Ian Bogost

Type: Person
Name: Ian Bogost
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Video Games and Kids: Bad Influence or E…

SN Rasul questions the role gaming can play in our children's lives, is it a dangerous influence responsible for unhinging people or an incredible platform for interactive learning at the forefront of a tech invasion?Blood, Violence and GamingGrowing ... [Published FQ Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

What Happens When an Interactive Horror Experience Figures Out the Fourth Wall? (Column)

So there’s thing that floated around the gaming/digital space recently, and it’s utterly brilliant.That thing is P.T., a free downloadable teaser for a game announced during the Sony press conference at this year’s Gamescom, a huge annual gaming trade ... [Published Pop Matters - Sep 09 2014]
Entities: Pt Ltd, Hideo Kojima, Gaming
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationales that fill in the empty spaces between performance

"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationales that fill in the empty spaces between performance and results." That's Ian Bogost being his transcendent self in an excellent essay on the Flappy Bird sequel Swing Copters for The Atlantic. ... [Published Kotaku - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The GOP’s Weird Anti-Dem Video Game

Want to fight ‘Taxers’ and ‘Mudslingers’ as a patriotic elephant in the new ‘Giopi: 2014 Mission Majority’? Just give the National Republican Senatorial Committee all your details.The National Republican Senatorial Committee just released a weird, anti-Democratic ... [Published Daily Beast - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

‘True Blood’ Series Finale Upsets Fans: Some Say It Was As Bad As ‘Dexter’ Finale

To those who have yet to see the True Blood series finale, this article contains many spoilers. You have been warned.HBO’s True Blood has come to an end, and, apparently, not many fans were left satisfied.As soon as the final episode, “Thank You,” ended, ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Can the Board of Trustees Really Revoke My Job Offer?

Images: Ian Bogost (left) and Robert Warrior (right) say new hires almost never think about the fact that their final contracts might be contingent on approval from trustees.As if there weren’t enough to consider when deciding to accept an academic job, ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store

In Bomb Gaza, a game about doing precisely what its peremptory title commands, you play as the Israeli Air Force, tapping a touchscreen to pour red-nosed bombs into a 2D multi-level landscape filled with cartoonish people wearing white robes and clutching ... [Published TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store

More Thailand Bans Tropico 5 City-Building Game Over Security Concerns BioShock Is Going to Be an iOS Game Later This Summer Deadly Attack: American Troops Shot at Afghan 'West Point' NBC News Missing Girl's Parents Given Lie Detector Tests NBC News ... [Published The China Blog - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Medium shows off BMW as its first ‘collections’ sponsor as it dives into paid content

Above: Medium's Re:form collection of curated stories Image Credit: Medium NOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shaka, When the Walls Fell

Ian Bogost on the episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation "Darmok" and the limits of human communication, in The Atlantic [h/t: Jennifer Ouellette]: On stardate 45047.2, Jean-Luc Picard leads the crew of the Enterprise in pursuit of a transmission ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 18 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

"Victory and defeat are just lies told out of two sides of the same mouth.

"Victory and defeat are just lies told out of two sides of the same mouth. This is the Blue Shell of collapse, the Blue Shell of financial crisis, the Blue Shell of the New Gilded Age." That's game designer/academic Ian Bogost on the most hated ... [Published Kotaku - May 30 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

3 Ways Video Game Companies Are Getting Your Kids Hooked

Jaden Darnell, 10, of Southbridge, Mass., plays video games on an Xbox 360, a PlayStation 3 and an iPhone. At times, he says, it can be hard to tear himself away from the action, especially when he’s playing NBA General Manager on his phone. Whether ... [Published TIME.com - May 29 2014]

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Video Games and Kids: Bad Influence or E… [Published FQ Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
What Happens When an Interactive Horror Experie... [Published Pop Matters - Sep 09 2014]
"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationa... [Published Kotaku - Aug 27 2014]
The GOP’s Weird Anti-Dem Video Game [Published Daily Beast - Aug 27 2014]
‘True Blood’ Series Finale Upsets Fans: Some Sa... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 25 2014]
Can the Board of Trustees Really Revoke My Job ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug 22 2014]
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published The China Blog - Aug 05 2014]
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
Medium shows off BMW as its first ‘collections’... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
Shaka, When the Walls Fell [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 18 2014]
"Victory and defeat are just lies told out of t... [Published Kotaku - May 30 2014]
3 Ways Video Game Companies Are Getting Your Ki... [Published TIME.com - May 29 2014]
Persuasive Video Games-A World Economic Forum D... [Published Uploads by wired - Apr 16 2014]
If you like reading about games, check out "Sto... [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
Ideas @Davos | Ian Bogost | Persuasive Gaming [Published World Economic Forum - YouTube - Mar 21 2014]
[tt] NYT: Wikipedia vs. the Small Screen [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 11 2014]
[tt] Edge 2014 Question: What Scientific Idea I... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 04 2014]
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"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationa... [Published Kotaku - Aug 27 2014]
"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationales that fill in the empty spaces between performance and results." That's Ian Bogost being his transcendent self in an excellent essay on the Flappy Bird sequel Swing Copters for The Atlantic. ...
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
In Bomb Gaza, a game about doing precisely what its peremptory title commands, you play as the Israeli Air Force, tapping a touchscreen to pour red-nosed bombs into a 2D multi-level landscape filled with cartoonish people wearing white robes and clutching ...
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published The China Blog - Aug 05 2014]
More Thailand Bans Tropico 5 City-Building Game Over Security Concerns BioShock Is Going to Be an iOS Game Later This Summer Deadly Attack: American Troops Shot at Afghan 'West Point' NBC News Missing Girl's Parents Given Lie Detector Tests NBC News ...
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
More Thailand Bans Tropico 5 City-Building Game Over Security Concerns BioShock Is Going to Be an iOS Game Later This Summer Deadly Attack: American Troops Shot at Afghan 'West Point' NBC News Missing Girl's Parents Given Lie Detector Tests NBC News ...
Medium shows off BMW as its first ‘collections’... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
Above: Medium's Re:form collection of curated stories Image Credit: Medium NOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful ...
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