News tagged with video game

Related topics:

Team infuses science into 'Minecraft' modification

The 3-D world of the popular "Minecraft" video game just became more entertaining, perilous and educational, thanks to a comprehensive code modification kit, "Polycraft World," created by University of Texas at Dallas professors, ...

Oct 24, 2014
4.8 / 5 (15) 1

A dozen ways to avoid that $617bn 'fat finger' moment

Have you ever ordered too many items online – say, buying 20 courgettes when you meant two? Then you might feel a little sorry for the anonymous broker in Japan who lost US$617 billion to a trading typo error. ...

Oct 10, 2014
5 / 5 (2) 1

'Alien: Isolation' game an homage to original film

By the end of the original "Alien" film, warrant officer Ellen Ripley had been attacked by an android, stalked by an extraterrestrial and stranded in space. That's just the beginning of the interstellar mayhem ...

Oct 02, 2014
5 / 5 (1) 0

'Grand Theft Auto V' to hit PS4 and Xbox One

Rockstar Games on Friday announced that the latest installment of its crime-themed blockbuster video game "Grand Theft Auto" will hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in November.

Sep 12, 2014
5 / 5 (1) 0

For gamers, waiting can be the hardest part

When it comes to video games, are they better late than never? At this week's GameStop Expo, the video game retailer's annual consumer-centric event, more than 3,000 attendees had the chance to test drive ...

Sep 11, 2014
not rated yet 0

Making videogames more fun for passive audiences

You might think watching other people play videogames is boring, but researchers at the Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces (SocialNUI) at the University of Melbourne say it does not have ...

Sep 10, 2014
not rated yet 0