'School Shooting' Video Game Also Found at Sandy Hook Killer's Home

Yesterday, we sought to list all of the video games investigators found in the home of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 26 people—20 of them children—at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 last year. We missed one and, as its title suggests, it's kind of important: "School Shooting." But we've never heard of it… » 11/26/13 5:30pm 11/26/13 5:30pm

If Something Awful Happens, Someone Will Make An Awful Game About It.…

When a tragedy or major event occurs, you can bet on a few key things happening. People will grieve. The newsreel will spin. Twitter will blow up. The Onion will satirize. The blogosphere will write. And of course, thanks to the blessings of accessible game development: someone will make a game. » 2/14/13 9:30pm 2/14/13 9:30pm

Joe Biden On Video Game Violence: 'We Shouldn't Be Afraid of the Facts'

As part of an initiative to address gun violence in America after the Newtown school shootings, the Vice President of the United States answered questions today in a Google Hangout. The subject of video games—and the medium's possible correlation to violent behavior—came up and the video above capture Biden's… » 1/24/13 2:45pm 1/24/13 2:45pm

I’m Mentally Ill, I Love Violent Video Games, And They’ve Never Made Me…

When it was reported that Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, the perpetrators of the Columbine High School massacre were big fans of Doom, the original first person shooter in the eyes of many, I dismissed the idea that violent video games could have been responsible for inspiring the event. As a lifelong devotee of video… » 1/16/13 10:20am 1/16/13 10:20am

TriForce Johnson to the NRA: "This Means War"

Isaiah-TriForce Johnson is not happy with the response to last week's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. The media is having a field day, politicians are jumping on bandwagons, and well-meaning gamers are giving the opposition even more fodder by participating in campaigns like Antwand Pearman's Online Shooter… » 12/22/12 5:00pm 12/22/12 5:00pm