| May 1, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ed Boon was pulling punches.
I could tell immediately: Why else would Aquaman be wiping the floor with Batman? Not to mention, I was playing Ed Boon in a video game, a fighting game, that Ed Boon, the king of the fighting-game genre, created. The game...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:27 PM
It's called Xbox One? Really? Microsoft’s math is slightly off in naming its third console, but the use of the loneliest number highlights the computing giant’s clear intention to market the new Xbox as an all-in-one entertainment device....
| May 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The battle for control of the living room just became more fierce.
Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday unveiled the Xbox One, a next-generation video game console that aspires to be more than just a plaything. Not only will the Xbox One deliver an amped-up...
| Oct 16, 2013
Welcome to the really, really green 'hood — 20 demonstration houses in Irvine's Great Park. Irvine is the cradle of the designed neighborhood, but not like this. These homes were designed and built to compete in the Department of Energy's Solar...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:02 PM
"Grand Theft Auto V" delivered an adrenaline shot to the heart of the video game industry.
The hotly anticipated title fueled a 27% boost in overall industry sales in September, across hardware, software and accessories, as compared to the same time a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Most Halloween candy is still sitting uneaten in pillowcases, but retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are already kicking off their Christmas promotions in hopes of surviving harsh holiday conditions this year.
Bargain basement deals normally...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Twenty-seven years ago, "The Legend of Zelda" franchise was created. Now, one of the top-selling Nintendo Entertainment System titles of all time with over 55 million copies sold, "Zelda" is being celebrated for the tunes that have enchanted gamers for...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Activision Blizzard Inc. and a group of investors led by its top executives are buying most of Vivendi's stake in the world's largest video game publisher in an $8.2-billion transaction.
The deal would free the Santa Monica company from the financial...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Despite their hefty price tags, the PlayStation 4 and XBox One video game consoles just might be the most sought after gifts of the holiday season.
And last minute shoppers beware. The consoles are most likely sold out in the Baltimore area and even...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The stranger showed up Tuesday morning at the Jacob family home in Sykesville in a black car with six chickens and a bundle of apologies.
The mystery of the Sykesville chicken heist was solved.
"I swear to you, you couldn't make this up," said Karen...
| Jan 10, 2014
You will find only nerdy reverie, old-school video games and at least one ironic, unflattering portrait of Miley Cyrus at "Revenge of the Nerdcore: Episode II," an exhibit opening Saturday, Jan. 11, at Ink and Pistons Gallery.
The site of so many...