Maker of Religious Video Games Faces Stock Fraud Charges in U.S.

Remember those Left Behind holy-war video games made for the PC in the middle of the last decade? U.S. regulators just sued the company's founder, saying that he and a friend artificially inflated the firm's revenue figures through a stock kickback scheme. The founder says the government is discriminating against him. » 9/25/13 7:00pm 9/25/13 7:00pm

"Video Games Are The Next Big Religion"

How do you feel about the idea of gaming as religion? I wouldn't blame anyone for feeling skeptical, and yet it's difficult to disagree with many of the points Andy Robertson makes in this talk that compares gaming and religion. These things have a lot more in common than you'd think! » 8/01/13 4:30pm 8/01/13 4:30pm

Some Don't Like BioShock's Forced Baptism. Enough To Ask For A Refund.

Before you can step into Columbia—before you can find out about Elizabeth and Comstock, before you know about "tears" and the Vox Populi, BioShock Infinite requires the player to do one thing: accept a baptism. There is no way around the religious sacrament which uses water as a means of ritual purification. The only way … » 4/16/13 9:02am 4/16/13 9:02am

Hindu Group Wants Religious Arena Combat Game Pulled From QuakeCon

QuakeCon 2012 is coming up in just a few days. It's a huge LAN party, featuring well-known speakers and panelists, and sprawling over Dallas. The roster of games, of course, features Quake tournaments but other games make a showing as well. This year, the online battle arena game Smite is one of a handful of… » 7/31/12 6:00pm 7/31/12 6:00pm