| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fueled a 50% spike in video game console sales in December, compared with a year earlier, as enthusiasts rushed to buy the latest systems.
Micrososoft's Xbox One was the top-selling console in December, but Sony's...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:07 AM
Target is having a huge video game sale, offering a free game when you buy two.
Select from hundreds of titles across all platforms, from Xbox One to Nintendo DS, Wii to PS3 and PS4. Some games are priced at $2.99.
The offer is goon in stores and...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
When "Mutant Mudds" made its initial debut on the 3DS a while back, it showed Renegade Kid's savvy for developing a classic "12-bit" (not quite NES, not quite SNES) platformer with 3D effects that took advantage of the system's capabilities....
| 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 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sony and Microsoft may have winners with their next-generation video game consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but rival Nintendo can't say the same with its Wii U. In fact, the device is pretty much a flop.
In a stunning reversal, Nintendo has...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:52 PM
So, how can there be any doubt that the Avengers are about to assemble for Disney Infinity after the YouTube teaser video that was posted today?
The video shows Captain America’s iconic shield flying though various Disney Infinity game-play worlds...
| Apr 10, 2014
Letters to the editor from Orland Park, Evergreen Park, Burbank, Alsip, Oak Lawn and Bolingbrook.
It was a warm spring day in 200. It had rained the night before, and I couldn't wait to go outside to look for worms. The only thing I was...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:06 PM
The Friday before April 15 rolls around offers something a lot less taxing. In fact, the North American release of Nintendo’s “Disney Magical World” on April 11 might be a fun pre-tax-refund purchase for many gaming fans – or maybe...
| Mar 20, 2014
Cody Rhodes has two earliest memories of childhood — one banal, the other substantial. The 28-year-old's first memory is of being in a pool at around 4 years old. The second is of seeing his father, "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, compete at...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A Chicago woman, 28, was stopped at Lake Cook and Wilmot Roads at 3:28 p.m. on Feb. 28 and charged with driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.