Depression & Gaming | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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As with all scary and mysterious things, one of the safest ways to examine depression is through art. Depression is a classic theme in books, poetry, and music, but it’s also a burgeoning concept in video games.

Deal Me In | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Card games are a valuable asset to your library’s gaming initiative and are great for people who love hands-on and interactive experiences.

They’re Gamers, Not “Girl Gamers” | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Since the advent of online gaming and the wider acceptance of the pursuit as a legitimate hobby for adults, everyone who has bothered to do so has noticed that girls and women play games almost as much (and enjoy as much variety) as boys and men.

Hurts So Good | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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It’s important to stock your library collection with games that move the genre forward and encourage patrons to see video games as a legitimate medium for personal expression, telling stories in new ways and asking deep questions about ourselves and the world around us.

Weird Science: Great SF Games | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Stock your circulating collection and load your gaming PCs with some greats of the genre.

Collection Development: Stealth | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Big-name titles (Metal Gear Solid, Thief, Goldeneye 007, and more) that most of your patrons will be asking for, but there’s a wealth of stealth out there.

Ticket To Ride | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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A great game for beginners. With an adventurous theme, Ticket To Ride leads to conversations about economics and exploration, it’s also an incredible learning tool that sparks discussion and encourages inquiry.

Batman’s Early Days | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Batman: Arkham Origins is a must-have for any serious player or Batman fan. Read more from the January issue.

Gamers, Gamers, & Gaming | Theater of War

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Though many video games do ignore the grim realities of armed conflict, games have the potential to provide some insight into the intensity of war.

Hackers versus The Man | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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A review of Android: Netrunner.

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