On Christmas evening, after the rest of our extended family had fled to their respective homes, I hooked up my Oculus Rift to the new Razer Blade Pro, pushed aside the plants and cat food bowl on the keeping room table and introduced my 70-year-old mother to virtual reality. It went quite well.
Kari Kirk is a professional opera singer, and mother. She's also able to belt out a video game tune like nobody's business.
Between the action, the lives of superheroes make comic books, for better or worse, suitable to the MMO genre. It's a crowd of unique people, all trying to be different, feeling alone in a great city of thousands.
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 Chicago last month, a kid called 911 when the 'rents took away his Xbox 360. Saturday in a Boston suburb a mom dialed the law when her son wouldn't stop playing. Oh yeah, Grand Theft Auto's involved here, too.