Study uses grins and frowns to predict online game hits
Report links Google, Yahoo to Internet piracy sites
Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., two Internet companies that have long cultivated relationships in Hollywood, are nevertheless placing ads on sites that feature pirated movies, TV shows and music, a new report says.
Apple's got its eye on mobile games
In the eye of the typical beholder, Apple's iPhone is simply a popular device, great for fun, on-the-go applications-and phone calls.
Zynga plants 'FarmVille' app
Zynga CEO Mark Pincus is expanding his farm. Zynga's ultrapopular Facebook game FarmVille, which has 70 million active monthly players, has launched a mobile app for Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad touch-screen tablet.
Game companies ready to show new ways to play
(AP) -- Video game makers are about to try to convince you that fancy 3-D screens, gesture-recognition cameras and ultra-sensitive motion controllers topped with brightly glowing spheres are what you need ...
Sony unveils new motion contoller to slow Nintendo
(AP) -- Sony has a new message for Nintendo Wii gamers: Come join us.
Nintendo's big challenge: letting others win
One would think Nintendo Ltd. has little to worry about in the video-game market the company seems to rule, having sold more than 50 million of its Wii consoles to date.
Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games
In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts ...
Winners and losers at this week's E3
Since the first battles over "Pong" machines in local arcades four decades ago, video gamers have loved good competition. And this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo—the industry's largest annual gathering—presented ...
Microsoft says used games will work on Xbox One
Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One gaming console will be able to play used games, clearing up a worry among gamers and video game retailers such as GameStop, which trade in used games.
Ubisoft sells rivals' games in online shop
French videogame maker Ubisoft began selling computer games made by Electronic Arts, Warner Brothers and other rivals at its online Uplay shop.
Kakao Talk unveils digital content shop
(AP)—Kakao Talk, a popular mobile messenger in South Korea, will launch an online music and electronic book shop next year as it continues to grow beyond its original mission to provide a simple messaging ...
Phones, tablets transform handheld game market
Smartphones and tablet computers are expanding the market for handheld video games and challenging traditional devices, forcing game developers to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape.
Sony PlayStation Network releases exclusive games
Sony Computer Entertainment America this week will begin rolling out exclusive new games as part of a strategy to lure players with fun titles only available on its PlayStation Network (PSN).