Owning a gun is not easy in Japan. But that doesn't mean some people don't try!
Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Super Mario and the Legend of Zelda, gave an interview to CNN this weekend about the Wii U that basically amounts to "Please give us a chance." He thinks the skepticism shown to the Wii U is akin to the early doubts about the first Nintendo DS, and that public opinion will ultimately…
Many of the materials used to make electronic devices are helping fuel ongoing bloody wars in the Congo—and a new report accuses Nintendo of not doing enough to ensure that their game machines aren't part of that deadly conflict.
Turns out video games aren't all that bad. CNN says so.
"Boy Severs Arms After Playing Video Game" read the headline of a story that ran on CNN's iReport site earlier this morning. It's the stuff of nightmares for video game advocates, another chance for those who demonize games' effects on human behavior to crucify the medium.
Look, I'd just as soon avoid getting too het up about this latest mainstream diss on video games. But CNN's William Bennett has forced my hand, penning a new article about the decline of the American male titled "Why men are in trouble." Leading the article is a stock image of a gray-flecked adult holding up a PS3…
There's been much talk lately about the Predator Drone and how using it to take out enemies from a distance is like playing a video game.
Early this morning we reported on a new study that claims one in ten children are engaged in pathological gaming, prone to serious mental health issues. How does CNN handle the study?
Scott Steinberg, Kotaku friend and video game consultant extraordinaire, writes up his personal selection of top ten video games for 2010 on CNN. Topping the list? Heavy Rain.
Fred Bobrow, owner of the Retro Arcade Museum in Beacon, New York, might not look like a criminal to you, but he has broken Beacon Law, and paid the price.
In the wake of the controversy surrounding CNN's reporting of Japanese video games, several on the Japanese internet pointed out the same thing: This is just another example of "Japan Bashing".
CNN reporter Kyung Lah recently filed a story on out-of-print erotic game Rapelay. One Japanese manga creator has taken her to task in an open letter.
What did CNN decide to do after covering out-of-print Japanese adult computer game Rapelay years after the title was originally released? Follow that up with more blown out of proportion with an expert's opinion.
In spring 2009, the Western media caused a brouhaha over computer game Rapelay. The game was released in 2006, and CNN is only now covering the controversy. Why?
If Electronic Arts' Twitter feed can be believed, the publisher has stepped into the Tweeter race between actor Ashton Kutcher and CNN to be the first user to reach a million followers.
I think this could be a pretty interesting game. I actually enjoyed playing The Political Machine when it first came out... for a bit.
Click to view As we reported in late August, Microsoft is teaming up with Rock the Vote to allow gamers to register to vote on Xbox LIVE. Gamers can register to vote, discuss politics in an special forum and participate in political polls. LIVE members will also be able to download Rock the Vote public service…
They say that any publicity is good publicity, but CNN host Anderson Cooper's on-air dismissal of Wii Fit probably isn't helping. It would appear that the cable news network's prime time dandy doesn't spend much time brushing up on his video games, as Wii Fit giver Erica Hill mocks him for his mispronunciation and…