Items tagged games

Mostly Harmless

About the use of videogames as military propaganda and how that makes everyone responsible, from developers to journalists.

Tags: games, war

What are cosy games and which are the best ones?

Games that make you feel a little warm and fuzzy are more popular than ever

Tags: games, culture

Hasbro Slapped By Bank Of America For ‘Destroying Customer Goodwill’

That's funny, "killing the golden goose" is exactly how I described the situation back in January.

Tags: games, finance

Hogwarts Legacy faces renewed criticism for inclusion of antisemitic tropes

Tags: games, racism

WotC: D&D Fanbase Not Sufficiently Alienated To Generate Profit

A satire of specific events, but which applies just as well to much of the business landscape in recent years.

Tags: games, ethics, humor

These Early 2000s Video Games Really Loved Orientalism. Have Games Improved Since?

Tags: games, representation

Meghna Jayanth is switching the narrative

Video game writer and narrative designer Meghna Jayanth talks about a career spent battling colonialism - and why this helps you get better games

Tags: games, politics

Sacred Spaces: Ultimate Play The Game

The birthplace of a gaming legend

Tags: games, cities

Ransomware Actor Abuses Genshin Impact Anti-Cheat Driver to Kill Antivirus

In plain English: more security always ends up being less security, as people with bad intentions inevitably abuse complicated, obscure systems.

Tags: games, software, security

World's biggest mod site bans mods replacing Pride flags: 'We don't want to and won't argue this with you'

Tags: games, representation

Woodtick: The Piratey Town of Monkey Island 2

Tags: games, cities

Adventures in Fiction: Roger Zelazny and the Chronicles of Amber

Tags: books, games

Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

Tags: big tech, games

When Cities Die

Tags: cities, history, games

Roleplaying games were around hundreds of years before Dungeons & Dragons

The seminal tabletop RPG drew from generations of wargaming, storytelling and parlour games.

Tags: games, history

1988: P.R.E.S.T.A.V.B.A. - 50 Years of Text Games

Tags: games, history

The Ratings Game, Part 1: A Likely and an Unlikely Suspect

Tags: games, law

Gabriel Knight Creator Jane Jensen's Successful Second Act: Erotic Novelist

Tags: books, games

Interview: Konstantinos Dimopoulos Discusses "Virtual Cities"

Tags: games, cities, books

Video games help children improve literacy, communication and mental well-being, survey finds

Tags: games, education, science

A Love Letter to the Slums: The Urbanism of Final Fantasy 7

Tags: games, cities

The Climate Trail: A bleak look at what awaits us if we fail to address climate change

Tags: games, climate

The scary real-life town that inspired the Silent Hill movie

Tags: cities, games, environment

Chief Gates Comes to Oakhurst: A Cop Drama

Tags: america, games, law

Shazam and Sekiro: Gatekeepers Die Twice

Tags: movies, games, fandom

How language shapes the way we play

Tags: games, language

Scientology and the Fellowship

When games take inspiration from real life.

Tags: games, religion

Metro 2033 film has been cancelled because the scripter wanted to 'Americanize' it

Tags: games, movies, culture

Virtual Cities explores the urban landscapes of 40 video games

Tags: games, cities, books

Scrolling Beat ’em ups, urban blight and the neoliberal city

Tags: games, cities, politics

Scarlett Johansson May Lead a Gamergate Movie

Tags: games, movies

CSS3 Pong: I****e things to do with CSS #17

Tags: cool, web, games, programming

Adam “Always Online” Orth no longer employed at Microsoft

Tags: big tech, games, ethics