News tagged with playing games

SimCity climbing from launch wreckage

The hugely popular SimCity game is rapidly recovering from its trouble-plagued launch but problems are yet to be completely eradicated, company officials said.

dateMar 12, 2013 in Software
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Apple to hand out iTunes credits in settlement

Apple has agreed to give more than $100 million in iTunes store credits to settle a lawsuit alleging that the iPhone and iPad maker improperly charged kids for playing games on their mobile devices.

dateFeb 26, 2013 in Business
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Games play into Facebook's future

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.

dateOct 08, 2012 in Internet
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Connoisseur of chaos

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 ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Robotics
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Getting serious about global gaming

(Phys.org)—Researchers at the University of Alberta have teamed up with colleagues in one of the world's leading centres on electronic gaming to form a network that will help close the gap between academia ...

dateAug 24, 2012 in Software
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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.

dateJun 07, 2012 in Software
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