News tagged with computer game

Games for nature

Can digital games and virtual worlds help us save nature? Conservation scientists Bruno Monteferri, Chris Sandbrook and Bill Adams explore whether computer gaming is a new frontier for conservation.

Feb 24, 2012
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'Rock Vibe' brings electronic music game to blind

Bridging a divide between sighted and blind gamers, University of California, Santa Cruz graduate Rupa Dhillon has created a version of the musical rhythm "Rock Band" game that everyone can play.

Feb 23, 2012
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Children can learn arithmetic faster and better

During the first two years of primary education children can learn to do arithmetic faster and better with the help of a more systematically structured educational programme. For older children, teaching arithmetic with the ...

Feb 06, 2012
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Video gaming gets back to roots in Paris show

From the 1970s table-tennis game "Pong" to the fast-paced, total-immersion of modern-day hits like "Call of Duty", a new show retracing the four-decade history of the video game opened Thursday in Paris.

Nov 10, 2011
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Remodeled PlayStation Home opening doors

Sony on Thursday will open the doors of a remodeled PlayStation Home that puts the focus on games in a virtual world that merges console-quality play with hot trends in online social gaming.

Nov 02, 2011
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Nintendo's loss swells to $925 mn for first half

Nintendo said Thursday its net loss swelled to 70.3 billion yen ($925 million) for the six months to September as it forecast a full-year loss, citing the strong yen and a lack of hit game titles.

Oct 27, 2011
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