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 ...
Disney teams with EA on 'Star Wars' video games
(AP)—Disney is not giving up on "Star Wars" video games after all.
Activision summons new 'Call of Duty' video game
Activision is trading "Modern Warfare" for "Ghosts."
Researcher uses 'big data' algorithm to customize video game difficulty
Georgia Tech researchers have developed a computational model that can predict video game players' in-game performance and provide a corresponding challenge they can beat, leading to quicker mastery of new ...
Pong game will be writ large on Philly skyscraper (Update)
What could be the biggest game of "Pong" is underway in Philadelphia.
Programmer creates lexicographic ordering code to play early Nintendo games
'Defiance' attempts blend of TV series, video game
Earth is recovering from an apocalyptic event, alien races cooperate warily, a wise-cracking outsider suddenly finds himself shouldering new responsibilities.
Structured reflection on roles and tasks improves team performance, study finds
(Phys.org) —Maybe the boss' staff meeting shouldn't be such a boring snooze, but rather a more structured event to improve the performance of the team, new basic research at The University of Alabama in ...
Computer scientists develop video game that teaches how to program in Java
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an immersive, first-person player video game designed to teach students in elementary to high school how to program in Java, ...
Philadelphia gets ready to play 'Pong' on building (Update)
Philadelphia is getting ready for a supersized game of "Pong"—on the side of a skyscraper. The classic Atari video game will be re-created later this month on the facade of the 29-story Cira Centre, where hundreds of embedded ...
Disney lays off staff at game developer LucasArts
(AP)—Four months after acquiring "Star Wars" maker Lucasfilm, The Walt Disney Co. is shutting down video game production at subsidiary LucasArts and laying off staff as it focuses on the less-risky, less-expensive path ...
Virtual reality, goggles and all, attempts return
It's back. The virtual reality headset, the gizmo that was supposed to seamlessly transport wearers to three-dimensional virtual worlds, has made a remarkable return at this year's Game Developers Conference, ...
'Journey' sweeps Game Developers Choice Awards
(AP)—"Journey" arrived on top at the Game Developers Choice Awards.
New book shares insights from Steve Jobs' first boss
(AP)—When Steve Jobs adopted "think different" as Apple's mantra in the late 1990s, the company's ads featured Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Amelia Earhart and a constellation of other starry-eyed oddballs ...