| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The creator of Flappy Bird, the extremely popular mobile game that was surprisingly and suddenly removed from app stores last month, said he is considering re-releasing the game.
Speaking with Rolling Stone, Vietnamese independent developer Dong...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The book "Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation" by Blake Harris will be published in May. And it's already headed to the big screen, thanks to Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
Variety reports that Rogen and Goldberg are...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:50 PM
"Flappy Bird" will not be available for download after Sunday morning, game developer Dong Nguyen said Saturday in a surprising series of tweets.
The game has recently risen to the top of charts of both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users tap...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Though not billed as such, a kind of battle royal occurred Friday night in Echo Park. Pitting man versus machine, human hands versus electric circuits, eardrum-massaging bass tones versus mesmerizing, interlocked beats, the duel played out before a...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:21 AM
An iPhone 5s with Flappy Bird installed has fetched 74 bids on EBay and is currently going for $99,900.
[Updated, 11:18 a.m. PST Feb. 10: The item is no longer listed on EBay and neither is another device, mentioned below, which had earned a bid of $98,...
| May 30, 2014
This past winter, when temperatures routinely dipped below freezing, the promise of eventual summer was the only thing that kept our spirits afloat. Trudging through a dispiriting "wide landscape of snows" — to borrow a phrase from Herman Melville...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Two mobile developers have created "Glass Hunt," a "Duck Hunt"-style shooter game for Google Glass that shows the high-tech eyewear's potential as a gaming platform.
Google has been selling the device to selected users and is expected to release Glass...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2014
First it was one of the most acclaimed video games released last year. Now the zombie-themed “The Last of Us” […]...