The New York Lottery has created a new instant game allowing players to use mobile phones in conjunction with a traditional scratch game—something lottery officials say is a first in the nation.
Before moviegoers return to Pandora, they'll be able visit the exotic alien world from "Avatar" on their smartphones.
Some computer games provide players with gay characters. At the same time, however, the gay characters can always be deselected. Where is the diversity in the gaming world? asks Norwegian game researcher.
The way that the EU referendum campaigns – both for and against British membership of the bloc – have been handled has been redolent of game playing. As an academic who studies game theory, a number of parallels are evident. ...
Games are usually more fun when you play with other people, but if you're playing an educational game, interacting with other players may help you learn more, according to Cornell research.
Game players constitute an important demographic in the citizen science community and have contributed to valuable scientific findings such as those uncovered by fold.it and eyewire players. Although the ecosystem for citizen ...
Japanese Internet company Softbank Corp. is selling its stake in Finnish game developer Supercell to Chinese technology firm Tencent in a deal announced Tuesday that values the company at about $10.2 billion.
With some publishers splitting from the show floor and more gamers sliding on virtual reality headsets than ever before, this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo moved the video game industry in decidedly different directions ...
Facebook has come a long way since early days when "Farmville" players reached out to one another for help tending virtual acreage.
Wizards duel and players transform into tribal warriors and fierce jaguars—welcome to the world of virtual reality at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game industry gathering.