As a high school student in a Detroit suburb in the 1990s, Russ Tedrake did not fit the standard profile of a future computer science professor. Although he had a talent for math—"I won some of the little math competitions," ...
Sony unleashes its powerful new PlayStation 4 video game console on Friday, seeking to win over consumers with immersive, realistic game worlds and easy online sharing with friends.
(AP) -- Zynga is adding more ways for people to play its Web games as it grooms its business for an initial public offering of stock.
A study in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine suggests that playing a video game before bedtime has only a mild effect on the sleep of older male teens.
For 15 years Aurelien Brule has lived in the Indonesian jungle, crusading against palm oil multinationals, loggers and corruption in his bid to save endangered gibbons from annihilation.
Facebook games star Zynga has opened an online playground where users can enjoy hit titles without having to visit the world's top social network.
As investors agonize over Facebook's future, the online social network used by a seventh of the world's population isn't forgetting the importance of play.
Minority youth aged 8 to 18 consume an average of 13 hours of media content a day -- about 4-1/2 hours more than their white counterparts, according to a Northwestern University report, the first national study to focus exclusively ...
Over the last six years there has been a major increase in online activity by children up to eight years old, a leading international internet survey has found.
YouTube is wading confidently into turf dominated by Amazon-owned Twitch, with a service tailored for the hot trend of videogame play as a spectator sport.