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App That Helps Aid Workers: ‘I Watched TV While Mapping 100km Of Nigeria’

App That Helps Aid Workers: ‘I Watched TV While Mapping 100km Of Nigeria’

Gamers can now help aid workers locate communities affected by natural disasters, disease outbreaks or conflict using a mobile app developed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MapSwipe users swipe through satellite images of remote areas and tap the screen when they see features such as settlements, roads and rivers. Information is then fed back to […]

History of Golf

History of Golf

The origins of golf are unclear and much debated. However, it is generally accepted that modern golf developed in Scotland during the Middle Ages. The game did not find international popularity until the late 19th century, when it spread into the rest of the United Kingdom and then to the British Empire and the United […]

UN Committee Urging Japan to Ban Sale of Games Portraying Sexual Violence Against Women

UN Committee Urging Japan to Ban Sale of Games Portraying Sexual Violence Against Women

Japan’s gaming industry produces a wide variety of content, and if you visit Akihabara in Tokyo, you’ll often find store with entire (and rated well guarded) floors dedicated to erotic games. Some of those titles often dabble, directly or indirectly, into an array of themes that are frowned upon by society. Years ago, Illusion’s Rapelay […]