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PETA Blasts Pokémon For Promoting Animal Abuse
While the critters of  Pokémon are animal-like, you can't actually find Pikachu and his buddies in earth's animal kingdom.
Which is why PETA's recent attack on the popular Nintendo characters has many people scratching their heads.
Marching Band Covers Classic Video Game Themes
Anybody who was in high school marching band can go ahead and hang their head in shame now. The Ohio State University marching band just made all those mornings you woke up early to practice 'Taking It to the Streets' totally obsolete.
Video Games Might Be Warping Our Minds — Health Check
Is your kid hooked on video games? New research says simple brain-wiring may be to blame.
Brain scans conducted on 154 teenagers who played video games at least nine hours per week found the structure and activity in the part of the brain associated with reward processing was larger than in those who…
How Did Call of Duty Prevent Louisville from Beating Pittsburgh?
College students putting off their responsibilities to play video games is nothing new, but this might be the first time a coach has blamed them for his team’s poor performance. Following Louisville’s 21-14 loss to Pitt last weekend, Cardinals head coach Charlie Strong said the loss was partly due t…
Are Violent Video Games Contributing To the Declining Crime Rate?
A new academic paper suggests that the proliferation of violent videos games over the past 20 years has contributed to the more than 50 percent decrease in violent crime over that time period.
The paper’s authors analyzed published studies on the topic of violence and video games, and were able to co…

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