Japan gamers finally get PS4 at midnight launch (Update 2)
Diehard gamers in Japan who began queuing earlier this week finally got their hands on a new PlayStation 4 as Sony unleashed its console on home turf in a midnight launch.
Candy Crush tempts investors with sweet success
Candy Crush is out to tempt investors with the sweet taste of success while avoiding the sourness left in the mouths of those who bit into social game maker Zynga.
Japan gamers queue for midnight PS4 launch
Diehard gamers in Japan who began queueing earlier this week will get their hands on a new PlayStation 4 on Friday, when Sony finally unleashes its console on home turf.
Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine (Update)
PlayStation stands out among the long list of famous Sony brands as one that hasn't faded or succumbed to a nimbler competitor. Months after hitting global markets, the latest version of the video-game console ...
WhatsApp deal highlights suite of similar apps
Facebook's announcement it is paying $19 billion in cash and stock to acquire WhatsApp is a milestone event in the short history of mobile messaging apps. Hundreds of millions of people have downloaded suc ...
Q&A: A documentarian working in virtual reality
Forget 3-D glasses. Oscar-nominated documentarian Danfung Dennis believes the next evolution in filmmaking will be to surround viewers with images in 360 degrees—directly on their noggins.
Ubisoft videogame hero "Rayman" hits new game consoles
Ubisoft's captivatingly colorful Rayman videogame hero hit new-generation consoles on Tuesday.
Hooked players drive mobile game explosion
Fanatical players forking out money to get ahead in games such as Candy Crush Saga or Angry Birds are driving explosive growth in the multi-billion-dollar mobile gaming business.
New video games aim to be deeper than first-person shooters
Miguel Oliveira is developing a video game in a tiny apartment near the University of Southern California, worlds away from the high-tech studios of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. He works on a laptop surrounded by folding ...
Sochi games influenced by Lake Placid winter Olympics of 1932
Eight crashes that sent more than a dozen competitors to the hospital marred bobsled practice runs leading up to the 1932 winter Olympic games in Lake Placid, N.Y., but as dramatic as those incidents were, they also provide ...
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.
Citizenship education goes digital
Can playing online video games help students learn civics education? According to Baylor University researchers, the answer is yes.
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". ...
Game-winning 'momentum' illusion is but a delusion
(Phys.org) —A hot hand may be hokum: Cornell researchers have examined the concept of "winning momentum" with varsity college hockey teams, and they conclude that momentum advantages don't exist, says a ...