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Video Games Make Heroes, Not Criminals

Video games have long been one of the scapegoats brought up when talking about society’s woes, from trying to pin acts of incredible violence on Doom to claiming they train people to be…


SPJ Airplay Afternoon Recap, Bomb Threat

Author Note: The original article incorrectly attributes the quote given by Christina Hoff Sommers to Alison Tieman. It was actually a quote from Alison Prime. The content and link has…

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Study Finds No Link Between Sexism and Gaming

A study out of Germany has concluded that playing video games has no association with sexism. The study, conducted by Johannes Breuer, PhD, Rachel Kowert, PhD, Ruth Festl, PhD, and…

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The Weekly Respawn 013 – The Gamer Identity

Welcome to TechRaptor’s Weekly Respawn, a podcast dedicated to gaming and technology. Each week, we’ll respawn with a brand new cast to talk about relevant topics and products. This week,…

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An Open Letter For The New Gaming Generation

I remember when I first picked up a controller. It was back in the early 90s; I was around 6 years old and I was sitting in front of my…


GDC 2014: How to Exploit Players

The 2014 Game’s Developer Conference (GDC) was held last week, where many people in the gaming industry flock to learn about where game making is going in the future with…