Approximately 2/3 of the U.S. population plays video games. The video game industry has grown from a niche market to cultural mainstream, yet many publishers are sticking to games that appeal to their original niche demographic: young white men. As a result, the protagonists of the vast majority of AAA game releases are white males. […]

NY Daily News sportswriter Mike Lupica seemed intent on beating the high score for framing a tragic story entirely around video games with his cringeworthy profile of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza on Monday. The article was based on few anonymous sources, like “a tough career cop who did not wish to see his name […]

Awesome Games Done Quick 2013 is a week-long marathon of video game speedrunners raising money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. This is the third annual marathon and already easily the most successful. The first AGDQ in 2011 raised $53,000 for PCF, the second raised $149,000, and the current marathon which began on Jan. 6th and […]

  
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