The gaming industry tops almost 3 billion gamers worldwide and over 120 billion in revenue—more money than movies and tv rake in combined. And those numbers are growing.
These organizations take ordinary behavior online, say its endemic examples of the far-right, and then advocate that they must gain control of video games to stop it.
A man in Ellis, KS met an 8-year-old girl from Bloomfield Township MI in a video game online and struck a deal to give her in-game cash in exchange for nude videos.
The past several weeks have seen a number of allegations of sexual misconduct come to light within the world of esports and video games.
I am a firm believer in the value of escapist media, by which I mean content that can momentarily pull you away from the noise and chaos happening in the world.
During our dark social distancing and quarantining, a remake of a gaming masterpiece was released.
We love dunking on low-information people when they say “video games cause violence.” But nobody expected Joe Rogan to jump on this sinking boat.
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