'Skyrim' videogame sales eclipse $600 million
Sales of epic medieval videogame "Skyrim" have soared to about $650 million, with rave reviews pegging the title as game of the year.
Sony pressured to change game with PS4 console
Sony is expected to reveal its vision of the future of home entertainment on Wednesday by providing a glimpse at a new-generation PlayStation console that streams games, films, music and more.
Mixed reality cookbook
What we perceive in the world is highly influenced by what we are looking for. That is old news. Now European researchers have used this theory to create a convincing and engaging 'mixed reality', and they ...
Sony's Stringer 'to step down' as president
Howard Stringer, the Welsh-born American head of Japanese games, music and electronics giant Sony, is to step down as the firm's president, reports said Saturday, while remaining CEO and chairman.
Videogame play becomes a spectator sport
Videogame play is becoming a spectator sport. "It is the next evolution in gaming," said Matthew DiPietro of TwitchTV, an online platform that enables people to stream play live online.
Low-cost online computer gaming surges in US
US videogame lovers are adapting to tough economic times by turning to low-cost online play, according to figures released Friday by industry tracker comScore.
E3 console roundup: Xbox upstages Nintendo at E3, Sony does its thing
You don't have to introduce a new game platform to create a big buzz at E3. A clever app or novel piece of software can still do the trick at the annual video gaming conference, as first Microsoft and then Sony demonstrated ...
Sony removes data posted by hackers
Sony said Saturday about 2,500 customers' names and partial addresses stolen by hackers had been discovered posted online as it struggled to recover from the biggest-ever Internet security break-in.
Android phones to pit vampires against slayers
Facial recognition startup Viewdle on Wednesday began letting Android smartphone users see which of the people around them are vampires and which are vampire slayers.
Game system castAR debuts at Maker Faire
Videogame makers racing to develop iPad games
As an electronic reader, Apple's iPad has been touted as a possible "Kindle killer" but what has videogame makers buzzing is the potential of the touchscreen tablet computer as a gaming platform.
Google+ mobbed after doors opened, experts tell
Google+ was mobbed with visitors after the social network opened its doors to the public last week, industry tracker Experian Hitwise reported.
NVIDIA delivers massive performance boost to Linux gaming
NVIDIA today announced the latest NVIDIA GeForce drivers—R310—double the performance and dramatically reduce game loading times for those gaming on the Linux operating system. ...
Hand over your email inbox to boost productivity, researchers say
(Phys.org) —Most people are comfortable handing over their car keys to a complete stranger. Valet service is convenient, professional and reliable. But personal information, such as the contents of your ...