Racial and ethnic hate speech thrives in online games

/ May 14, 2017

Racial and ethnic hate speech thrives in online games

Spend enough time hunting terrorists or wandering dystopian wastelands in online games and you are bound to come across players hurling xenophobic and racist taunts at each other, from Islamophobes in Europe to South Koreans and Japanese bickering over disputed islands. Take the survival shooter ...

Nintendo Switch console goes on sale in strategy reboot

/ Mar 3, 2017

Nintendo Switch console goes on sale in strategy reboot

Nintendo's Switch console went on sale Friday in a global launch seen as key for the video game giant to reverse flagging sales and compete with Sony's top-selling PlayStation 4. The $299 unit, which works both at home and on the go, blends the Mario-maker's ...