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Rockefeller Reintroduces Bill to Study Violent Video Games Proposal has bipartisan support from four co-sponsors

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va) reintroduced his bill to study the impact of violent video games and programming on kids. But this time, the bill comes with the firepower of four…

January 24, 2013, 8:05 PM EST

Obama's Gun Agenda Includes Media Violence Study CDC would look into possible link

The culture of media violence was only obliquely referenced in President Obama's sweeping plan to reduce what he called an epidemic of gun violence in the wake of the tragedy…

January 16, 2013, 12:56 PM EST

Rockefeller Plans to Reintroduce Bill to Study Violent Video Games Legislation is a high priority for the senator

Other than lots of talk about the "culture of media violence," Washington, for the most part, seems to be focusing on tougher gun laws and not on new laws to…

January 14, 2013, 12:50 PM EST

We Have Seen the Future and It's 3-D, Mobile and Waterproof Sizing up the crush of tomorrow's technology at the Consumer Electronics Show

There were two big observations out of the annual Consumer Electronics Show last week. First, from media giants like AOL and Comcast emerged the common vision that 2013 will be…

January 14, 2013, 12:00 AM EST

Rockefeller’s Final Years in Senate Will Be Intense Powerful Senate leader won’t seek sixth term

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) may be retiring, but he’s going to go out with a bang. In his formal announcement speech today, the high-ranking Democrat signaled that he intends to “keep…

January 11, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

Majesco Skips Traditional Media Mix With NBA Baller Beats Grassroots push doesn’t move the needle on sales

As the Senate Commerce Committee begins to embark on a comprehensive examination of violent video games, one developer is offering a unique alternative to some of the more extreme forms…

December 20, 2012, 2:15 PM EST

Bill Would Study Impact of Violent Video Games on Children Rockefeller introduces proposal as a response to Sandy Hook tragedy

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary has triggered calls for more than just gun regulation, putting violent video games and programming again in the spotlight. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) introduced…

December 19, 2012, 10:36 AM EST

Video Games: The New Porn? Live gaming webcasts draw huge numbers

Remember how you used to say it was just as much fun to watch your big brother play Nintendo as to play yourself? That’s now a very successful business model. According…

December 11, 2012, 6:17 AM EST

Karateka Trailer Is Hawk-Punching Hilarity for Retro Gaming Geeks Legacy lives on for 1980s classic

If you’re an old-school video gamer, you’ve got to love the trailer for Karateka, a modern spin on the 1980s classic. Created by geek culture guru Adam Lisagor’s Sandwich Video,…

November 29, 2012, 8:19 AM EST

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Oct. 26 - Nov. 2 FEMA's teachable moment, Call of Duty's all-star cast, and Megan Fox's scientific genius

This week, Hurricane Sandy and Halloween vied for our attention, brands got into heavy metal, and a famous former NYPD detective wants to make sure you know what you're dealing…

November 2, 2012, 7:09 AM EDT

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