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  • Deeper, please: We want and expect more from video game documentaries

    Deeper, please: We want and expect more from video game documentaries
    There seems to be a point in every video game documentary in which someone bellyaches about video games not being taken seriously, that they're seen as the sort of thing kids play in a basement. We do need to get over that image. Video games are a $93-...
  • World Cup Fever Boosts 'FIFA' Game Sales in June

    Ubisoft's "Watch Dogs" may have been the top selling video game in June, but Electronic Arts may have seen the biggest sales bump thanks to the World Cup. The company's "FIFA" soccer franchise ranked in the top 10 for the first time this year because...
  • Why Xbox Was Always Going to Struggle Making Original Shows

    Xbox Entertainment Studios, we hardly knew ya. The decision by Microsoft to pull the plug on its in-house division to produce a slate of original shows for the Xbox platform on Thursday didn't come as much of a surprise as new CEO Satya Nadella wants the...
  • First Look at 'Halo: Nightfall' Series Hero (EXCLUSIVE)

    Xbox has provided the first look of Agent Locke, the lead character played Mike Colter in the upcoming digital series "Halo: Nightfall," who also will be prominently featured in next year's "Halo 5: Guardians" video game. Colter (see above) may be best...
  • Pac-Man, Donkey Kong Among '80s Video Game Icons to Appear in Adam Sandler's 'Pixels'

    Disney has its "Wreck-It Ralph," now Sony has "Pixels," a family feature that includes characters from popular video games. Just days before it presents the film at San Diego Comic-Con, Sony has revealed an impressive roster of icons from '80s...
  • UCF students' video games are put to test

    UCF students' video games are put to test
    The Debutante, a Jessica Rabbit look-alike in a tight pink dress, bounds through a mansion trying to stop a missile launch, all while dodging bullets and knife blades. "This guy keeps trying to kill me, and I don't have a weapon," said Britt Clifford,...
  • 'Gears of War' Designer Cliff Bleszinski Looks to Launch Next Game Franchise With Nexon

    Game designer Cliff Bleszinski, whose work on Epic's "Unreal" and "Gears of War" franchises made him a household name in the videogame biz, has launched Boss Key Productions and announced "BlueStreak" as the code name for the studio's first title....
  • How Sony is enlisting gamers on Twitch, Reddit to develop new titles

    How Sony is enlisting gamers on Twitch, Reddit to develop new titles
    Think of Sony and games, and it's likely PlayStation that comes to mind. But the company has also had big success making online games for 18 years through its Sony Online Entertainment division. Now, SOE has embarked on a fascinating experiment in...
  • FTC files suit against Amazon over accidental in-app purchases

    For most parents, seeing a random $358 charge on their credit card bill would elicit a lot of questions. But for the parents of the 71% of children who play mobile games such as Angry Birds or Temple Run, those seemingly random charges are becoming more...
  • Video game CEO to give keynote at upcoming GameTech

    Video game CEO to give keynote at upcoming GameTech
    Eric Preisz, CEO of video game company GarageGames is coming to Orlando in September to speak at GameTech 2014, an annual tech event. The event is designed to showcase and discuss simulation technology and how it can be used by the Department of...
  • What's coming from the Big 3 in gaming?

    Games, games and even more video games. That was the overwhelming theme of last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles—the three-day megaconference headlined by tech giants Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. For video-game makers...