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Mel Gibson And Violence In Comic Book Films

Mel Gibson And Violence In Comic Book Films

Do modern action movies have violence without a conscience? Are the latest Marvel flicks more violent and gruesome than a three-hour film depicting the horrors of The Second World War? Mel...
Cute Things Dying Violently (PC) Review 5

Cute Things Dying Violently (PC) Review

Sometimes it amazes me how much Angry Birds took off. I never spent too much time with it; it was a fun little distraction for a while, but I never expected...
Do Videogames Affect Behaviour? - 2014-09-26 17:21:35

Do Videogames Affect Behaviour?

Whatever your personal opinions on feminism or sexism in videogames are, the fact that it has become a conversation in the industry is a good thing. There has been a lot...
The Raid 2 (Movie) Review - 2014-04-11 12:56:29

The Raid 2 (Movie) Review

The Raid: Redemption was a wonderfully nasty little action movie that came out of nowhere to tickle the shrivelled hearts of fans of blood soaked entertainment in 2011. The instant cult classic...
Trance (Movie) Review - 2013-04-12 15:41:48

Trance (Movie) Review

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle got a lot of praise for helming the opening ceremonies in London last year and it was the moment when he officially became a national treasure in...
Raising Kids Who Won’t Murder Other Kids - 2013-02-08 14:56:49

Raising Kids Who Won’t Murder Other Kids

I was sitting at the bar in my favorite Japanese restaurant just days after 20 children were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School.It was dinnertime, maybe 6:30, and families could be...
Violence in video games under fire - 2013-01-18 16:38:43

Violence in videogames under fire

Violent content in video games is being blamed yet again for the mass shootings inflicting the states, specifically the recent December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.During the past week...
Missouri state bill works to create a tax for violent video games - 2013-01-16 20:03:58

Missouri state bill works to create a tax for violent video games

A state bill sponsored by Missouri House member Rep. Diane Franklin is working to levy a one per cent tax on violent videogames based on their ESRB rating.This is all according...
Violent Games Condemning Violence - 2012-12-18 14:54:13

Violent Games Condemning Violence

There’s been a fascinating conflict of interest arising in games in the last couple of years.It’s something you see a little bit of in open world games, such as Grand Theft...
Meet My Wife – She Hates Video Games - 2012-11-30 21:13:27

Meet My Wife – She Hates Video Games

I moved into my wife’s apartment shortly after we met. On the first day I brought a bottle of Knob Creek and my Xbox. I asked her where she kept the...
Rockstar would consider a gun free future 1

Rockstar would consider a gun free future

The studio's experience with L.A. Noire has Rockstar thinking about a game without guns.In a recent interview with The Guardian, Rockstar development VP Jeronimo Barrera said that his company would "absolutely"...
Study: Violent video games can interrupt a child's moral learning - 2011-04-06 17:41:56

Study: Violent video games can interrupt a child’s moral learning

A new study from Simmons College suggests that exposure to violent video games can affect young children's moral reasoning.In a recent study published in the 2011 spring/summer edition of the Journal...