Violence

04.14.15
'Mortal Kombat X' and the comedy of violence
04.14.15

'Mortal Kombat X' and the comedy of violence

Mortal Kombat is synonymous with violence -- hell, it's baked into the franchise's name. But despi...

By T. Seppala,   04.14.15
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03.02.15
ISIS threatens Twitter employees after account was blocked
03.02.15

ISIS threatens Twitter employees after account was blocked

Middle Eastern terror group ISIS has apparently threatened the lives of Twitter's employees, as we...

By D. Cooper,   03.02.15
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10.30.14
London police raise privacy hackles with gang violence software
10.30.14

London police raise privacy hackles with gang violence software

London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has completed a 20-week study in a bid to more accurate...

By S. Dent,   10.30.14
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10.22.14
Offended by the 'Hatred' trailer? You're a hypocrite (and that's a good thing)
10.22.14

Offended by the 'Hatred' trailer? You're a hypocrite (and that's a good thing)

This week, a game about a genocidal maniac was announced. There's a video trailer for the game tha...

By B. Gilbert,   10.22.14
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10.14.14
Gaming culture critic Sarkeesian cancels speech after school shooting threats (update)
10.14.14

Gaming culture critic Sarkeesian cancels speech after school shooting threats (update)

Following threats of extreme violence at Utah State University, feminist culture-critic Anita Sark...

By T. Seppala,   10.14.14
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09.17.14
Turn in violent video games, get ice cream in California county
09.17.14

Turn in violent video games, get ice cream in California county

The District Attorney of Marin county, California, is hosting a buyback day for residents' toy guns...

By J. Conditt,   09.17.14
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06.03.14
Study claims that virtual drug dealing cuts back on real violence
06.03.14

Study claims that virtual drug dealing cuts back on real violence

Few would say the FBI was doing something wrong by shutting down Silk Road's online black market,...

By J. Fingas,   06.03.14
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01.22.14
The Elder Scrolls Online receives Mature rating
01.22.14

The Elder Scrolls Online receives Mature rating

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has given Elder Scrolls Online a Mature rating for "Blood a...

By J. Olivetti,   01.22.14
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09.11.13
Activision Blizzard to take a stand on violent video game research
09.11.13

Activision Blizzard to take a stand on violent video game research

We may not know just what political stance Activision Blizzard has decided to take on the issue of...

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