Maybe it was getting his first video game, Cosmic Avenger, for Christmas at age 12, and then having to wait an entire year for the hard-to-land Colecovision console to play it on that made Michael Thomasson so determined to get his hands on every video game and system he could find.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has begun collecting video games for its permanent collection as part of an ongoing commitment to study and preserve such games as an artistic medium.
Many media outlets have chosen not to focus on guns, but rather on Alexis’ “addiction” with violent video games — studies offer complex, often politically-related correlations.
The NCAA said Wednesday it will no longer allow Electronic Arts Inc. to use its logo starting next year.
A new study conducted by the University of Victoria in Canada finds that children who play video games become more ethically and morally aware over time.
Teenagers who play violent video games for hours on end may become numb to violence, a new study finds.
The gritty combat in Afghanistan is thousands of miles away.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rebuffed legislation on violent Hollywood movies and video games, instead saying that gun laws are the largest proven culprit of America’s violent crimes.
U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson has once again introduced legislation requiring ratings on video games and vendors to check the identification of those purchasing video games with adult or mature content.
Assassin’s Creed III, one of the biggest game releases of the upcoming holiday season, is immersing players in the Revolutionary War, with key cameos from George Washington, Ben Franklin and other Founding Fathers.