Philips sues Nintendo over Wii remote
Dutch electronics firm Royal Philips NV has filed a suit against Nintendo in a U.S. court, claiming the Japanese company infringed two of its patents in the control system of its popular "Wii" video game consoles.
Engineers design video game controller that can sense players' emotions (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —Stanford engineers have developed what could be the next big thing in interactive gaming: handheld game controllers that measure the player's physiology and alter the gameplay to make it more ...
Criticism of violent video games has decreased as technology has improved, gamers age
Members of the media and others often have attributed violence in video games as a potential cause of social ills, such as increased levels of teen violence and school shootings. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has ...
New video game consoles face changed landscape
The last time Sony and Microsoft came out with new video game consoles, there was no iPad, the iPhone was months away and "FarmVille" and "Angry Birds" had yet to be conjured up.
Microsoft works to save face after Xbox backlash
When it comes to hyping next-generation hardware, the video game industry doesn't typically opt for simplicity. However, during a presentation at the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas to promote the upcoming Xbox ...
Nintendo cuts price of Wii U game console (Update)
Nintendo Co. announced Wednesday that it is cutting the price of its Wii U video-game system as it braces for the fall release of competing consoles from Sony and Microsoft.
Intel readying to take on Kinect with 3D depth cameras
At a Glance: Microsoft CEO Ballmer's ups and downs
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced on Friday that he plans to retire from the world's biggest software company after more than 13 years at its helm. Here's a look at the ups and downs of his tenure:
Sony's PlayStation 4 to launch on Nov. 15 in US
Sony says it will launch its latest video game console, the PlayStation 4, on Nov. 15 in the U.S. and Canada.
Microsoft reboots with sweeping reorganization (Update 2)
Microsoft Corp. has decided its entire business needs a new operating system. CEO Steve Ballmer is restructuring the company to cope with a quickening pace of technological change that has left the world's ...
Averting worse economic collapses
A new study shows how specific parameters can help us steer clear of tipping points in dynamic systems, such as entire economies.
The new consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony
Microsoft is the last of the three big video game console makers to unveil its latest gaming system. Tuesday's unveiling comes nearly eight years after the Xbox 360 went on sale. It follows last fall's de ...
Game system castAR debuts at Maker Faire
Games ratings losing the battle?
The new classification system for video games, introduced in January this year, is not providing the promised better protection for Australian children, according to Elizabeth Handsley, Professor of Law at ...