"…we shouldn't be having to hide online, and this is unfair. I should be able to tell people I'm female and not expect crazy to come out of it." [Kotaku]
Fruit Ninja is not just a video game. It is an educational experience, full of zen wisdom.
A parent recklessly endangering an infant by leaving him unattended, this time in the bath? Tragically typical. But wait, she was playing Facebook games. This, folks, is a crime of our times.
Watch a backyard in New Jersey get completely buried by snow. It took mother nature all night, but you can see it in the video in a matter of seconds.
Although DC Universe Online is still in beta, there's plenty to be said about its avatar fashions. And while DCUO has many strengths in that area, it also has a glaring weakness: the exaggeratedly buxom shapes forced on female avatars.
A side-by-side comparison of fast food as it's pictured in advertising versus the food you actually purchase is even more of a fail than you'd think.
The new commercial for Call of Duty: Black Ops is very unusual for a video game; It features several female gamers, and not just token Lara Croft look-alikes. So why has it been dubbed the most "disappointing game-related ad"?
The 24-Carat Campbell video game — in which you throw pebbles and diamonds at a cartoon version of Naomi — is not especially fun to play, but that's not the point.
The objective of Sorority Life is simple: to be the hottest sister on campus. As you might imagine, the game is both hugely popular and totally demented. And the players aren't who you would expect.
Paying $8.25 to talk to a live (perhaps semi-nude) girl over the internet seems like a porn site pop-up ad, but it's actually the business plan for GameCrush - a company aiming to link male gamers and willing PlayDates.
Does a "sexualized" avatar invite disrespectful behavior online? While conducting an experiment to measure human empathy toward human actors compared with digital representations, researchers discovered a strange quirk: men judged the avatar pleading for sympathy more harshly than the actress.
The Maid Cafe returned to Katsucon (a local anime convention) over the weekend. Ever wonder what would make grown women dress up in cat ears and ruffles, and wait tables while taking breaks to play games like Operation? Read on.
Apple's iPad announcement earlier this afternoon prompted a score of WTFing across the internet, prompting many to ask, "Are there any women on Apple's marketing team?" Answer: Apparently not. (Period.)
Is the "geeky" image of computer science turning women off to the field? A new scientific study thinks so - but are the forces creating the gender gap in technology really just the perception of comic books and video games?
"These videogames are not art. They are extreme pornography," boldly states the headline to Jacqueline Hunt's opinion piece in the Guardian. But why are all videogames - and by extension, players - being judged by one admittedly perverted standard?