Game group gets word on Intel's new extensions for rendering
Google, Mozilla are tweaking browsers for Web-based games
As electronic titans Microsoft Corp. and Sony Corp. spend billions of dollars redesigning the video game console, the next leap forward in digital games may come from the unlikeliest of places.
Xbox Music to offer on-demand music free on tablet
Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: they'll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and stream them for free ...
Putting gamers on the spot with virtual-reality goggles
Strap on the headset and adjust the goggle to your eyes. Look down and you'll see the floor of a space station. Look up and pipes weave above your head. Turn left or right and the tight walls of a dark corridor flank your ...
Samsung will open up on big.LITTLE processor at ISSCC
Gamification harnesses the power of games to motivate
Walk through any public area and you'll see people glued to their phones, playing mobile games like Game of War and Candy Crush Saga. They aren't alone. 59% of Americans play video games, and contrary to stereotypes, 48% of gamers ...
What gamers want: Researchers develop tool to predict player behavior
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new method that can accurately predict the behavior of players in online role-playing games. The tool could be used by the game industry to develop new game ...
Video game world tensions erupt in 'GamerGate'
The horrific misogynistic abuse of female figures within the video game industry has triggered debate over whether women are being accepted as equal partners in the sector.
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 ...
Video game makers grapple with need for diversity
An increasingly diverse fan base is challenging the video game industry to shake off its "boys only" image and better reflect the demographics of its exploding ranks of players.
While consoles slug it out, mobiles games zip in
The big three game console makers brought their latest kick-ass wares to the industry's annual get-together this week, but some question their future amid an explosion of super-nimble mobile gaming.
E3 unleashes next generation of gruesomeness
(AP)—Game makers at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo went for the jugular.
Microsoft works to save face after Xbox backlash
When it comes to hyping next-generation hardware, the video game industry doesn't typically opt for simplicity. However, during a presentation at the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas to promote the upcoming Xbox ...
Five video game trends expected at E3
With the launch of the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U in the video game industry's rearview mirror, the spotlight at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is expected to shift back to ...