Sunday, April 23, 2017

GAMING

GAMING

California studio Visceral is developing the latest instalment in the Battlefield series, with a release date planned for 2014, according to a new report. A Polygon report suggests that the project, code-named Havana, is a...

Two facts can’t be disputed: Americans love their sports, and they love to gamble. By Jeffrey Derevensky, McGill University According to Gallup, nearly 60% of Americans call themselves sports fans, while ESPN broadcasts continuous sports coverage to...

Sega's just announced a new Crazy Taxi game. For mobile. Now what do you think that's going to look like? If you guessed something that looks a whole lot like an infinite runner, then...

The potential negative impact of games receives a lot of media coverage, yet research conducted at Dartmouth just published by Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, illustrates how games can have a positive...

Nvidia's name and angular, viridescent logo play on the Latin iNvidia – envy. Yesterday's announcement of an $8 all you can eat, Netflix style game subscription promises to keep their 'green with envy' slogan...

by Peter Bright (courtesy arstechnica) The 2013 SimCity reboot is heartbreakingly awful (they say). This is the second in our series of reboots that need the boot. We looked first at Alien vs. Predator. The third...

Public debate on the effects of violent video games can become especially contentious in the wake of a rampage shooting, such as the recent killing of nine people in Munich. If it is later discovered...

by Sinan Kubba (courtesy joystiq) Dead Island Riptide stays afloat of this week's UK Charts A 32 percent drop in sales isn't enough to keep Dead Island Riptide from surviving as the UK's No. 1. A...

by Eric Johnson (courtesy AllthingsD) Oculus VR’s Palmer Luckey, left, and Nate Mitchell, right. At center, AllThingsD’s Lauren Goode tries out the Oculus Rift at CES 2013. This is the second part of our two-part Q&A with...

Images: Meteor Entertainment/Sam Kirk by Laura Hudson (courtesy wired) We’ve discussed The Hawkeye Initative before, a Tumblr where fans and artists recontextualize the costumes and poses of by female characters in comic books by replacing the...

John Paczkowski, courtesy AllthingsD -- For games publisher Electronic Arts, brick-and-mortar stores have historically generated the bulk of its sales. But not anymore. Reporting first-quarter earnings this week, EA said that digital sales have surpassed those made...

Poor behavior linked to time spent playing video games, not the games played They could find no link between playing violent games and real-life aggression or a child's academic performance UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD - Children who play...