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Sex, lies, and video games: Inside Roblox’s war on porn

On Aug 19, 2020
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Roblox is waging a technological shadow war against condo games: digital sex parties where kids act like adults. With more than half of Americans under 16 playing Roblox, can the company regain control of its own platform?

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Sex, lies, and video games: Inside Roblox’s war on porn

Sex, lies, and video games: Inside Roblox’s war on porn

Roblox is waging a technological shadow war against condo games: digital sex parties where kids act like adults. With more than half of Americans under 16 playing Roblox, can the company ...

The Decade In Five Games

The Decade In Five Games

It’s true: Five is a ridiculous number for summing up a decade’s worth of video games. It’s far too small. One can’t even put together an already-insufficient list of one game per year with ...

Why Andreessen Horowitz is investing in games

Why Andreessen Horowitz is investing in games

Andreessen Horowitz is one of Silicon Valley's biggest venture capital firms investing in software, and, lately, it been investing in games.

The Virtual Economy

The Virtual Economy

The Virtual Economy is a system of sophisticated platforms, fledgling marketplaces, volatile assets, nixers & pioneers that exist solely in virtual environments.

All you need to know about Roblox

All you need to know about Roblox

A million and a half children in the UK are regular users of the creative gaming platform. What is its appeal – and is it safe?

The Promise of Cloud-Native Games

The Promise of Cloud-Native Games

Yes, cloud gaming will kill the console, likely sooner than you think. But that’s the least of it.

Can You Get Too Old to Be Good at Video Games?

Can You Get Too Old to Be Good at Video Games?

It's more likely that it's not that you're getting worse at video games, it's that everyone got a lot better.

Medal.tv’s clipping service allows gamers to share the moments of their digital lives

Medal.tv’s clipping service allows gamers to share the moments of their digital lives

As online gaming becomes the new social forum for living out virtual lives, a new startup called Medal.tv has raised $3.5 million for its in-game clipping service to capture and share the ...

Where Can Virtual Concerts Go After Travis Scott’s Fortnite Extravaganza?

Where Can Virtual Concerts Go After Travis Scott’s Fortnite Extravaganza?

With COVID-19 putting a halt to the live music industry, tech companies are figuring out weird new ways to bring shows into the virtual realm.

This 20-year-old is paying for college (and more) off an amateur video game he made in high school

This 20-year-old is paying for college (and more) off an amateur video game he made in high school

Alex Balfanz is the typical 20-year-old college student, except for the fact that he's also the co-creator of "Jailbreak," a popular video game on the Roblox platform that's earned him ...