Bringing out the science of wargames

A first-of-its-kind online game, released publicly today, is poised to revolutionize the field of wargaming. Developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia ...

Programming in crayon

Electronic devices can spark kids' creativity, says St├ęphane Magnenat from the Game Technology Center. But doing so requires apps that bridge the real and virtual worlds.

World's first video game music and sound research journal

The world's first academic journal devoted to the presentation of peer-reviewed, high-quality research into video game music and sound, is to be hosted by the Department of Creative Digital Technologies at the University ...

Deadly battles continue to power hit video games

Bandits, soldiers, demons, zombies, aliens and other enemies will be shot, stabbed, bludgeoned, incinerated, or even blow up on the show floor of the Electronic Entertainment Expo opening here Tuesday.

Ubisoft sees blockbusters shaped by fans and stars

French video game giant Ubisoft is teaming up with a firm founded by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt to crowd source material for a forthcoming title, the companies announced Monday on the eve of the Electronic Entertainment Expo ...

Microsoft looks past next-gen Xbox to cloud games

The head of Xbox on Sunday said Microsoft is hard at work on a next-generation console along with a cloud service that would let players stream games to any device.

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