BP Oil Spill Seeps Into PlayStation 3 Game

This is a user-created race car in ModNation Racers. Its paint job comes with a twist. Covered in oil splatters and BP logos this kart proves no matter how cuddly the medium, the BP oil spill is serious business. » 7/02/10 5:20pm 7/02/10 5:20pm

Nintendo's Weird Environmental Tips

If you play the Nintendo DS puzzle game Picross 3D long enough, you unearth some advice about how to be more eco-friendly. But the advice is a little weird. Have a look. » 7/02/10 10:40am 7/02/10 10:40am

Ubisoft Does Away With Tree-Killing Instruction Manuals

Is the grand tradition of colorful video game manuals coming to a close? It is for Ubisoft, as the company launches an initiative to replace tree-hungry paper manuals with in-game instructions for all PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 titles. » 4/19/10 12:20pm 4/19/10 12:20pm

World of Warcraft Can Save The Environment?

Stanford Professor Byron Reeves thinks World of Warcraft can be harnessed as an energy-saving tool by attaching Smart Meter readings to gameplay goals. » 2/19/09 7:00am 2/19/09 7:00am

Walmart Suggests Cardboard Packaging, Save Games

The official Walmart Check Out blog has an interesting story today about a "green gaming summit" they've just concluded, which featured officials from Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Electronic Arts, and Activision, where they discussed game console power consumption and the wasteful use of plastics in packaging. Did you… » 8/28/08 9:30pm 8/28/08 9:30pm