Virtual reality, goggles and all, attempts return
It's back. The virtual reality headset, the gizmo that was supposed to seamlessly transport wearers to three-dimensional virtual worlds, has made a remarkable return at this year's Game Developers Conference, ...
NASA uses Leap Motion to move ATHLETE rover (w/ video)
'SimCity' game rebuilt for age of climate change
Climate change is coming to SimCity. A new version of the city-building computer game that factors in real-world consequences of energy choices has won endorsements from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and the director of the ...
Playing a video game using thoughts
The start-up MindMaze has opened up a new dimension in the world of video games: moving with thoughts through a virtual environment or even directly interacting through certain emotions. Introduced earlier ...
A look at what next-next-gen games could offer
The next generation of gaming is nearly here, but what about the generation after that one?
Disney sketches sequel to 'Epic Mickey' video game
(AP) -- Warren Spector realizes that he made a mistake with "Epic Mickey," his 2010 action-adventure game starring the world's most famous mouse
Google gearing Android for virtual reality
Internet giant Google is making a version of its Android operating system to power virtual reality apps, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Innovation on display at Games Conference
(AP) -- Motion controls and social gaming were the hot topics at this week's Game Developers Conference, the annual convention of game designers, programmers and executives.
Virtual Piggy lets children get online allowances
Startup Virtual Piggy is rolling out a way for parents to give children online allowances to spend on games, iPod accessories or other stuff tailored for Internet-loving youngsters.
Google courts smartphone game makers
Google is courting folks that make games people love to play on smartphones.
Game makers to explore social issues at conference
The video game industry is taking itself more seriously. Besides the usual talk of polygons, virtual worlds and artificial intelligence at this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, there will ...
Recession casts shadow over video game conference
(AP) -- The video game industry is holding up, but the gloom of the recession will be on the minds of thousands of people at this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a key event for video game ...
Mobile gaming dominates Game Developers Conference
(AP) -- With retail video game sales smacked down by the rough economy and ever-growing competition in the crowded social and mobile game marketplace, it seemed like attendees at this week's annual Game Developers ...
Angry Birds lands in Chrome Web browser
Rovio's "Angry Birds" is landing on Chrome in the first version of the addictively popular smartphone and tablet game tailored for play on a computer Web browser.