Blast from the past: 1970s games revived on Internet
For those old enough to remember console games like "Asteroids" or "Red Baron," from the 1970s and 1980s: the games are back.
NY man's 10,607 video games secure Guinness title (Update)
Maybe it was getting his first video game, Cosmic Avenger, for Christmas at the age of 12, and then having to wait an entire year for the hard-to-land Colecovision console to play it on that made Michael ...
AP critics pick the year's best video games
The top 10 video games of 2013, according to Lou Kesten:
As mobile gaming ascends, retailers still make space for consoles
Among the vice presidents at Best Buy Co. Inc. who oversee specific product lines, Chris Koller could be considered something of a black sheep in the family.
Game made by Curt Schilling's firm fails to sell
The flagship game under development by Curt Schilling's defunct video game company hasn't been sold, because no acceptable offers were made at auction. Only two pieces of intellectual property sold for $320,000.
Exploring media use among young Hispanic children
Hispanic children read for more than an hour a day, an average of 14 minutes more per day than non-Hispanic white children, according to a new study released today (Dec. 11) by Northwestern University and the National Center ...
Team uses video games to spark kids' interest in coding
(Phys.org) —In grade school classrooms across the country, students have been hard at work this semester trying to figure out how to smash a virtual frog with a virtual truck.
New system allows for high-accuracy, through-wall, 3-D motion tracking (w/ Video)
Imagine playing a video game like Call of Duty or Battlefield and having the ability to lead your virtual army unit while moving freely throughout your house.
Troy Wolverton: These gifts might be educational, but your kids will call them 'fun'
When it comes to their holiday wish lists, my preteen kids are a lot like their peers.
Video games as performance art
A new Videogames Research Network, supported by funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, has been created to bring together games developers, performance practitioners and academics to explore new concepts in ...
Gift Guide: PS4, Xbox 1 won't disappoint gamers
The game consoles have landed. Millions of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners are getting their first taste of what to expect from this new generation of high-powered video games.
More than a million Xbox One consoles sold on launch day
Microsoft on Friday crowed that more than a million Xbox One consoles were snapped up within 24 hours in 13 countries after hitting shelves for the first time in the morning.
To spin or not to spin: Does Microsoft need Xbox?
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates donned a cool leather jacket when he first introduced the Xbox onstage in 2000. More than a decade later, the video game console is still the hippest brand in Microsoft's portfolio. ...
Review: PlayStation 4 turns gaming into social activity
It was one hour after the West Coast's midnight launch of Sony's PlayStation 4, and there were 100 channels live-broadcasting the event.