| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:43 AM
If you have used the Google Maps app on your smartphone recently, you might have noticed a new feature.
Just in time for April Fools' Day, the company has launched the Google Maps Pokemon Challenge, where anyone with the app can catch Pokemon in...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:01 PM
The Wall Street Journal, renowned for its great humor writing, has thrown down the gloves to take a few barefisted swipes at Los Angeles, on the verge of the Stanley Cup Final.
Among the sly comic treasures in it's article, titled "A Rangers Fan's Guide...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:47 PM
A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust.
Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
| 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 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...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:53 AM
His driver-hailing app Uber has made enemies of taxi drivers round the world. Over a steak sandwich in San Francisco, one of Silicon Valley’s most combative operators tells Tim Bradshaw, ‘Ultimately, progress and innovation win’
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:56 PM
As one online commentator put it, "This is like discovering a UFO for gaming."
The writer was referring to the dusty scene captured in a YouTube video shot in the New Mexico desert, where makers of a film documentary began digging in a landfill in...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:30 AM
If your teenager spent last summer working on his gaming and couch potato skills because he couldn't land a job, here's some good news: His chances of finding part-time work are much better this year.
That's the forecast from SnagAJob's summer hiring...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Activision and Toys for Bob will unleash the fourth installment of the bestselling Skylanders franchise October 5 with "Skylanders Trap Team." The new video game and toy hybrid will allow kids to pull characters out of the digital world and...