Tech & Science
This Week's Edition
The Year in Video Games (and the Best of 2014)
A year-end review of video games
Pixelated Prostitution: Feminist Sex Work Debate Bleeds Into Video Games
Virtual prostitutes get a bad rap. But critics should be careful.
Classic Game Boy Titles, Coming to a Smartphone Near You?
Nintendo has submitted a patent for a Gameboy Emulator, which will bring classic titles to new devices.
One Woman’s New Tool to Stop Gamergate Harassment on Twitter
Gamergate Autoblocker” has automatically blocked more than 9,000 Twitter users, but some say it goes too far.
France Takes Issue With ‘Assassin’s Creed’
French politicians are unhappy with the portrayal of revolutionary leader Robespierre in Ubisoft’s latest video game.
My Rejuvenating Killing Spree
A non-gamer answers the siren’s call of Duty.
Who is Anita Sarkeesian, One of the Women at the Center of #GamerGate?
She dared to apply critical theory to video games, and gamers didn't like it.
Review: Wii U’s ‘Hyrule Warriors’ Improves on the Series, Mostly by Adding ‘Zelda’
The merging of two franchises is mostly a success, but one that suffers from the same problems as all modern hack-and-slash games
Google to Refund $19 Million in Kids' In-App Purchases: U.S.
Children sometimes put hundreds of dollars on their parents' credit cards without permission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said
Sony's Tough Weekend: Cyberattack on Playstation, Bomb Threat for Exec.
The PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend
San Diego Comic-Con (So Far) in Pictures
The convention entered its second day on Friday
Manuel Noriega is Suing an American Video Game Company
The former Panamanian dictator is upset at his portrayal in popular video game "Call of Duty: Black Ops II"
Look Who’s Crushing Iron Man
Candy Crush made the Hollywood blockbuster look like a wimp
Gadget Lust: Gentlemen, Start Your Smartphones!
Anki DRIVE is to slot cars what your iPhone is to the rotary dial—and it still goes round in circles
Raising a Dead Buccaneer
How a video game set in the age of pirates revived a real-life treasure hunt
Flappy Bird Creator Says His Game Was Too Addictive
“My life has not been as comfortable as it was before,” Dong Nguyen said. “I couldn’t sleep.”
Is Flappy Bird Cooking its iTunes Rank?
The iTunes game is suddenly flush with success, and similar sounding reviews