President Asks Congress to Fund Study of Violence and Media—Video Games…

President Obama directed further research be done into the relationship video games may have to violence, part of a series of actions the White House is taking in response to the problem of repeated mass shootings across the country. » 1/16/13 12:08pm 1/16/13 12:08pm

Petition to Build the Death Star Gathers Enough Signatures to Rate a…

A petition calling on the United States to begin construction of a moon-sized superweapon has achieved 25,000 signatures, which according to the rules of the Obama administration's feel-good bullshit platform "We the People," requires a response from the White House. None has yet been made. » 12/14/12 2:00am 12/14/12 2:00am

Tell President Obama to Honor the Veterans of Halo 4

The White House's bullshit feel-good "We the People" initiative is, like all Internet petitions, worth the paper it is printed on.* Most of the petitions lodged there demand things the executive branch cannot effect on its own. The remainder are protest tantrums, like the secessionist fantasies a bored and distended… » 11/16/12 9:00pm 11/16/12 9:00pm

President Obama Returns to Madden—Through In-Game Advertising

President Obama may not be in Madden NFL 13's Super Bowl celebration ceremony » 9/14/12 6:30pm 9/14/12 6:30pm but that doesn't mean the POTUS can't buy his way back into the game. Ads for his re-election campaign are popping up in the game's multiplayer menu, but only in targeted states.

President Obama Isn't In Madden's Championship Scene—But He's Still On…

One feature I was keen to check on in Madden NFL 13 was its treatment of the Super Bowl postgame. The past two years have included a trip to the virtual White House, complete with an in-game President Obama, for the winning team. That doesn't happen in Madden 13 » 8/24/12 8:00pm 8/24/12 8:00pm

If He Doesn't Win Re-Election, President Obama Can Always Coach the…

Or the Chicago Bulls. Or Golden State Warriors. Or any team in NBA 2K12's Association or My Player modes, as Reddit user soadfan09 discovered today. » 5/25/12 6:00pm 5/25/12 6:00pm

Wii-Owning President Obama Doesn't Care if the Xbox Version is Better

Somewhere inside the Beltway today, copies of Just Dance 3 for the Wii and The Sims Plus Pets rode in a presidential caravan with the nuclear football. That, gang, is core game cred. » 12/21/11 7:30pm 12/21/11 7:30pm

Poland Gives President Obama The Witcher 2's Collector's Edition

President Obama, on a tour of Europe this week, stopped in Poland today to meet with Prime Minister Donald Tusk. As is customary, Tusk presented Obama with several gifts to commemorate his visit. One of those was the collector's edition of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. » 5/28/11 2:46pm 5/28/11 2:46pm

The Politics Of Presidential Appearances In Video Games

In two weeks, President Obama will appear in a video game for the second time in two months. Is he being paid for that? Is the White House cutting deals with sports game makers? Not likely. » 9/25/10 4:00pm 9/25/10 4:00pm

The President's Appearing In NBA 2K11, Too

Fresh from greeting the Super Bowl winners in Madden NFL 11, President Obama will make an appearance in NBA 2K11, hosting a White House reception for the NBA champs in a special cinematic included in the game's Association mode. » 9/20/10 6:20pm 9/20/10 6:20pm

A Modest Proposal For Holiday YouTube Videos

Every year, I always end up seeing this home video on YouTube as everybody gets into the holiday spirit. I'm sick of it. I want to nominate another video clip in its stead. » 12/25/09 7:00pm 12/25/09 7:00pm

Would You Play Video Games With President Obama?

If you could play a video game with any celebrity, who would it be? A recent survey conducted by Weekly Reader Research reveals that boys aged 8-17 want to get their game on with President Obama. Who did girls pick? » 12/10/09 11:40am 12/10/09 11:40am