Supposed Video Game Developer 'Spy' Had Worked on Language-Learning…

The death sentence imposed on Amir Mirzaei Hekmati today by the Iranian government charges that the U.S. citizen and Marine was "waging war on God." But his activities for a video game development company appear to be quite different than the nefarious CIA-funded actions his televised "confession" implied last… » 1/09/12 4:00pm 1/09/12 4:00pm

Iran Sentences Alleged Video Game Developer 'Spy' to Death [UPDATE]

A U.S.-born man who appeared to confess on Iranian state television last month that he allegedly spied for America—actions that supposedly included doing work for a video game development studio purported to be a CIA front—has been sentenced to death by the Iranian government.
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Alleged Iranian Spy 'Confesses' that U.S. Video Game Company is CIA…

When Iranian state TV aired the alleged confession of a homegrown spy on Sunday night, Amir Mirza Hekmati's recitation of supposed wrongdoings included the standard claims of working as mole for the American Government along with a less common twist: that he'd supposedly worked for a video game company that was… » 12/19/11 4:30pm 12/19/11 4:30pm

The Death of Muammar Gaddafi Makes News Today, Video Game Next Tuesday

The early reports, and later confirmation, of Muammar Gaddafi's death at the hands of Libyan rebels flashed on news channels, websites, Facebook and Twitter this morning. And by next week people will be playing the computer game version of the death. » 10/20/11 5:00pm 10/20/11 5:00pm

Is the bin Laden Kill Game Cathartic, Educational, or Just Ghoulish?

Osama bin Laden hunches quietly in the darkness of an Abbottabad basement, rifle clutched in his hands. He swivels smoothly left. Stops. Then swivels smoothly right. His face is frozen in a thousand mile stare, eyes unblinking. » 5/09/11 10:00am 5/09/11 10:00am

Video Games Let You Kill, Abuse Osama

Sunday night a team of two dozen Navy SEALs killed Osama Bin Laden. If all goes as planned, you will soon be able to reenact that head shot in a video game this weekend. » 5/02/11 12:30pm 5/02/11 12:30pm

Somali Showdown Lets *You* Take Down Virtual Pirates

The developers behind the episodic Kuma\War series are once again capitalizing on deadly real-world events, putting players in the shoes of the plundered with Somali Showdown: Pirates on the High Seas. » 5/06/09 8:20pm 5/06/09 8:20pm