Obama Leads McCain in Xbox 360 Pwn the Vote Poll

Over the Halloween weekend thousands of Xbox 360 gamers were able to cast an early, unofficial vote on Xbox Live for their candidate of choice. The unofficial exit poll shows that there are more participating gamers leaning toward undecided and less toward McCain and Palin compared to CNN’s poll for the same weekend.… » 11/04/08 6:40pm 11/04/08 6:40pm

Obama, McCain and a Headcrab

A graduate student at the University of Southern California is working on a project that employs Half-Life 2 as a setting/context for political cartoons. Sounds a little out there, but MFA student John Brennan has turned out that video so far, which features Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama on a debate stage, and… » 11/02/08 3:00pm 11/02/08 3:00pm

Try Hitting the Whammy Bar, My Friend

In fairness, this could be said of most 72-year-olds, not just that one. But yeah, it rather captures the image both candidates have in the media. Also, it's bad when you're getting busted on by a Canadian political cartoonist. Check out the one preceding it » 11/01/08 8:00pm 11/01/08 8:00pm. I don't get it? Canadians actually have something named…

Will Wright Backs McCain; Zelnick? Duh, Obama.

Back in February 1Up took a broad look » 10/05/08 10:00am 10/05/08 10:00am at who the gaming industry, on the whole, was giving to in U.S. political campaigns. Develop Magazine revisited the subject this weekend, going through Federal Election Commission records to find the donation history of games industry heavy hitters and see who's backing whom in…

Presidential Candidates Sticking To First Life

The Houston Chronicle wants to know why none of the US Presidential candidates (by which I mean the two that could possibly win - sorry, independents, maybe next time) aren't using Second Life in their campaigns. » 8/18/08 7:20pm 8/18/08 7:20pm