A colleague IM'd me earlier today, asking if I was ready for video games to take the blame for this morning's awful shooting rampage in Aurora, Colorado.
Turns out video games aren't all that bad. CNN says so.
A Canadian gamer has partnered with his mom, a psychology professor at Grant MacEwan University, to self-publish a book in defense of gaming.
A lovely profile of the ever-fascinating game designer Jonathan Blow in the Atlantic magazine is bundled, online, with a sneer about the world's non-Jonathan Blow video games.
This week's dose of anti-video game vitriol comes straight outta Great Britain, where a group called the Association of Teachers and Lecturers says electronic entertainment is making kids violent.
ABC Local is on top of its game this week, warning the world that, according to experts, there is cursing on Xbox Live. And racial slurs! And cyber-bullying!
Semi-reliable British news source The Sun reports that terrorists are using Call of Duty and Halo to keep in touch with each other and train for terrorist attacks.
Some people might try to convince you that video games are a waste of time. Here's the perfect retort.
Ready to rage? Kotaku reader and Best Week Ever writer Dan Hopper sent over a link to this commercial, created by an organization called the Energy Alliance of Greater Pittsburgh. It will make you angry.
Do video games spend too much time emphasizing the violent aspects of religion? A study released by the University of Missouri on Monday says so, concluding that video games present religion in a "problematized" way.
Surging college basketball player Jack Cooley doesn't attribute his recent success to some sort of miracle or an act of God. Nor does he blame nonsense like "hard work" or "dedication."
With every new day comes a new excuse for nasty people to crucify video games. This time it's a study by researchers at Brigham Young University, as reported by U.S. News in a story today titled "Spouses Being Pushed Aside For Video Games" that claims gaming is ruining marriages.