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Contrary To Popular Belief, Video Games Don’t Turn Your Brain To Mush

Contrary To Popular Belief, Video Games Don’t Turn Your Brain To Mush

By Zach Walton January 20, 2014

I, like many children who grew up in the 80s and 90s, spent a lot of time playing video games. We could have spent those hours outside, but we instead chose to stay inside trying to save the princess or …

NCAA Suing EA Sports: End Of College Sports Games? NCAA Suing EA Sports: End Of College Sports Games?

The NCAA has had a long history with EA Sports, and the production of NCAA football video-games. However, recently reports have surfaced saying that the NCAA is suing EA Sports for a number of issues that have arisen during the …

Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark? Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark?

When people bring up Kinect it’s generally met with semi-disgust as it was just a gimmicky thing to try and compete with the Nintendo Wii, right? Well now it seems that Microsoft is taking cool factor of the Kinect up …

Xbox One and Playstation 4 Sold Out Xbox One and Playstation 4 Sold Out
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It’s almost Christmas time again and for gamers that means going to great lengths to get their hands on one of the new must-have, next-gen video game consoles. On Nov. 15, Sony will release the PS4 while Microsoft will release …

Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million
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Fortune video game writer John Gaudiosi reported today that the latest Assassin’s Creed franchise entry, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, is expected to sell 8 million copies. The number comes from video game analyst for Wedbush Securities Michael Pachter, who …

Video Game Sales to Hit $111 Billion in 2015 Video Game Sales to Hit $111 Billion in 2015

For years now, sales of video game consoles and games have been declining due to a stagnating console generation filled with sequels. Though some market watchers have predicted that the coming console generation will not rise to the levels of …

Games Industry Could Be Headed Towards A Crash Games Industry Could Be Headed Towards A Crash
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Many gamers today don’t know it, but the games industry almost died in 1983 thanks to a variety of issues, including market saturation. Nintendo pretty much single-handedly saved the industry a year later with the launch of the NES in …

Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year

With the coming next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, both companies are looking toward a future where much of the industry’s sales come via online stores. Though Microsoft’s scheme to lock down the Xbox One with DRM and …

NBA 2K14 Is Even Better Than Last Year NBA 2K14 Is Even Better Than Last Year
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NBA 2K14 was released just in time for the start of the NBA season. The latest version of the popular series hit stores today to the delight of many eager fans. At the moment, 2K14 is only available for the …

Man Violently Re-Enacts Grand Theft Auto Man Violently Re-Enacts Grand Theft Auto

This writer is pretty firm in the belief that video games and their sensationalized violence do not incite children and teenagers to murder, slaughter, and kill. Other media, such as movies, television, books, and even the evening news incorporate sensationalized …

Car Thief Says He Was Just GTA'in IRL Car Thief Says He Was Just GTA'in IRL

I’m sure you think that the reason some talking facelifts on CNN continues to blame much of our nation’s violent steak on video games is that they are idiots. I bet you think that every time someone proceeds to word …

Grand Theft Auto Five Sales Exceed $1 Billion Grand Theft Auto Five Sales Exceed $1 Billion
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The Grand Theft Auto games by Rockstar have always been popular, and for anyone doubting how strong the gaming industry is, they need to look no further than Grand Theft Auto Five’s record-setting sales. The new Grand Theft Auto game …

Video Games Don’t Make Teens Violent, Shows Study Video Games Don’t Make Teens Violent, Shows Study
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Earlier this week, an 8-year-old in Louisiana shot and killed his grandmother. The incident has sparked new flames in the ongoing U.S. gun control debate, but the familiar scapegoat of violence in video games is also being connected to the …

Mike Tyson Plays Mike Tyson's Punch-Out [VIDEO] Mike Tyson Plays Mike Tyson's Punch-Out [VIDEO]

Mike Tyson recently say down in the FOX Sports 1 green room and played Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out, the NES game responsible for quite a bit of my childhood controller-throwing. FOX Sports would have you believe that it’s his first time …

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Video Games Here's Everything You Need To Know About Video Games

Kids (and adults) absolutely love video games. Whether they be on consoles, PC or mobile, people love the interactive nature of video games. Unfortunately, many of those new to video games don’t have quite as much of an appreciation for …

Namco High Announced At Comic Con Namco High Announced At Comic Con
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Gamers, otaku, nerds, and general fanatics have all gathered in solidarity for the mecca of geekdom that is San Diego Comic Con, which started on Thursday and will continue in to Sunday. Among the panels, musicians, cosplayers, and other attractions …

New Search for Atari Games Buried in a Landfill New Search for Atari Games Buried in a Landfill

Legend has it that there’s a massive grave of Atari games, most notably millions of copies of the epic commercial failure E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, buried in a New Mexico landfill. If you’re an Atari nerd or video game historian, you …