Video Games

No, Video Games Are Not a Factor in Mass Shootings

Rather than acknowledge the political motivations of the El Paso shooter or the line of radicalization that led him toward reactionary white supremacy, a number of politicians are returning to a popular scapegoat: video games. Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and President Donald Trump all cited violent video games as a More

Online Game Helps Fight the Spread of Fake News: Study

An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of “fake news”, a study from the University of Cambridge has found. Results from the study of 15,000 users of the “Bad News” game, launched last year More