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Wait, Did Call of Duty Just Prove That Video Games Are Art?

The owners of the Humvee brand sued Call of Duty creator Activision in 2017. This suit has surrounded the use of the trucks in Modern Warfare titles. Activision just won the lawsuit, meaning that Call of Duty may have been the unlikely title to prove definitively that video games are art. Gamers have argued for…

See Parents? Video Games are Good for Kids

New data may suggest a link between increased gaming and reduced underage drinking, drug use and sex. The data comes from the CDC via Twitter and Reddit. While the link is tenuous at best, it presents a positive outlook on the effects of gaming. It seems like every generation of video games has some sort…

We Need More Horror-Injected Video Games

Othercide blends horror and turn-based tactical gameplay. Unusual horror titles are uncommon in games. Games like Little Nightmares and Until Dawn have unique horror elements. Horror is a long-enduring genre. Loosely introduced in the 18th century, horror has prevailed in all art forms from books to movies to music, and especially games. Silent Hill, Resident…

Hilarious Video of Alinity Getting Trolled During Stream Goes Viral

A video of Alinity getting trolled during a live stream went viral. A commenter was banned for trolling Alinity but she denied doing so. At some point, Twitch will need to address the ongoing controversial surrounding the streamer. Alinity has found herself being the center of attention for all the wrong reasons these past couple…

Could Video Games Lead to a Mental Health Reckoning?

Mental health issues have become an increasing problem over the past few decades. Ninja Theory has announced a new project using video games to explore our mental health. Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice was a game that explored mental health and gave perspective to neuro-typical people. Of all the problems which plague our modern world, poor mental…

This Scaled Video Game Map Size Comparison Is Insane

An enterprising soul has taken it upon themselves to create a comprehensive comparison of video game map sizes. It’s not a new endeavor by any stretch, but its the most up to date version we’ve come across, and it paints a vivid picture of just how vast games have become. Rather than merely enumerating a…