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Books have a long history of being banned, even burned because of the views that people have about them.

In 2001 the Christ Community Church in Alamagordo, NM burned copies of Harry Potter, along with other books and magazines, because the books were claimed to be “a masterpiece of satanic deception.” Among the books […]

Nora Roberts vs Plagiarism

I came across something on Twitter this evening that caught my attention.

I went looking for what was up and made my way to Nora Roberts’ website where I found that she had made not a rant, but a promise a few days ago.

Writers are aware of the dangers of others plagiarizing […]

Netflix, the BBFC, and the VSC seek to make the UK the safest place to be online

New research by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) and the Video Standards Council Rating Board (VSC) has revealed that almost 80% of parents are concerned about children seeing inappropriate content on video on demand or online games platforms.

While the best defense will always be for parents to have a more active […]

Violent Video Games Exposed

It is a controversy that has come and gone and come again over the years, usually following some tragedy such as a school shooting, where people are looking to understand what could have caused a young person to pick up a gun and fire it at their fellow children.

The most recent tragedy was a […]

What do we Know About the Closed Meeting on Video Game Violence?

It has been about a month since the terrible shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, and in the wake of that tragedy both victims and students from the school advocated for stricter gun control law. There was a series of inquiries about the role of guns and gun control, however, the question […]

EVO Shooting Threat

This past week there was a threat made on Twitch that claimed there would be a mass shooting at the EVO Championship Series 2018 held this August 3rd thru 5th at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. The threat has been referred to the FBI. Joey Culler, the EVO organizer, said:

We are aware […]

Days Gone delayed, new release day will be in 2019

The PlayStation 4 exclusive, Days Gone has been delayed and will be released sometime in 2019 rather than in late 2018. Neither Sony nor SIE Bend Studio has given any information on the reason for the delay. Days Gone is a third-person zombie action shooter game that was first announced at E3 2016. Based on […]

Who will attend the President Trump’s meeting on video game violence?

On Thursday, President Trump will gather people from both sides of the issue at the White House to discuss the role of video game violence in tragedies such as the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 people. Trump has indicated that he believes that violence in video games is partially to blame for real life […]

Capcom shutting down the Xbox 360 servers for Dragon’s Dogma and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

In an announcement on their website on Wednesday, Capcom announced that they would be shutting down Dragon’s Dogma and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen servers for the Xbox 360. This will mean that players on the Xbox 360 will no longer have access to pawns from other players, or be able to battle the Ur-Dragon, they […]

Graphic novels and comics are seeing a growth in sales

According to the NPD Group, NPD Bookscan data has shown that the comic and graphic novel categories have experienced a 15% annual unit sales growth in the past three years. This makes the comic and graphic novel market the biggest growth category in the trade book marketplace.

Moreover, it seems that women are a growing […]

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