Video games could provide venue for exploring sustainability concepts
Could playing video games help people understand and address global sustainability issues such as pollution, drought or climate change? At least two researchers believe so, outlining their argument in a concept paper published ...
EA pumps passion into "FIFA 15" virtual soccer players
Electronics Arts is letting virtual soccer stars in "FIFA 15" get psyched, or angry, on field just like their real-world inspirations.
Microsoft aims at gamers in opening E3 shot (Update)
Microsoft aimed squarely at hard-core video game players on Monday, opening fire with "Halo" and a barrage of other titles for play on its new-generation Xbox One consoles.
Microsoft taking preorders for new Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor
Valve demos updated version of its VR headset to rave reviews
Training, fans and transfers: the new 'athletes' of online gaming
They train hard, have their own fans, sponsors and managers, and transfer to rival teams: Online gaming pros are not dissimilar to athletes, adopting rigour and dedication to win and cash in on their success.
Engineering students invent virtual fitting room for online shoppers (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —One blessing of the Internet: shopping conveniently online for clothes. One curse of the Internet: shopping conveniently online for clothes.
Troy Wolverton: Fire TV needs work to reach potential
Consumers wanting to watch Internet videos on the big screen in their living room now have one more intriguing option: Amazon.com's new Fire TV digital media player.
Study finds gaming augments players' social lives
New research finds that online social behavior isn't replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players' social lives. The study was done by researchers ...
Hit video game 'The Last of Us' gets new chapter
Sony Computer Entertainment America added a new chapter Friday to popular video game "The Last of Us," filled with combat against zombie-like infected people and tailored for PlayStation 3 consoles.
Flappy Bird obsession is not necessarily an addiction
Flappy Bird, a deceptively simple gaming app, has been withdrawn by its creator Dong Nguyen because it is too "addictive". ...
Study suggest people act fairly due to spite, not altruism
Beating cancer through gaming
Current City University London students and alumni have been instrumental in producing a new smartphone game in which players analyse real cancer data with the aim of finding new treatments.
Exploring media use among young Hispanic children
Hispanic children read for more than an hour a day, an average of 14 minutes more per day than non-Hispanic white children, according to a new study released today (Dec. 11) by Northwestern University and the National Center ...