E3 2020 analysis shows significant shift toward female protagonists in games

Feminist Frequency’s annual analysis of E3 game announcements looks at the divide between male, female, and gender-ambiguous or non-binary game protagonists. The data also indicates the percentage of games that allow players to choose the gender of their playable character. … Read more…

New Hampshire high school suspends games, practices after positive COVID cases

Merrimack High School in New Hampshire has suspended upcoming games and practices for six teams after six students tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. According to the Merrimack superintendent, the virus was not spread inside of the school. Students who … Read more…

Nintendo Reportedly Asking Developers to Make 4K-Ready Games, Suggesting Switch Upgrade

Nintendo is reportedly asking developers to make 4K-ready games, which could suggest that a new, higher-resolution console is on the way A Bloomberg report about Nintendo’s plans to boost Switch production includes a brief mention of Nintendo’s apparent request. Third-party developers … Read more…

Report: ‘Prominent Black players’ considering sitting out NFL games to protest Jacob Blake shooting

Over the course of the week, several other NFL teams decided to cancel practices or scrimmages both as a sign of protest and as an opportunity for players to come together and discuss their feelings about social justice, police brutality … Read more…

Netflix’s ‘High Score’ is a quirky, awkwardly paced adventure through the early days of video games

I am by no means a gaming expert. I’m the type of person who consistently placed second or third in Fortnite but never won. I played a bunch of Rocket League at the beginning of quarantine but am still pretty … Read more…

Tokyo Olympics Head: 2021 Games Not Possible Under Current Coronavirus Conditions

(TOKYO) — The delayed Tokyo Olympics could not be held next year if conditions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic continue as they are, the president of the organizing committee said Wednesday. In an interview with Japanese broadcaster NHK, Yoshiro Mori said … Read more…

Illinois Gov. Pritzker says states were forced to compete in ‘sick Hunger Games’ competition for PPE without national coronavirus plan

Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker said states were forced to compete in a “Hunger Games”-like competition for personal protective equipment when the pandemic began because of a lackluster national response. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

HHW Gaming: Insomniac Games Drops Even More Details On ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man: Mile Morales’

Source: Insomniac Games / PlayStation There were many games shown during Sony’s big PS5 reveal event, but Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales stole the show. Now we are getting even more details about the highly anticipated game. We already know that … Read more…

HHW Gaming: It’s Happening, Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 Event That Will Focus On Soley Games

Source: Sony / PlayStation 5 It’s happening, it’s really happening. PlayStation has confirmed that the long-rumored PS5 June event will take place. Next week Sony will be giving eager gamers a “look at the future of gaming,” the company announced … Read more…

HHW Gaming: It’s Happening, Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 Event That Will Focus On Soley Games

Source: Sony / PlayStation 5 It’s happening, it’s really happening. PlayStation has confirmed that the long-rumored PS5 June event will take place. Next week Sony will be giving eager gamers a “look at the future of gaming,” the company announced … Read more…

Giants manager Gabe Kapler says not being able to spit during games poses ‘tremendous challenge’

San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler said Tuesday some of the proposed safety protocols to combat the coronavirus in order to start the 2020 season could be a “tremendous challenge.” FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

German Soccer Fans Are Putting Cardboard Cutouts of Themselves in the Stands to Avoid Games in ‘Empty’ Stadiums

The future of sports is as uncertain as ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Japanese medical expert said on Tuesday that the Tokyo Olympics, which have already been delayed a year, might not go off as planned unless a vaccination … Read more…

LIVE at 3:15 p.m. ET: Last of Us 2 leaks and previewing Riot Games’ new Legends of Runeterra

Washington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

 Jimmy Failla: Coronavirus – Sports fans, here’s the perfect quarantine solution until live games return

Classic sports are a much-needed escape from the pandemic parade marching through our collective consciousness. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Japan’s Olympics Minister Dismisses Trump’s Suggestion That Summer Games Will Be Postponed

(TOKYO) — President Donald Trump’s suggestion to postpone the Tokyo Olympics for a year because of the spreading coronavirus was immediately shot down by Japan’s Olympic minister. “The IOC and the organizing committee are not considering cancellation or a postponement … Read more…

Characters for Everyone: EA’s Resourceful Approach to Making Games More Inclusive

Fortune Magazine SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

This teenager started playing video games 18 hours a day. Now he makes more money than most adults.

Griffin Spikoski spends as much as 18 hours a day playing video games. His hobby that has led to nearly 1.2 million subscribers and more than 71 million views on YouTube,netting him advertisers, sponsorships and a steady stream of income. … Read more…

St. Louis football power forfeits all games, fires all coaches, cancels season after illicitly playing ineligible player

One of Missouri’s storied high school football programs pressed the self destruct button after it was found to have illegally played an ineligible player in Week 1, attempted to cover it up by having him wear a different jersey number, … Read more…