Tag: video games

Here’s a state-by-state look at which consoles US gamers prefer

It’s certainly been a big week for gaming news, with the unveiling of Google’s forthcoming Stadia game streaming service as well as related announcements like new Google gaming hardware and the promise of exclusive games for the service. In related news, Microsoft’s gaming vice president Phil Spencer sent out an email to employees today promising […]

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Knicks Coach David Fizdale Really Thinks The Team Has A ‘Fortnite’ Problem

Getty Image The New York Knicks have used this season as an opportunity to build towards the future, and David Fizdale knows what problems he has to tackle with the young team. As it turns out, one of those problems is a video game. Fizdale, the first-year coach with the […]

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‘Farming Simulator’ Is Actually Making A Competitive Farming Esports League

YouTube Video games do a lot of different things for people. Some like the distraction of getting lost in another world. Others use them to relax. And some really do like simulating real life things in a virtual world. Farming simulators like Stardew Valley are lovely, relaxing social games where […]

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Science on screens: Expo highlights benefits of video games in education

WASHINGTON — Rafael Brochado’s passion for science started at a young age, but childhood poverty kept the Portugal native from pursuing a traditional career in the field. So instead, he taught himself how to make video games. “Eventually, when I was good enough at making games, I decided [to] marry my love of science with […]

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Athlete Tattoo Copyright Issues Are Forcing Games Like ‘Madden’ To Be Less Realistic

Getty Image Tattoos, if you’re into that kind of thing, have some very interesting intellectual property rights, if you’re also into that kind of thing. The designs people get inked on their bodies are technically the property of the artist, not the person wearing it around town. And normally that’s […]

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Alfonso Ribeiro Sues Fortnite and NBA 2K for ‘Unfairly Profiting’ From His Carlton Dance 

Host Alfonso Ribeiro speaks onstage during the Clio Entertainment Awards 2018 at Dolby Theatre on November 15, 2018 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Jesse Grant (Getty Images for Clio Entertainment) It’s not unusual for Fortnite to be taken to task for swiping everyone’s popular dances without remittance. This time, it’s the infamous […]

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How playing “The Sims” helps me manage my anxiety disorder

In August 2003, I was 8 years old and my teenage cousin introduced me to her new computer game. I was hooked immediately. For the rest of that summer, I always made a beeline to her computer and eagerly loaded the game to resume where I had left off. Embellished by its quirky expansion packs, […]

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Watch This Preteen Go on High-Speed Chase After Mom Takes Away Video Games

Screenshot from YouTube and GTA V. This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. After a mother took away her 11-year-old son’s video game system, the little chap decided to go for a drive. On Sunday night in Cleveland, a mother and son had a fight that resulted in her taking […]

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Review: Diablo III for Nintendo Switch is the best way to play this much-loved game

Blizzard games have staying power. They’re incredibly well crafted and designed to run on a wide spectrum of Windows PCs and Macs, both low powered and high. New content? They’re all over it. I can’t think of a single one of their titles that hasn’t received multiple updates, oft-times for free, in the past decade. […]

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Art Focus: Invader – The Elegant Nexus

Invader’s work is made from conventional, individual tiles whose simplicity and uniformity belies the intangible mass of history, knowledge, and experience with which these mosaics are imbued. The artist’s practice is intimately associated with both graffiti and video games, which have proven to be two of the most dominant and enduring strands of youth culture over […]

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YouTube Gaming standalone app to shut down in March 2019 as features migrate to main app

Before the days of Twitch, or even Justin.tv, YouTube was the one place we all went for gaming content. Whether they were Let’s Plays of games that were out of our reach, guides on how to complete quests or boss battles, or lore videos that dove deep into a game’s story, YouTube was the place […]

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‘Diablo III’ Is Officially Coming to Nintendo Switch

Following multiple rumors and teasers, Nintendo confirms that Diablo III is officially coming to Nintendo Switch. The Diablo III Eternal Collection will include Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer add-ons, and feature Nintendo-exclusive items based on The Legend of Zelda. You’ll be able to play solo or in groups of up to four, […]

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Swing Across New York City in ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’ Open-World Trailer

After dropping a hype gameplay trailer yesterday, fans get another look at the highly anticipated Spider-Man PS4 game centered around open-world. Titled, ‘Just the Facts: Marvel’s New York’, we get a closer look at how Spider-Man traverses New York City. From swan diving off of the Empire State to running alongside buildings to swinging over rooftops. Many real-world landmarks are […]

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Patrick Stewart signs on to narrate upcoming video game My Memory of Us

Scheduled for release on October 9th, My Memory of Us is a game that tackles a game that tackles a difficult subject: the lives of Jewish children in Nazi-occupied Poland during the Second World War. Engadget recently spoke with Mikołaj Pawłowski, the CEO of Juggler Games, about how a video game with such a dark […]

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Watch: Patrick Stewart Narrates Alt World War II-Era Video Game ‘My Memory of Us’

Publisher IMGN.PRO and developer Juggler Games announced that their new video game, My Memory of Us will feature the voice talents of legendary actor of stage and screen, Patrick Stewart. The puzzle-based, side-scrolling story game tells a tale of hope, love and heroism in the face of great danger. Stewart’s narration begins the story, set in a city inspired by […]

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