| 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 30, 2014
| 1:37 PM
You knew this was coming, right? It’s practically been the world’s best unkept secret that Marvel’s Avengers would assemble in Disney Infinity game play eventually, and the news became official today.
At a Disney Infinity press event...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The attorney for the family of a teen shot and killed by a Georgia police officer says the boy was holding a Wii controller in his hand and the officer mistook it for a gun, WSB-TV is reporting.
17-year-old Christopher Roupe was shot dead on Friday...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Groupon.com is know for its 50 percent off deals, but it also has an online clearance section.
Save up to 80 percent on cute jewelry, accessories, tech gear, fashions and shoes for men and women.
For instance, a Hipstreet Apple-certified Lightning...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A rear window of a vehicle was smashed while parked in the 1700 block of East Roosevelt Road between 9 a.m. and 5:47 p.m. March. 1.
•A bike was stolen from a bike rack in the...
| 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.
| Nov 8, 2013
Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark World” movie poster.
The poster, released on Nov. 6, features Lego versions of the stars of the upcoming Marvel film in a promotion for...
| Nov 8, 2013
Stroll end to end at IndieCade, a now-annual game festival and conference in Culver City, and there’s as much for the spectator as there is for the player.
Look right, and four people are walking around with robots on their heads, walk left and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:41 AM
My son said to me last night, with a very serious look on his face, "Mom, I need to talk to you about something important."
I wondered what it could be. Lately, all the talk has been about his birthday, which is coming up, so I figured it had...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:03 AM
PARK CITY, Utah -- About three years into the filming of the ambitious fictional film project "Boyhood," the movie's then-11-year-old actress, Lorelei Linklater, went to her father, the movie's director Richard Linklater, with an impatient request.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
I have to admit I wasn't much of a fan of "Max and the Magic Marker" when it first came out. I'm not sure if it was the Wii control implementation or the way the marker drew on the screen for the first time -- it just felt off to me. Still, the team at...