to other media, including video games. […]

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Viral video: 12-year-old boy denounces homophobia by playing his video game [WATCH]

A 12-year-old boy denounces homophobia in a viral video. | Photo credit: Twitter Children these days are extremely aware of what is going on around them. With the advent of the Internet, it has been easier for them to learn about all kinds of situations and have basic knowledge about them. A remarkable example of […]

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Local video game studio Uppercut Games nominated for AGDA

Canberra-based video game studio Uppercut Games was nominated for the Accessibility Excellence Award at the 2021 Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDA) for their work, Submerged: Hidden depths. Their first AGDA nomination, Uppercut Games co-founder Ed Orman said the recognition was both “exciting” and “an honor.” Available through Google’s Stadia gaming platform, Orman described the work […]

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Mississippi state deceived in victory over Memphis (video)

Memphis defeated Mississippi State 31-29 on Saturday afternoon. The victory did not come without controversy. With just under six minutes left in the fourth quarter and the Tigers with a 21-17 lead, Mississippi State kicked the fourth and sixth from its own 47-yard line. The ball fell around the Memphis two-yard line and rebounded for […]