Who has come closest to winning Civilization in real life?

Games in Sid Meier's Civilization series are loosely patterned off the rise and fall of real-life civilizations. And some of these real-life civilizations had exactly the kinds of ambitions that would win a game of Civilization. Which raises the obvious question: did any of them get close? Has anybody won? Are we all… » 12/22/14 12:04pm 12/22/14 12:04pm

Norway Mass Murderer Demands Better Video Games in Prison

Anders Behring Brevik killed 77 people in Norway in 2011. Since he said that he used Call of Duty to practice his aiming and World of Warcraft to hide his plans, video games have been became part of the story of his horrific crime. Now, 18 months into a 21-year prison sentence, he's demanding that his PS2 be upgraded… » 2/14/14 12:00pm 2/14/14 12:00pm

Norway Killer's Court Testimony Reveals How He Used Call of Duty to…

It's already a matter of record that Anders Behring Breivik wrote about using Call of Duty to hone his marksmanship before he shot 69 people to death last year. But yesterday he testified in a Norwegian court about the roles that the first-person-shooter series and World of Warcraft played in his life leading up to… » 4/19/12 9:00am 4/19/12 9:00am

Norwegian Shooter's Court Case Shows Off His World of Warcraft Character

The trial of Anders Behring Breivik's is currently underway, and already there has been talk of video games and their influence on Brehvik's behaviour, which is troubling to say the least. Almost as troubling as this picture of his World of Warcraft character - how he managed to play with that user interface I'll… » 4/16/12 10:30pm 4/16/12 10:30pm