| May 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Spent: Looking for Change," a documentary sponsored by American Express about Americans struggling outside the traditional financial system, will debut next week on the YouTube and Hulu channels of online news network the Young Turks.
The film, narrated...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Nintendo has a much-needed hit with "Mario Kart 8," the latest installment in its racing franchise that lets players compete on a variety of tracks with the company's iconic characters.
Released exclusively for the Wii U, the game sold more than 1.2...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The whistles of airport security directing traffic, the announcements over the intercom and the strict security procedures can make traveling a stressful experience for anyone.
But for individuals with autism, the sensory overload can be especially...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
| May 11, 2014
My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that.
When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Todd Martens explores the world of video games in his series of stories, The Player, on Hero Complex.
Disneyland's Legends of Frontierland a fun dose of wacky live action (July 26)
Mobile games keep it simple and smart (July 19)
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Customers of Towson's artisan bakery La Cakerie could easily mistake their surroundings for an enlarged dollhouse kitchen; high-pitched strains of pop music bounce off pink walls and the aroma of baking cake batter wafts through the air.
| Mar 6, 2014
First it was one of the most acclaimed video games released last year. Now the zombie-themed “The Last of Us” […]...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:45 PM
That video games — a technology-driven mix of art, commerce and competition — are here to stay is undisputed. It's now the biggest entertainment industry and an influential culture.
So why does Jeremy Snead's "Video Games: The Movie," an...
| Mar 5, 2014
Batman is getting a next-gen makeover. “Batman: Arkham Knight” will be coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC […]...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...