Xbox Twitter Account Hacked By...Syrians

The Syrian Electronic Army, ostensibly a political activist group, must have had some downtime over the weekend, because instead of going after political opponents of the Syrian leadership they went and hacked one of Xbox's Twitter accounts. » 1/12/14 10:00pm 1/12/14 10:00pm

Someone Put an Assassin's Creed Screengrab In a TV Report on Syria

Ah, the dangers of Google image search. On Feb. 26, Denmark's TV2 needed an over-the-shoulder shot for a report on the conflict in Syria, and some production assistant gave the control room a screengrab from the original Assassin's Creed (which features Damascus prominently) Apparently it's this one, from the game's… » 3/10/13 8:30pm 3/10/13 8:30pm

Invade Syria? A Video Game Tested That.

We've seen this script before. A cruel regime slaughtering civilians. Youtube clips of weeping mothers and dead children. Hesitant calls for humanitarian intervention by the Western powers. Much dithering while the body count climbs, and then more guilt about the dithering. » 5/31/12 4:00pm 5/31/12 4:00pm