The Time MTV Turned Video Games Into Music Videos

MTV has always been at least a bit more in touch with the video game scene than most major cable TV stations. I mean heck, our EIC Stephen wrote for their video gaming site for a time!


One of the most enjoyable/bizarre things the network ever did was Video Mods, an EA-sponsored series devoted to using video game… » 7/26/12 8:00pm 7/26/12 8:00pm

MTV Social Game Makes Election Season a Competition For Players, Not…

MTV has been active in encouraging younger voters to get to the polls for well over 20 years. In 1992 they brought the "Choose or Lose" campaign to the airwaves, and in the decades since they have frequently partnered with nonprofit Rock the Vote to air initiatives encouraging 18-24 year-old voters to get to the… » 4/24/12 11:30am 4/24/12 11:30am

Comedy Central And Spike TV Now Have Their Own Video Game Company

Someday, we may get The Daily Show: The Video Game or Spike TV Video Game Awards: The Game, thanks to the formation of 345 Games, the new video game arm of Comedy Central and Spike TV. The first two titles to come from that studio will be Deadliest Warrior: Legends and Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon, both for Xbox… » 4/07/11 3:00pm 4/07/11 3:00pm