The stereotype of the LUG (lesbian until graduation) takes a big hit this week, with news that women without high school diplomas are actually more likely to have had a same-sex experience than college-educated women. [Jezebel]
Women are a growing force in MMA fighting-and now they're fighting onscreen in the new game Supremacy. According to its developers, this could help counteract the "princess in need of rescuing" stereotype that dominates portrayals of women in games. [Jezebel]
After making fun of his sister for selling scented candles as a school fundraiser, 13-year-old Hart Main of Ohio was inspired to invent "Mancans," candles that emit manly odors. [Jezebel]
From the message that Xbox Live user ralphy305 sent a female gamer, it's clear the time he should have spent on his spelling and grammar was instead put to keying in a text representation of an ejaculating penis.
Angry Birds Rio isn't the movie we'd been hearing about - it's a crossover with a movie, delivering another 45 levels to Angry Birders in two months, says the game's maker. The pigs don't figure to appear.
Terror baby, gate rape, fauxhemian, skyaking: 2010 was a wonderful year for words. Even more delightful, then, that a term that can sometimes be applied to games won.
Electronic Arts' latest Dead Space 2 campaign is brilliant. Why? Because it uses the power of the disapproving mom to sell violent video games.
In today's installment of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter Dracosummoner explores the controversial role of sex and violence in our video games.
With about 68 million players worldwide, Cityville blends the best of Sim City and FarmVille into a Zynga Facebook game that actually plays like a game.
For some video gamers, December 7, 2010 is the world-stopping release day for the next World of Warcraft. There's another mammoth computer game coming out that day, a sequel you may not have thought you needed: Bejeweled 3.
A life well lived is a life well documented on Facebook, it seems.
You spent enough money on that shiny new iPad. You shouldn't have to pay for games as well. Here's a selection of the finest free gaming the iPad has to offer.
At last, I have a way to exercise in front of my TV without any contraptions (or other people) near my body but still with a way to get yelled at if my form is bad.
People started lining up at 5 a.m. today in front of the U.S. Supreme Court for a chance to hear arguments in a landmark case that will decide whether video games should be afforded First Amendment protection.
The United States Supreme Court hears its first ever case about video games this week. The stakes are high. Here's what is happening and why it's happening.
A 22 year-old woman from Jacksonsville, Florida has pleaded guilty to killing her baby son over a game of...Farmville.
Seen here is not a single piece of animation or visual trickery. Instead it's five minutes of people doing things that you'd only expect to see happen in a video game... probably with a video game hack.
We were kind of hoping today's Kinect plug on Oprah would mean she'd be piloting a virtual raft with her body, but the episode's YOU GET A KINECT! YOU GET A KINECT! YOU GET A KINECT! finale is even better.
Halloween's around the corner, and makeup artist Alisha Baijounas correctly notes that video games make great costume inspirations. She's advising the ladies to try this look inspired by God of War.
Britney Spears is on the cover of British publication Pop Magazine. The images, the work of one of Japan's most famous artists, feature Britney in a bathing suit and a wedding dress. If only it were that simple. It's not.