A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.
A study finds that video games may cause aggressive behaviour, but the trigger isn't violent content, it's frustration.
The International Game Developers Association will not seek to impede scientific study into links between games and real-world violence but asks that any new research also explore benefits of violent video games.
An Ohio State University study suggests that the negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time.
The third Mass Effect game sticks with the winning formula of strategic action alternating with dialogue-heavy exposition.
A member of Anonymous tells CNET why the activist effort targets government and corporate Web sites, even in the face of arrest, and why it has your best interests at heart.
Randomly assigned young men exhibited less activity in certain frontal brain regions involving cognitive function and emotional control after playing a violent video game for 10 hours in one week.
Activist group releases contact information for officer who allegedly sprayed women protesters with pepper spray, unprovoked.
Studies examining the effect of media on youth in the U.S. find a correlation between over-usage and depression, sleep issues, obesity, and poor school performance.
The Supreme Court today voided a 2005 California law that banned the sale of "violent video games" to minors. A 7-2 majority of the Court found the law violated the First Amendment, affirming that free speech applies to digital content and new media as much as to traditional literature.