video games

Microsoft donates Xbox Adaptive Controllers to children at ALYN Hospital

The adaptive controller is designed to make video games accessible to those with disabilities, and helps incorporate video games as a rehabilitation tool.

Attendees walk past a Twitch logo in Los Angeles
Israeli-American Twitch streamer Byron 'Reckful' Bernstein dies at 31

Bernstein was considered a house-hold name in the online video game community, influencing many online video game streamers.

Attendees walk past a Twitch logo in Los Angeles
Harassment, antisemitism prevalent among Twitch streamers

“I've had instances of antisemitic trolls and hate-raids spewing Hezbollah and Nazi propaganda in my chat room."

Ido Beck focuses on history, video games, wild boars in Haifa

In his new exhibition at Haifa City Museum, Beck gains inspiration from history, video games and wild boars gone urban.

New Holocaust app puts players in shoes of Jewish boy in 1930s Berlin

The development of the app is notable not only from an educational standpoint, but also from the perspective of the medium of video games, which has traditionally forgone discussing the Holocaust.

A map of Middle East between Africa Europe and Central Asia
‘Call of Duty’: Modern warfare’s Middle Eastern politics of ignorance

The latest title in the video game franchise misses a great opportunity to teach Americans a little about the world.

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Quarantine boosts US to record $10.86 billion video game sales

NPD Group estimates the sales totals for the second quarter ending June 30 will be even higher.

Soccer stars to play FIFA 20 in charity event for coronavirus relief

Among the teams sending participants will be Ajax, AS Roma, Chelsea, FC Copenhagen, Liverpool, Porto and Real Madrid,

Gabe Kapler plays video games to stay sharp as he waits for baseball season

Playing the video game was a suggestion of one of his coaches, and they now compete against each other daily.

Start-up raises funds for new multipurpose VR gaming chair

The release of such a versatile product is very timely, as it coincides when so many people are confined to their homes due to the widespread outbreak of COVID-19.

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