Obama Puts Shutdown In Terms Home-Owning Xbox Gamers Can Understand

In case you were confused about the Democrats' position re: the ongoing U.S. government shutdown—namely that they think it's dirty for Republicans to demand the defunding of Obamacare in order to pass a budget to keep the government open—Barack Obama dumbed it down a little in a press conference today. » 10/08/13 3:15pm 10/08/13 3:15pm

Barack Obama Would Probably Beat Mitt Romney in Letterpress, Too

The thing I like about Letterpress is how it makes a field of letters turn into a vicious battleground, with two players vying to control more territory than the other via clever word-forming. Sounds a lot like something important that happened this week, no? » 11/08/12 3:30pm 11/08/12 3:30pm

Four Years Ago.

If you're like me, you play a lot of video games and just might have a game or two baked into your memory of major historical events. I will always associate election night in 2008, for example, not just with Barack Obama's historic election as America's first black president but as the night I had to choose how to end … » 11/06/12 6:15pm 11/06/12 6:15pm

This is the Last Presidential Election Gimmick Mobile Game I Will…

It seems lately that not a day goes by without another mobile game with ties to the upcoming presidential election arrives in my inbox. They paste the Republican and Democratic candidates into trite video game situations, offer to donate a portion of sales to the appropriate campaign fund. They call them exciting and… » 10/03/12 5:55pm 10/03/12 5:55pm

Another Mobile Game About Obama and Romney Hitting People

Hot on the heels of Chair's Vote!!! comes another game that involves the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates laying the smack down, only in Vellum Interactive's Political Arena your in-game purchases directly benefit the candidate you choose to play. » 9/25/12 4:55pm 9/25/12 4:55pm

It's Obama Vs. Romney In An Auto-Tuned Video Game Deathmatch

What if Obama and Romney were video game characters, and the national conventions were where they did battle? And what if it wasn't just any video game, but a super catchy music game, where the candidates crooned and harmonized as they amassed a high score of hope-mentions and implications of faith? Well, I'd probably … » 9/17/12 1:00pm 9/17/12 1:00pm

President Obama Returns to Madden—Through In-Game Advertising

President Obama may not be in Madden NFL 13's Super Bowl celebration ceremony » 9/14/12 6:30pm 9/14/12 6:30pm but that doesn't mean the POTUS can't buy his way back into the game. Ads for his re-election campaign are popping up in the game's multiplayer menu, but only in targeted states.