Parents worry that video games are bad for kids, but the evidence on how and why they may be harmful has been confusing. "Most of popular media puts the most emphasis of concern on aggression," says psychologist
UPDATE: Kotaku points out Suzuki used the word shoukyuushi in this interview, suggesting “pause” or “break”, rather than saying kyuushi (“stop”), which suggests Studio Ghibli may be ceasing production
Like most things Marvel Studios touch these days, Guardians of the Galaxy is an unmitigated success. The film netted an estimated $94 million at the US box office its opening weekend, making it the biggest
Digimon is like a different group, wholly separate from the Pokémon. And it'll be coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 with Digimon All-Star Rumble. This trailer gives a clear idea of what should be apparent
Stay on top of all our E3 2013 coverage here. Edward Kenway might not be as tight with the Assassin Order as his predecessors, but he’s not opposed to making a little money on the side at their behest.
Reflecting on the first 10 lessons I learned about being an author published in my previous post, I noted that I had learned more about what not to do than what to do. So, once again, with the upcoming
I love historical fiction. A writer takes what is known about a place in time or a character from the past, and then transports the reader further and deeper into what are the blood and guts of the past.
Great literary treasures lurk beneath the freezing point. Last week, I watched snow fall on the daffodils outside my window and wondered if 2013 will turn out to be a year without a summer. It has happened
Developer Irrational Games released BioShock Infinite a few weeks ago to fawning reviews. Gamers seem mostly satisfied with the first-person shooter in the sky, but many still don’t like the cover or the
The Last of Us developer Naughty Dog had to push for female gamers to be included in focus group testing, creative director Neil Druckmann told The Escapist during a recent interview. According to Druckmann,
Activision Blizzard donated $2 million to the Call of Duty Endowment, announcing their commitment to supporting the organization at the Call of Duty Championships in Los Angeles this past weekend. In to
The Consumerist's Chris Morran has responded to Electronic Arts' COO Peter Moore's letter stating the company can "do better," calling it a wasted opportunity to speak to his audience respectfully and
Well, who could have ever predicted this? As soon as it was announced that EA was again nominated for Consumerist’s Worst Company in America bracket, it was almost certain they’d win just like they did