Could a Video Game Save Your Life During a Natural Disaster?

Could a video game mean the difference between life and death the next time the planet decides to violently erupt near a heavily populated area? That's the question Geeks Without Bounds plans to answer with GameSave, a five week long hack-a-thon event aimed at creating the ultimate disaster relief video game. » 5/12/11 2:40pm 5/12/11 2:40pm

Time To Cash in on the Japanese Earthquake Disaster?

When the Great East Japan Earthquake rocked the country on March 11, Japanese games with sensitive imagery were delayed. PS3 title Disaster Report 4, set during a natural disaster, was canceled. The game's publisher even canned all Disaster Report titles. Not every Japanese game company is taking such drastic steps. » 5/09/11 3:00am 5/09/11 3:00am

Sometimes Help Comes From The Most Unlikely People

It's been over a month since a 9.0 magnitude earthquake rocked northeastern Japan. Within minutes, a massive tsunami pounded the coast. Tens of thousands were either dead or missing, with many more homeless. Popstar Gackt felt compelled to do something, but turned to what many Japanese would view as an unlikely ally… » 4/14/11 2:00am 4/14/11 2:00am