Category archives for: VIDEO GAMES

Playing Video Game as Black Avatar May Up Aggression

A new study observed the action of white video game players as they played violent games as a black avatar. Researchers found the behavior disturbing, as white players acted more aggressively after the game is over, had stronger explicit negative attitudes toward blacks, and displayed stronger implicit attitudes linking blacks to weapons. These results are […]

Lady Gaga releases ‘G.U.Y.’ music video (watch now)

Lady Gaga is getting back into the music video game with her latest video “G.U.Y.” from her most recent album ARTPOP. Check out the music video for “G.U.Y.,” which debuted today on NBC’s Dateline. The video, which is all about … Continue reading → The post Lady Gaga releases ‘G.U.Y.’ music video (watch now) appeared […]

The Great Video Game Developer Exodus Of 2014

Recently, and especially last week, there were a surprising number of noteworthy video game developers who left their positions at the companies where they made names for themselves. The video game industry is changing as small-scale development becomes much more attractive, and the backing of a major publisher isn’t necessary to create a successful game. […]

Violent video games do fuel racial aggression

Washington, March 21 (IANS) What happens when white video game players see themselves as black characters in a violent game? "These results are the first to link avatar race in violent video games to later aggression," said Brad Bushman, professor of communication and psychology at Ohio State University. It raises another troubling impact that violent […]

Video game brain drain? Top execs leave industry

As the video game industry says goodbye to one generation of hardware, it's also saying goodbye to a number of high-profile names. VIDEO GAME – Yahoo News Search Results

Google Glass Leads Video-Game Makers to Test Wearables

Developer Shawn Hardin, showing off his company's video-game creation, slings pies, tomatoes and other bits of food at opponents linked online around the world. Yet rather than using an iPhone, laptop or game console to play his company's "Global Food Fight," Hardin dons Google Glass and launches each new salvo with a nod of his […]

Video: This is the game that will finally ‘silence Xbox One critics’

Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox One video game console has millions of fans. It also has millions of critics, and each group is incredibly loud when voicing support for the new Microsoft console or when attacking it with harsh critiques. According to one industry watcher, however, the Xbox One game that will finally silence critics is about […]

Game makers to explore social issues at conference

The video game industry is taking itself more seriously. Besides the usual talk of polygons, virtual worlds and artificial intelligence at this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, there … VIDEO GAME – Yahoo News Search Results

Crowd Funding Campaign for Video Game Aims to Bring Fun to the Lives of People with Dementia

Opaque Multimedia and Alzheimer’s Australia Vic today announced the launch of a Pozible crowd funding campaign to support the development of The Forest Project – a video game appli VIDEO GAME – Yahoo News Search Results

Game Developers Conference Tackles LGBT Representation in Video Games

Developers like Mattie Brice are leading the charge to queer your gaming experience. Featured Image:  read more VIDEO GAME – Yahoo News Search Results

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