Resist with Games | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

If games are part of your library’s circulating media, then gamers might be among those looking for some distraction and understanding, and here are some games you could recommend.

Revisiting Retro Games | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, February 15, 2015

Gamers are a nostalgic lot, and they often wish to revisit their childhood favorites. Developing a chunk of your collection around these games is a great way to please players who fondly remember the original versions.

Gamers, Gamers, & Gaming | Theater of War

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.

Knack for Narrative: The Last of Us

Today’s video games explore complex concepts and themes. The latest game to do so is The Last of Us, a gripping, emotional ride through a pos­tapocalyptic vision of America.

Hackers versus The Man | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

A review of Android: Netrunner.

Game On: Adventures in a Virtual World | The Reader’s Shelf

A list of titles focusing on video games, from a nostalgic love letter to geekdom’s past to a researcher dedicated to showcasing the real-world benefits of gaming.

Torchlight II | June 15, 2013

A review of Torchlight II.

Because Science Is Awesome | Games, Gamers, & Gaming | May 15, 2013

M. Brandon Robbins explores creative ways to meld STEM skills with gaming.

Games and Violence: Games, Gamers & Gaming | March 15, 2013

Addressing charges of a connection between video games and violence.

The Walking Dead: Games, Gamers & Gaming | February 2013

Taking the Walking Dead game out for a test run.