• Posts Tagged ‘video games’

    Fox News Blames Video Games for DC Shooting

    by  • October 2, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Video games are often misjudged for having connections to rising aggression. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna

    By ANTHONY VIGNA Gamers were outraged when they heard Fox News blamed last week’s mass shooting in Washington DC on violent video games last week. Aaron Alexis, Navy contractor and reservist, reported “hearing voices” before shooting 12 people and being shot by police, according to Reuters. While some are looking into his mental stability, Fox News...

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    Lack of Female Protagonists in Gaming Causes Debate

    by  • September 18, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    Women play video games almost as much as men. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna.

    By ANTHONY VIGNA As you skillfully play as a deadly space bounty hunter with powerful weaponry and armor, your heroics causes the final underground enemy base to self-destruct. As you feverishly rush to the surface, your hands begin to sweat as you fear that you will not make it out alive. However, you somehow make...

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    A local place for gamers and anime fans

    by  • December 20, 2012 • Features • 1 Comment

    By JONATHAN MALLON It’s an overcast day outside the window of room 2207, a classroom inside the Academic II building of SUNY Rockland Community College.  It’s also 12:30 pm on a Tuesday, December 4, which means the school’s Common Hour is beginning, a time in which students congregate with their friends either by themselves or...

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