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VIDEO: Mexican Video Game Lets Players Throw Stuff at Donald Trump

Players knock the GOP presidential candidate down by throwing objects at him onstage. It started with shoes, bottles and cactuses, but Trump supporters have also asked for flowers and cash to shower on him. A mariachi band congratulates winning players.

Posted on Sep 4, 2015 READ MORE

Monkey Business

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AP / Max Whittaker

Top Court Mulls Video Game Violence

The first day of deliberation in the Supreme Court about that perennial legal favorite, violence in video games, brought debate Tuesday about the potential damage done by minors’ exposure to sex versus violence ... and a Founding Fathers joke from Justice Samuel Alito.

Posted on Nov 2, 2010 READ MORE

‘Fable III’ Gives Gamers Gay-for-Play Options

Although gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples are still not fully sanctioned in the real world, things are different in at least one corner of the virtual realm. Take “Fable III,” for example, which gives gamers free rein ... (continued)

Posted on Oct 26, 2010 READ MORE

‘Medal of Honor’ Yanked From Military Bases

American servicemen and -women stationed on U.S. Army and Air Force bases around the world won’t have the option of playing one video game in particular, Electronic Arts’ “Medal of Honor,” because it gives players the option of ... (continued)

Posted on Sep 2, 2010 READ MORE


Now You Too Can Be Among the Powers That Be—Thanks to ‘iBailout!!’

Leave it to the good ol’ U.S. of A. to produce this sort of thing: An enterprising gaming company by the name of Hands-On Mobile has created an iPhone game that allows users to play the part of the money-gobbling Fed. In this digitized satire the Fed actually eats angry citizens. But fear not ... (continued)

Posted on Jan 5, 2010 READ MORE

Modern Warfare 2

‘Call of Duty’ Game Franchise Busts Sales Records

Perhaps it’s possible to draw larger sociological conclusions about why it is that, over the politically and economically tumultuous 2003-09 period, gaming giant Activision’s first-person shooter series “Call of Duty” raked in a staggering $3 billion in global sales. (continued)

Posted on Nov 27, 2009 READ MORE


Microsoft’s Global Warming Game Contest

College-age video game enthusiasts can now claim their gaming habits may help save the world.  Microsoft is launching a contest this summer, the Xbox 360 Games for Change Challenge, offering cash and other prizes to whiz kids who dedicate their game design skills to the cause of global warming

Posted on Jun 12, 2007 READ MORE

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