A new article highlights how statistics are deeply involved within the algorithms that made Pokémon Go the hit it has become.
Fortune magazine noted in February 2016 that sales of video games in 2015 in the United States reached $23.5 billion, "a 5% jump over 2014, according to the Entertainment Software Association." More than 1,000 new games are ...
Gamers playing the popular online puzzle game Foldit beat scientists, college students and computer algorithms in a contest to see who could identify a particular protein's shape.
More than two million people tuned into Twitter's first broadcast of a US football game, as the messaging platform strives to ramp up use with live video streaming of events.
Starting in the mid-1980's, a young man named Stephen Cabrinety filled his home with video games and software. Unopened boxes were piled to the ceilings—everything from early word processing programs such as WordStar to ...
Facebook, Twitter and Google are not doing enough to prevent their social networks from being used by extremists for a recruitment drive, a panel of British MPs said Thursday.
Microsoft said it is bolstering its Xbox arsenal with the purchase of a startup specializing in letting people join in the fun while watching live-streamed game play.
Teenagers who regularly play online video games tend to improve their school results, according to new research from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.
For some people, video gaming is an activity relegated to the weekends and that all too rare spare time.
Sony Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter profit dipped 74 percent to 21.2 billion yen ($205 million), as earnings got hammered by a strong yen and lagging smartphone sales, and a quake that struck southwestern Japan caused damage ...