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

For the Horde: She Plays World Of Warcraft AND She Won Her State…

She plays as an Orc, characters who are arguably the bad guys of the World of Warcraft universe. But last night, Colleen Lachowicz—the Democratic candidate whose activity in World of Warcraft was the subject of a Republican smear campaign—won an election that leveled up her political career. » 11/07/12 12:20pm 11/07/12 12:20pm

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

Some Americans Think A "Super PAC" Is A Video Game. Most Don't Know What…

Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, and even Super Pac-Man... all video games. But not Super PAC—despite its similar name, a Super PAC is in no way related to Pac-Man. It's a term for a controversial type of political action group that's able to accept an unlimited amount of campaign donations and in so doing get around some… » 8/10/12 4:00pm 8/10/12 4:00pm