Is This Studying Hate Speech, or Just Intellectualized Trolling?

GAMBIT, the video games research center at MIT, is investigating racism and hate speech in online multiplayer gaming. The results are not particularly surprising, but I'll confess to a morbid curiosity as to what a gamer would hear playing Halo: Reach under the gamertag PROUD_2B_MUSLIM, GayPride90 or Black_N_Proud90.… » 3/19/11 6:00pm 3/19/11 6:00pm

You Can Contribute to the First Major Study of Sports Video Gamers

The games development research lab GAMBIT, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has launched a study of sports video gamers, one a researcher believes will be the first comprehensive, independent examination of a very large video game segment, but one often seen as an outlier to the wider culture. » 3/11/11 7:40pm 3/11/11 7:40pm