Want to make your next protest more effective? Paolo Pedercini and Harry Josephine Giles say games are the key. The two activists are building a list of “Casual Games for Protesters” that they think protesters should incorporate into their demonstrations. These games can serve as icebreakers, teach valuable protest…
“8000 locust, 2000 crickets, 4000 cockroaches. See you tomorrow night,” was the text Huck Magazine writer Michael Segalov received hours before activists unleashed those exact breeds and quantities of insects inside a Byron burger location in London. The bugs came from activists upset by some recent anti-immigration…
One fun thing to do while waiting for expansion-pack related technical issues and sever queues to resolve is read up on r/WoW, unless the top mod sets the subreddit private until he can log on to the game, which is exactly what happened last night. Update: moderator has quit following alleged doxxing and harassment.
LEGO children and animals drown in oil as a downbeat cover of the song "Everything is Awesome" plays in the latest Greenpeace protest aimed at the partnership between the toy creators and Shell Oil Company.
Earlier this week, tens of thousands of users joined a Steam group dedicated to playing Half-Life 2 on Saturday between 2 and 2:30 p.m. EST, as a demonstration calling on Valve to get its ass in gear and release, or at least officially confirm work on Half-Life 3. How'd it turn out? It was either a great success or a…
With Supreme Court arguments over the California game law beginning next month, the Video Game Voters Network has devised a way of showing the law's author Senator Leland Yee your support for the First Amendment: Mail him your used controllers.
Chinese artist Liu Bolin took to the streets after literally being made homeless by the Chinese government. Suojiacun, an artists village in northeastern Beijing was torn down during the Olympic redevelopment.
Targeted for a demonstration by the tantrum-throwing hate whores of the Westboro Baptist Church, Comic-Con's cosplayers fought fire with fire - very clever fire - in San Diego this afternoon.
PETA doesn't want you rushing to the store to pick up the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus game for the Wii on November 10th without considering elephant abuse.
Hot Blooded Legend is not the name of a skinflick, but rather, one of the most beloved online games in China. Last week, its publisher released a "nostalgia edition" of the game, and players revolted against the make-a-buck rehash.
But it's one the German people are beginning to hit back against, as evidenced by this protest in the German city of Karlsruhe, which attracted an estimated 400 gamers.
Allegations about elephant mistreatment do not appear to have shaken corporate support for an upcoming Wii Ringling Brothers circus game.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are at it again, shifting their sights from Cooking Mama to the virtual big top.
Last week, GamePolitics brought you the live coverage of a demonstration against the Army Experience Center, a video game recruiting expo in Philadelphia. Seven were arrested. One has now written about it, and why.
Yesterday in Philadelphia, a crowd of 100 marched on a mall demanding the shutdown of the "U.S. Army Experience" - a video-game based recruiting station. Seven were arrested for
cosplaying Shyguys wearing masks.
PETA is taking the battle against Canadian baby seal slaughter to a whole new front - World of Warcraft.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have thrown their support behind the Academy of Notre Dame student protest against dog killing in Call of Duty: World at War.
Students at the Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts, are up in arms over Activision's Call of Duty: World at War for promoting the killing of deadly attack dogs.
Power to the people! In a move straight ou tof the Jericho fan playbook, disgruntled Shenmue devotees are planning a mass protest to try and convince SEGA to resurrect the franchise. It is intended that the two protests will only be superficially similar, however. Whereas Jericho nuts sent bags of, er, nuts the Shenmue…