video games

Report: Video Games Play Critical Role In Boys' FriendshipsVideo games play a critical role in the development and maintenance of boys' friendships, according to a new report from Pew Research Center.
Video Games Being Developed To Target Depression, AnxietyPsychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.
NY Man's 10,607 Video Games Secure Guinness Title 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.
Smithsonian: Video Games Are ArtThe 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.
Studies Suggest Complex Link Between Guns, Violent Video GamesMany 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.
NCAA Halts Use of Name, Logo on Video Games Amid Player LawsuitThe NCAA said Wednesday it will no longer allow Electronic Arts Inc. to use its logo starting next year.
Study: Video Games Can Make Children More Ethical, Better Problem-SolversA 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.
Study: Violent Video Games Numb Teens To BrutalityTeenagers who play violent video games for hours on end may become numb to violence, a new study finds.
Analysts: Combat Stress Felt Far From Front Lines The gritty combat in Afghanistan is thousands of miles away.
Pelosi: Link Between Hollywood And Violent Crime Weak, Gun Laws The Real ProblemHouse 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.
Rep Introduces Bill To Ban 'Mature' Video Games Being Sold To Those Under 17U.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.
George Washington, Ben Franklin Featured in New Violent Video GameAssassin'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.