Tencent Loses Billions After China Calls Video Games Spiritual Opium
Arkadiusz Strzala, 04 August 2021, 17:31
The effects of an unfortunate term used in the Chinese media turned out to be greater than anyone could have expected. Tencent loses $60 billion through falling stock price.
Sensitive Gaming is Fine? The WHO Encourages to Play Video Games
Jacob Blazewicz, 02 April 2020, 13:58
The gaming industry and the World Health Organization launched #PlayApartTogether. The campaign promotes compliance with the recommendations in the fight against coronavirus using video games. Some Internet users point out that this is in contradiction to the current WHO policy, which culminated in the recognition of excessive gaming as a disease last year.
Walmart Hides Violent Games and ESPN Drops Apex Legends Tournament
Frozen, 09 August 2019, 21:18
Walmart ordered its employees to remove violent video games from the display, and ESPN cancels Apex Legends tournament broadcast. Both were caused by the recent shootings in the United States.
Expert: „Games as Responsible For Shootings as Bananas For Suicides”
Bart Swiatek, 09 August 2019, 13:27
In connection with the tragic events in the United States, comments have been made that the responsible for them is a „culture of violence”, which is to be manifested, among other things, in video games. Scientists from the universities of Stetson and New Virginia have debunked this thesis, hard.
Take-Two CEO Against Blaming Video Games; Science: He's Right, You Know
Julia Dragovic, 06 August 2019, 12:58
Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick referred to the words of Republicans, including Donald Trump, who after the events in El Paso and Dayton blamed video game for the shooting. In his corner of the ring, science is giving him water and tactical advice.