Davente Gilreath

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From Janet To BEYONCÉ: Why It Matters When Black Women Sing About Sexuality

Alittle over three weeks since "BEYONCÉ" took the Internet hostage in the middle of the night, the buzz for the artist’s self-titled release has not waned, and she seems unlikely to release any hostages. I can still expect to see “SURFBOARD” (who knew you could spell that so many ways?) as the …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

Batman: Arkham Knight Screens Reveal Riddler, Penguin and Two-Face

Scarecrow remains under wraps for now.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Rocksteady has released three new images from Batman: Arkham Knight, revealing what The …

NK leaders accused of crimes against humanity

North Korea's regime is committing crimes against humanity including the extermination, starvation and enslavement of its population, and its leadership should be hauled before an international court, a UN-mandated inquiry team has said.<p>The UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea …

Watch Dogs on Wii U launching later than other versions

The Wii U version of <i>Watch Dogs</i> will launch later than the title's other versions, Ubisoft's Yves Guillemot announced today during the company's financial call.<p>Guillemot confirmed that <i>Watch Dogs</i> is on track to launch during the first fiscal quarter of Ubisoft's 2014-2015 financial year, which puts …

What the hell is going on with Xbox One updates?

<b>Microsoft's updates for the Xbox One continue to be a source of great confusion (and some concern) for Nic Healey.</b><p>Back towards the end of January, …

How Nintendo Can Save Itself

Nintendo is hemorrhaging money on a flopped product and refuses to do the one thing that’ll keep it afloat. Here are some ideas for how it could improve its bottom line, without selling out.<p>The Nintendo Wii console was a massive hit. The sequel which debuted late last year, the Wii U, was a massive …

The Squalid Grace of Flappy Bird

Why playing stupid games staves off existential despair<p>Games are grotesque.<p>I’m not talking about games like <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> or <i>Manhunt</i>, games whose subjects are moral turpitude, games that that ask players to murder, maim, or destroy. I mean games in general, the form we call “games.” Games are …

Street Fighter 2: An Oral History | Polygon

"He would prank you. He'd send over ideas for video games and want me to give him my input, and it would turn out to be porn."

Upcoming Titanfall Beta Requires Access Code

Respawn clarifies Titanfall won't have an open beta.<p>While the upcoming Titanfall beta for Xbox One and PC won't require a pre-order of the game, …

My kids are learning to be better people by learning how to code games

It was the snow that brought my kids to coding.<p>The tension between their need to do something so they wouldn’t drive me crazy and my need to not have a day wasted doing something as passive as just playing video games led us to code.org, a page that promises to begin to teach children to code with …

Games Industry Analyst Thinks 'PlayStation Now is a Joke'

'No publisher' will license content less than two years old, says Michael Pachter.<p>Gaming industry analyst Michael Pachter has spoken out against …

Michael Pachter: PlayStation Now Is 'A Joke'

There’s been lots of speculation over Sony’s upcoming PlayStation Now service, which offers cloud-based PlayStation games to a number of non-console devices, including Sony’s TVs and smartphones.<p>Will the service be hampered by poor internet speeds? Will it fundamentally change the way we think …

Flappy Bird is proof that no one knows what the audience wants

Everyone in the games industry is trying to figure out what "the people" want.<p>The big players in the AAA sector believe the people want military shooters and open-world games full of the old ultra violence. The indie community believes that what people really want is experimental games with heart …